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Knitting Daily Previous Broadcasts

Carry-All (Episode #809)

KQED Life: Fri, Mar 29, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Today's episode explores the handbag, the market bag, the purse, and more. Eunny opens the show with a primer in I-cord - starting with the basics of how to make I-cord, attach it to your knitting, and also how to do a three-needle I-cord bind off. Next, Beth Gantz has some great beginning needlepoint projects, including her specialty of embellishing handbags. Then, Kristin shows off some knitted and crocheted purse fashion made with lightweight thread, and demonstrates how to crochet a sturdy purse handle. Last is Eunny with a quick tip on mitered corners.

A Touch of Whimsy (Episode #808)

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

Add a touch of whimsy to your knit and crochet. Eunny starts out with a lesson on turning cables on the axis with bias knitting - which is a reversible fabric. She demonstrates increasing and decreasing to make your knitting tilt and handling cables on a bias edge. Next, Kristin talks about drape, ruching, and more directional stitching. Then, Kristin creates vintage potholders - a great way to crochet using lightweight yarns. Eunny wraps up the show with a quick how-to lesson on beaded cast-ons.

Texture It Is (Episode #807)

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

Today's episode shows how to add some texture to knit and crochet pieces. First is Eunny demonstrating a scrunch stitch, or welting stitch, and how to knit into rows below your working row. Then, author Connie Chang Chinchio shows various texture filled knitwear and demonstrates the tubular cast-on, which adds a professional, clean edge to your knitting. Kristin introduces viewers to lightweight yarns and their many uses in crochet. Last is Eunny's quick tip for ruffles - demonstrating how to knit in stacked ruffles.

Help Wanted (Episode #806)

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

Special knit and crochet questions are answered on today's episode. Eunny is first with a primer on working with pencil rovings. Next, Deborah Robson discusses pilly yarns - what makes your knits pill, how to tell if a yarn you have in your stash has a tendency to pill, and steps to take to avoid this. Then, Kristin takes a look at faux overlapping crochet motifs. Eunny has a last quick tip on reinforcing threads to fix saggy or weak spots in a knitted project.

Entreknits (Episode #805)

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

Explore form and function on today's episode. First is Eunny with a lesson on pinwheel knitting. Next, guests Laura Bryant and Barry Klein discuss miter magic, and show how to use mitered knitting to create fun purse fashions. Then, Kristin shows how to turn a corner in crochet and create fullness in your crochet designs. Eunny wraps up the show with a short-row scarf project that you can master in 3 minutes.

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      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

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