THE LIBRARY NOW HAS DVD’s
Thanks to Sue Wise, six new DVD’s have been added to our library, so you can watch the box and learn about knitting while you’re knitting! Or have a nice relaxing meeting while you watch a dvd and a have cup of tea.
Knitting Around DVD – Elizabeth Zimmerman
The ever popular Knitting Around, companion media to Elizabeth's Knitting Around book, is now available on DVD. Contains Twelve lessons including: The Moccasin Sock, Fair Isle Yoke Sweater, Knitted Dickeys (useful samplers for learning to knit short row garter-stitch corners, a technique that can be used for larger garments), the original Knitted Moebius, The Bog Jacket, The Pie Are Square Shawl, A Norwegian Pullover, A Mittful of Mittens and An Aran Coat (two lessons.) Cully has also added a voice segment of Elizabeth reading her digressions (written in Knitting Around), along with a slideshow of over 400 EZ photographs & watercolors, many of them not previously in print.
Knitting Workshop DVD - Elizabeth Zimmermann
The lessons originally aired on PBS, from beginnings (casting on, increasing, decreasing and color work) to Master classes (aran and fair isle sweaters, shoulder shapings, steeks and more) edited by Cully Swansen with additional commentary from Meg about EZ.
DVD - Learn to knit seamless colorwork – Courntey Kelly and Kate Gagnon
Discuss traditional Fair Isle techniques and explore Fair Isle knitting in the Bristish Isles, the history of the Icelandic yoke pullover, Selbu and Bohus knitting, and more. Learn to knit projects using historical techniques, such as how to tack long floats, purling in Fair Isle, and how the choices you make can affect the overall designs. See projects for each demonstration that celebrates both the historical past of the needle arts but is classic or contemporary enough for today's fashions.
Interweave Workshop – 45+ Knitted Cast-On on and Bind-Off’s with Anne Budd.
Knitting expert Ann Budd guides you through an assortment of easy knitting cast-on and bind-off methods, to more advanced and intricate techniques. No matter what your knitting pattern, Ann shows you the perfect way to get started and finish your knitting projects. This two-part video workshop is jam-packed with knitting resources you'll turn to again and again in your quest for knitting. Part One: Cast-ons Learn standard cast-ons such as the backward-loop, chained-edge, knitted and cabled cast-ons, long-tail method, and the Old Norwegian twisted cast-on with knitting expert Ann Budd as your guide. Then take it one step further with more advanced cast-ons such as ribbed cast-ons, decorative picot, fringe, braid and provisional cast-ons, three different circular cast-on methods, and much more. Part Two: Bind-offs Ann Budd guides you with finishing techniques and demonstrates a variety of bind-off methods. Learn standard bind-offs, such as the suspended or crocheted technique, as well as extra-flexible, extra-tight, and ribbed bind-offs. Finishing techniques can make or break your final piece, and in this portion of Ann's workshop she'll demonstrate how to join two pieces of fabric together, the Kitchener stitch, 3-needle bind-off, and more. Plus, you'll learn decorative methods for picot and I-cord finishings to give your knitwear an added flair.
Knitting Daily Workshop – Domino Knitting with Vivian Hoxbro
Beginning with clear, well-illustrated basics, the Domino Knitting eBook includes step-by-step instructions and patterns for striking fashion designs and home accessories.
Crochet Me Workshop – Lillian Chin
Lily will guide you through the endless possibilities for color, texture, and pattern that this fun technique entails. Mosaic crochet techniques look complicated but are really super-easy. You’ll get more “bang for your buck,” in your crochet work, especially with Lily Chin as your guide.