On Knitting Daily episode 312, you’ll see ideas for projects that make great gifts for all seasons, from crocheted toys to simple socks, and you’ll even look at gifts to help the fiber crafter organize his/her tools and supplies.
Getting Started – Eunny demonstrates costly ways to decorate your knitwear and gifts with yarn – pom poms and tassels! These easy embellishments can turn simple designs and packaging into something special. Download 13 tips and tricks from the editors and guests of Knitting Daily TV Series 300.
Designer Spotlight – Kim puts on her designer hat and visits with Shay about the world of Amigurumi – the coolest craze in the crochet world. Kim demonstrates her playful Doug & Gordo dolls from her book Crochet Me (Interweave, 2008).
How-To – Socks are great gifts for every person in your life, including yourself! Eunny demonstrates how to cast on for a sock using 3 different types of needles. Download the pattern for a sock shown in this episode.
Did You Know? – Kim joins Kelly Lealos and Dawn Butler with gift ideas for fiber crafters that want to organize their supplies and yarns, and want to do so in style. Namaste bags, needle cases, and more, are the perfect gift for a stylish, knitting girlfriend – or for yourself!
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