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Mastering Lace Shawls

Knit This

with Laura Nelkin

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(191 reviews)

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Love the class but I am unable to access the discussions and notes. What am I doing wrong?

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Cast On

Cast ons are talked about here

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Absolutely wonderful

Laura is a gifted teacher. The class materials are comprehensive, she provides the most written material in any of the many many classes in my Craftsy library. She answers questions patiently (lace knitting takes practice!) and her teaching style is calm and thorough and comprehensive. This really is the best class I've taken with Craftsy, even though there are several that I like a lot.... I love her beaded knitting class as well, looking forward to more!

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Extremely useful class

i really enjoyed knitting these shawls, they are quick and easy to make yet very well designed.
explanations were clear even for someone whose first language isn't english.
if i had to point out something that could be improved it would be
a) camera close ups: sometimes you get to watch the teacher in the face when you'd rather see how she finishes a stitch or a row, how she fixes mistakes etc
b) i would have added a section on how to weave in tails. i know most people ...

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Terrific Class!

This class was terrific. The instructions and video were clear and easy to follow. The basics about lace knitting that were covered in the beginning were very helpful, and I'll probably refer back to that section when I get stuck on future projects. I also liked that each shawl had a different method for finishing the lace edging. I'd seen similar instructions on other projects and was never quite sure what the instructions were really saying; now I understand what i'm reading! I was able to ...

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