Episode 904 – Oops–I Dropped It!
Intentionally drop your stitches on this episode of Knitting Daily TV, hosted by editor of Interweave Knits magazine Eunny Jang and experts Shay Pendray and Clara Parkes.
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Eunny begins this episode with a tutorial on intentionally dropped stitches, a design element that can create unique openwork in your knitwear. Eunny will also explain what yarns are most useful for dropped stitch techniques. Shown on this episode is the Evolvere Shawl from Interweave Knits Spring 2012, a classic shawl with a dropped stitch edging.
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Eunny is wearing the Breezeway Cardigan by Amy Gunderson, featured in the Summer 2012 issue of Knitscene magazine.
Shay Pendray joins up with favorite guests Laura Bryant and Barry Klein on this episode to talk more about dropped stitch designs. Practice your skills with the free scarf Laura is wearing on this episode. Download the Tencel Dropped Stitch Scarf.
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Eunny meets up with yarn expert Clara Parkes on this episode's Yarn Spotlight segment to talk about chained or constructed yarns. Featured here is Sifa Silver Cotton by Figgi Yarns, a chained cotton yarn that also includes silver elements. This yarn contains 5-10% silver, which is anti-bacterial and has therapeutic qualities. The silver filament is injected into the yarn, but surprisingly does not make this yarn "blingy" in the least. Also shown on this episode is Tahki Stacy Charles' Melody yarn (multi-colored purple and blue) and Trendsetter's chained yarns (multi-colored thick yarn and ivory yarn).
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Eunny finishes up this episode with a quick tip for another dropped stitch technique, the wrapped drop stitch. Seen here is the Ironwork Shawl by Tara Miller, from the Spring 2012 issue of Interweave Knits magazine.
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