Designer Spotlights

From Series 800:
Needle artist Beth Gantz joins Shay to talk about trends in needlework. Metallic threads, memory wire, small projects that you can travel with, and embellishing your needlework tools are all popular trends. Shown on this episode are DMC Memory Thread, Kreinik's Hot Wire and metallic threads, sequin beads from The Collections, and overdyed threads from Weeks Dye Works.
Sponsored by The National NeedleArts Association (TNNA).


From Series 800:
In this episode's How-To segment, Eunny joins authors and knitwear designers Courtney Kelley and Kate Gagnon Osborn. Surrounded by fun colorwork, Kate and Courtney demonstrate the Estonian technique of Roositud knitting, which is incorporating fun colorwork inlays into your knitwear designs. Download the Norquin Beret pattern seen on this episode, originally from Interweave Knits Weekend 2011 special issue. For the yarn and more patterns from Courtney and Kate seen in this episode, visit Kelbourne Woolens.
Sponsored by Kelbourne Woolens.


From Series 800:
On this episode's How To segment, favorite guests and designers Laura Bryant and Barry Klein are back to talk color. Learn their tips and techniques for color blending using various fun yarns that can be knit together for colorful pieces. Learn what works and what doesn't, and try color blending on your own by knitting along with Laura. Download the Bias Shawl pattern, a free pattern of the shawl seen here on Shay Pendray.
For other patterns and the yarn seen on this episode, visit Prism Arts, Inc. and Trendsetter Yarns.
Sponsored by Prism Arts, Inc. and Trendsetter Yarns

From Series 800:
Fiber expert Deb Robson joins Eunny to talk fiber care. She explains the ins-and-outs of properly caring for your fiber before you even knit a stitch. Unicorn Fibre is a great source for fiber washes and scours, a source that Deb trusts with her fiber. For more information on Unicorn Fibre, please visit their website.
Sponsored by Unicorn Fibre.


  From Series 800:
On this show's How-To segment, Eunny welcomes Laura Bryant and Barry Klein to talk about mitered magic. Mitered square knitting is an easy technique that can be the stepping stone to building fun and functional pieces of knitwear. Download the Jane Mitered Purse pattern seen on this episode, made completely out of mitered squares.

From Series 800:
On this episode's How-To segment, Eunny welcomes back Deborah Robson to talk pilly yarns. Deborah gives her tips for reducing the amount of pill on your handknits with pill prevention.
Sponsored by Unicorn Fibre.

From Series 800:
On episode 807's How-To segment, Shay joins author of Textured Stitches Connie Chang Chinchio to talk about her designs and easy ways she adds textural stitches to her work. Connie also demonstrates her favorite cast-on method, the tubular cast-on.
Sponsored by Interweave.

From Series 800:
Kristin and Eunny join up for this episode's How-To segment to discuss drape, ruffles, and ruching. These feminine touches can make your knitting and crochet stand out from the crowd. Download the free patterns for the Clinton Vest and the Dairy Maid Halter top seen on this segment. Both these patterns have subtle details and would be great additions to a spring or summer wardrobe. All the projects shown on this How-To segment are from the designer crew at Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc. Visit their website for more information.
Sponsored by Tahki Stacy Charles.

From Series 800:
Shay Pendray teams up with Beth Gantz to talk about fun needlework elements that can be added to your knit, crochet, and even ready-made bags. It's trendy to add embellishments to your wardrobe, and adding these fun elements to bags is easy to do. The purses shown on this segment include the Pischke Pockets tote, various purses and belts from Lee's Needlearts, and Beth's own design totes.
Sponsored by The National NeedleArts Association (TNNA).

From Series 800:
Fiber expert Deborah Robson is back to share her knowledge of yak fiber, a fun yarn that is great for showing off stitches and surprisingly comes in many bright colors. Eunny demonstrates a cabled brim of a unisex hat using this fiber. Download your free pattern for the Entwined Cabled Hat. The yarn seen on this episode is from Bijou Basin Ranch, visit their website for more information.
Sponsored by Bijou Basin Ranch.

From Series 800:
On this episode's How-To segment, Shay welcomes knitwear designer and teacher Andrea Wong to demonstrate 2-color knitting in the Portuguese Style. Download the free two-color hat pattern seen on this episode and try your hand at knitting in the Portuguese style. For more about Portuguese knitting, visit Andrea's website.
Sponsored by Andrea Wong Knits.
*See Andrea on episode 307 of Knitting Daily TV for a demonstration of basic Portuguese knitting.

