Episode 810 – Yakkety Yak

On this episode of Knitting Daily TV host Eunny Jang and expert Kristin Omdahl talk yak and other exotic fibers. They'll also demonstrate fun ways to play up the unusual.

Watch a preview of episode 801, Yakkety Yak


Getting Started:
Eunny begins this episode with a tutorial on floats, or caught strands. This technique is a great way to show off stitches of exotic or unusual fibers, and Eunny will show you how to do this with beads to add even more pop to your stitches. The scarf/stole shown on this segment is from the fall 2011 issue of Interweave Knits magazine. For more tips and techniques from Eunny and other guests of Knitting Daily TV, download your free eBook for Knitters of All Skill Levels.
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Eunny is wearing the Charlemont Cardigan from Knitscene Fall 2011.


How-To:
Fiber expert Deborah Robson is back to share her knowledge of yak fiber, a fun yarn that is great for showing off stitches and surprisingly comes in many bright colors. Eunny demonstrates a cabled brim of a unisex hat using this fiber. Download your free pattern for the Entwined Cabled Hat. The yarn seen on this episode is from Bijou Basin Ranch, visit their website for more information.
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Crochet Corner:
Continuing with her fine crochet segments, crochet expert Kristin Omdahl demonstrates the technique of filet crochet using thin yarns.
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Kristin is wearing a shawl from her personal collection, found at StyledbyKristin.com.


Quick Tip:
Eunny wraps up this episode with a quick tip for fringe, a fun way to add movement to your work. Download more tips like this with your free eBook of 40 Tips and Techniques for Knitters of All Levels.
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