Knitting Daily TV Episode 710 Preview "Not Always Straight"

Jul 21, 2011
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On this episode of Knitting Daily TV host Eunny Jang and experts Kristin Omdahl and Shay Pendray offer new techniques for knitting sideways and every-which-way in a nontraditional direction rather than the usual top-down or bottom-up construction.

Getting Started:


First up on this episode, Eunny Jang demonstrates some basics on working with bias bands, a great finishing technique that can be added to the neckline of a knitted sweater. For more tips like this, download your free eBook of 40 Tips & Techniques for Knitters of All Skill Levels.
Sponsored by Interweave.

How-To:


Knitwear designer and author of the new book Knitting On the Axis (Interweave, Fall 2011) Mathew Gnagy joins Eunny to demonstrate his unique method of sideways knitting to create a nautical-inspired sweater incorporating a clever combination of textured stitches and design details. Mathew began his career using paper patterns, and his knowledge in this area are applied to knitting easily. For the yarn seen on this episode, visit WEBs' online yarn store. Download your free pattern of the Bethany Sweater seen on this epsiode, which will be available on KnittingDailyTV.com in September 2011.
Sponsored by WEBs, America's Yarn Store.

Crochet-Along:


On this episode of Knitting Daily TV Marcy Smith and Kristin Omdahl continue the Chain Reaction Afghan Project crochet-along by looking at some of the afghan squares that can easily be upsized to create afghans of their own. Download the patterns for the squares you see on this episode, as well as all the afghan squares with your free eBook of the Chain Reaction Afghan Project.
Sponored by Interweave.

Quick Tip:


Host Eunny Jang is back with a quick tip on picking up stitches in your knitting. Download more tips like this with your free eBook of 40 Tips &Techniques for Knitters of All Skill Levels.
Sponsored by Interweave.

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