Episode 401 – Fearless Knitting and Crochet

The goal of this season of Knitting Daily TV is to develop your skills and deepen your understanding of how yarn becomes fabric. In episode 401 you will be encouraged to try new techniques as you embark on a road to fearless knitting and crocheting.

Preview Episode 401

Back to Basics:
Eunny demonstrates how to rip out your knit stitches and unknit so you can fix knitting mistakes easily and painlessly.
Download more tips and tricks to become a better knitter.

 

  

Designer Spotlight:
Meet Adina Klein who encourages knitters to knit baby knits as a way to test new techniques: they're small, there's no need for exact fit, and the baby will never notice small mistakes. Download the Raspberry Swirl Baby Beret pattern, from Tahki Stacy Charles.

 

Crochet Corner:
Join crochet expert Kristin Omdahl for the first installment of "Crochet Corner," a segment dedicated to learning crochet. Begin with the basics: how to hold a hook, the types of knots for starting a chain, and the very basic chain stitch. Download the pattern for the Crochet Dandy Dishclothes, from Coats and Clark and Redheart Yarn.

 

 

How-to:
Eunny is joined by Barry Klein from Trendsetter Yarns and Laura Bryant from Prism Arts, Inc. with advice for how to overcome your knitting fears. They'll give you secrets for solving fit issues as well as tips for avoiding running out of yarn. Download the pattern for the children's sweater, a classic and basic design that can be spiced up with buttons and embellishments. And downloads tips for casting-on, a method that will help you become a fearless knitter.

 

 

Get the entire Series 400 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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