Eek, Steeks! Don't let steeks scare you, watch Knitting Daily TV Episode 912
Don't let steeks scare you! Join host of Knitting Daily TV Eunny Jang as she and guest experts explore various steeking methods. Plus, take a look at crochet motifs, silk blended yarns, and more on this fiber-filled episode.
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Eunny begins this episode with three types of steeks: machine, crocheted, and unfinished steeks. She'll demonstrate each one and show you how it looks when you actually cut your knitwear.
Eunny is wearing Amy Christoffer's Cypress Raglan design from Knitscene Spring 2012. (The vest seen in this episode is from Eunny's private collection, the pattern is not available.)
Shay Pendray and crochet expert Kristin Omdahl meet up on this season's Accessorize Me! segment again to show off a crocheted vest that celebrates the crocheted motif. Kristin will demonstrate how to crochet this motif and talk a bit more about her Birch Vest design. Download the Birch Vest pattern and crochet along with Shay and Kristin.
Eunny joins yarn expert Clara Parkes in the Knitting Lab to talk about silk blended yarns, their characteristics, and their best uses. Featured on this episode's Yarn Spotlight is Lantern Moon's Scrumptious DK and Chunky weight yarns, a blend of silk and merino wool that shares the strong characteristics of both materials. Also featured is Zen Yarn Garden's Serenity Silk Singles, a single-plied merino, silk, and cashmere blend great for detailed projects requiring fingerweight yarns.
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