Online class with Laura Nelkin

Knit Shawls 14 Ways: Exploring Shape & Design

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Discover 14 ways to shape custom shawls that show off your unique aesthetic.

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Laura Nelkin lives in upstate New York, where the sunny season is short, leaving plenty of time for knitting indoors. Though she has a degree in appar...Read more

Lessons (6)

Shawl Basics
1. Shawl Basics
Before diving into the world of shawl shapes, Laura discusses gauge and why it’s important. She also reviews yarn choices and how they affect your fin...Read more
27min
Squares & Rectangles
2. Squares & Rectangles
You can knit squares and rectangles in some very interesting ways! In this lesson, discover the shaping rules and formulas for knitting from the botto...Read more
17min
Triangular Shawls
3. Triangular Shawls
Next, look at how shaping and math can help you create custom triangular shawls. Work a top-down triangle, and learn the about the garter-tab cast-on,...Read more
23min
Crescent Shawls
4. Crescent Shawls
Work the popular crescent shawl in a variety of ways as Laura walks you through the top-down and tip-to-tip shawls. You'll see how to determine the nu...Read more
14min
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Taught by

Laura Nelkin lives in upstate New York, where the sunny season is short, leaving plenty of time for knitting indoors. Though she has a degree in appar...Read more