A wrap can keep you warm on a chilly night, give the finishing touch to an evening dress, or add that perfect extra layer for a pulled-together look. On this epsiode of Knitting Daily TV we're celebrating the wrap. We have ideas for unique lace stitches to maximize drape and two different edgings--one knit, the other crochet.
We get started on this episode with lace knitting. Eunny has some tips to share, such as choosing the right needles, creating lifelines in your lace stitch pattern, and how to manage a basic eyelet pattern used in many wraps. Download these tips and more from series 500 of Knitting Daily TV.
Sponsored by Interweave.
Go on location with Kristin to visit with designer and author Sheryl Thies, who offers a tutorial on dropping sttiches to make a fringed edging on a knitted wrap. Download your free pattern for Sheryl's Waterfall wrap, from her book Nature's Wrapture (Martingale and Co., 2010).
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Kristin demonstrates how to crochet motifs, this time with a triangular shape. These three-sided motifs give the traditional granny square a new twist, because they can also be stitched together for make a geometric throw. Download the pattern for the Angular Granny Throw, and give this technique a try.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarn.
Kristin is wearing a wrap from her book Knitting Wrapsody (Interweave, 2011).
Kristin puts on her knitwear designer cap and joins Shay to demonstrate a knitted wrap from her book Knitting Wrapsody (Interweave, 2011). This wrap, called the Summit: American Yak Wrap, has a unique reversible lace stitch pattern and bobble edging. Download the free pattern for the Summit: American Yak Wrap.
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Zontee Hou and Eunny wrap up the Tabard Vest knit-along project. Zontee's last demonstration focuses on picking up stitches for the collar, sides, and pocket trim to add those finishing touches to this stunning project. Download your free copy of the Tabard Vest pattern.
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