Meet trendsetting designers and improve or learn new skills. Join knitting expert Eunny Jang, ace crocheter Kim Werker, spinning and weaving fiberista Liz Gipson, and America's favorite stitcher Shay Pendray. Viewers are invited to explore the world's most beautiful fibers, yarns, and tools. You'lll be inspired to learn how to make the perfect sweater, decorate their home with fiber, needle-felt bags and scarves, embellish knitwear with metal, buttons, and embroidery, and much more.
Knitting Daily Previous Broadcasts
Winter Games (Episode #1209)
KQED Life: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Get ready to keep warm this winter and be cool when it's cold outside. First, yarn shop owner Laura Zander demonstrates a gaiter and mittens inspired by X Games medalist Devin Logan. Then, we meet an Olympic medalist at his home - Jayson Hale has a great story to share. Next, Drew Emborsky shows how to design and crochet a cool hat using the yarn you have on hand and absolutely no math! Then, get in the game with Tanis and support your favorite team. Last, Vickie shares some finish line touches.
Brioche (Episode #1208)
KQED Life: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Don't be intimidated by brioche. First, you'll meet Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark who has some basic brioche techniques. Then, Amy Singer is featured in a virtual interview right in her own home studio. Next, Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark returns with amazing brioche techniques for both flat and circular knitting. Then, Tanis shows some tools for beginning in brioche. Vickie has a final tip for brioche on big needles.
Vintage Knitting (Episode #1207)
KQED Life: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Knit something straight out of a period drama, or add a pretty detail to lend a vintage touch. Andrea Jurgrau demonstrates a Downton Abbey inspired jabot and cuff. On our Space to Space segment, we gain a wealth of knowledge on fashion history from the 1920s and 30s with designer Annie Modesitt. Next, Andrea Jurgrau returns with a segment on vintage lace doilies. Then, Tanis shows that even yarn and notions can be stately and elegant. Last, Vickie shows how to add a lacy trim for a vintage feminine look.
Creature Cuteness (Episode #1206)
KQED Life: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Learn to knit and crochet in 3-D to make stuffed creatures that are full of personality. First, Rebecca Danger shows that getting a great looking monster or toy depends on good finishing. Then, we'll connect Space to Space with Allison Hoffman and learn why crafty is cool. Next, is Tanis with Tools of the Trade. Then, learn about toys that transform with creature-creator Susan B Anderson. And Vickie has a last tip to wrap up the show.