With her years of experience in textile and apparel design, Laura brings a unique understanding of lace knitwear designs to this class. She will not only teach you how to knit triangular and semicircular lace shawls, but will also demonstrate how to fix your knitting mistakes. An active knitwear designer, blogger, and workshop leader, Laura is the ideal guide for every stage of your lace knitting adventure, from learning to choose yarn and knit borders and edges, to reading multiple charts at once. With the included knitted lace shawl patterns, Skywalker and Clarus, you will learn many forms of increases and decreases. Laura will also share her tips and secrets for everything from placing lifelines and markers in your work to the best ways to wear your newly knitted lace shawls.
Lace knitting guru Laura Nelkin introduces you to the techniques that will allow you to master this class's two shawl projects.
Learn the fundamentals of yarn selection and working with gauge as you gear up to start your first shawl.
Learn the essential techniques of lace knitting, from slipping stitches to different forms of increases and decreases.
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