On this episode, host Eunny Jang and expert Kristin Omdahl explore specialty fibers, such as yak yarn. These specialty fibers are great ways to show off your stitches, and on Getting Started Eunny dives into ways to maintain specialty fibers in order to show them in their best light. She talks caught strands and caught floats.
Then, Eunny joins fiber expert Deborah Robson to yakkety yak, talk about yak fibers. She demos a great cabled hat pattern that shows off the bright colors of Bijou Basin's dyed yak yarn.
On Crochet Corner, Kristin gives a filet crochet tutorial, a great use of fine crochet yarns and threads.
Finally, Eunny wraps up this episode with knitted fringe, a finishing technique that is on trend right now.
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