Episode 211: Knits Around the World

Jan 11, 2009

Take a worldwide tour of the fiber arts, as Knitting Daily takes a closer look at the origins and traditions of knitting techniques from East to West.
Sponsored by: YarnMarket.com, Tutto-Opal Isager, and Interweave

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Getting Started: Deborah Knight from YarnMarket.com is back with Liz to show an overview of yarns and their origins, and which regions of the world are known for their fibers.
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Marianne Isager stands before her own Isager yarns at a booth at TNNA

Designer Spotlight: Travel on location to meet Marianne Isager, a Danish knitwear designer that finds inspiration for knitwear designs from various ethnic textiles she sees on her travels, including Africa, South America, and Japan. Marianne also demonstrates the Nordic neverkont or basketweave knitting.
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How-To: Knitwear designer Nancy Bush joins Eunny to demonstrate an Estonian lace shawl, from her book Knitted Lace of Estonia.
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You Asked It: Kim demonstrates Tunisian crochet.
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vilcha wrote
on Jan 11, 2009 5:38 AM
Muy hermosa y fácil de hacer la bufanda, yo estoy loca por hacerla. Espero que al terminarla se vea igual que el modelo. Gracias Vilma
eve@2 wrote
on Jan 11, 2009 5:38 AM
I would like to get the pattern for the lily of the vallee shawl but so far I have not been able to do so, everytime I try , I get the scarf , I would buy the book if I was sure that the shawl would be in it . Please let me known what I can do to get the pattern. I am a designer knitter for a shoppe here in Denver and my design have been published in the cover of knit'n style february 2002 # 117 .I really enjoy your TV shows and one can always learn something everytimes.keep up the good work. merci Eve
Maggs wrote
on Jan 11, 2009 5:38 AM
Tutto-Opal Isager is wearing a great sweater and I think the samepattern is onthe display behind her in your picture. Is there a pattern available??????where is it?????? Help
LisaMarieM@2 wrote
on Sep 22, 2010 4:34 AM

I'm also looking for the Lily of the valley shawl that was demonstrated.  When I try to download, I get a scarf that has a different stitch pattern.  Where can I get the shawl that is shown?

Codell wrote
on Jan 16, 2011 5:39 AM

I would like to make the shawl for a friend I have already brought the yarn, where is the pattern ?

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