Thursday, July 31, 2014
Move beyond the basics of stitches. Host Eunny Jang begins with a Getting Started segment on cables in depth-cable ropes, making bias cables, and knitting them in combination with lace. Then, on the How-to feature, Laura Bryant shows how to randomize pattern stitches using hand-dyed yarns. On today's Yarn Spotlight, Clara Parkes joins Eunny for a look at letting yarn do all the work. Finally, Eunny wraps up by creating textures with bobbles and puff stitches.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Take an in-depth look at working with singles and thick-and-thin yarns. Eunny Jang begins with cast-ons for singles and irregular spun yarns, and then tricks for knitting with them. Then, expert Kristin Omdahl shows how to use short-rows for knitting a scarf. On the Yarn Spotlight, Clara Parkes talks singles and thick-n-thin yarn constructions and their effect on stitch patterns. And finally, on this season's last Quick Tip segment Eunny has a few strong bind-offs for unevenly spun yarns.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
All about cables - cables in the round, cables combined into stitch patterns, and working cables without a cable needle. Meet knitting editor Lisa Shroyer. She discusses how to work a combination cable and drop stitch pattern. Then, we travel virtually, in our Space to Space segment, to Cork, Ireland, and talk Celtic cables with Irish designer Carol Feller in her home studio. Next, author and designer Simona Merchant-Dest shows how to work cable patterns seamlessly. Then, learn about exciting cable products with Tanis Gray. Last, a tip from host Vickie Howell for creating cables without a cable needle.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Playing with Shapes
We're going to play with shapes, from creating graphic shapes with intarsia to using decreases to shape a garment. The first segment features editor Lisa Shroyer combining fashion and knitting with the use of color blocking. Then, we spend some virtual Space to Space time with Allyson Dykhuizen. Next, designer, author, and yarn company owner Barry Klein has a lesson on garment shaping. Then, get your knitting in shape with Tanis. Finally, Vickie shows how to crochet a chic chevron pattern.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Give new meaning to your knitting with projects that are perfect for charity. First, Laura Zander creates a cozy, hat that's great for giving. Then, meet Mary Colucci from Warm Up America! and learn how you can get involved in charity knitting and crochet. Next, Tanis shares the love with some tools of the trade that have heart. We finish with designer Julia Madill and how to crochet a versatile square motif that can be used for so many charity projects.