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Knitting Daily Previous Broadcasts

Graphic Color (Episode #1109)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 27, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Get graphic with knitting colorful shapes. Eunny Jang starts out with a lesson on shaped intarsia. She demonstrates how to knit color shapes in small areas. Then, on the How-to segment, color expert Laura Bryant shows how magic numbers and repeats lead to fabulous results when working with hand-dyed yarns. On today's Yarn Spotlight, Eunny and Clara Parkes look at which yarns really pop when knitting colors in combination. Finally, Eunny wraps up with Quick Tips on intarsia knitting.

From The Center Out (Episode #1108)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 20, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Designing with motifs, especially lace ones, takes center stage. Eunny Jang begins with a lace motif in-the-round to create a central motif for a garment. Then, crochet expert Kristin Omdahl demonstrates a lacey crochet motif that becomes a full garment. On today's Yarn Spotlight, Clara Parkes takes a look at lovely silk blends and how silk pairs with other fibers. Finally, Eunny ends with a Quick Tip for shaping and joining lace motifs.

Dyeing to Knit (Episode #1107)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 13, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

Learn about the fascinating world of hand-dyed yarns. Eunny Jang begins with a tutorial on mitered squares--a way of using small amounts of colorful yarns. Then, on today's How-to segment, Laura Bryant, designer and author introduces the different styles of hand-dyed yarns. Next, Clara Parkes and Eunny analyze "printed" yarn and how it differs from hand-dyed. Finally, Eunny wraps up today's episode with a Quick Tip for reducing dye lot variances when knitting.

Knit In Translation (Episode #1106)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 6, 2013 -- 2:00 PM

We're speaking two technique languages as we consider how knit and crochet work together in harmony. Eunny Jang begins with a knitting primer. Whether you're a crocheter who wants to know knitting basics or just want a knitting refresher, Eunny shows ways to hold yarn, how to perfect knits and purls, plus a few cast ons and a bind off. Then, crochet expert Kristin Omdahl has a scarf pattern with look-alike crochet and knit stitches. Yarn expert Clara Parkes is next with multiple ways to use yarns, whether for knitting or crochet, doubling or tripling them, or in combination. Eunny wraps up with tips on using crocheted edgings in a knitted piece.

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