Knitting Daily TV, Episode 603 - Know Your Fibers! (Download)

On this episode of Knitting Daily TV, we're diving into a range of natural fibers--from exotic fibers like mohair to common animal fibers, how to both treat them before spinning, and how to take care of them once you've made your project
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On this episode of Knitting Daily TV, we're diving into a range of natural fibers--from exotic fibers like mohair to common animal fibers, how to both treat them before spinning, and how to take care of them once you've made your project.

Getting Started:
Join Eunny as she talks mohair, the hair of the angora goat, which is a unique yarn that is finer the younger the animal. Although beautiful, mohair can be difficult to knit with, so Eunny shares her tips for dealing with common mistakes: using a blunt knitting needle so the yarn is less likely to spilt, unknitting a project in mohair to fix mistakes as opposed to ripping stitches out, and a quick tip for brushing your projects to get the mohair to showcase itself for a designer look. For more great tips, download your free copy of 22 Techniques for Knitters of All Levels freemium.

Designer Spotlight:
Shay joins Jennifer Edgar of Eucalan for a discussion on the 7 basic eco products that everyone should have in their laundry room: delicate wash, dish detergent, hydorgen peroxide, vinegar, laundry detergent, a toothbrush, and a spray bottle. Jennifer demonstrates a quick way to color test your knitwear, and an emergency clean up solution with a towelette.

Crochet Corner:
On this segment of Crochet Corner, Kristin Omdahl talks about yarn choices. She shows 5 different fibers using the same stitch pattern and hook size, demonstrating how they all have varying sizes and gauge. Plus, she demonstrates how increasing your crochet hook size will make these differences vary even more.

How-To:
Deb Robson joins Eunny to talk about the back story of yarn, the process it goes through before you even knit a stitch. To begin, Deb talks about cleaning the fiber to get rid of the waste and dirt by using a wool wash that will preserve the fiber and its true color. She demonstrates how to wash raw fiber with a scouring fluid from Unicorn Fibre Wash, which is one method that preseves the fiber while being strong enough to clean it.

Quick Tips:
Sometimes when working with natural fibers such as mohair, the variations in the yarn make it hard to knit indetical pieces such as sleeves. Eunny demonstrates how using two balls or skeins of yarn on one long needle helps to keep the variations from being too obvious and making your pieces as identical as possible. For more tips from Eunny and guests of Knitting Daily TV, download your free version of 22 Techniques for Knitters of All Levels freemium.

For tips, techniques, and patterns seen on this episode, visit KnittingDailyTV.com
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Author/Designer Eunny Jang
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