Tuesday, December 05, 2006

TAPING of "Knitty Gritty"

YES YES Finally, today was day of taping the show "Knitty Gritty" I was waitting for so long time to be on the show, it's finally here today! I talked about the KNITTY GRITTY show last post,..if don't know the show please check here:

Talking about the taping the show:
I was on day of first show, 8:30 show..Usually, three episode
30 min show everyday.

I get up at 5AM and ready in hour, drive to the studio by 7:00AM. when i open the studio, other knitter are waitting for me.

Today's theme of the show was "Men Who Knit and the Dogs Who Love Them" - Wearable for dog and men...
project from designer Annie Modesitt and Drew Emborsky(aka "The Crochet Dude")'s new coming book "Men Who Knit and the Dogs Who Love Them" Project was this:

They send me the 6 skien of "Malabrigo"yarn before week to start the hat or sweater(I was kintting the hat)..you can see the pic here

Before 30min from taping the show, staff did my face touch up and install micophone
into back of body......

Ready and walk to the stage and three big shooting camera and lights waiting for me!!
Stage was great!!!! It was really big, bigger then the living room! It looks so small when i was watching through the tv.

Now sitting on the stage, i got a little nervous also this is my first time on the TV show also great feeling...

As knitster on the show, our job was (me and two lady) sitting on stage knitting hat or sweater and talk on opening of first and taping and anwering the Q. host "
Vickie Howell" ask...

I was working on hat pattern: This!!!

We didn't do lot of talking, I think each of knitster did 3min anwering Vickie's Q.
The show was about the dog so we took a shot with the dog.. It took us more time to taping...you know moving anmai,, It's not standing still...So we go over many time but it was not that bad!!!

Taping the show, it took us almost more then four hours shoot for 30min show
(other knitster) got tired end of the show.... I didnt know 30min show took a four hour to shoot because we had a lot NG and mistaken also shot every word by word Show was great!!!

ONCE A LIFETIME meet a famous Vickies and Drew and other knitter!!!!!! I had great fun!!!

On the stange: (life to right)
Drew(Most genious male crochet guy), Nana, Me, dont remember, Annie

After shot: Drew was great guy. On the stage, he was working on fingerness gloves On right, designer "Annie" she was such great sweet lady.

OF COURSE!!!! PIC WITH host of the Knitty Gritty show "VICKIE HOWELL"

Also surprisly, I saw famous known knitter"STEPHANIE" author of "Knitting Rules!" also ska "Yarn Harlot" She was taping the show also!!! You can visit her blog...about the show..I KNOW..Everybody are wondering why she was doing knitting green socks?

ALSO another great surprise: I saw "Michael Del Vecchi" bloger Aka Tricky Tricot author of "Knitting With Balls -The Frist Comtemporary guide to knitting for the MODERN MALE"
He was doing taping the show also!!!

I MEET THREE GREAT AUTHOR and KNITTER IN ONE DAY!!! I guess it was my lucky day!!!

The show will on late JANUARY 2007, so watch out for the show!!!!


Elemmaciltur said...

OMG! I'm soooooo bloody jealous of you! Meeting Drew and Stephanie!

kshotz said...

totally cool!!!!!! *jealous!* I record every Knitty Gritty episode and look forward to some new ones in January!!

AR said...

Wow! That sounds like so much fun!! :)

RoadSide said...

Im so glad you had a fun time, I cant wait to see it :)

Kim in Oregon said...

Lucky you! I hope I can find the DIY network on my cable system!

KnitXcorE said...

i'm jealous!!! what an awesome day!!!

Knit Picking said...

This is totally absolutely awsome! I really envy you three times over!

Eikon said...

I know Micheal in the Radical Faerie persona of Aubergine. Sweet man but never interupt while he is knitting lace. The girl has fangs when you interrupt her lace. :)

Kyle Kunnecke said...

congratulations! - what a fantastic opportunity! I hope by January we can get our tivo working so that I can catch the episode! :)

Kyle Kunnecke said...

congratulations! - what a fantastic opportunity! I hope by January we can get our tivo working so that I can catch the episode! :)

Kenny said...

Wow, you're famous now!!!!

WonderMike said...

You lucky man. I'm soooooo green with envy. CONGRATS!