Episode 1301 – Nature Knits

This episode of Telly award-winning Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell is about connecting with nature – gaining inspiration from the rich textures and colors found in the natural world around us.

For all the products and patterns featured on this season of Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell, visit our Pinterest boards.

Vickie’s dress compliments of Modcloth.

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In the first segment, host Vickie Howell meets with Anne Hanson of Knitspot and Bare Naked Wools to talk about how the character of wool can change the finished project.

Download the pattern for Anne Hanson’s Slouch Potato Hat.

Sponsored by Knit Spot.


Space to Space:

Travel virtually to the studio of Lara Watson, editor of Mollie Makes, and discuss the crafty trend of woodland creatures.



Heather Zoppetti demonstrates how to create beautiful nature-inspired lace motifs, such as leaves and vines.

Download the pattern for Heather Zoppetti’s Clematis Tunic.

Sponsored by Interweave Books.


Tools of the Trade:

Learn about products from natural materials with Tanis Gray. On this episode Tanis showcases products from:

Shawl Sticks from Indian Lake Artisans

Knightsbridge Yarn from Kelbourne Woolens

Cable Needles from Lantern Moon

Wool Tree Mill

Stone buttons from Madeforfun on Etsy

Wooden Knitting Bobbins from Brush Creek Wood Works

Water Buffalo Bone DPNs from Fringe Supply Co.


Loose Ends:

Vickie Howell wraps up this episode with a technique for starting a flat circle in crochet, called magic ring. Use this technique to start a crocheted Foxy basket.

Sponsored by Yarnspirations.

Get the entire Series 1300 of Knitting Daily TV at Interweave.com

ABOUT THE SHOW: Knitting Daily TV with Vickie Howell is an exciting needle crafts how-to program on public television covering everything from knitting and crochet to stitching, and beyond. The show introduces viewers to designers, authors and teachers and guides in learning new techniques 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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