From Series 800:
On this episode's How-To segment, Eunny joins up with favorite guest stars Laura Bryant and Barry Klein to talk short-row knitting. This technique is also a fun way to knit accessories! Download the Ruffled Butterfly Scarf pattern and the Spiral Scarf pattern seen on this episode. For more about the accessories and yarns seen on this segment, visit Prism Arts, Inc. and Trendsetter Yarns.
Sponsored by Prism Arts, Inc. and Trendsetter Yarns.

From Series 800:
Eunny joins up with author and knitwear designer Connie Chang Chinchio to talk about adding texture to your knitwear. She shows off a textured pullover pattern that will be available for free download this coming March 2012. Thank you for your patience.
Sponsored by WEBs, America's Yarn Store.
 
From Series 700:
In this episode's How To segment, Penny Sitler joins Shay Pendray to talk about the Helping Hands Foundation's Needle Arts Mentoring Program. This program teaches students across the country how to knit, crochet, or needlepoint with donated materials. For more information on the Helping Hands Foundation, visit their website.
Sponsored by TNNA, The National NeedleArts Association.


From Series 700:
Celebrity knitter and crocheter Deborah Norville joins Eunny to demonstrate a big button wrap that looks great on all body types. This wrap can be knit on larger needles with chunky weight yarn. Download your free pattern for the Big Button Wrap and knit along with Eunny and Deborah. For more information on the yarn seen on this episode, as well as other Deborah Norville yarns, visit Premier Yarns.
Sponsored by Premier Yarns.


From Series 700:
On episode 703's How To segment, favorite guest stars Laura Bryant and Barry Klein are back for another season. They join Shay to share their expert advice on taking basic body measurements and figuring out ease before you even pick up your yarn and needles. You can download their free fit chart, from their book The New Knitter's Template, a must-have guidebook that is back by popular demand. This book allows you to customize designs for fit, style, and even add in some of your own creative details.
Sponsored by Prism Arts, Inc. and Trendsetter Yarns.

From Series 700:
Feza Yarn's KT Baldassaro joins Shay on this How To segment and shows off some one-skein projects that can be knit quickly. She also shows a new, unique yarn that allows you to knit a single cabled scarf with only one skein. This yarn showcases a variety of novelty yarns, so not only will you have a unique, colorful finished scarf, but you'll also be able to practice knitting a fun cable with many yarns. Download the free pattern for the Alp Oriental Horizontal Cable Scarf seen on this episode.
Sponsored by Feza Yarns.


  From Series 700:
Celebrity crafter Deborah Norville is back and joins Eunny with some cute crocheted stuffies. She demonstrates how to crochet the Spring Chickie, a seriously sweet project that makes a great handmade gift. Download your free pattern for the Spring Chickie.
Sponsored by Premier Yarns.

From Series 700:
Kristin Omdahl joins Eunny to demonstrate the Summer Night’s Shawl, a luxury lace-weight garment that uses two yarns to create an ethereal-quality fabric that is ultra-light and drapes beautifully. Download your free pattern for the shawl seen on this episode.
Sponsored by Tahki Stacy Charles.

From Series 700:
Laura Bryant and Barry Klein are back to talk to Shay about ruffles! They demonstrate ruffled knitted scarves with a new style of yarn that helps to create the ruffled results with very little work. Download your free pattern for the Pandora and Flamenco Flounce Ruffled Scarf, made with Trendsetter Yarns seen on this episode.
Sponsored by Prism Arts, Inc. and Trendsetter Yarns.

From Series 700:
Favorite guests Laura Bryant and Barry Klein are back. On this episode they join Eunny to talk about short-row knitting--and a few other simple techniques--that create ruffled fabric. Download the Ruffled Scarves pattern you see on this episode, made with Prism Arts, Inc. yarn.
Sponsored by Prism Arts, Inc. and Trendsetter Yarns.

From Series 700:
Penny Sitler joins Shay on this episode's How To segment with a group of elementary students who are learning to stitch through the Needle Arts Mentoring Program. Kids are inspried by colorful yarns, needles, and other accessories that make the needle arts fun for the next generation. Learn more about this program from the Helping Hands Foundation online at http://www.needleartsmentoring.org/.
Sponsored by TNNA.

