Episode 406 - Fiber Tech

Jan 20, 2010

Unleash your inner geek with this episode of Knitting Daily TV. You will have fun with both old-school and contemporary fiber technology.

Preview episode 406:

 

Back to Basics:
Eunny gets started with the tried and true: winding a ball of yarn of yarn on a thumb or nostepinne, using a niddy noddy, and using long DPNs instead of a circular knitting needle. Download tips and tricks to better knitting.

 

Designer Spotlight:
Shay meets Karin Skacel Haack from Skacel Collection, Inc.on location and walks us step-by-step through the art felting technique with a fun cell phone or camera case project. Download a pattern for a felted camera case.

 

Crochet Corner:
Kristin Omdahl demonstrates how to join in new yarns and change colors while crocheting. Download the pattern for Winter Crochet Wristlets from Coats and Clark.

 

 

How-To:
Lily Chin is back to introduce fiber techies to the ultimate gadget – the knitting machine. There are many different types and you will get to see how they work. For more information on knitting machines, visit BT Yarns and Knitcraft.

Get the entire Series 400 of Knitting Daily TV on a 4-Disc DVD Collection! Click here to purchase DVDs of this season or previous seasons of Knitting Daily TV.

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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