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Knitting Daily TV Episode 1101 - The Skirt

Learn the basics of knitting a skirt, try Kristin Omdahl's Flamenco skirt pattern, knit a waistband, and review resilient yarns with Clara Parkes.
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Getting Started:
Join Eunny on this Getting Started segment to dive into the basics of knitting a skirt. She'll share her tips and tricks for how to design a skirt with function and fit in mind.


Kristin Omdahl, crochet and knitwear designer, joins Eunny for this how-to segment on crocheting ruffles onto a knit or crochet skirt. Combining knit and crochet stitches in the Flamenco Ruffled Drawstring Skirt is an eye-catching combination.

Yarn Spotlight:
Yarn expert Clara Parkes joins Eunny in the knitting lab for a look at resilient yarns, or yarns that hold their shape. Seen here is Zen Yarn Garden's Serenity Worsted yarn.

Quick Tip:
Eunny wraps up this episode with a quick tip for all fiber artists: how to make a waistband. This tip is perfect for your knitted skirt. She'll show you how to sew down a casing for either a drawstring or elastic, making your skirt snug and secure.

About the Author

ABOUT THE SHOW: 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.

SKU: EP8162

File/Trim Size: 1.2 GB

File Type: MP4

Format: Standard Definition Video

Customer Reviews

Very Basic Review by Patricia

This is a very basic lesson on how to knit a skirt. They talk about yarn and basic information. Was hoping for more.

(Posted on 12/29/13)