From Series 700:
Knitwear designer and author of the new book Knitting On the Axis (Interweave, Fall 2011) Mathew Gnagy joins Eunny to demonstrate his unique method of sideways knitting to create a nautical-inspired sweater incorporating a clever combination of textured stitches and design details. Mathew began his career using paper patterns, and his knowledge in this area are applied to knitting easily. For the yarn seen on this episode, visit WEBs' online yarn store. Download your free pattern of the Bethany Sweater seen on this epsiode, which will be available on KnittingDailyTV.com in September 2011.
Sponsored by WEBs, America's Yarn Store.

From Series 700:
Feza Yarn's KT Baldassaro is back and joins Eunny to talk about clever ways to add beads to your knitwear. She demonstrates the Nirvana Beaded Tank Top, a lightweight knit that uses a simple chevron lace pattern that gets a one-of-a-kind look with its beaded edge. Download your free pattern for the Nirvana Beaded Tank Top seen on this episode.
Sponsored by Feza Yarns.

From Series 700:
Kristin Omdahl joins Shay on set to demonstrate a favorite seamless project - the scarf. This one is unique because it can be knit or crocheted, and also worn multiple ways! Wear this as a scarf, neck band, headband, or even a belt. Download your free pattern for Kristin's Keona seamless scarf seen on this episode.
Sponsored by WEBs, America's Yarn Store.

From Series 700:
Eunny joins up with editor of Interweave Crochet magazine Marcy Smith to talk about her new book The Best of Interweave Crochet (Interweave, 2011). Marcy presents some of the best patterns by top designers in the crochet world that are featured in her book and talks about styling and fashion in the world of crochet.
Sponsored by Interweave.

From Series 600:
Editor of Knitscene magazine Lisa Shroyer joins Eunny on location to discuss her new book, Knitting Plus (Interweave, 2011). Lisa talks about basic sweater construction for plus-sized women and how a top-down pullover can be easily adapted and altered for a custom fit. Download your free pattern for the Farrington Pullover sweater, worn by Lisa in this episode. Visit Brown Sheep's website for yarns seen in this segment.
Sponsored by Brown Sheep Company, Inc.


From Series 600:
Eunny joins designer Colleen East on location who offers some tips to help you with lace knitting. Download her free pattern for the Luxurious Lace Scarf.
Sponsored by Conjoined Creations.

From Series 600:
Kristin Omdahl joins crochet designer and author Robyn Chachula on location. Robyn talks about her latest book, Baby Blueprint Crochet, which includes her blueprint crochet methods for making garments using the universal symbols and charts for crochet. With her techniques, reading crochet patterns in other languages becomes easier if you understand charts and symbols, and the garments in her new book are cute for babies and children. Download the Upcycled Washcloths pattern from her book, also seen on this episode.
Sponsored by Interweave.

From Series 600:
Eunny joins Scotish designer Ysolda Teague on location. Ysolda is known for her charming designs that include whimsical details, and she demonstrates her reversible, cute hat. Download your free pattern for her Lee hat, seen on this segment. For more information on Ysolda's projects and yarn used in this episode, visit WEBS.
Sponsored by WEBS, America's Yarn Store.


  From Series 600:
Eunny is on location with Amy Butler, a designer that got her start in the sewing world. She brings her fresh approach of color to the yarn industry with her new line of yarns, distributed by Westminster Fibers. Hear Amy's point of view on design, and see her color combinations.
Sponsored by Westminster Fibers.

From Series 600:
Eunny is on location with designer KT Baldassaro of Feza Yarns. KT encourages knitters and crocheters to think "beyond the scarf" with novelty yarns, advancing to patterns for stylish sweaters and sporty tops that make good use of novelty yarns. Add some fun and texture to virtually any knitting project with eyelash, faux fur, ribbon, or even metallic yarns.
Sponsored by Feza Yarns.

From Series 600:
Kristin joins Marlaina Bird and Carl Koop for a lesson in yak fibers, how they go from the animal to yarn. With yak's natural crimp, this fiber allows for great stitch definition. Plus, yak fiber has great memory, so your knitwear will keep it's shape effortlessly. Download your free pattern for the knitted Gobi Cowl pattern, seen on this episode.
Sponsored by Bijou Basin Ranch.

