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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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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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