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Twist and Shout with Knitting Daily TV Episode 906

Oct 3, 2012

We're throwing a dance party of this episode of Knitting Daily TV with fun fashions, yarns, and more. Join host Eunny Jang and experts Clara Parkes and Shay Pendray for faux fur, cables on a curve, a look at novelty yarns, and much more.


Getting Started:

Eunny begins this episode with a short-row, cable method used to knit the fun River Slippers, a design by Kyoko Nakayoshi from the Winter 2011 issue of Interweave Knits. With this method, you're cabling on the curve to make the continuous cable around the toe of the slippers. These girly slippers are easier to knit than they appear and make great gifts for a special girl or women in your family.

Eunny is wearing the Beulah Cardigan by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark, featured in the Spring 2012 special issue of Knitscene magazine.


Accessorize Me!


Shay Pendray, Laura Bryant, and Barry Klein bring fun accessory projects to this episode that are made of faux fur! That's right, no animals were harmed in the process of making these fun, soft, luxurious designs. Download the Foxy Lush Cowl, the design that Laura is wearing in this episode, and try your hand at knitting with this great "furry" yarn.

Sponsored by Prism Arts, Inc. and Trendsetter Yarns.

Watch this entire segment and learn how to properly knit with this fun fiber:


Yarn Spotlight:

Clara and Eunny have sparkly, fun yarns to share on this episode's Yarn Spotlight. Whether you're ready to knit an entire garment in beaded yarns, or just add some novelty yarn to a small element of your knitwear, you'll agree these yarns are fun, funky, and great additions to your yarn stash. Featured on this Yarn Spotlight is Mango Moon's Chakra yarn, which is a yarn embellished with beads. Clara shows what these yarn looks like knit up and combined with non-embellished yarns for a variety of unique variations. Also seen on this episode is Prism Art's Galazy ribbon yarn, Trendsetters' Luna, and Knit Collage's Pixie Dust yarn.

Sponsored by Mango Moon.

Get into the spirit of embellished yarns, watch this entire Yarn Spotlight segment:


Quick Tip:

Eunny finishes up this episode with something she calls the "Big Twist", a knitting techniques used in the Big Twist Legwarmers seen here. These legwarmers are designed by Erica Patberg for the Spring 2012 special issue of Knit.wear magazine.

 

For more tips, techniques, and free patterns from Knitting Daily TV, visit KnittingDailyTV.com.

Get the entire Series 900 of Knitting Daily TV on a 4-Disc DVD Collection! Click here to purchase DVDs and individual episodes of this season (available July 2012) or previous seasons of Knitting Daily TV.

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.

Click here to find the PBS station nearest you airing the program. (You can enter your zip code or click "view all schedules/get listings" to see all the cities that air the show and when.)

 


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