From Series 600:
Shay is on location with popular author Louisa Harding to discuss her new book Knitting in the Details (Interweave, 2010). Louisa's love of collecting custom elements and involving them in her final knitwear designs add a feminine and originial twist to her knitwear. Download the free pattern for Louisa's Poppy Beanie, seen on this segment.
Sponsored by Interweave.

From Series 600:
Shay visits with Yumiko Alexander, a designer known for her fashion-forward work that combines knitting and crochet techniques. Download the Swinging Ropes Scarf pattern seen on this episode, which is part of Yumiko's Warm Earth Collection.
Sponsored by Universal Yarn.

From Series 600:
Shay visits with author of Twist and Knit, Miriam Felton. A lace knitting expert, Miriam demonstrates how to fix wrongly crossed stitch patterns in lace knitting, as well as how to fix a row further back in your pattern using a smaller needle to pick up the row before ripping out your work. Download Miriam's pattern for the green lace Polyphylla Cowl seen on this segment.
Sponsored by WEBS, America's Yarn Store.

From Series 600:
Shay joins Jennifer Edgar of Eucalan for a discussion on the 7 basic eco products that everyone should have in their laundry room: delicate wash, dish detergent, hydorgen peroxide, vinegar, laundry detergent, a toothbrush, and a spray bottle. Jennifer demonstrates a quick way to color test your knitwear, and an emergency clean up solution with a towelette. 
Sponsored by Eucalan

From Series 600:
Shay Pendray joins the Queen of the Knit-Along Debbie Stoller at The National NeedleArts Association trade show. Debbie, the author of many popular knitting books including her newest Stitch Nation, has always wanted to show off how cool knitting can be. Her new yarn line is of good quality and accessible to knitters across the country, and she hopes that the patterns and yarn spark knitters to continue and enjoy their craft. Download the free pattern using Debbie's yarn, the Curly Swirly Scarf.
Sponsored by Red Heart Yarns.

From Series 600:
Join Shay Pendray as she sits down to speak with author and knitter Debbie Macomber. Learn how knitting gave Debbie an identity, how she taught herself basic skills through knitting, and became an author with her first book published in 1982. Shop on Blossom Street, the first book to combine knitting and fiction, has kickstarted her fabulous career. She now has a yarn line and patterns, available at Universal Yarn. Download the Brioche Neck Gaiter pattern, knit with Debbie's yarns.
Sponsored by Universal Yarn. Visit Universal Yarn for more information on Debbie Macombers yarn and patterns.


 

From Series 500:
Go on location with Kristin to visit with designer and author Sheryl Thies, who offers a tutorial on dropping sttiches to make a fringed edging on a knitted wrap. Download your free pattern for Sheryl's Waterfall wrap, from her book Nature's Wrapture (Martingale and Co., 2010).
Sponsored by Martingale and Co.


From Series 500:
Visit with Beth Gantz at The National NeedleArts (TNNA) trade show. She takes a look at the latest trends in needlework, for young and old.
Sponsored by The National NeedleArts Association (TNNA).

From Series 500:
In this segment of Designer Spotlight, yarn takes the stage. Travel with Eunny to The National NeedleArts Association's trade show to see the latest trends in yarns for knitting and crochet.
Sponsored by The National NeedleArts Association (TNNA).

From Series 500:
Meet Cat Bordhi, known throughout the knitting world for her method of teaching knitting in the round on two circular needles. We caught up with Cat on location for a demonstration on using her method not just for socks but for other projects like mittens and gauntlets. You could even make fun legwarmers! Download Cat's pattern for the Mindego Mitts seen on this episode.
Sponsored by WEBS, America's Yarn Store


  From Series 500:
Join Eunny Jang on location with designer Barry Klein. He brings new meaning to the phrase "Make It Work" as he introduces projects that make the yarn work for you in new, unexpected ways. Download the pattern for the Cha Cha Diagonal Scarf or the Cashwool Ribbed Adjustable Colored Scarf seen in this segment and let the yarn work for you! Sponsored by Trendsetter Yarns

From Series 500:
Next, travel on location with Kristin Omdahl as she visits with designer Laura Bryant. Laura introduces her "Hoodini" knitwear pattern, a changeable accessory that can be worn as a scarf, wrap, hood, or even a shrug. Download your free pattern for the Hoodini, seen on this episode.
Sponsored by Prism Arts, Inc.

