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Made In North America (#1410) Duration: 28:00 TVG

Some of the most exciting yarns are made in North America. Donna Drachunas knits a lace scarf with luxurious yarn from the Alaskan muskox. Ron and Theresa Miskin share their story of yarn from the American bison. Tanis Gray stitches a patriotic star flower to accent hats to pillows. Nicole Winer demonstrates a project with a US-made yarn that benefits a good cause.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

New Spin (#1411) Duration: 28:00 TVG

Learn how to make yarn yourself! Editor Anne Merrow introduces the ancient art of spinning using a drop spindle and shares ideas for knitting with hand-spun yarn. Liz Gipson shares her love of making yarn by hand and Tanis Gray demonstrates the lazy links stitch. Then learn to make dryer balls to assure great results when laundering knits.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Novelty of It All (#1412) Duration: 28:00 TVG

Create a novel effect with non-traditional yarns. Yarn designer Barry Klein shares tips and tricks to get the maximum effect. Soak up the creative spirit of writer and artist Kathy Cano-Murillo. Author Laura Nelkin's combines novelty yarn and beads to make an elegant bracelet. Tanis Gray makes a charming daisy applique with crystals. Vickie Howell crochets a cool cable pattern with lofty, colorful yarn.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Don't Sweater The Small Stuff (#1413) Duration: 28:00 TVG

Take your project from homemade to handmade. Knitter and instructor Patty Lyons shares tips to make your next sweater a success. Kate Gilbert of the Twist Collective talks about why sweaters are such popular projects. Leslye Solomon shows how to block a sweater successfully and Tanis Gray adds a feminine touch with lace picot. Vickie Howell compares neckline treatments and proportional sizing for baby sweaters.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Literary Knits (#1303) Duration: 28:00 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Visit the knitting library as former costume designer Annie Modesitt talks about knitting's place in literature. Then, Nikol Lohr shares some of her amazing literature-inspired knits virtually, from the old schoolhouse she calls home. Next, author and designer Joanna Johnson's love for Anne of Green Gables inspired her to create a book of her own. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis reviews books for readers (and knitters) of all ages in which knitting plays a prominent role. Last is Vickie tying up Loose Ends with a crocheted bookmark tutorial.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.