Episode 505 - Make It Unique

Jul 10, 2010

On episode 505 of Knitting Daily TV we look at some cool, custom elements to add to your knit and crochet projects. From edgings, handspun yarns, to embroidered embellishments, you can add that personal touch to your handcrafted masterpieces.

Watch a preview of episode 505:

Getting Started


Eunny beings episode 505 with a primer on joining yarns. From knitting together, to weaving in ends as you go, and even felting your joins; joining yarns is an essential technique that every knitter needs to know. Learn this helpful tip and more with a free download of 30 tips, hints, and secrets from series 500.
Sponsored by Interweave.

Designer Spotlight
  

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).

Crochet Corner
 

On this episode's Crochet Corner, Kristin shows off a unique crochet edging on the Capri Scarf, worked perpendicular to the edge of the fabric. Download your free pattern for the Capri Scarf and crochet along with Kristin.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.
Kristin is wearing a tank top from her book Crochet So Fine (Interweave, 2010).

How-To
 

Time to be smitten with mittens! On this how-to segment Shay joins Eunny to demonstrate simple embroidery techniques that can be used to make your mitten projects (or any project!) more colorful and uniquely you. Download the free tutorial for the French Knots of these Mission Falls Hena Mittens from the book Smitten, shown on this segment.
Sponsored by CNS Yarns.

Knit-Along
 

Zontee Hou is back to demonstrate the next step in the Little Lamb Sock Critter knit-along, the basic cabling section. Download the free pattern for the Little Lamb Sock Critter and knit along with Eunny and Zontee to make this fun knitted friend.
Sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn.

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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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char@2 wrote
on Jul 23, 2010 8:53 AM

I'm writing here because I don't see a area that is what i'm looking for. I saw a program a couple of weeks ago this is July 2010 that showed  a hat made from a scarf pattern. I fell in love with the pattern and would like to know where I can get it. I have spent a entire week trying to find it . I would appreciate any help you may be able to offer.    thank you, Charlotte Ricciardi   -  rflachar1a@yahoo.com

forstew wrote
on Apr 4, 2011 12:36 PM

I really love Zontee's and Eunny's sweaters in this episode. I looked for the patterns in the Interweave store, but can't find them. Can you tell me where I might?

Thanks!

Laurie

forstew@hotmail.com

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