From Series 500:
Join Eunny on location with designer Veronik Avery. Her classic knitwear takes cues from decades and designers past.
Sponsored by Classic Elite Yarns



From Series 500:
Join Kristin as she meets with Lisa Myers on location. Lisa discusses the Manos del Uruguay co-operative, which was recently admitted as a full member of the World Fair Trade Organization. Learn more about this organization at Fairmount Fibers' website.
Sponsored by Fairmount Fibers.

From Series 500:
Join Eunny on location with spinner extraordinaire Amy King as she demonstrates her special method for spinning fuzzy yarns. Download the guantlet pattern for the Bird Brained Mittens, seen on this segment. Amy's techniques can be found in her book Spin Control (Interweave, 2010), or visit the Spinning and Weaving Association's website for more how-to spin techniques.
Sponsored by the Spinning and Weaving Association (SWA). 

From Series 500:
Kristin joins designer Jared Flood on location as they discuss his flair for hat designs and alternative methods for slip-slip-knit. This is the basic way of decreasing stitches in knitting, used in his Turn a Square Hat pattern. Download your free pattern for Turn a Square Hat by Jared Flood. Sponsored by WEBS, America's Yarn Store.

From Series 500:
Kristin visits with designer Lorna Misner on location. Lorna introduces her playful methods of using a board game spinner or a deck of cards as ways to force yourself to mix up your colorwork selection process. It's a simple and fun way to think outside the box!
Sponsored by Handpainted Knitting Yarns.

From Series 500:
Go on location with Kristin Omdahl as she visits with Sean Larson from Lantern Moon as they take a look at what's new in buttons for knitters and crocheters. He'll also share tips on how to choose the perfect button to complete the look of your handmades. Download the free pattern for the Pico, a cute collar seen on this segment that is perfect for embellishing with a button to fit your personality. The Pico is designed by Larissa Brown for Pico Accuardi Dyeworks.
Sponsored by Lantern Moon.

From Series 500:
Go on location with author and weaver extraordinaire Jane Patrick to learn some easy ways to make patterns and textures with a pick-up stick on the rigid heddle loom. Practice your skills with a woven scarf pattern from Jane's book The Weaver's Idea Book (Interweave, 2010). Download the weaving pattern for the Felted Scarf in Beige.
Sponsored by Interweave.

 
From Series 400:
Meet Adina Klein who encourages knitters to knit baby knits as a way to test new techniques: they're small, there's no need for exact fit, and the baby will never notice small mistakes. Download the Raspberry Swirl Baby Beret pattern, from Tahki Stacy Charles.


From Series 400:
We are on location with expert Shay Pendray and guest designer Linda Pratt from Westminster Fibers. Linda shares a fashion forcast on colors, fibers, and silhouettes that are shaping the future of knitwear design. Download the Leaf Yoke Cardigan pattern, the sweater Shay is modelling in this segment.

From Series 400:
Travel to Columbus, Ohio, 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.

From Series 400:
Join Eunny on location with Jennifer Edgar from Eucalan as she demonstrates garment washing for professional finish.



From Series 400:
Shay joins Linda Pratt from Westminster Fibers on location to discuss the movement towards organic and naturally dyed yarns that are produced in environmentally and socially responsible ways. The free pattern seen in this episode is for the Shawl Collar Caridgan, designed by Mari Lynn Patrick from Nashua Handknits in their Natural Focus Ecologie Wool, a 100 percent naturally dyed wool.


From Series 400:
Shay meet 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 of camera case project. Download a pattern for the felted camera case.


From Series 400:
Meet Clara Parkes, wool expert and author of the book The Knitter's Book of Wool (Potter Craft, 2009). She'll translate the vast world of sheep and wool into the language and context of knitting. She also has a lesson on evaluating a wool yarn by determining fineness, staple, length, and crimp.



From Series 400:
Shay will introduce you to an exciting program, Pathways into Professional Needlearts (PIPN). Learn how to make the needle arts your career as Shay catches up with past interns and Dr. Catherine Leslie, their mentor. Learn more about the PIPN project.




From Series 400:
Meet designer Carol Huber Cypher, author of Handfelted Jewelry and Beads (Interweave). She demonstrates creative felting techniques for making a scarf.




