Episode 110: All About Texture

Jul 1, 2008
Add interest and depth to your knit and crochet projects with Knitting Daily TV. We explore textured yarns featuring novelty fibers and making them work to your advantage.

Getting Started: Deborah Knight brings some textured yarns to the set to show off the fun and interesting ways to add interest and depth to your knitting
Designer Spotlight: Laura Bryant, owner of Prism Arts, talks and her inspiration for designing yarn on the designer spotlight and demos some textural yarns.
How-To: Kim welcomes crochet designer Robyn Chachula as she demonstrates the Rosemary Sweater on our how to segment.
You Asked It: Laura Bryant and Barry Klein answer your questions on making textured yarns work to your advantage.
You Made It: Enroll in Weaving 101 with Liz Gipson as she demos a woven scarf using “simple weave” techniques on a portable loom.


110-1 All About Texture, Getting Started

Download information from Yarn Market

Deborah Knight from Yarn Market visits with Liz on textural yarns, including fun yarns that do all the textural, embellished work for you. All the yarns shown on this segment are available online at www.yarnmarket.com. Download the list of yarns shown.

Yarnmarket.com
c/o Yarn Market, LLC
12936 Stonecreek Drive, Unit D
Pickerington, OH 43147
(888) 996-9276
(614) 861-7223
Orders@yarnmarket.com

www.yarnmarket.com

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110-2 All About Texture, Designer Spotlight

Download Laura Bryant's Tips on Textured Yarn
pdfDownload Laura Bryant Bubble Scarf

Laura Bryant, owner and designer of Prism Arts, visits with Eunny about her passion for designing not only knitwear but the yarn itself. Download Laura’s tip and tricks for working with textured yarns. And watch Laura demo a unique “Prisms Bubble Scarf” using textural yarns. Download the "Prism’s Bubble Scarf" pattern.

Prism Arts
info@prismyarn.com
www.prismyarn.com

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110-3 All About Texture, How-To

pdfDownload Rosemary sweater

Kim joins crochet designer Robyn Chachula to demonstrate a unique travelling crochet stitch to make the Rosemary sweater, featured in Interweave Crochet Fall 2007. This sweater is made from Louet yarns, available in fine yarn shops. Download the Rosemary sweater pattern.

Louet North America
3425 Hands Road
Prescott, ON, Canada
K0E 1T0
(613) 925-4502
Info@louet.com
for pattern support, e-mail Lynda@louet.com.
www.louet.com

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110-4 All About Texture, You Asked It

Download Laura Bryant's Tips on Textured Yarn

Laura Bryant and Barry Klein are back to answer questions from the Knitting Daily community. Kristi from Ann Arbor, MI, asks “How important is gauge when you’re working with textured yarn?” Barry demonstrates with textural sweaters the importance of getting gauge, especially when working with textures that can act differently. “How can I combine my fun skeins?” Laura and Barry give many fun, colorful, and textural examples of yarns that work well together. Download Laura’s tips and tricks for working with textural yarns, including the “ABC” pattern mentioned, which combines three yarns that are knit in stripes.

Prism Arts
info@prismyarn.com
www.prismyarn.com

Trendsetter Yarns
Trendsetter International
16745 Saticoy Street Suite 101
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(800) 446-2425
(818) 780-5497
info@trendsetteryarns.com
www.trendsetteryarns.com

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110-5 All About Texture, You Made It

pdf Download the Summer Marguerita Scarf

Liz Gipson gives a weaving lesson 101 using fun knitting yarns to create a beautiful and colorful scarf. The loom that Liz is using in this segment is made by Louet North America, and is available through fine yarn stores. Download the pattern for the Summer Marguerita Scarf, designed by Jane Stafford for Louet North America.

Louet North America
3425 Hands Road
Prescott, ON, Canada
K0E 1T0
(613) 925-4502
Info@louet.com
for pattern support, e-mail Lynda@louet.com.
www.louet.com

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KerrieJ wrote
on Jul 1, 2008 1:10 AM
I love the sweater Liz is wearing - which design is it and where can I find it?
on Jul 1, 2008 1:10 AM

KerrieJ,

This pattern, "Kirsten" is available from Louet North America.

Elaan wrote
on Jul 1, 2008 1:10 AM
I can't wait to make the Rosemary sweater!
LynneA wrote
on Jul 1, 2008 1:10 AM
Is the pattern for the top Laura Bryant is wearing available? Love the show! Lynneatt.
NancyS@10 wrote
on Jul 1, 2008 1:10 AM
I love the show! I, too, would like to know if the pattern is available for the top that Laura Bryant is wearing. I'm already planning to make the Rosemary Sweater. Nancy
Carol Shive wrote
on Jul 1, 2008 1:10 AM
I love the collared sweater top with the buttons down the front shown on the Laura Bryant segment. Is the pattern available and if so where can I find it? I just discovered this show and am really enjoying it! Carol S
ShariG@4 wrote
on Nov 2, 2010 10:33 AM

I really expected the pictures to be legible - very fuzzy - not the quality I expected from this website.

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