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:

Knit Faster With Continental Knitting
Mastering Stitchwork: Increases & Decreases
40 Ways to Cast On & Bind Off
My First Seamless Sweater
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes
Essential Short Row Techniques
Estonian Lace Explained
The Shetland Hap Shawl
Crochet Mittens & Fingerless Gloves
My First Lace Shawl
See It, Crochet It: Reading Diagrams
Amazing Crochet Textures
My First Crochet Cardigan
Improve Your Crochet
Authentic Italian Soups
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
Know Your Yarn: Choose the Perfect Yarn Every Time
Explorations In Cables
Complete Knife Skills
Improve Your Knitting
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
My First Sweater
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Seaming Handknits
Knit Lab: In the Round
Basic Fondant Techniques
The Hand-Painted Cake
Mastering Cable Design
New Directions in Lace
Button Bands & Buttonholes
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Custom Cabled Pullovers
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Joining Crochet Motifs
Sizing Knitwear Patterns
Foundations of Double Knitting
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Knit Original Cuff-Down Socks
Curvy Knits
Creative Cabled Necklines
Handknit Garment Design
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Lace from the Inside Out
Craftsy Block of the Month 2012
How to Teach It
The Seamless Artemisia Sweater
Micro Torch Basics
Perfect Pizza at Home
Explorations in Brioche Knitting
Shuttle Tatting
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
Mittens and Gloves Galore