Laura Barker

Class List

German Short Rows: Eins, Zwei, Drei

German Short Rows: Eins, Zwei, Drei

A virtual class with Laura Barker Jan 13, 10:00am-12:00pm CST German Short Rows involve no wraps, markers, or other extras. Learn all about them: how to work them, how to fix them when the unthinkable happens, and how to substitute them in patterns that call for other methods.
Flywing Hat

Flywing Hat

A virtual class with Laura Barker Jan 14, 2:00-4:00pm CST Flywing hat was on the cover of Knitty.com First Fall 2020. While the pattern looks complicated, it is just stripes with a few slipped stitches creating the dramatic impact.
Berry Scarf Mini

Berry Scarf Mini

A virtual class with Laura Barker Jan 15, 10:00am-12:00pm CST Berry Scarf is full of fun techniques designed to expand knitting skills while (mostly) working with one color at a time. The berry design was inspired by a motif from Britt-Marie Christoffersson's Swedish Sweaters and is created with cables, slipped stitches, twisted stitches, and bobbles.

About Laura Barker

Laura Barker is a life-long knitter, former engineer, and math teacher. She combines the best of those experiences in her favorite career, knitting design and education. Her designs feature innovative construction with clear instruction. She is the author of Mitered Entrelac, Knitting Entrelac Around the Corner, and has published patterns in Knitter’s Magazine, Knitty.com, Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting, and Malabrigo. Her work may also be found at www.CathedralKnits.com and on Instagram, Ravelry and FB as Cathedral Knits. She is a founder of the Capitol Hill Knitting Guild.