Thursday, December 5, 2013
Details don't have to be fussy and can make or break your designs. Eunny begins this episode with double increases and decreases demonstrations. Then, on the Accessorize Me segment, Eunny demonstrates a knitted assemble made from alpaca yarn, showcasing this yarn's unique qualities. On this episode's Yarn Spotlight, Clara Parkes and Eunny explore unique yarn blends. What happens when you cross a yak with bamboo? We'll show you, and talk about great uses and benefits to these fun blends. Finally, Eunny wraps up with a quick tip for adding i-cord edging to your work.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Twist and Shout
Join us as we twist and shout, exploring twisted stitches and head-turning yarns and designs. Eunny begins this episode with a tutorial on short row and cables; two knitting techniques that you can combine for interesting details. On today's Accessorize Me segment, Laura Bryant and Barry Klein look at faux fur, and fun projects that incorporate this yarn without harming any animals in the process. Then Clara Parkes and Eunny put the spotlight on sparkly, novelty yarns. We look at some fun yarns that have a little something extra for cool effects, and talk about where these novelty yarns can be used to add flair to any project. Finally, Eunny wraps up today's show with a quick tip on the "Big Twist."
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Ruches and Welts
On today's episode we're getting started with a lesson on horizontal ruching and welts. These easy-to-knit elements add a touch of details to your knitwear. Next, on today's Accessorize Me segment Kristin and Eunny have a fun beret design to share, which is knit from the top down. Eunny demonstrates the unique cast-on for beginning this hat project. Then, Clara Parkes and Eunny talk about camelid blends on the Yarn Spotlight. What's a camelid, and what yarn do these animals produce? They explore what happens when this yarn is blended with other fibers, what projects lend themselves to these specific yarns, and more. Finally, Eunny wraps up with a quick tip for easy vertical ruching with slipped stitches.
Thursday, December 26, 2013
We celebrate the unusually unique aspects of knit. We begin with a tutorial on Andean colorwork's scalloped edging. Eunny demonstrates this technique for an unique flair that you can add to your own designs. Next, knitwear designer Kristen TenDyke takes a look at her finish-free knits with a demonstration on a neat i-cord element that she adds to her knitted pullover design. Then, on Yarn Spotlight, Clara Parkes and Eunny are surrounded by luxury as they look at luxurious yarns made from muskox and silk. Worth every penny of luxury, these yarns are one-of-a-kind and work well for various small projects. Finally, Eunny wraps up today's episode with a fun technique of purling backwards!