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Knitting Daily Previous Broadcasts

Take Care (Episode #804)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Learn the right way to care for your handmade creations. Eunny gets started with a lesson in washing and blocking hand knits. Next, fiber expert Deborah Robson has a lesson on cleaning and caring for fiber before you knit. Then, Kristin demonstrates fun trims that will add a pop to your creations or purchased linens. Last is Eunny with a lesson in duplicate stitch - fix weak areas in your knitting before they become problems with this primer.

Color Challenge (Episode #803)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Challenge yourself with color. Eunny starts out with a stranded knitting lesson with a twist - working the traditional wrong side on the outside. Next, Laura Bryant and Barry Klein have a lesson in color blending and demonstrate knitting a bias scarf with this technique. Then, Kristin demonstrates interlocking crochet by making a reversible two-colored edging that creates vertical stripes and adds color and pop. Eunny wraps up the show with Armenian knitting, a technique for knitting small patches of color without needing intarsia bobbins.

Top It Off! (Episode #802)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

On today's show we're topping it off with fun hat designs and finishing techniques. First is Eunny with the Silver Lining Hat, a football shaped headpiece that turns into a fun hat with minimal finishing - perfect for the novice knitter. Next, authors and designers, Courtney Kelley and Kate Gagnon Osborn explore beret fashions and demonstrate their Roositud knitting techniques used in their beret fashions. Then, Kristin demonstrates a foundation stitch that creates a picot edging. Last, Eunny has a lesson in making pom poms.

Needle Art Trends (Episode #801)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

This first episode explores fashion-forward styles and materials of the "in-crowd." Eunny gets started with a demonstration on pleated knitting, bringing structure and drape to hand knits. Next, Beth Gantz talks about trendy, new materials in the needle arts - from metallic threads to sequins. Then Kristin demonstrates the serene box pleat and a motif pleated edging. Eunny closes with a quick tip on Dorset, or yarn-covered buttons for a matched, couture finish.

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air signal currently down

      (DT54.1 through 54.5) During the course of the work described below, which necessitated moving our outgoing signal from the main antenna to the auxillary antenna, the transmitter suddenly shut down. As of 3:30pm Tues, we do not have an estimated time for repair and return of the Over the Air signals for DT54.1 through 54.5

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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Wave 157

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XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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