Slip-stitch knitting is a great way to incorporate color and texture in your knitwear. On this episode of Knitting Daily TV, host Eunny Jang dives into slip stitches and welcomes Vicki Square for the start of this season's first knitalong.
Preview episode 1102 - The Slip Step
Eunny Jang begins this episode with a tutorial on one-color slip-stitch knitting and patterns. Eunny is wearing Phoebe's Vest by Daniela Nii from Interweave Knits Winter 2012.
Vicki Square joins Eunny for this season's new knitalong for the Tesserae knitted tee. Originally from Vicki Square's Light & Layered Knits, this tee incorporates two-color slip-stitch knitting, and Vicki demonstrates this technique to begin the knitalong. You can download Tesserae and knit along with Vicki and Eunny.
Clara Parkes and Eunny join up in the knitting lab to talk about novelty yarns with texture, and how these yarns are perfect for slip-stitch knitting. See here is Mango Moon's Bali Sky yarn and Kelbourne Woolen's Savannah yarn.
Eunny wraps up this episode with a quick tip for using slip-stitch knitting in sock heels.
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