From Series 400:
Meet Cecily MacDonald and Melissa LeBarre, authors of New England Knits (Interweave, 2010) to discuss the quintessential New England style and the signature finers of New England knitters. The pattern for the knitted skirt shown in this episode is available late February, please check back.


From Series 400:
Eunny is on location with our very own Kristin Omdahl with a shawl from Kristin's upcoming book Crochet So Fine (Interweave, 2010). Check back in late March for a free download of Kristin's shawl pattern featured in this episode.



From Series 400:
Knitwear designer Theresa Schabes joins Eunny on location and demonstrates a unique double-knit, double-sided reversible scarf that begins by casting on from the scarf's i-cord edging. Download the (Almost) Double Knit Scarf pattern from Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts 2009 issue.

  From Series 400:
Lisa Shroyer, editor of Knitscene magazine, meets up with Shay and gives advice on how to get published as a knitwear designer. She traces the path of a garment from magazine submission to publication. Download the pattern for the Panbe Dress from Knitscene Winter/Spring 2010. For information on the yarn used in this dress, visit WEBS yarn store.


 

From Series 300:
Adina Klein joins Kim to talk about the creation process and attributes of “green” yarns. Plus, she shares how different yarns properties lend themselves to specific garments or looks. Download the pattern, a carry all made of eco-friendly yarn.

From Series 300:
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).

From Series 300:
Kathy Elkins is back to share her design, the Nantucket Felted Rug. She demonstrates how to knit simple stripes, from changing colors for each new row to weaving in the yarn tails as you go.

From Series 300:
Kathy Merrick, designer and author of Crochet in Color (Interweave, 2009), joins Kim to demonstrate the Urchins and Limpets blanket, a textural, fun, and easy-to-crochet design that uses pops of color for added interest.

From Series 300:
Author of Respect the Spindle (Interweave, 2009) Abby Franquemont takes you one step further and shows how to use the hand spindle to spin self-striping sock yarns from hand painted fibers.

From Series 300:
Author of Knitwear Design Workshop (Interweave, 2009), Shirley Paden joins Eunny to discuss her design process, such as selecting a silhouette and neckline for a fashionable sweater.

From Series 300:
Meet Andrea Wong and she joins Liz to demonstrate the Portuguese style of knitting on a simple baby bootie pattern. If you’re interested in the equipment to knit in the Portuguese style, visit AndreaWongKnits.com.

From Series 300:
Author of The New Stranded Colorwork (Interweave, 2009) joins Shay to demonstrate the Ebony Jewel-Wing Hat and Purse pattern. It’s a colorful knit project that is knit in the round with a folded hem. Learn how to cast-on for this project, knit a turning ridge, and how to knit the knitted hem. Download this pattern.

From Series 300:
Penny Sitler joins Shay to discuss The Helping Hands Foundation, a great cause put together by The National NeedleArts Association to teach young children the needle arts. Learn more about Helping Hands by visiting www.tnna.org.

From Series 300:
Meet Beth Lutz, an alpaca farmer, who joins Liz with a lesson on alpaca fiber types and properties. Download the pattern for the felted alpaca oven mitt.

From Series 300:
Iris Schreier demonstrates a fun, reversible hat made of unique and colorful yarns. Learn how to knit both sides of this hat, one in a plain color and the other in a variegated, vibrant yarn. Download the hat pattern.

From Series 300:
Jil Eaton is on set to demonstrate her Child’s Holiday Capelet” and how to make fun embellishments on knitwear with crochet chains and bobbles. Download the pattern.

From Series 300:
Kathy Zimmerman, the Queen of Cables, visits the set and demonstrates the Katharine Hepburn cardigan, a classic piece that incorporates lace and cables. Download the cardigan pattern from Lace Style.

