Crochet Corner

From Series 800:
Shay and Kristin meet once again this season for more crocheted edgings and trims, great additions to both your crochet and knit pieces. On this episode they dive into pleating. Kristin shows both a box pleat and a motif pleat. Shown is her pink tank top from her book Crochet So Fine.

Kristin is wearing a scarf from her own collection, StyledbyKristin.com.
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From Series 800:
Kristin and Shay are back on this episode with more crocheted edgings and trims. Kristin demonstrates a bottom-up crocheted picot edging that is both easy-to-crochet and adds a fun, feminine touch to your handmades.

Kristin is wearing a wrap from her book Crochet So Fine.
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From Series 800:
Shay and Kristin are back with more crochet edgings and trims. On this episode, Kristin demonstrates a reversible crocheted striped edging, which is great for various applications. This edging is seen on the Kimono sweater on set, which is from Kristin's book Crochet Edgings and Trims.

Kristin is wearing a shawl from her book A Knitting Wrapsody.
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From Series 800:
Kristin and Shay are back with more crochet edgings and trims on this edition of Crochet Corner. Kristin demonstrates how you can add edgings to ready-mades, inspired by the vintage pieces displayed on-set.

Kristin is wearing a quick-to-crochet project from her own collection, found at StyledByKristin.com.

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From Series 800:
Kristin and Shay continue the Crochet Corner segment with another lesson in crochet edgings and trims. This episode, Kristin demonstrates how to "turn the corner" of your crochet edging, an easy technique that can make all the difference in finishing your work. The crocheted shawl seen on the table during this segment is from Kristin's book Wrapped in Crochet.

Kristin is wearing a scarf from her book A Knitting Wrapsody.
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From Series 800:
On the last segment of Crochet Corner's crochet edgings and trims, Shay and Kristin dive into faux overlapping motif edgings. These edgings are easier to crochet than you would think, giving you a lot of bang for your buck. The afghan shown on this segment, as well as the wrap Kristin is wearing, are from Kristin's book Crochet Edgings.

Shay is wearing a shawl design from Kristin's website StyledbyKristin.com.
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From Series 800:
Kristin begins a new Crochet Corner theme on episode 807, focusing on crocheting fine with thin threads and yarn. She'll introduce you to the process and explain the benefits of crocheting fine. The mannequins seen on this segment are wearing garments from Kristin's book Crochet So Fine.

Kristin is wearing a shawl from the book Crocheted Gifts.
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From Series 800:
Kristin continues looking at crocheting with thin threads and yarns on this episode, and this time shows off some fun vintage pot holders. You can modernize these looks with the quick basics that Kristin discusses, such as crocheting around bottle caps!

Kristin is wearing a kimono from her Crochet Edgings book.
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From Series 800:
Kristin and Eunny join up on this episode's Crochet Corner segment to show off some fun purses and satchels made out of nylon, a thin material perfect for crocheting (and knitting!) purses. Kristin demonstrates a fun crocheted chain handle that can be added to any bag that is stable enough to withstand great use and adds a unique finishing touch to any carry-all. Download the free patterns for the knitted Autumn bag and the crocheted Cosmopolitan bag seen in this episode. The thread used in this segment is from Omega, which can be purchased online at the Creative Yarn Source.
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From Series 800:
Continuing with her fine crochet segments, crochet expert Kristin Omdahl demonstrates the technique of filet crochet using thin yarns.

Kristin is wearing a shawl from her personal collection, found at StyledbyKristin.com.
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From Series 800:
On this episode's Crochet Corner segment, Kristin continues her study of crocheting with fine yarns and thread. The crochet technique of Tunisian crochet is a great way to use finer yarns, and Kristin demonstrates the basics of this technique. Shown on this segment are Tara's Tunisian scarf and the La Mer crocheted scarf, both available for purchase.

Kristin is wearing a shawl from her book Seamless Crochet.
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From Series 800:
On this episode of Crochet Corner, Kristin talks baby talk. Fine yarns and threads are great for crocheting for kids, and Kristin shows off some great garments for all skill levels that you can tackle.
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From Series 800:
Kristin wraps up this season of Crochet Corner with great tips for keeping your crochet looking great with spot cleaning and general hand-washing care. For more information on the products seen in this segment, visit Eucalan's website.
Sponsored by Eucalan.

