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
Keeping Bay Warm (Episode #601H)
KQED Life: Fri, Jan 30, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Kristin shows how to knit the Sawtelle Cardigan and Ellen demonstrates the crochet Sideways Cardigan, both from Berroco. Lena demonstrates a knit Brioche 2-color rib scarf.
Lace Collar and Cuffs (Episode #413H)
KQED Life: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Dress up a plain pullover or cardigan with these great accessories designed by Lee Gant. Maggie Pace will show you how to knit the scalloped lace collar and cuffs, while Robyn Chachula demonstrates the more tailored crochet version. Brett Bara makes a quick-crochet scarf with three colors of chunky yarn.
Baby Blankets (Episode #412H)
KQED Life: Fri, Jan 16, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Every baby needs a blanket or two. Learn intarsia knitting with Kristen Nicholas in a quick-knit striped blanket. Ellen Gormley demonstrates crocheted shells in a three-color version. Brett Bara shows you the African Flower crochet motif for an eye-catching scarf.
Golf Club Covers (Episode #411H)
KQED Life: Fri, Jan 9, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Every golfer wants to protect their clubs with covers. Maggie Pace goes classic with a knitted spiral rib cover. Robyn Chacula goes for cute with a crocheted cover made to look like an owl. Brett Bara shows you a simple knit slip stitch pattern for a scarf suitable for men or women.
Knit and Crochet Wreaths (Episode #410H)
KQED Life: Fri, Jan 2, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Designer Kristen Nicholas shows you how to make flowers with knitting or crochet and use them to decorate a straw wreath. Brett Bara demonstrates an unusual crossed stitch knitting pattern for a lacy scarf.