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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      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

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      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

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