From Series 700:
Marcy Smith, editor of Interweave Crochet magazine, joins crochet expert Kristin Omdahl to introduce the first crochet-along for the Chain Reaction Afghan Project, an afghan made of 20 squares designed by both established and up-and-coming crochet designers from the online CrochetMe.com community. Follow along each week on Knitting Daily TV Series 700 as Marcy and Kristin go step-by-step through techniques for crocheting this afghan. Download all the square patterns for the Chain Reaction Afghan Project at KnittingDailyTV.com and crochet along!
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From Series 700:
Next on the Chain Reaction Afghan Crochet-Along, Marcy Smith and Kristin Omdahl show how pattern stitches worked in rows can create afghan squares with very different looks. Download the patterns you see on this episode, as well as other afghan squares, with your complete Chain Reaction Afghan Project free downloadable eBook. Crochet along with Marcy and Kristin to create the entire afghan. 

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From Series 700:
Editor of Interweave Crochet magazine Marcy Smith is back with crochet expert Kristin Omdahl for another installment of the Chain Reaction Afghan Project Crochet-Along. On this segment they dive into the afghan's motif squares and explore ways to make the circular motifs into square shapes for the afghan. Download the entire Chain Reaction Afghan Project with your free eBook, and crochet along with Marcy and Kristin.
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From Series 700:
Next up on the Chain Reaction Afghan Project Crochet-Along, Marcy Smith and Kristin Omdahl five into the afghan squares that include post stitches. See how these stitches can create different effects, some subtle and some noticeable. Crochet along with Marcy and Kristin and dowload your free eBook containing all the patterns for the Chain Reaction Afghan Project.

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From Series 700:
Marcy Smith and Kristin Omdahl are back with another segment on the Chain Reaction Afghan Crochet-Along. This time they discuss two of the afghan squares that have woven design elements. Download all the patterns for the Chain Reaction Afghan Squares on KnittingDailyTV.com.
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From Series 700:
Marcy Smith joins Kristin on the next segment of the Chain Reaction Afghan Project crochet-along to discuss some of the afghan's lace squares and the crochet techniques used to make them, including chain stitches and Kristin's own x-stitch. Crochet along with Marcy and Kristin and download all the crocheted afghan square patterns with your free eBook.
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From Series 700:
Editor of Interweave Crochet magazine Marcy Smith joins up again with Kristin Omdahl on the next installment of the Chain Reaction Afghan Project crochet-along. On this episode, Marcy and Kristin demonstrate the Tunisian crocheted square, showing basic to advanced techniques including a Tunisian crocheted cable. Download the pattern for this square, as well as all the other crocheted afghan squares, with your free eBook of all the patterns for the Chain Reaction Afghan Project, available on KnittingDailyTV.com.
Sponsored by Interweave.

From Series 700:
Marcy Smith and Kristin Omdahl are back with the next installment of the Chain Reaction Crochet-Along with a focus on tapestry crochet. They work tapestry crochet in-the-round with the beautiful heart square, and also demonstrate a unique technique for left-handed reverse crochet while working tapestry crochet flat. Crochet along with Marcy and Kristin and download your free eBook of the Chain Reaction Afghan Project, which contains all the patterns for the crocheted squares seen on this episode.
Sponsored by Interweave.

From Series 700:
On this episode of Knitting Daily TV Marcy Smith and Kristin Omdahl take a look at color options available for the Chain Reaction Afghan Project. You can make this afghan unique by using your own favorite colors. For all the patterns seen on this episode, download your free eBook of the Chain Reaction Afghan Project patterns and crochet-along with Marcy and Kristin.
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From Series 700:
On this episode of Knitting Daily TV Marcy Smith and Kristin Omdahl continue the Chain Reaction Afghan Project crochet-along by looking at some of the afghan squares that can easily be upsized to create afghans of their own. Download the patterns for the squares you see on this episode, as well as all the afghan squares with your free eBook of the Chain Reaction Afghan Project.
Sponsored by Interweave.



From Series 700:
On this episode Marcy Smith and Kristin Omdahl are back with the Chain Reaction Afghan Project crochet-along. They explore options for combining the afghan's squares in unique ways and offer techniques for laying out the design of the afghan before you pick up your hook. Download all the square patterns with your Chain Reaction Afghan Project eBook.
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From Series 700:
Kristin is back in this segment, joining Marcy Smith for another installment of the Chain Reaction Afghan Project crochet-along. They discuss clever ways of joining some of the motif-based afghan squares as you go, to minimize your finishing. Download the entire afghan square collection with your free eBook for the Chain Reaction Afghan Project.
Sponsored by Interweave.

From Series 700:
Kristin Omdahl joins up with Marcy Smith on the last installment of the Chain Reaction Afghan crochet-along. They put it all together and offer several different options for joining the squares into a final afghan, plus some unique crochet borders that will add the perfect finishing touch to your project. Download the patterns for all the afghan squares in the Chain Reaction Afghan Project with your free eBook.
Sponsored by Interweave.

