Episode 206: A is for Asymmetry

Jan 11, 2009

There’s nothing wrong with being a bit off-center! Take a look at asymmetrical elements in yarns, as well as patterns, and how asymmetry can make a project strikingly attractive.
Sponsored by: Ashford Handicrafts, Tahki Stacy Charles, and the Spinning and Weaving Association (SWA)

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Getting Started: Liz shows off some asymmetrical handspun yarns that feature unusual elements and are made from non-traditional spinning techniques.
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Designer Spotlight: Travel on location to meet Teva Durham, a designer known for her inventive use of asymmetrical designs, as she takes about her theories for designing unique and fashionable knitwear.
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How-To: Liz demonstrates how to weave a handbag with an asymmetrical design, from the loom to the finishing touches.
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You Asked It: Knitting Daily stages a fashion show as we answer a viewer’s question about choosing knitwear patterns that are the most flattering for different body types.
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ZenaidaT wrote
on Jan 11, 2009 5:48 PM
air your show in chicago, il 60618, soon, it seems awesome! hurry!
HarbourGulf wrote
on Aug 25, 2009 12:10 PM

The models in the "fashion show" segment on episode 206 wore sweaters that I would like to knit.  Is there a way to find where to purchase the patterns?

on Aug 30, 2009 11:21 AM

I agree with Alice, I'd like to know the names of the patterns worn in the last segment - especially the last one!

habet wrote
on Nov 25, 2010 4:31 PM

Help!  I'm looking for the patterns of the sweaters that they model at the end of the show. Specially the blue and the striped one.  Does anyone know where to find them?

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