Burbank, IL

My late mother did lace crocheting and she taught me many basics. I love to crochet beautiful items....the same with knitting. Yarn color is extremely important as well as the design. I have always wanted to knit lace shawls but I didn't know where to begin. Learning how to create the garter stitch tab was very difficult to comprehend as a beginner. I couldn't find much information that I understood clearly until I took Laura Nelkin's Lace ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since August 2011

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Essential Skills for Circular Knitting
Knit-Along 2016: Socks
Aran Crochet
Improve Your Knitting: Designer Tips & Tricks
Knitting on the Bias
Knit to Flatter
Learn to Knit: Essential Skills for Beginning Knitters
Learn to Knit: My First Hat
Crocheting in the Round
The Everyday Guide to Wines of Italy
Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit
A Practical Approach to Color for Knitters
Classic Crochet Openwork
My First Crochet Shawl
Fearless Knitting: Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter
Essential Techniques for Sock Knitting
Essential Skills for Sweater Knitting
Getting Gauge: Perfect Knit Fabric Every Time
Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Mastering Stitchwork: Increases & Decreases
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
The Shetland Hap Shawl
Crochet Mittens & Fingerless Gloves
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Amazing Crochet Textures
My First Crochet Cardigan
Mastering Stitchwork: Reversible Stitch Patterns
Authentic Italian Soups
Improve Your Crochet
My First Socks
Color Patterning With Hand-Dyed Yarns
The Essential Guide to Finishing Handknits
Plug & Play: Custom Scarves & Shawls
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Knitting Mistakes
Complete Knife Skills
Explorations In Cables
Improve Your Knitting
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Curvy Knits
Creative Cabled Necklines
My First Sweater
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Handknit Garment Design
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Basic Fondant Techniques
The Hand-Painted Cake
Mastering Cable Design
Knit Lab: In the Round
Seaming Handknits
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Shoot It!
Knit Original Toe-Up Socks
The Fair Isle Vest
Know Your Wool
Short Rows
Celtic Cables
Lace Shawl Design
Sweetheart Shawls
Entrelac Knitting
Knitting With Beads
The Perfect Fit Seamless Crazy Lace Cardigan
Mastering Lace Shawls
Knit Sock Workshop
Fit Your Knits
Hats Four Ways
Crochet: Beyond Rectangles
Knit Lab
New Directions in Lace
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Joining Crochet Motifs
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Foundations of Double Knitting
Mittens and Gloves Galore
Lace from the Inside Out
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
How to Teach It
My First Seamless Sweater
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Micro Torch Basics
Perfect Pizza at Home
Shuttle Tatting
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
Essential Short Row Techniques
Estonian Lace Explained
My First Lace Shawl