Designs: Laura Nelkin

"I'm a mom, knitwear designer, author, seamstress, beader, cook, gardener, and creative whirlwind." (twitter)

* 5 yrs as Design Director for Schaefer Yarn

* Degree in Apparel Design from Cornell Univ

Knitting Patterns Published: Schaefer Yarn Company, Knitty.com, Knotions.com, Interweave Publications, Creative Knitting, Knit 'N Style, Designer One Skein Wonders (Storey Publishing), Luxury One Skein Wonders (Storey Publishing), Knitting Socks with Handpainted Yarn (Interweave Press), Tops and Toes (DRG Publishing), Travel Knitting (DRG Publishing), Circular Knitting (DRG Publishing), Knitting Pattern-A-Day Calender 2009 (Accord Publishing).