Episode 111: Chase the Chill

Warm up for cold weather today with Knitting Daily TV as we bundle up in some of the warmest yarns on the market, make a crocheted cardigan, and even dye our own sock yarn. Plus, to warm your hearts, with a great cause.

Getting Started: Deborah Knight and Eunny show off some of the warmest and most cuddly yarns for your next knit or crochet project
Designer Spotlight: Chachula visits with Kim and demonstrates her Maggie Wrap cardigan using crochet charts
How-To: Liz Gipson shows you how to dye your own sock yarn using a dyeing kit from Louet
You Asked It: We all want to pass our needle arts knowledge to the next generation, see how Helping hands and the Girl Scouts have done just that.
Knit Along: Kim and Sela Smith demo step 3 of the Melissa Leapman Coffee House Sweater, the crocheted buttons.

111-1 Chase the Chill, Getting Started

Download information from Yarn Market

Deborah Knight and Eunny discuss warm, wooly, cozy, and comfy yarns to chase the chill away. Download the list of yarns shown on this segment, all available online at www.yarnmarket.com.

c/o Yarn Market, LLC
12936 Stonecreek Drive, Unit D
Pickerington, OH 43147
(888) 996-9276
(614) 861-7223
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111-2 Chase the Chill, Designer Spotlight

pdfDownload Maggie’s Wrap

Robyn Chachula, author of Blueprint Crochet (Interweave, 2008) visits with Kim about how to read crochet charts and demonstrates the chart used to make the Maggie Wrap cardigan. Download Robyn’s pattern, made with Tahki yarn.

The yarn Robyn is using to demonstrate this project is made by Tahki Stacy Charles. Visit www.tahkistacycharles.com for more information.

Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc.
70-30 80th St. Building 36
Ridgewood, NY 11385
(800) 338-YARN
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111-3 Chase the Chill, How-To

Liz demonstrates how to dye sock yarn using Louet’s sock dyeing kit. Dyeing your own yarn makes your socks truly original. Louet’s kits come in various different colorways. Kits are available at fine yarn stores.

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

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111-4 Chase the Chill, You Asked It

Penny Sitler and some girl scouts of America visit Shay to talk about the Helping Hands Foundation, a great way of passing the needle arts on from generation to generation.

The National Needlearts Association (TNNA)
1100-H Brandywine Blvd
Zanesville, OH 43701
(800) 889-8662
[email protected]

Helping Hands Foundation
1100-H Brandywine Blvd
Zanesville, OH 43701
(740) 452-4541
[email protected]

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111-5 Chase the Chill, Knit Along

pdfDownload the Coffee House Sweater

Kim and Sela demonstrate the last step of the Coffee House Sweater, the crocheted buttons. Download the Coffee House Sweater made for Fiesta Yarns.

See step 1 of the Coffee House Sweater Sleeve Construction (Segment 107-5)
See step 2 of the Coffee House Sweater, sleeve shaping (Segment 109-5)

Fiesta Yarns
5401 San Diego NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(506) 892-5008
[email protected]

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