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
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
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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.
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
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*See Andrea on episode 307 of Knitting Daily TV
for a demonstration of basic Portuguese knitting.
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.
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Kristin is wearing a shawl from her book Seamless Crochet
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.
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