From Series 200:
Meet Barry Klein, designer and owner of Trendsetter Yarns, as he talks about his inspiration for creating novelty yarns and shows off a great sweater design called the Minestrone Pullover.
Sponsored by Trendsetter Yarns

From Series 200:
Cookie A shows off some of her favorite sock designs from Sock Innovations, and demonstrates how to upsize a sock pattern.
Download Monkey Pattern
Sponsored by Lorna’s Laces

From Series 200:
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.
Download Congo Pullover
Sponsored by Tutto-Opal Isager

From Series 200:
New York designer Wenlan Chia, also known as Twinkle, joins Eunny to discuss how she transfers her runway designs to knitwear you can make at home.
Download Sirocco Cardigan
Sponsored by Classic Elite

From Series 200:
Stephanie Quattrini, an internationally-known design that specializes in freeform crocheted handbags, talks about her inspiration for making unique and original bags for any occasion.
Download Yarnmarket 209
Sponsored by YarnMarket.com

From Series 200:
Kim joins crochet designer Doris Chan, known for her beautiful crocheted pieces that use top-down, seamless construction.
Download Bell Sleeve Pullover
Sponsored by Tahki Stacy Charles

From Series 200:
Join Cheryl Potter as she discusses her design work, and her inspiration for single skein projects.
Download Yarn Market 207
Sponsored by YarnMarket.com

From Series 200:
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.
Download Peasant Blouse
Sponsored by Tahki Stacy Charles

From Series 200:
Go on location with author of Knitting Socks with Handpainted Yarn Carol Sulcoski as she demonstrates how different handpainted yarns create different effects when making socks.
View our video from Knitting Socks with Handpainted Yarn
Sponsored by YarnMarket.com

From Series 200:
Knitwear designer Norah Gaughan talks about how she’s inspired by geometric shapes in nature and demonstrates how to knit her dodecahedron star knitted toy.
Download Celestine
Sponsored by Berroco

From Series 200:
Kristin Nicholas, a well-known knitwear designer known for her great use of color, demonstrates the easy duplicate stitch technique that adds a punch of color to any design.
Download Duplicate Stitch
Sponsored by YarnMarket.com

From Series 200:
Author Vivian Høxbro joins Eunny to show off some domino knitting for lazy knitters.
Download Joining Squares
Sponsored by Harrisville Yarns

From Series 200:
Shay is on location with Kristin Omdahl demonstrating her Stella Wrap, crocheted lace wrap made in-the-round, from the book Wrapped in Crochet.
Sponsored by Blue Sky Alpacas

From Series 100:
Lisa Myers, coauthor of Knit So Fine (Interweave, 2008), visits with Eunny about the unique construction of her legwarmers. The thin yarn used for the legwarmers allows for custom shaping. Plus, the traveling-stitch of the legwarmers is unique and detailed, inspired from traditional Austrian socks. Download the patterns for the Legwarmers
Interweave Press
201 E Fourth St
Loveland, CO 80537
(800) 272-2193
www.interweave.com
www.interweavebooks.com

From Series 100:
Author of One Skein , AlterKnits and Alterknits Felt Leigh Radford visits with Shay Pendray about her latest felted designs and the inspiration behind them. Leigh also demos how to make a Shibori felted scarf using small rubber bands and a washing machine.
Unicorn Books & Crafts
1338 Ross Street
Petaluma, CA 94954
(800) 289-9276
(707) 762-3362
help@unicornbooks.com
www.unicornbooks.com
*Unicorn Books & Crafts is a leading distributor of needlework and textile craft books.

From Series 100:
Robyn Chachula, author of Blueprint Crochet (Interweave, 2008) visits with Kim about how to read crochet charts and demonstrates the chart used to make the Maggie Wrap cardigan. Download Robyn’s pattern, made with Tahki yarn.

The yarn Robyn is using to demonstrate this project is made by Tahki Stacy Charles. Visit www.tahkistacycharles.com for more information.
Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc.
70-30 80th St. Building 36
Ridgewood, NY 11385
(800) 338-YARN
info@tahkicharles.com
www.tahkistacycharles.com

From Series 100:
Laura Bryant, owner and designer of Prism Arts, visits with Eunny about her passion for designing not only knitwear but the yarn itself. Download Laura’s tip and tricks for working with textured yarns. And watch Laura demo a unique “Prisms Bubble Scarf” using textural yarns. Download the "Prism’s Bubble Scarf" pattern.
Prism Arts
info@prismyarn.com
www.prismyarn.com

From Series 100:
Laura Irwin, author of Knit Boutique, joins Eunny to talk about latest designs. Laura is known for embellishing knitwear with metal, beads, leather, and more. She demonstrates adding the metal chain and fabric covered buttons to her Formal Boot Bag, and partially felting bag appearing in Bag Style (Interweave, 2007). Download the pattern for the Formal Boot Bag, made from a tweed yarn produced by Tahki Stacy Charles.
Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc.
70-30 80th St. Building 36
Ridgewood, NY 11385
(800) 338-YARN
info@tahkicharles.com
www.tahkistacycharles.com

