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Eek, Steeks! Don't let steeks scare you, watch Knitting Daily TV Episode 912

Nov 12, 2012

Don't let steeks scare you! Join host of Knitting Daily TV Eunny Jang as she and guest experts explore various steeking methods. Plus, take a look at crochet motifs, silk blended yarns, and more on this fiber-filled episode.

Preview this episode:

Getting Started:

Eunny begins this episode with three types of steeks: machine, crocheted, and unfinished steeks. She'll demonstrate each one and show you how it looks when you actually cut your knitwear.

Eunny is wearing Amy Christoffer's Cypress Raglan design from Knitscene Spring 2012. (The vest seen in this episode is from Eunny's private collection, the pattern is not available.)

 

Accessorize Me!

Shay Pendray and crochet expert Kristin Omdahl meet up on this season's Accessorize Me! segment again to show off a crocheted vest that celebrates the crocheted motif. Kristin will demonstrate how to crochet this motif and talk a bit more about her Birch Vest design. Download the Birch Vest pattern and crochet along with Shay and Kristin.

 

Yarn Spotlight:

Eunny joins yarn expert Clara Parkes in the Knitting Lab to talk about silk blended yarns, their characteristics, and their best uses. Featured on this episode's Yarn Spotlight is Lantern Moon's Scrumptious DK and Chunky weight yarns, a blend of silk and merino wool that shares the strong characteristics of both materials. Also featured is Zen Yarn Garden's Serenity Silk Singles, a single-plied merino, silk, and cashmere blend great for detailed projects requiring fingerweight yarns.

Sponsored by Zen Yarn Garden and Lantern Moon.

Watch the entire Yarn Spotlight segment:

 


Quick Tip:

Eunny wraps up this episode all about steeking with a quick tip for tacking down your steeks.

 

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 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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