Anna Dalvi
Craftsy Instructor

Ottawa, Canada

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I'm originally from the west coast of Sweden, but have traded the rugged cliffs of Bohuslän for the Canadian wilderness. I'm is located in the rural parts of Ottawa and spend most of my summers knitting by Burridge Lake. I've always enjoyed improvising with my knitting. I began writing up my designs in 2007, and have published patterns since then - beginning with the Burridge Lake Aran Afghan and followed by the first lace shawl in the ... Read Full Bio »

Anna's Craftsy Classes


My First Lace Shawl

Have you always wanted to knit a lovely lace shawl, but didn’t know where to start? Join instructor Anna Dalvi in her online Craftsy class to knit the ethereal Waterspout shawl and conquer lace techniques along the way! During class, Anna will give you an important array of skills and options so you can choose which are handiest for you. Follow Anna's guidance to manage the garter-tab cast-on without fear — or learn her fuss-free alternative — and get comfortable working increases to create the triangular shape of your shawl. Then, knit your lace and see how easy it can be to read charts, use lifelines and fix any mistakes without having to rip out your whole shawl! Anna will conclude with insider techniques for dealing with ends and finishing your fabric to perfection with your best blocking. When class is over, not only will you have an amazing shawl, you'll also have the skills you need to create lace you'll love, every time! 


$14.99 $29.99

Anna's Patterns



Pierina Shawl


Spelunking Cardigan

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Anna's Projects

Waterspout Shawl, Worsted Weight
Maple Leaf Touque
Hrungnirs Heart
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