On episode 505 of Knitting Daily TV we look at some cool, custom elements to add to your knit and crochet projects. From edgings, handspun yarns, to embroidered embellishments, you can add that personal touch to your handcrafted masterpieces.
Eunny beings episode 505 with a primer on joining yarns. From knitting together, to weaving in ends as you go, and even felting your joins; joining yarns is an essential technique that every knitter needs to know. Learn this helpful tip and more with a free download of 30 tips, hints, and secrets from series 500.
Sponsored by Interweave.
Join Eunny on location with spinner extraordinaire Amy King as she demonstrates her special method for spinning fuzzy yarns. Download the guantlet pattern for the Bird Brained Mittens, seen on this segment. Amy's techniques can be found in her book Spin Control (Interweave, 2010), or visit the Spinning and Weaving Association's website for more how-to spin techniques.
Sponsored by the Spinning and Weaving Association (SWA).
On this episode's Crochet Corner, Kristin shows off a unique crochet edging on the Capri Scarf, worked perpendicular to the edge of the fabric. Download your free pattern for the Capri Scarf and crochet along with Kristin.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.
Kristin is wearing a tank top from her book Crochet So Fine (Interweave, 2010).
Time to be smitten with mittens! On this how-to segment Shay joins Eunny to demonstrate simple embroidery techniques that can be used to make your mitten projects (or any project!) more colorful and uniquely you. Download the free tutorial for the French Knots of these Mission Falls Hena Mittens from the book Smitten, shown on this segment.
Sponsored by CNS Yarns.
Zontee Hou is back to demonstrate the next step in the Little Lamb Sock Critter knit-along, the basic cabling section. Download the free pattern for the Little Lamb Sock Critter and knit along with Eunny and Zontee to make this fun knitted friend.
Sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn.
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