Knit and Crochet Now!
This entertaining series features the top designers and experts in the field. Host Bret Bara introduces a rotating cast of talented and experienced needle artists, each of whom demonstrates popular techniques for creating lace, purses, patterns, felting and many other items. Field pieces also highlight the latest industry news, the best knitting and crochet blogs, and interviews with those on the cutting-edge of color and apparel design.
Knit and Crochet Now! Previous Broadcasts
Pretty Pocketbooks (Episode #409H)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 26, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Designer Maggie Pace takes felting to a new level with her circle handbag. Ellen Gormley shows you how to use a knitting loom to make a clutch purse. Brett Bara uses ruffle yarns to make two scarves - one knit and one crochet.
Alternative Fiber (Episode #408H)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Kristen Nicholas shows you how to knit your own mink stole using a simple lace pattern and 100% mink yarn. Ellen Gormley crochets recycled denim into a lovely shell stitch shawl. Kristen is back to knit faux cable fingerless gloves with a yarn made from milk. Then Brett Bara uses alpaca to crochet a spectacular floral scarf.
Wardrobe Builders (Episode #407H)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Go against the grain when knitting the Vertical Drop Tee. Maggie Pace demonstrates intentionally dropped stitches worked from side to side with the purl side out! Robyn Chachula takes you through a classic crochets jacket. Brett Bara demonstrates chunky knit cables and pom poms for the Tweedy Braid Scarf.
Baby Dress-Up (Episode #406H)
KQED Life: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Learn to work duplicate stitch to embellish a chunky knitted vest with Kristen Nicholas. Ellen Gormely crochets a party dress that will please any little princess. And Brett Bara crochets the Midnight Snowballs scarf using two colors of chunky yarn.