Episode 508 – Double Duty
Expect to see double with the projects on this episode of Knitting Daily TV. From reversible, double-sided fabrics to a mobius that performs double duty, this episode's designs offer a winning combination for your next yarn adventure.
Watch a preview of episode 508:
On this episode's Getting Started segment, Eunny has a primer on double knitting. This technique comes in handy when you want to create a two-layer, thick fabric. Eunny demonstrates three different methods commonly used. Download these methods and more with your 30 free tips, hints, and secrets from this season of Knitting Daily TV.
Sponsored by Interweave.
Eunny is wearing a tank featured in the Winter 2009/Early Spring 2010 issue of Knitscene magazine.
For more on double knitting, purchase your copy of this season on DVD which features an in-depth, bonus how-to segment with Eunny on double knitting techniques.
Next, travel on location with Kristin Omdahl as she visits with designer Laura Bryant. Laura introduces her "Hoodini" knitwear pattern, a changeable accessory that can be worn as a scarf, wrap, hood, or even a shrug. Download your free pattern for the Hoodini, seen on this episode.
Sponsored by Prism Arts, Inc.
This epsiode's Crochet Corner features Tunisian Crochet, a technique that has the look of knitted fabric with the ease of crochet. Sometimes called the afghan stitch, Tunisian Crochet is done with a double-ended crochet hook and Kristin will demonstrate how it's done. Practice your skills with the Bow Tie Neck Warmer, a free pattern using this crochet method.
Sponsored by Coats and Clark and Red Heart Yarns.
Kristin is wearing a shawl from her own pattern line, Styled by Kristin.
Zontee Hou is back with a new knit-along project, the Tabard Vest. It's a great first project for those new to lace knitting or garment shaping. Watch week by week as Eunny and Zontee offer six progressive lessons on how to make this project a success. Download your free pattern of the Tabard Vest and knit-along with Knitting Daily TV.
Sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn.
Get the entire Series 500 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.
Click here to find the PBS station nearest you airing the program. (You can enter your zip code or click "view all schedules/get listings" to see all the cities that air the show and when.)
Knitting Daily TV is airing on PBS stations nationwide and new markets are being added to the schedule all the time. Each individual public television station chooses when and if to air the program. If it is not airing in your local market, please call, write, or email and let them that know you are a viewer of the station and would like to see Knitting Daily TV. You can help bring Knitting Daily TV to your local PBS Station. Thank you!