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