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Knit and Crochet Now

Knit and Crochet Now

Knit and Crochet Now! has a new look for Series 800. As always, you'll get the same wonderful knit and crochet designs and instructions you've loved in the past, but with new hosts and set. Hosted by lead designer Lena Skvagerson and crochet editor Connie Ellison, today's foremost designers Meredith Crawford, Ellen Gormley, Jenny King, Melissa Leapman, Kristen Mangus and Vanessa Wilson show how to create beautiful patterns and textures and use color in new ways. Make lacey cardigans, pullovers and tasseled afghans. Knit and crochet snuggly boots and cozy hats and cowls. And make fashionable purses and totes to take your yarn work everywhere in style. Get great tips from the technique corner, too.

Latest Episodes

WGBY Create
Wed Mar 18th, 7:00am
Wed Mar 18th, 1:00pm
Wed Mar 18th, 3:30pm

Versatility is the key to creating afghans that feature three different possible borders. Lee Sartori starts the show with the crocheted Petranella Throw offering a choice of three different borders to personalize to your taste. Then Britt Schmiesing has a lesson in the Technique Corner for Crochet Colorwork. The final afghan is the Nubby Afghan, with three different borders to choose from. Melissa Leapman creates and knits this easy design featuring great texture.

Afghans with a twist! Melissa Leapman creates a reversible afghan featuring a different design on each side. Then, it's the weekly square of the week. Vanessa Wilson creates a square featuring the shell stitch. Finally Lee Sartori shows us a beautiful Tunisian crochet throw.

WGBY Create
Wed May 13th, 7:00am
Wed May 13th, 1:00pm
Wed May 13th, 3:30pm

Who can resist cuddling a tiny baby in a beautiful blanket? This episode features two new baby blanket patterns. Toni Lipsey demonstrates the crocheted Candy-Gram Baby Blanket finished with a beautiful lacy border. In the Technique Corner Rohn Strong shows how to join a new ball or color of yarn the right way resulting in a neater more professional look. Finally, Kristin Omdahl has an impressive knitted pattern for a Cozy Cable Blanket.

The basic basket is more than basic when you add interesting stitches and color. Rohn Strong starts us out with simple, garter stitch baskets in 3 sizes, each with an interesting twist on the bottom! Next, Lena Skvagerson demonstrates the heart block in our square of the week. Then, Lee Sartori closes the episode and adds an element of texture to two tone baskets with a fresh looking design.

Let stitch patterns bloom in beautiful afghans. Kristen Mangus knits an autumn-inspired afghan with a lush pattern of leaves and berries. Create cabling without a cable needle in the technique corner with Melissa Leapman. Ellen Gormley crochets 3-round squares to make an heirloom lace afghan with elegant tassel fringe.

WGBY Create
Wed May 6th, 7:00am
Wed May 6th, 1:00pm
Wed May 6th, 3:30pm

If ever there was a classic sweater style it definitely would have to be the cardigan-- a fashion statement all by itself. Toni Lipsey is first with the Crochet Crocus Lace Cardigan with a figure-flattering A-line design. Then in the Technique Corner Lee Satori shows how to get a straight seam when crocheting in the round. Finally, Rohn Strong creates the Sweet Springs Cardi that looks great on everyone.

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