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Lace from the Inside Out

Advancing Lace Techniques

with Laura Nelkin
Lace from the Inside Out
Take the knitting journey of a lifetime when you create designer Laura Nelkinís exclusive Life Cycle lace shawl or baby blanket, knit in the round.

Celebrate a new life or a treasured friend with the gift of a stunning lace baby blanket or shawl. Renowned lace designer Laura Nelkin will knit along with you as you create her delicate Life Cycle pattern. She will show you how to master nupps, read lace charts and work this square project in the round. You will work through five beautiful motifs before adding an edging that is a work of art in itself.

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Lesson plan

6:38

Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet Laura and learn more about lace patterns.

15:49

Lesson 2. Getting Started

28:50

Lesson 3. Egg Stitch Rounds 1-4

15:21

Lesson 4. Egg Stitch Rounds 5-12

35:27

Lesson 5. Instar & Cocoon Stitches

25:34

Lesson 6. Nymph Stitch

12:28

Lesson 7. Imago Stitch

24:47

Lesson 8. Cyclo Edging

23:33

Lesson 9. Finishing Your Piece

12:42

Lesson 10. Yarn, Gauge & Needles

38:42

Lesson 11. Techniques & Tips

"I recommend this class for several reasons: The instructor, Laura Nelken, gives clear directions and has many helpful suggestions for improving my knitting techniques. I have learned the circular cast on, the life line, and a new provisional cast on so far, and I'm only 1/3 of the way through the course and my project. The written directions are also very clear and easy to use. The project is interesting, with varied stitches; I am practicing each stitch enough to become proficient, and then there's a new thing to learn. I have been knitting for almost 50 years but have never done much with lace. I'm glad to be able to add it to my repertoire with this course."
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