From Series 600:
Learn how to read crochet charts and symbols with this primer from crochet expert Kristin Omdahl. Crochet charts are the universal language of crochet, and once you've mastered these skills you can read any crochet chart, no matter what language the pattern is written in.
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From Series 600:
Crochet expert Kristin Omdahl demonstrates how to join crochet squares using a crochet hook with both a slip stitch and a slip stitch and chain. Plus, she'll show you a decorative seaming idea, a button-band, and a button hole technique. Crocheting afghans are a great way to work with others, and the joining process can be just as fun.
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From Series 600:
On this segment of Crochet Corner, Kristin Omdahl talks about yarn choices. She shows 5 different fibers using the same stitch pattern and hook size, demonstrating how they all have varying sizes and gauge. Plus, she demonstrates how increasing your crochet hook size will make these differences vary even more.
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From Series 600:
Join crochet expert Kristin Omdahl and learn how to crochet in the round with concentric circles, a method often used when crocheting hats. You'll also learn how to crochet in the round with a sprial technique, and then how to fix the jog in your crochet to make the final outcome more uniform. Plus, see first-hand how these techniques work when you switch up the colors in your work, making your crochet piece look vibrant and intriguing.

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From Series 600:
Tunisian crochet has often been thought of as a combination of knitting and crochet techniques. On this episode of Crochet Corner, Kristin demonstrates the Tunisian simple stitch, which gives your crochet fabric a woven look. She shows how to incorporate colorwork into Tunsian crochet, as well as variations on Tunisian crochet that involve a combination of the simple stitch with double crochet.
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From Series 600:
Expert crocheter Kristin Omdahl talks about textural crochet stitches on this addition of Crochet Corner. She demonstrates shell cord and how to weave the shell cord into fabric, as seen on the Heidi Scarf from her book Wrapped in Crochet.
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From Series 600:
Learn how to read crochet charts and A new look at crochet, Kristin Omdahl joins Shay in a series of Crochet Edgings and Trims, the newest segment of Knitting Daily TV. On this first installment, Kristin demonstrates how to attach your edging by seaming or by adding another row of crochet to your work. You can use these methods to crochet a round edging to become straight or vice versa, allowing for your own customization. Download the Crochet Flower Shawl Pattern seen on this episode, part of Kristin's private collection. 
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From Series 600:
On this episode's Crochet Corner, Kristin and Shay continue their look at crochet edgings and trims with a study of perpendicular edgings on capes, shawls, cardigans, boleros, and more. She demonstrates an edging crocheted in short rows along a round shawl. Many crochet edgings can be used to create a dramatic, attractive neckline, as in some of the shawls seen in this episode. Patterns seen in this episode of Crochet Corner are from Kristin's book Crochet So Fine.
Sponsored by Interweave.

From Series 600:
On this episode's Crochet Corner, Kristin is back with Shay to talk about crochet edgings. She shows multiple ways to use crochet edgings as tiers on fabric for a feminine, ruffled effect. The Geisha wrap and Blaze scarf garments shown in this segment are from Kristin's book Wrapped in Crochet.
Sponsored by Interweave.

From Series 600:
On this episode of Crochet Corner, Kristin is back with Shay to demonstrate how crochet edgings can be layered and tiered for a fringe effect. See her cute flower edging and corkscrew edging, great ways to customize your crochet pieces.
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From Series 600:
On this segment of Crochet Corner with Kristin Omdahl she joins Shay for a tutorial on illusion edgings--it looks like many rows of crochet, but each repeat is worked back and forth upon itself in a single row of edging. The Deco Skirt pattern specified as a download on this episode of Crochet Corner is not available. Instead, please download the Cables and Lace Broomstick Hat pattern, from Kristin's book Crochet So Fine.
Sponsored by Interweave.

From Series 600:
Kristin and Shay are back in the studio to demonstrate how to use single crochet as a traditional sewn seam. This technique is useful to both knitters and crocheters for a clean, finished edging.
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From Series 600:
Shay joins crochet expert Kristin Omdahl on this segment of Crochet Corner. Kristin demonstrates a great idea for using crochet edgings to make jewelry and other stylish accessories.
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From Series 500:
Join crochet expert Kristin Omdahl for Crochet Corner as she builds on the many crochet basics she has shown in the past with more crochet techniques. She begins this season of Crochet Corner with a lesson on reading crochet charts and symbols, a universal language for all crocheters. Download your free crochet pattern for the Swirling Fans Thrown, featured on this segment.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 500:
On this episode of Crochet Corner, Kristin takes a closer look at textural crochet stitches. She demonstrates how to crochet the flowers and nosegay of two traditional afghan projects. Download the pattern for the Flower Garden Afghan, and the free pattern for the Aran Nosegay Crochet Throw featured on this segment.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 500:
Kristin shows you how to use simple single and double crochet stitches to make a Southwest motif throw and pillow. Download the free pattern for the Desert Pillows and the free pattern for the Sunset Throw shown on this segment.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 500:
Kristin demonstrates crochet edgings. They're essential adornments on many popular knit and crochet pieces, including hats and afghans. Download the free pattern for the Blushing Rose Throw, seen on this segment.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 500:
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.



