Meet trendsetting designers and improve or learn new skills. Join knitting expert Eunny Jang, ace crocheter Kim Werker, spinning and weaving fiberista Liz Gipson, and America's favorite stitcher Shay Pendray. Viewers are invited to explore the world's most beautiful fibers, yarns, and tools. You'lll be inspired to learn how to make the perfect sweater, decorate their home with fiber, needle-felt bags and scarves, embellish knitwear with metal, buttons, and embroidery, and much more.
Knitting Daily Previous Broadcasts
Quite Effective (Episode #813)
KQED Life: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Add interest to your knit and crochet projects with grafting and textured stitches. The show begins with Eunny and a lesson in grafting in patterns. Perfect your grafting technique with a new charting method that allows you to graft perfectly in pattern.
Get Shorty (Episode #812)
KQED Life: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
The focus of today's show is short row knitting. Eunny begins with a primer in short rows. She'll demonstrate four techniques: using slip stitch, a wrap and turn method, yarnovers, and a Japanese short row method. Next, Laura Bryant and Barry Klein continue short row knitting - using the technique for scarves. Then, Kristin has lightweight crochet projects for newborns. Last, Eunny has yarn advice for knitting short rows. She'll show how to give a short row project a new look with color change yarns and textured stitches, and how to purl ridges in short row knitting.
Go Global (Episode #811)
KQED Life: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
We're armchair travelling around the world today. Eunny opens this episode with a beautiful Latvian old-world technique that shows off color work. Next, guest knitter Andrea Wong shows Portuguese two-color knitting and demonstrates how to make the hat using this method. Then, Kristin talks about Tunisian crocheted lace. Last, Eunny has a lesson in thrumming, a technique that adds warmth to your knitting with a layer of rovings knitted in.
Yakkety Yak (Episode #810)
KQED Life: Fri, Apr 5, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Today's show focuses on exotic fibers like yak yarn. First, Eunny gets started by showing how to give your knitting a new lift with techniques that carry a strand in to the row above for a pop of color and texture. She'll also show how to create a float with beads. Next, Deborah Robson discusses yak yarns. Then, Kristin continues her exploration in lightweight yarns in crochet with a lesson on filet crochet. She'll explain how to read filet crochet charts, take gauge, and display some great filet crochet pieces. Eunny wraps up the show with a quick tip on fringe.