Episode 1010 - Laceweights

Jan 6, 2013

It's all about laceweight yarns on this episode of Knitting Daily TV. Join host Eunny Jang and experts Kristin Omdahl and Clara Parkes as they explore making the most out of skinny yarns.

Watch a preview of episode 1010 -  Laceweights.

 

Getting Started:
Eunny demonstrates how to get larger gauge with laceweight yarns on this episode's Getting Started segment. Learn how to find your perfect gauge by choosing the right needles. Shown here is the Quad Vest by Hana Jason featured in Knit.wear Fall 2012.
Eunny is wearing the Montour Fall Cardigan by Melissa J. Goodale from the Summer 2011 issue of Knitscene magazine.
Sponsored by Interweave.

Knitalong - Wheeled Lace Shawl, Part 1:
Eunny joins up with knitwear designer Kristin Omdahl for this season's second knitalong, this time for the Wheeled Lace Shawl pattern. Knit along with Kristin by downloading the free pattern for this delicate, triangular, open lace shawl. It's a relatively fast lace shawl to knit because of the openwork, and then it's finished off with a fun, unique edging. On this episode, Kristin will show you how to cast-on for the lace motif.
Sponsored by Interweave.

Yarn Spotlight:

Clara Parkes joins up with Eunny in the knitting lab for a new take on luxury yarns, possum. This unique yarn has an interesting tale, and Clara explains how and why this yarn is on the market, as well as it's strong characteristics for knitting. Featured here is the Kauri yarn, from Zealana, which is available in two different weights.
Sponsored by The Yarn Sisters, distributors of Zealana Yarns.

Quick Tip:
Eunny finishes this episode with one more quick tip for lace yarns and demonstrates a quick bind-off method perfect for lacework because of it's stretchy edge.
Sponsored by Interweave.

For more tips, techniques, and patterns seen on the show, visit www.KnittingDailyTV.com.

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ABOUT THE SHOW: Knitting Daily TV is an exciting needle crafts how-to program on public television covering everything from knitting and crochet to stitching, felting, and spinning. The show guides viewers in learning to make fun yet smart one-of-a-kind designs using the latest products in yarn and fiber. Download free patterns, meet trendsetting knit and crochet designers, and improve or learn new skills and techniques.


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