From Series 500:
Join Kristin with a primer of Hairpin Lace. This beautiful and relatively easy crochet technique was popular in Victorian times. Download your free pattern for the Woman's Hairpin Lace Shawl, seen on this episode.
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From Series 500:
Have fun with Kristin on this episode's Crochet Corner and learn to crochet a poodle. Its worked mostly in un-joined spiral rounds. Download your free pattern for the Pom-a-Poodle and crochet along with Kristin to make this cute critter.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 500:
This epsiode's Crochet Corner features Tunisian Crochet, a technique that has the look of knitted fabric with the ease of crochet. Sometimes called the afghan stitch, Tunisian Crochet is done with a double-ended crochet hook and Kristin will demonstrate how it's done. Practice your skills with the Bow Tie Neck Warmer, a free pattern using this crochet method.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 500:
On this episode's Crochet Corner, Kristin walks you through basic crochet sweater construction--from casting on to shaping the arm holes and neck. Download the pattern for the child's Fun Time Cardigan, seen in this epsiode.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 500:
Join Kristin for a lesson in crochet motifs and the Multi Motif Scaf, a fun and colorful pattern for all skill levels. Download your free pattern for the Multi Motif Scarf.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 500
Learn how to crochet ripples with Kristin's demonstration on this popular stitch pattern that creates an up-and-down zigzag effect. Download the free pattern for the Evening Ease Ripple Throw, the project seen on this episode. 
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From Series 500:
On this episode's Crochet Corner, Kristin demonstrates how to interpret a stitch pattern and translate it into a scarf, shawl, or other customized crochet project. Download your free pattern for the Stunning Shawl, seen in this segment.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 500:
Kristin demonstrates how to crochet motifs, this time with a triangular shape. These three-sided motifs give the traditional granny square a new twist, because they can also be stitched together for make a geometric throw. Download the pattern for the Angular Granny Throw, and give this technique a try.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 400:
Join crochet expert Kristin Omdahl for the first installment of "Crochet Corner," a segment dedicated to learning crochet. Begin with the basics: how to hold a hook, the types of knots for starting a chain, and the very basic chain stitch. Download the pattern for the Crochet Dandy Dishclothes, from Coats and Clark and Redheart Yarn.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 400:
In this episode’s “crochet corner”
Kristin moves from the basics of crochet to variations on single crochet. She also introduces the turning chain. Download the pattern for the Floppy Crochet Hat she demonstrates, sponsored by Coats and Clark.   
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 400:
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.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 400:
Kristin, our crochet expert, shows some alternatives for beginning your project with the basic chain.
Download the Lacy Crochet Capelet pattern from Coats and Clark.

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From Series 400:
In this epsiode's Crochet Corner, Kristin teaches you how to read a chart and measure your stitch gauge.
Download the Dots and Dashes Throw pattern from Coats and Clark.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.



From Series 400:
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.
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From Series 400:
Kristin demonstrates working in rounds rather than rows to produce both flat motifs, as in granny squares or shawls, and three-dimensional items like hats.
Download the Granny Mania Motif Throw pattern from Coats and Clark and Redheart Yarn.
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From Series 400:
Kristin will show you how to grow or shrink the width of your crochet fabric.
Download the pattern for the Flamenco Fling Afghan from Coats and Clark and Redheart Yarn.
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From Series 400:
Kristin presents a tutorial on the placement of stitches. She shows how working into chain spaces, working around the stem of a stitch and working in between stitches can create a great effect.
Download the pattern for the Crochet Loop-Cable Vest from Coats and Clark and Redheart Yarns.
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From Series 400:
Kristin shows you how to make cables from a combination of crochet stitches.
Download the Starter Scarf pattern from Coats and Clark and Redheart Yarns.
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From Series 400:
Kristin demonstrates more techniques for crochet lace and shellwork stitch patterns.
Download the Friend Shawl pattern from Coats and Clark and Redheart Yarns.
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From Series 400:
Kristin shows some of the important first steps of finishing a crochet project, from weaving in loose ends and simple joining methods to fastening off.
Download the Newborn Layette pattern from Coats and Clark and Redheart Yarns. 
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From Series 400:
Kristin demonstrates Tunisian Crochet, which sounds complicated but it’s really a deceptively simple stitch that can create a simple woven look.
Download the pattern for the Tunisian Crochet and Flower Afghan from Coats and Clark.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.

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