On this season of Knitting Daily TV we welcomed many talented designers and authors, including Interweave's Connie Chang Chinchio. Known for her textural elements of classic, timeless, and somewhat simple knitwear, Connie joined Shay and Eunny this season to talk about the designs in her book Textured Stitches.
Watch Connie's segment with Shay this season, where she also demonstrates her favorite cast-on method, the tubular cast-on, which has a professional finish. This clip was taken from episode 807:
The designs seen on this segment feature small to large textural stitches, all from Connie's book Textured Stitches (Interweave). This book is available in print and as a digital eBook, and can be found at your local yarn store or online here.
Textured Stitches features Connie's signature combination of simple knitting with lovely patterned stitches in 20 flattering, wearable projects such as cardigans, gloves, jackets, hats, and more. You don't have to be a master knitter to enjoy Connie's lattice work, knitted pleats, ribbing, and twisted stitches, as all are combined with classic stockinette stitch in tailored, fitted pieces.
With Textured Stitches, you'll learn how various stitch patterns affect your gauge, how to properly choose yarn to showcase your stitches, and even how to approach garment shaping.
Win Connie's Book!
One lucky reader of this blog could win their own copy of Connie's book simply by commenting on this blog post. Tell us what your favorite textured stitch is, why your wardrobe could use one of Connie's smart designs, or even a fun story about a textural project you've tackled in the past. We'll randomly select one winner from all the comments at noon Central Time on Monday, March 19th, so comment before then for your chance to win.
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Catch Connie Chang Chinchio on episodes 807 and 813 this season, as well as other great knitwear designers and authors. Plus, you can now get the entire Series 800 of Knitting Daily TV on a 4-Disc DVD Collection! Click here to purchase DVDs and individual episodes of this season or previous seasons of Knitting Daily TV.
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