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.
Playing with Shapes (#1202) Duration: 28:00 TVG
We're going to play with shapes, from creating graphic shapes with intarsia to using decreases to shape a garment. The first segment features editor Lisa Shroyer combining fashion and knitting with the use of color blocking. Then, we spend some virtual Space to Space time with Allyson Dykhuizen. Next, designer, author, and yarn company owner Barry Klein has a lesson on garment shaping. Then, get your knitting in shape with Tanis. Finally, Vickie shows how to crochet a chic chevron pattern.
- KQED Life: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Charity Knitting (#1203) Duration: 28:00 TVG
Give new meaning to your knitting with projects that are perfect for charity. First, Laura Zander creates a cozy, hat that's great for giving. Then, meet Mary Colucci from Warm Up America! and learn how you can get involved in charity knitting and crochet. Next, Tanis shares the love with some tools of the trade that have heart. We finish with designer Julia Madill and how to crochet a versatile square motif that can be used for so many charity projects.
- KQED Life: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
What A Heel! (#1204) Duration: 28:00 TVG
Learn a couple of new heel tricks, plus a cool way to stitch toes together on today's show. First, step into sock knitting with author Kate Atherley, who demonstrates different types of heel turns. Then, meet Anne Merrow, editor of Sockupied, in her home studio. Next, its sock maven Andi Smith with easy "after-thought" heels and why they're the perfect solution to seamless sock knitting. Then, Tanis has the tools to step help you into sock knitting with ease. Vickie closes with at tip for putting your toes together with the Kitchener stitch.
- KQED Life: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Stranded Colorwork (#1205) Duration: 28:00 TVG
Today's show highlights stranded color knitting techniques. Learn how to work Fair Isle patterns seamlessly with designer Simona Merchant-Dest. We travel virtually to Iceland to meet Ragga Eriksdotter and spend some Space to Space time from her studio. Then, Kate Gagnon Osborn and Courtney Kelley demonstrate the Swedish technique of Bohus knitting. Next up is products perfect for colorwork with Tanis. And finally, learn how a palette change can make a traditional Fair Isle pattern fashion forward with Vickie.
- KQED Life: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Creature Cuteness (#1206) Duration: 28:00 TVG
Learn to knit and crochet in 3-D to make stuffed creatures that are full of personality. First, Rebecca Danger shows that getting a great looking monster or toy depends on good finishing. Then, we'll connect Space to Space with Allison Hoffman and learn why crafty is cool. Next, is Tanis with Tools of the Trade. Then, learn about toys that transform with creature-creator Susan B Anderson. And Vickie has a last tip to wrap up the show.
- KQED Life: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Vintage Knitting (#1207) Duration: 28:00 TVG
Knit something straight out of a period drama, or add a pretty detail to lend a vintage touch. Andrea Jurgrau demonstrates a Downton Abbey inspired jabot and cuff. On our Space to Space segment, we gain a wealth of knowledge on fashion history from the 1920s and 30s with designer Annie Modesitt. Next, Andrea Jurgrau returns with a segment on vintage lace doilies. Then, Tanis shows that even yarn and notions can be stately and elegant. Last, Vickie shows how to add a lacy trim for a vintage feminine look.
- KQED Life: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Brioche (#1208) Duration: 28:00 TVG
Don't be intimidated by brioche. First, you'll meet Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark who has some basic brioche techniques. Then, Amy Singer is featured in a virtual interview right in her own home studio. Next, Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark returns with amazing brioche techniques for both flat and circular knitting. Then, Tanis shows some tools for beginning in brioche. Vickie has a final tip for brioche on big needles.
- KQED Life: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me
Winter Games (#1209) Duration: 28:00 TVG
Get ready to keep warm this winter and be cool when it's cold outside. First, yarn shop owner Laura Zander demonstrates a gaiter and mittens inspired by X Games medalist Devin Logan. Then, we meet an Olympic medalist at his home - Jayson Hale has a great story to share. Next, Drew Emborsky shows how to design and crochet a cool hat using the yarn you have on hand and absolutely no math! Then, get in the game with Tanis and support your favorite team. Last, Vickie shares some finish line touches.
- KQED Life: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 2:00pm Remind me