Preview Knitting Daily TV Episode 609 - Simply Intriguing

Feb 2, 2011
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Intriguing knitwear can challenge or fascinate--but most of all it's never boring. On this episode of Knitting Daily TV, host Eunny Jang and experts Kristin Omdahl and Shay Pendray take a look at some intriguing techniques that you, the viewers, have asked them to examine in more detail. From Brioche knitting to knitting with oversized needles, join us on Knitting Daily TV for techniques and tips to becoming a better knitter.

Getting Started:


Eunny demonstates Brioche knitting, and three techniques to get you started. First, she'll show you the basic, one-color stitch, then the honeycomb brioche in one color, and finally the basic brioche stitch using two colors of yarn. Learn these tips and more with your free download of 22 Techniques for Knitters of All Levels.
If you want to learn more about Brioche stitch, the entire Series 600 DVD set includes a never-aired bonus segment on Brioche with an in-depth look at more advanced techniques.
Sponsored by Interweave.

Designer Spotlight:


Eunny is on location with Amy Butler, a designer that got her start in the sewing world. She brings her fresh approach of color to the yarn industry with her new line of yarns, distributed by Westminster Fibers. Hear Amy's point of view on design, and see her color combinations.
Sponsored by Westminster Fibers.

Crochet Edgings and Trims:


On this episode's Crochet Corner, Kristin is back with Shay to talk about crochet edgings. She shows multiple ways to use crochet edgings as tiers on fabric for a feminine, ruffled effect. The Geisha wrap and Blaze scarf garments shown in this segment are from Kristin's book Wrapped in Crochet.
Sponsored by Interweave.

How-To:
 

Becca Smith is back with Shay for more intriguing knitwear. Becca demonstrates big-stitch knitting with oversized needles. She'll show how quick and easy it is to knit one fantastic vest when you're working on size 50, or 20 inch needles. Download your free pattern for the Big-Stitch vest, seen on this segment.
Sponsored by The BagSmith.

Quick Tip:


Eunny is back to demonstrate sound advice on ripping your knitting to any point you'd like--without dropping a single stitch! For more great tips, download your free eBook of 22 Techniques for Knitters of All Levels.
Sponsored by Interweave.

Get the entire Series 600 of Knitting Daily TV on a 4-Disc DVD Collection! Click here to purchase DVDs 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.

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