Be inspired by modern top-down projects on this episode of Knitting Daily TV. The top-down technique made famous by Barbara G. Walker is popular with knitters today because it requires no seaming and allows you to try on garments as you knit--making it easier to alter and customize a garment for different body shapes.
Eunny begins this episode with some advanced tips for making increases in a knitted garment. For more tricks from Eunny and guests of Knitting Daily TV Series 600, download your free eBook of 22 Techniques for Knitters of All Levels.
Editor of Knitscene magazine Lisa Shroyer joins Eunny on location to discuss her new book, Knitting Plus (Interweave, 2011). Lisa talks about basic sweater construction for plus-sized women and how a top-down pullover can be easily adapted and altered for a custom fit. Download your free pattern for the Farrington Pullover sweater, worn by Lisa in this episode. Visit Brown Sheep's website for yarns seen in this segment.
Crochet Edgings and Trims:
Shay joins crochet expert Kristin Omdahl on this segment of Crochet Corner. Kristin demonstrates a great idea for using crochet edgings to make jewelry and other stylish accessories.
Adina Klein joins Shay in the studio to demonstrate some versatile and trendy wraps, a stylish accessory for this season. These designs are sure to be your favorite go-to garment when cooler tempatures arrive. Download your free pattern for the Natalie Shrug seen in this episode.
Eunny wraps up this season of Knitting Daily TV with a quick lesson for picking up stitches evenly along any curved or straight edge. For more tips from Eunny, download the 22 Techniques for Knitters of All Levels eBook.
For tips, techniques, and patterns seen on this episode, visit KnittingDailyTV.com