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Knit and Crochet Now! is a half hour of commercial-free programming, featuring top-notch information from the best knit and crochet experts. Learn how to knit and crochet exciting patterns the easy way! Step-by-step instructions help you create and enjoy the most popular patterns. The patterns used in each episode are developed by Knit and Crochet Now!'s team of expert crafters. Find patterns and full episodes at

Watch Knit and Crochet Now! every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 am and 12 pm on WTVS Create and Saturdays at 5:30 am on WTVS 56.1.

Meet the Experts


When Brett Bara is not in front of the camera on Knit and Crochet Now!, she works independently as a writer, designer, television personality, spokesperson and consultant in the craft and do-it-yourself community. Brett is the former Editor-in-Chief of Crochet Today magazine.



Knit and Crochet Now!'s color expert, Kristin Nicholas, is the author of eight books, including Color by Kristin, ColorfulStitchery, Kids Embroidery, Knitting forBaby and more. She lives on Leyden Glen Farm, a working sheep farm in western Massachusetts, and her colorful home has been featured in numerour publications.


Robyn Chachula
, the author of six books, including Bluepring Crochet, Baby Blueprint Crochet, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, and Simply Crochet, creates architecturally inspired pieces and has her own crochet design company, Crochet by Faye. Her patterns have been featured in numerous magazines, including Crochet! and Inside Crochet.


Maggie Pace 
is an artist, graphic designer and avid crafter, but the bulk of her professional experience is in knitting. She started her career in fiber arts when she founded Pick Up Sticks, a knitting design company, in 2003. One of her specialties is knitted felt! She is the author of two felting books, Felt Forward and Felt it!: 20 Fun & Fabulous Projects to Knit & Felt.



Crochet expert Ellen Gormley, the author of Go Crochet! Afghan Design Workbook, is particularly well-known for her stylish bead crochet and join-as-you-go crochet and motif designs. She is the instructor for two Annie's Online classes, Learn to Crochet & Crocheting with Beads.

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