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Laura Nelkin
Worked at Nelkin Designs
Attended Cornell University
Lives in Trumansburg, NY
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A Lisette B6168
I've had a little bee in my bonnet to work on my hand made wardrobe and after making my coat I took a long break, but I think I am right back to it! When I saw this Lisette dress release early this spring I knew I wanted to give it a try. I ended up choosin...
Lisette B6168, B6168, Nelkin, Laura Nelkin, Sewing, Yellow Dress
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Back with a winner!
What a week!  I've landed back home after another whirlwind of fun and work! I had a great 36 hour speed vacation with my dear friends, which you can peeks of on Instagram .... it included a Mini Cooper convertible, avocado toast, wine, Japanese fabric shop...
What a week! I've landed back home after another whirlwind of fun and work! I had a great 36 hour speed vacation with my dear friends, which you can peeks of on Instagram.... it included a Mini Cooper convertible, avocado toast, wine, Japanese fabric shopping, bento, walks on the beach, ...
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How do you SSK?
I've taught 5 Craftsy classes... and there are "some" knitters who have them all!  A few of them have noticed that I work my SSK's two different ways and have been asking why. I explained quickly but I felt you all deserved a detailed explanation.... First ...
I've taught 5 Craftsy classes... and there are "some" knitters who have them all! A few of them have noticed that I work my SSK's two different ways and have been asking why. I explained quickly but I felt you all deserved a detailed explanation.... First off, what is an SSK?
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Meta Mystery KAL: Starts April 28th!
I'm so excited to be running another Mystery Knit-A-Long this spring!  I ran a few too many last year and needed to take a break, but I'm back... are you ready to play with me? SCHEDULE of Clues Clue #1- April 28th Clue #2- May 5th Clue #3- May 12th Clue #4...
I'm so excited to be running another Mystery Knit-A-Long this spring! I ran a few too many last year and needed to take a break, but I'm back... are you ready to play with me? SCHEDULE of Clues Clue #1- April 28th. Clue #2- May 5th. Clue #3- May 12th. Clue #4- May 19th. Clue #5- May 26th ...
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Cheers!!!! A New Pattern and a Birthday Sale!
Cheers!!!! Guess what?  It's my birthday (I'm turning 28 for the 16th time) and I want to celebrate with you! I've released Cheers!!! on Ravelry ... and decided to have a little one-day sale in my Etsy shop to get this party started! For today ONLY I'm offe...
I've released Cheers!!! on Ravelry... and decided to have a little one-day sale in my Etsy shop to get this party started! For today ONLY I'm offering 28% off all my kits AND if you place an order, you'll get a code to download Cheers!!! for free! Can you tell I feel like partying today?
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Fixing Lace Mistakes... my new Craftsy Class!
Guess what?  I've got a new Craftsy class to tell you about (and a link for 50%... see below!). It's no secret that I love working with Craftsy  and when they asked me to do an in depth technique class on fixing lace mistakes I could not say "no"! When I fi...
It's no secret that I love working with Craftsy and when they asked me to do an in depth technique class on fixing lace mistakes I could not say "no"! When I first learned how to knit I definitely did NOT know how to fix my mistakes and many a project ended up in the UFO pile (Unfinished ...
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Many Hands Halli
I know I constantly gush about the amazing community that is my Ravelry group ... but I'm about to do it again! Last spring a group got together and knitted for me ... it was amazing, I was speechless . A conversation that came out of that group knitting pr...
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Thankyou for sharing it with your group +Christina Blount Presnell !
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An on the Road Again Meta MKAL GIVEAWAY!
Hello! I'm heading out to California today... I've got two days planned of relaxation/creativity/shopping/hiking/eating/philosophizing with a dear friend and then I'm headed to Vogue Knitting Live in Pasadena where I will be teaching a full schedule of some...
Hello! I'm heading out to California today... I've got two days planned of relaxation/creativity/shopping/hiking/eating/philosophizing with a dear friend and then I'm headed to Vogue Knitting Live in Pasadena where I will be teaching a full schedule of some of my favorite classes.
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Choosing Yarn for Knitting with Beads
If you are working with beads that are placed on stitches (with a crochet hook), you don’t need to worry as much about your yarn’s fiber content and structure but if you are working with prestrung beads (like in Meta Mystery KAL and many other of my designs...
If you are working with beads that are placed on stitches (with a crochet hook), you don't need to worry as much about your yarn's fiber content and structure but if you are working with prestrung beads (like in Meta Mystery KAL and many other of my designs), please read this information closely ...
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I didn't know where else to ask this question.  I purchased the Butin collar kit.  Question about making it longer.  Do I add stitches at the beginning and end of every row or just the first row?  I'm confused..can you point me to somewhere for help if you cannot.  Thanks,,
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What is a Mystery KAL (Knit-A-Long)?
I'm getting ready to release my next Mystery Knit-A-Long (WOOT!) and it's come to my attention that many knitters don't know what a Mystery Knit-A-Long is, or how mine work!   What is a Mystery KAL? A Mystery KAL (Knit-A-Long) is a knit-a-long into which a ...
I'm getting ready to release my next Mystery Knit-A-Long (WOOT!) and it's come to my attention that many knitters don't know what a Mystery Knit-A-Long is, or how mine work! What is a Mystery KAL? A Mystery KAL (Knit-A-Long) is a knit-a-long into which a knitting pattern is broken down into ...
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A Visit to the Yarn Club... and a new shawl named Cheers!
I'm back from another weekend away... this time I visited The Yarn Club, a fabulous shop in Virginia Beach.  I taught 3 packed classes to a slew of knitters and started their knitting with beads addiction off with a bang! Unfortunately I didn't get as many ...
I'm back from another weekend away... this time I visited The Yarn Club, a fabulous shop in Virginia Beach. I taught 3 packed classes to a slew of knitters and started their knitting with beads addiction off with a bang! Unfortunately I didn't get as many photos as I normally do, ...
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A trip to McNeedles (and some New Orleans fun!)
I'm just back from another FUN weekend of teaching... this time I was lucky enough to be invited to McNeedles , which is in Lacombe Louisiana, on the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain, right across from New Orleans. From left to right: Pam, myself, Maria, a...
A trip to McNeedles (and some New Orleans fun!) I'm just back from another FUN weekend of teaching... this time I was lucky enough to be invited to McNeedles, which is in Lacombe Louisiana, on the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain, right across from New Orleans.
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Knitwear Designer
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  • Nelkin Designs
    2006 - 2011
  • Flax/Angelheart Designs
    1996 - 1998
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Trumansburg, NY
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Knitter, Designer, Cook, Mom, Biker, Hiker, all around wild woman!
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  • Cornell University
    Apparel Design, 1992 - 1995
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