Episode 801 – Needle Art Trends

Welcome to another season of Knitting Daily TV! Join host Eunny Jang and experts Kristin Omdahl and Shay Pendray as they explore knitting, crochet, and more on season 800.

Watch a preview of this season and episode 801, Needle Art Trends:

Needle Art Trends, Episode 801

Getting Started:
Eunny begins episode 801 with a primer on knitted pleats, a fashionable trend in knitwear. Adding pleats to your knitwear is stylish and easy. The gray pleated sweater shown on this episode is from the premiere issue of Knit.wear.
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Eunny is wearing the Lowry Pullover from Knitscene Fall 2011 magazine.

Needle artist Beth Gantz joins Shay to talk about trends in needlework. Metallic threads, memory wire, small projects that you can travel with, and embellishing your needlework tools are all popular trends. Shown on this episode are DMC Memory Thread, Kreinik's Hot Wire and metallic threads, sequin beads from The Collections, and overdyed threads from Weeks Dye Works.
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Crochet Corner:
Shay and Kristin meet once again this season for more crocheted edgings and trims, great additions to both your crochet and knit pieces. On this episode they dive into pleating. Kristin shows both a box pleat and a motif pleat. Shown is her pink tank top from her book Crochet So Fine.
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Kristin is wearing a scarf from her own collection, StyledbyKristin.com.

Quick TIp:
Finally, Eunny wraps up this episode with a trendy way to finish your knitwear with dorset buttons. You can cover buttons with yarn to finalize your handwork, giving each piece a truly original, handmade look.
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