With just two little stitches you can create knitwear magic! In episode 403 of Knitting Daily TV, you will see the knit and purl stitch--the foundation for all knitwear and endlessly versatile in different combination.
Preview episode 403:
Back to Basics:
Eunny starts with the very basics of knitting; how to knit and purl in different knitting methods. Plus, she demonstrates and explains throwing versus picking methods of knitting. Download more tips and tricks for better knitting.
Travel to Columbus, OH, with Shay to meet knitwear designers Courtney Kelly and Kate Gagnon Osborn from Kelbourne Woolens as they demonstrate a Fair Isle yoke pullover and matching hat created using just knit and purl stitches and some creative short row shaping. Download the Freja Hat and Sweater patterns, from Interweave Knits Fall 2009.
In this episode, Kristin goes beyond single crochet and demonstrates other important crochet techniques like the half-double crochet, back and treble crochet. Download the patterns for the Trio of Crochet Scarves, from Coats and Clark.
Shay Pendray joins Eunny to demonstrate the building block scarf featuring the alternating knit and purl and a special mitered corner. Download the pattern for Building Block Scarf from Interweave Knits, Fall 2009.
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ABOUT THE SHOW: Knitting Daily TV is an exciting needle crafts how-to program on public television covering everything from knitting and crochet to stitching, felting, and spinning. The show guides viewers in learning to make fun yet smart one-of-a-kind designs using the latest products in yarn and fiber. Download free patterns, meet trendsetting knit and crochet designers, and improve or learn new skills and techniques.
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