Swirl Waves Shawl From Crochet So Fine, As Seen on Episode 411

May 25, 2010
Views: 10,284
Downloads: 880
Comments: 1
File Size: 1.4MB

In Knitting Daily TV Episode 411, Eunny and Kristin are on location to discuss how thin yarns can produce delicate and elegant, and even warm, crochet designs. Download this exclusive book excerpt, the Swirl Waves Shawl from Kristin's forthcoming Crochet So Fine (Interweave, 2010).
ABOUT THE BOOK

Kristin Omdahl's Crochet So Fine takes crocheted clothing from fussy to fashionable! By working with thinner yarns and more flexible stitches, crocheters can produce garments that are stylish and comfortable, figure-flattering without being form-fitting and great for layering. And just because the yarn is thin doesn't mean crocheters need to use the smallest of hooks; ine crochet can be quick and easy, too.

Crocheters begin by exploring techniques specific to crocheting with fine yarns: gauge, blocking, and garment construction tips to maximize drape. Then they can choose from 20 projects including stunning crocheted pullovers, cardigans, jackets, capes, shawls, scarves, hats, and more. Many of the projects only require one or two skeins of yarn. The designs are interesting to make, using clever stitch motifs, innovative and traditional shaping methods, and a variety of crochet techniques and embellishment ideas. In addition to a variety of stitch patterns, motifs, and techniques, Crochet So Fine includes tutorials with detailed illustrations and instruction on Tunisian crochet, broomstick crochet, and hairpin lace. The garments include couture details such as colorwork, beading, lace, ruffles, tiers, and more. All stitch motifs include charts, and the specialized techniques include how-to sections.

 

ABOUT KNITTING DAILY TV

Get the entire Series 400 of Knitting Daily TV on a 4-Disc DVD Collection! Click here to purchase DVDs of this season or previous seasons of Knitting Daily TV.

Knitting Daily TV is an exciting 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.

Click here to find the PBS station nearest you airing the program. (You can enter your zip code or click "view all schedules/get listings" to see all the cities that air the show and when.)

Knitting Daily TV is airing on PBS stations nationwide and new markets are being added to the schedule all the time. Each individual public television station chooses when and if to air the program. If it is not airing in your local market, please call, write, or email and let them that know you are a viewer of the station and would like to see Knitting Daily TV. You can help bring Knitting Daily TV to your local PBS Station. Thank you!


+ Add a comment

Comments

nighter wrote
on Dec 6, 2011 1:50 AM

Many wholesalers from UK, Germany etc, they all approve of our Mother of Bride Dresses a long business with us, And we also can offer our consumers high quality Formal Gowns and other cheap evening dresses sale following the customer's mind.prom Dresses cheap