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This series covers a variety of needle crafts from knitting and crochet to stitching, felting, and spinning, and guides viewers in learning to make fun yet smart one-of-a-kind designs using the latest products in yarn and fiber.
Joining Up #713
In-depth instruction on the mattress stitch, some of the best patterns by top designers in the crochet world, the last of the lessons on the Chain Reaction Afghan, and a quick lesson on knit-on edgings.
- KET2 Friday, July 25 at 11:00 am EDT
- KET Saturday, August 30 at 12:30 pm EDT
Shape Up #708
A basic tutorial on short rows, with samples of how to translate standard shaping into short-rows for perfectly smooth lines; using short rows, and a few other simple techniques, to create knitted ruffles in fabric; the afghan crochet-along; a unique technique for left-handed reverse crochet while working tapestry crochet flat; and keeping track of knitting with ring markers, stitch markers, or other notions.
- KET Saturday, July 26 at 12:30 pm EDT
Needle Art Trends #801
A demonstration on pleated knitting; trendy, new materials in the needle arts; the serene box pleat and a motif pleated edging; and a tip on Dorset, or yarn-covered buttons for a matched, couture finish.
- KET2 Friday, August 1 at 11:00 am EDT
Color Play #709
Intarsia knitting; elementary students who are learning to stitch through the Needle Arts Mentoring Program; different ideas for making the Chain Reaction Afghan in an array of color ways or in favorite colors; and advice on weaving in the ends of your yarns when knitting Intarsia.
- KET Saturday, August 2 at 12:30 pm EDT
Top It Off! #802
The Silver Lining Hat, a football shaped headpiece that turns into a fun hat with minimal finishing; beret fashions; a foundation stitch that creates a picot edging; and a lesson in making pom poms.
- KET2 Friday, August 8 at 11:00 am EDT
Not Always Straight #710
Some basics on working with bias bands as a finishing technique; sideways knitting to create a nautical-inspired sweater incorporating clever combinations of textured stitches and design details; the Chain Reaction Afghan and ways to upsize some of the squares to create even larger blankets or garments; and a lesson on picking up stitches.
- KET Saturday, August 9 at 12:30 pm EDT
Color Challenge #803
A stranded knitting lesson with a twist, color blending, interlocking crochet, and Armenian knitting.
- KET2 Friday, August 15 at 11:00 am EDT
Clever Designs #711
A primer on substituting cable stitch patterns, the Nirvana Beaded Tank Top, options for combining the afghan's squares in unique ways,and a quick tip for creating custom closures and toggles.
- KET Saturday, August 16 at 12:30 pm EDT
Take Care #804
Washing and blocking hand knits, cleaning and caring for fiber, fun trims, and duplicate stitch.
- KET2 Friday, August 22 at 11:00 am EDT
Going Seamless #712
The basics of steeking; the basic scarf - it can be knit or crocheted, and worn multiple ways; the Chain Reaction Afghan Project; a quick tip on decorative seams, including whipstitch, baseball stitch, and blanket stitch.
- KET Saturday, August 23 at 12:30 pm EDT
Pinwheel knitting, mitered knitting, creating fullness in your crochet designs, and a short-row scarf project.
- KET2 Friday, August 29 at 11:00 am EDT
Help Wanted #806
A primer on working with pencil rovings, all about pilly yarns, faux overlapping crochet motifs, and reinforcing threads to fix saggy or weak spots in a knitted project.
- KET2 Friday, September 5 at 11:00 am EDT
Nature-Inspired Knits #1301
Anne Hanson talks about natural wool and shows how to bring out the best of yarn's natural texture.
- KET Saturday, September 6 at 12:30 pm EDT
Texture It Is #807
A scrunch stitch, or welting stitch, and how to knit into rows below your working row; various texture filled knitwear and the tubular cast-on; lightweight yarns; and how to knit in stacked ruffles.
- KET2 Friday, September 12 at 11:00 am EDT
Short Stuff #1302
Myra Wood shows how to work short-rows in a colorful scarf pattern.
- KET Saturday, September 13 at 12:30 pm EDT
A Touch of Whimsy #808
Turning cables on the axis with bias knitting; drape, ruching, and more directional stitching; creating vintage potholders; and a lesson on beaded cast-ons.
- KET2 Friday, September 19 at 11:00 am EDT
Literary Knits #1303
Costume designer Annie Modesitt talks about knitting's place in literature at the knitting library.
- KET Saturday, September 20 at 12:30 pm EDT
A primer in I-cord, great beginning needlepoint projects, knitted and crocheted purse fashion, how to crochet a sturdy purse handle, and a tip on mitered corners.
- KET2 Friday, September 26 at 11:00 am EDT
Yakkety Yak #810
How to give your knitting a new lift with techniques that carry a strand in to the row above for a pop of color and texture, yak yarns, filet crochet, and a quick tip on fringe.
- KET2 Friday, October 3 at 11:00 am EDT
Go Global #811
A beautiful Latvian old-world technique that shows off color work; Portuguese two-color knitting; Tunisian crocheted lace; and a lesson in thrumming, a technique that adds warmth to your knitting with a layer of rovings knitted in.
- KET2 Friday, October 10 at 11:00 am EDT
Get Shorty #812
A primer in short rows, short row knitting for scarves, lightweight crochet projects for newborns, and yarn advice for knitting short rows.
- KET2 Friday, October 17 at 11:00 am EDT
Quite Effective #813
A lesson in grafting in patterns, a great pullover design that incorporates textured stitches, how to care for your vintage textiles with proper washing and spot cleaning techniques, and a clever afterthought opening minimizes waste and shaping dilemmas at heels and sleeves.
- KET2 Friday, October 24 at 11:00 am EDT
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