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
Open Work (Episode #1212)
KQED Life: Fri, Apr 18, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Open up to open work. First, is Toronto designer Julia Madill and her drop stitch top with unique T-construction. Then Vickie visits with Sarah White in the Space to Space segment. Next, Tanis Gray has fun new items that lend themselves to lace. Last is crochet editor Marcy Smith and a lesson on different open work crochet techniques.
Tiny Details (Episode #1211)
KQED Life: Fri, Apr 11, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Today's show looks at knitting and fitting baby, kids, and doll clothes. First, designers Kate Gagnon Osborn and Courtney Kelley demonstrate shaping and construction techniques that are especially important when knitting for babies. Then, we'll spend some overseas Space to Space time in the home studio of Erika Knight in Brighton, England. Next, Brandy Fortune demonstrates a sweet skirt, for a doll or daughter. Then, Tanis is in the yarn spotlight. Vickie closes with a tip for turning a basic baby hat into an heirloom gift by adding a simple crochet flower.
Creating Drape (Episode #1210)
KQED Life: Fri, Apr 4, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Today's show is all about knitting garments that feel as good as they look. Host Vickie Howell and her guests work with yarns and gauge to create garments that have beautiful drape. First, designer Barry Klein shares ways to insure your fabric flows elegantly. He'll look at yarn and stitch choices and see the different ways to create drape. Then, we go Space to Space with Minneapolis shop owner Steven Be. Next, crochet Editor Marcy Smith shows how yarn, gauge, pattern and construction all work together to affect drape. Then, Tanis discusses yarns that do all the work for you. Vickie has a last quick tip showing how to change the drape of a fabric.