You are invited to hear Laura Nelkin speak at the library on November 13th at 7:00 pm. Laura is a local knitwear designer whose patterns have been published in magazines and books. She has recently published a beautiful book, Knockout Knits, exploring scarves, hats, jewelry, and other accessories. You can check out this book from the Ulysses Philomathic Library soon!
Laura Nelkin graduated from Cornell University in 1995 with a degree in Apparel Design. She explored weaving, dyeing, natural dyeing, fiber arts, but no knitting! Then she worked for Angelheart/Flax where she aquired apparel industry experience. From 1997 to 2001, she attended high-end craft shows, selling hand-dyed and burnt-out velvet accessories. After this, she learned how to knit, leading to pattern designs. These patterns have been published in magazines, books, and knitting websites. Be sure to visit Laura’s shop, Schaeferyarn in Interlaken: http://schaeferyarn.blogspot.com, and her website http://www.nelkindesigns.com