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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
    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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

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KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

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KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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