From Series 100:
The Double Stitch twins Erika and Monika Simmons are visiting with Kim about their urban crochet designs from their book Double Stitch (Interweave, 2008). They also demo a fun, filet crochet project for special occasions, the Remix T-Shirt. Download the Remix T-Shirt pattern . Erika and Monika demo this pattern using Berroco’s Glacé yarn, available online at www.yarnmarket.com.
Yarnmarket.com
Postal mail:
c/o Yarn Market, LLC
12936 Stonecreek Drive, Unit D
Pickerington, OH 43147
(888) 996-9276
(614) 861-7223
Orders@yarnmarket.com
www.yarnmarket.com

From Series 100:
Robin Melanson, coauthor of Knitting New Mittens and Gloves (Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 2008), visits with Eunny about her recent design work. She also demonstrates a pair of fingerless mitts from her book, made of soy silk yarn. Download the pattern for these mitts.
Unicorn Books & Crafts
1338 Ross Street
Petaluma, CA 94954
(800) 289-9276
(707) 762-3362
help@unicornbooks.com
www.unicornbooks.com
*Unicorn Books & Crafts is a leading distributor of needlework and textile craft books.

From Series 100:
Trudy Van Stralen, knitwear designer from Louet, shares her history with yarn when she meets up with Shay. She also shows off some Louet designs, demonstrating what cables can do for a project. All the yarn shown on this segment can be found online at www.louet.com; sold at fine yarn stores.

Louet North America
3425 Hands Road
Prescott, ON, Canada
K0E 1T0
(613) 925-4502
Info@louet.com
for pattern support, e-mail Lynda@louet.com.
www.louet.com

From Series 100:
Liz Gipson, also a member of the Spinning and Weaving Association (SWA) visits with Shay about easy weaving projects that can be done to decorate your home. She also demonstrates how to combine weaving and knitting to make a decorative pillow using a Rigid Heddle loom and knitted lace edging. Download the Ruffle Pillow pattern.
Spinning & Weaving Association
PO Box 7506
Loveland CO  80537
(970) 613-4629
swa@spinweave.org
www.spinweave.org

From Series 100:
Becca Smith, from BagSmith, demonstrates how to knit a quick pillow project using a mixture of yarns and large needles. Hear Becca’s inspiration for this project when she meets up with host Kim Werker. Download the pattern for this pillow.
The BagSmith
20600 Chagrin Blvd. Suite 101
Shaker Heights, OH 44122
(88) 879-7224
(216) 921-3535
info@bagsmith.com
www.bagsmith.com

From Series 100:
Author of Knitting Little Luxuries Louisa Harding visits with Shay about her inspiration behind her new book. She also demonstrates the lacey rosette accessory she ads to her Juliet Scarf, a feminine lace project using her grandmother’s buttons. Download the pattern for the rosette.
Interweave Press
201 E Fourth St
Loveland, CO 80537
(800) 272-2193
www.interweave.com
www.interweavebooks.com

From Series 100:
Michele Rose Orne, author of Inspired to Knit (Interweave, 2008) explains the inspiration behind her original designs. She also talks about added special touches to her knitwear, such as the beads demonstrates added to the Amber Beaded Cardigan, which is made of Fiesta’s La Luz silk yarn. Download Amber Beaded Cardigan pattern, including a tutorial on added beaded embellishments to your design.
Fiesta Yarns
5401 San Diego NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(506) 892-5008
CustomerService@fiestayarns.com
www.fiestayarns.com

From Series 100:
Wendy Bernard, designer for Blue Sky Alpacas joins host Eunny Jang to demonstrate the Girl’s Skinny Tank, made of organic cotton, a luxurious yarn for those living in warmer climates. The Girl’s Skinny Tank features easy construction, making this tank customizable.
Blue Sky Alpacas, Inc.
PO Box 88
Cedar, MN 55011
(888) 460-8862
(763) 753-5815
questions and comments: info@blueskyalpacas.com
wholesale orders: orders@blueskyalpacas.com
www.blueskyalpacas.com
*Blue Sky Alpacas yarns and products are available exclusively through fine yarn stores. Click for a complete listing of stores and websites carrying Blue Sky Alpacas yarns.

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