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
Intarsia Indepth (Episode #910)
KQED Life: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Eunny begins this show by going beyond basic intarsia with a demonstration on a two-color intarsia motif design. Next, Eunny and Kristin demonstrate how to knit intarsia argyle socks in the round, a project that looks a lot more complicated than it is. Then, on Yarn Spotlight, Eunny and Clara Parkes talk about heathered wools. These yarns add depth to knitwear just by their heathered elements. Finally, Eunny wraps up with a quick tip for bobbins and managing yarns for colorwork on bobbins.
Bobbles and Baubles (Episode #909)
KQED Life: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
This episode features knitted bobbles and adding beads and baubles to your wardrobe. Eunny begins with a look at textured stitches and a step-by-step guide at knitting the perfect bobble for all over textured stitch patterns. On the Accessorize Me segment, Kristin Omdahl has a fun crocheted jewelry piece. It's both easy-to-crochet and on trend with jewelry seen in stores. Then on Yarn Spotlight, Clara Parkes and Eunny look at a yarn's halo. What is a halo, and what yarns have a tendency to have them? What are the benefits to yarn halos and what projects lend themselves to yarns with and without strong halos. Finally, Eunny wraps up with a quick tip for woven cable stitches, a timeless stitch pattern that can be used in unisex designs.
Unusually Unique (Episode #908)
KQED Life: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
We celebrate the unusually unique aspects of knit. We begin with a tutorial on Andean colorwork's scalloped edging. Eunny demonstrates this technique for an unique flair that you can add to your own designs. Next, knitwear designer Kristen TenDyke takes a look at her finish-free knits with a demonstration on a neat i-cord element that she adds to her knitted pullover design. Then, on Yarn Spotlight, Clara Parkes and Eunny are surrounded by luxury as they look at luxurious yarns made from muskox and silk. Worth every penny of luxury, these yarns are one-of-a-kind and work well for various small projects. Finally, Eunny wraps up today's episode with a fun technique of purling backwards!
Ruches and Welts (Episode #907)
KQED Life: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
On today's episode we're getting started with a lesson on horizontal ruching and welts. These easy-to-knit elements add a touch of details to your knitwear. Next, on today's Accessorize Me segment Kristin and Eunny have a fun beret design to share, which is knit from the top down. Eunny demonstrates the unique cast-on for beginning this hat project. Then, Clara Parkes and Eunny talk about camelid blends on the Yarn Spotlight. What's a camelid, and what yarn do these animals produce? They explore what happens when this yarn is blended with other fibers, what projects lend themselves to these specific yarns, and more. Finally, Eunny wraps up with a quick tip for easy vertical ruching with slipped stitches.