Online Class

Design Your Own Cowl

$34.99$49.99

Keep yourself and loved ones feeling snug and looking stylish in your one-of-a-kind cowls. Use Laura's templates and techniques to breeze through designing original cowls.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Laura Nelkin
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Use knitting expert Laura Nelkin's design worksheet along with any of twelve templates to build your own cowl designs with little to no math. You'll even be able to write publishable patterns. Laura will help you choose yarn, stitch patterns, borders and edgings before guiding you step-by-step through bringing a unique cowl to life. Design a cute, cozy round cowl, a sophisticated Möbius cowl or a fabulous flat cowl you can seam or connect with buttons. Along with all the tips and tricks you need to succeed at designing and knitting original cowls, this class also includes three of Laura's finished cowl patterns! Sign up today and radiate eye-catching style in custom cowls you can call your own.

Lesson Breakdown

1. What Is a Cowl?
23:54
Meet your instructor, Laura Nelkin, and begin to consider what design elements you want your cowl to have. A design worksheet included with your class materials will help you keep track of your choices and choose the best design template for your pattern.
2. More Design Decisions
27:21
3. Designing a Round Cowl
30:36
4. Designing a Mobius Cowl
22:01
5. Designing a Flat Cowl
34:26
6. Tips & Tricks
28:00
7. Designing Extras
14:50

Taught by

Laura Nelkin
Laura Nelkin
Laura Nelkin lives in upstate New York, where the sunny season is short, leaving plenty of time for knitting indoors. Though she has a degree in apparel design, she took to knitting years ago and hasn't looked back since. Today, she finds herself fascinated with beads and lace. Laura teaches all over the country, runs mystery knit-alongs and even has her own line of knitting kits and self-published patterns. You can find them online, as well as in her book, Knockout Knits.
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