Episode 205: Handpainted and to Dye For

Jan 11, 2009

Handpainted fibers are to dye for! Unlock the mystery of these yarns and learn how they can be used successfully in projects large or small.
Sponsored by: WEBS, YarnMarket.com, Fiesta Yarns, and Ashford Handicrafts

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Getting Started: Kathy Elkins joins Eunny and introduces us to some of the most popular handpainted fibers on the market.
Sponsored by WEBS, America’s Yarn Store

Designer Spotlight: Go on location with author of Knitting Socks with Handpainted Yarn Carol Sulcoski as she demonstrates how different handpainted yarns create different effects when making socks.
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View our video from Knitting Socks with Handpainted Yarn


How-To: Join Shay and Shannon Okey and learn how to make the PowerStation Hat, a simple pattern that is very flexible for knitters, and looks great in any mixture of handpainted yarns.
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Shay Pendray’s "Rachel’s Jacket" is from
Cheryl Oberle’s book Knitted Jackets (Interweave, 2008)

You Asked It: Kim learns from Annie Modesitt where to start in a skein of yarn to knit two identical pairs of socks knit or crocheted with multi-colored, painted yarns.
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You Made It: Liz shows off versions of a scarf made with handpainted and handspun yarn, originally featured in Spin-Off magazine.
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savannagal wrote
on Jan 11, 2009 5:50 PM
Sure would be nice if all the directions were available for the Power Station Hat. The directions refer to Page 58, which is not included.
SueW@4 wrote
on Jan 11, 2009 5:50 PM
you said it for me
RMB wrote
on Jan 11, 2009 5:50 PM
I would like to know where I can find the pattern for the sweater pictured in the "Getting Started" portion of this episode.

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