Episode 108: Special Occasions

Knit and crochet for special occasions with on Knitting Daily TV as we add metallic glam to our work and dress up knitwear with unique embroidery.

Getting Started: Kathy Elkins from Webs yarn store gives Shay an overview of metallic and other glam yarns
Designer Spotlight: Erika and Monika Simmons, the Double Stitch twins, join Kim to demo one of their urban crochet design, the Remix T-Shirt with sleeves using the filet crochet stitch.
How-To: Michele Rose Orne demos how to dress up knitwear with the lazy daisy stitch, which she incorporates into her design work.
You Asked It: Kim demonstrates a bolero which has a loopy crocheted edging and uses flashy ribbon yarn
Knit Along: Eunny finishes the Louet linen ensemble with the third garment, the Ashley Skirt.

108-1 Special Occasions, Getting Started

Kathy Elkins from Webs yarn store is here with glitter, glam, and sparkly yarns to dress up any occasion. All the yarns featured on this segment are available at Webs yarn store, www.yarn.com.

WEBS, America’s Yarn Store
75 Service Center Road
Northampton, MA 01060
(800) FOR-WEBS (367-9327)
[email protected]

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108-2 Special Occasions, Designer Spotlight

pdfDownload Remix T-Shirt

The Double Stitch twins Erika and Monika Simmons are visiting with Kim about their urban crochet designs from their book Double Stitch (Interweave, 2008). They also demo a fun, filet crochet project for special occasions, the Remix T-Shirt. Download the Remix T-Shirt pattern . Erika and Monika demo this pattern using Berroco’s Glacé yarn, available online at www.yarnmarket.com.

Postal mail:
c/o Yarn Market, LLC
12936 Stonecreek Drive, Unit D
Pickerington, OH 43147(888) 996-9276
(614) 861-7223
[email protected]

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108-3 Special Occasions, How-To

pdfDownload Frost Flower Cuff

Michele Rose Orne, author of Inspired to Knit (Interweave, 2008), visits with Eunny on embroidering knitwear to make each sweater a piece of original art. Download the lazy daisy design (Frost Flower Cuff) that Michele demos, using Tahki yarns.

Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc.
70-30 80th St. Building 36
Ridgewood, NY 11385
(800) 338-YARN
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108-4 Special Occasions, You Asked It

pdfDownload the Ribbon Bolero

Beth from New York City asks, “What can I do with fancy ribbon yarns besides make a scarf?” Kim demonstrates the “Ribbon Bolero,” which originally appeared in Interweave Crochet Winter 2007, designed by Marilyn Murphy with Fiesta’s ribbon yarns. This fun bolero has loopy edges and metallic sheen. Download the Ribbon Bolero

Fiesta Yarns
5401 San Diego NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(506) 892-5008
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108-5 Special Occasions, Knit Along

pdfDownload Ashley

Eunny finishes up the Linen Ensemble with the "Ashley" Skirt. This skirt uses pleats of linen yarn for beautiful drape with a lightweight Louet linen yarn that washes up beautifully. Download the pattern for the "Ashley" Skirt.

See project 1 of the Louet linen ensemble, the "Alicia" Corset (Segment 101-5)
See project 2 of the Louet linen ensemble, the "Lacey" Stole (Segment 103-5)

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