Episode 811 - Go Global

Jan 13, 2012

Armchair travel with host Eunny Jang on this episode of Knitting Daily TV! Eunny and experts Kristin Omdahl and Shay Pendray share tips and techniques for knitting and crochet around the world, such as Portuguese knitting, Latvian braiding, Tunisian crochet, and more.

Watch a preview of episode 811, Go Global




Getting Started:
Eunny begins this episode with a how-to lesson on the Latvian braid technique, a great way to display colorwork in your knitwear. For more how-to techniques from Eunny and guest stars of Knitting Daily TV, download your free eBook of 40 Tips and Techniques for Knitters of All Levels.
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Eunny is wearing a crocheted sweater from the Spring 2011 issue of Interweave Crochet.
*Want to learn more about the Latvian braid? The 4-DVD Set of Knitting Daily TV Series 800 includes an bonus segment with Eunny Jang where she dives deeper into the Latvian braid technique.


How-To:
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.


Crochet Corner:
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.
Sponsored by Interweave.
Kristin is wearing a shawl from her book Seamless Crochet.


Quick Tip:
Eunny wraps up this episode with a quick tip for thrumming, an easy colorwork technique that adds rovings to your knitwear for added warmth. For more tips like this, download your free eBook of 40 Tips and Techniques for Knitters of All Skill Levels.
Sponsored by Interweave.

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MarshiaE wrote
on Apr 9, 2012 8:54 AM

Loved Show 811, is there a way to get just that particular show on CD?

clbower wrote
on Jun 19, 2012 2:42 PM

it was incredibly exciting to see the yarn creativity from around the world!! Please do more ;))

SofiyaC wrote
on Jul 27, 2013 2:03 PM

At the end of the Tunisian Lace segment they show a light green sweater, you can see it to the right of Kristin in the picture above.  Anyone know the name of the pattern for that one?

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