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Sep 1, 2010
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On this episode of Knitting Daily TV, host Eunny Jang and experts Kristin Omdahl and Shay Pendray explore heirloom needlecraft traditions. You'll learn time-tested techniques that have been passed down from generation to generation.

Getting Started


Do you need to fix holes or weak spots in your knitting? In this episode's Getting Started segment, Eunny has a tutorial on darning for your knitting using two old-world techniques: Swiss darning and woven darning. Download these tips and more from this series 500.
Sponsored by Interweave.
Eunny is wearing the Picnic Cardigan, featured in the Summer 2010 issue of Interweave Knits.

Designer Spotlight
Join Eunny on location with designer Veronik Avery. Her classic knitwear takes cues from decades and designers past.
Sponsored by Classic Elite Yarns.

Crochet Corner
 

Join Kristin with a primer of Hairpin Lace. This beautiful and relatively easy crochet technique was popular in Victorian times. Download your free pattern for the Woman's Hairpin Lace Shawl, seen on this episode.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.
Kristin is wearing the Tessa Scarf, a pattern in her book Wrapped in Crochet (Interweave).

How-to
 
On this episode's How-To segment, Adina Klein joins Eunny for a fashion outlook on vests. This classic project is getting a modern makeover. Vests are great first garment projects for many knitters because of their managale size. And because buttons are such an important element of vests, Adina demonstrates how to make covered buttons and properly attach them to your project with interfacing. Download the pattern for Adina's crocheted buttons.
Sponsored by Tahki Stacy Charles.
Eunny is wearing the Picnic Cardigan, featured in the Summer 2010 issue of Interweave Knits.

Knit-Along
 
Last up, knitter Zontee Hou is back with Eunny to finish up the Little Lamb Sock Critter knit-along. She'll show you how to join the body parts, weave in the ends, add stuffing, and embellishing the lamb. Download your free pattern for the Little Lamb Sock Critter.
Sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn.
Eunny is wearing the Picnic Cardigan, featured in the Summer 2010 issue of Interweave Knits.

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