Episode 1202 – Playing with Shapes

This episode of Knitting Daily TV is about playing with shapes – using decreases to shape garments, and using intarsia to create color blocking. Watch a preview:

How-To: On the first segment of the show, host Vickie Howell introduces Interweave Knits and knit.wear editor Lisa Shroyer. Lisa discusses
 fashion and knitting with the use of color blocking, as well as how to work intarsia and shaped intarsia. Download the pattern for Daniela Nii’s Shaped-Intarsia Tunic, featured in this episode. Vickie is wearing the Amalfi Poncho by Ann McDonald Kelly from Knitscene Fall 2013. Sponsored by Interweave.

Space to Space: Travel virtually to the studio of Allyson Dykhuizen, the knitwear designer and teacher behind The Sweatshop of Love. 

How-To: Next, Barry Kein of Trendsetter Yarns talks about shaping garments using decreases. The Swing Tunic pattern is available here! Sponsored by Trendsetter Yarns.

Tools of the Trade: Learn about exciting cable products with Tanis Gray. On this episode Tanis showcases luscious yarns from The Knitting Boutique and Toluca Yarn, as well as fun and helpful stitch markers from Daydee’s Doodads.

Loose Ends: Vickie Howell wraps up this episode with a quick tip for creating waves with Chevrons. Sponsored by Yarnspirations.

Get the entire Series 1200 of Knitting Daily TV at Interweave.com

ABOUT THE SHOW: Knitting Daily TV is an exciting needle crafts how-to program on public television covering everything from knitting and crochet to stitching, felting, and spinning. The show guides viewers in learning to make fun yet smart one-of-a-kind designs using the latest products in yarn and fiber. Download free patterns, meet trendsetting knit and crochet designers, and improve or learn new skills and techniques.

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