Episode 101: Luxe and Luscious

From silk to cashmere, affordable to extravagant, explore the world of luxurious fibers, including how to care for knitwear made from these high quality fibers.

Getting Started: Deborah Knight from YarnMarket.com joins Shay and introduces the most popular luxury fibers.
Designer Spotlight: Wendy Bernard joins Eunny and demonstrates a Skinny Cotton Girls Tank made with high quality yarn and easy construction.
How-To: Kim and Eunny partner to present a luxurious knitted clutch pattern.
You Asked It: Learn to care for luxury fibers with the help of Liz and Kathy Elkins from Webs yarn store.
Knit Along: Eunny demonstrates the first steps in the Linen progressive project, the “Alicia” Corset, where the shape of the corset is determined by the knitted cables.

101-1 Luxe and Luscious, Getting Started

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Deborah Knight introduces viewers to popular and luxurious yarns including alpaca, cashmere, angora, and the most expensive Vicuna. Download a yarn list from YarnMarket.com for more information on all the yarns shown.

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12936 Stonecreek Drive, Unit D
Pickerington, OH 43147
(888) 996-9276
(614) 861-7223
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101-2 Luxe and Luscious, Designer Spotlight

pdfDownload the Girl's Skinny Tank

Wendy Bernard, designer for Blue Sky Alpacas joins host Eunny Jang to demonstrate the Girl’s Skinny Tank, made of organic cotton, a luxurious yarn for those living in warmer climates. The Girl’s Skinny Tank features easy construction, making this tank customizable.

Blue Sky Alpacas, Inc.
PO Box 88
Cedar, MN 55011
(888) 460-8862
(763) 753-5815
questions and comments: [email protected]
wholesale orders: [email protected]
*Blue Sky Alpacas yarns and products are available exclusively through fine yarn stores. Click for a complete listing of stores and websites carrying Blue Sky Alpacas yarns.

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101-3 Luxe and Luscious, How-To

pdfDownload Celebrity Clutch

Eunny and Kim partner up to demonstrate the Celebrity Clutch, a knitted project using glamorous and luxurious Fiesta yarns. Download the Celebrity Clutch pattern online and knit up one for your next special occasion.

Fiesta Yarns
5401 San Diego NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(506) 892-5008
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101-4 Luxe and Luscious, You Asked It

Laura from Anchorage, Alaska, asks “How can I care for my luxury knits and is dry cleaning really necessary?” Kathy Elkins from Webs yarn store demonstrates caring for knitwear with a no rinse wool wash, an alternative to dry cleaning that is less expensive and better for the environment. You can purchase no rinse wool wash online at www.yarn.com

WEBS, America’s Yarn Store
75 Service Center Road
Northampton, MA 01060
(800) FOR-WEBS (367-9327)
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101-5 Luxe and Luscious, Knit Along

pdfDownload Alicia

Eunny Jang demonstrates the Louet linen ensemble’s "Alicia" Corset, using high quality linen yarn that improves with every washing. This corset gets its shaping from the knitted cables.

See project 2 of the Louet linen ensemble, the "Lacey" Stole (Segment 103-5)
See project 3 of the Louet linen ensemble, the "Ashley" Skirt (Segment 108-5)

Louet North America
3425 Hands Road
Prescott, ON, Canada K0E 1T0
(613) 925-4502
[email protected] for pattern support
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