Knitwear with Hardware

Laura Irwin, author of Boutique Knits (Interweave, Winter 2008), is known for embellishing knitwear with metal, beads, leather, and other hardware. In Knitting Daily TV Episode 109 she demonstrates adding the metal chain and fabric covered buttons to her "Formal Boot Bag," a pattern that first appeared on the cover of Bag Style by Pam Allen and Ann Budd (Interweave 2007), and is now available for free download to Knitting Daily TV viewers. Download the free felted bag pattern here: /downloadable/formal-boot-bag-as-seen-on-knitting-daily-tv-episode-109


Knitting Daily TV is the newest 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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