Archive | August, 2008

YarnCraft Episode 23 :: 15 Ideas for Yarncrafting with Your Kids Before School Starts

26 Aug

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generic viagra 100mg exportersSummer’s wrapping up and the YarnCraft girls are excited for fall and for fall projects. Whether you’re taking care of the kids or just nostalgic for summer camp days past, we’ve got great project ideas for yarncrafters on today’s episode. Patterns featured include:

Don’t forget to check out BK4K, our kids’ newsletter, for more ideas.
We also interview Sharon Mann and Phyllis Sandford, writers of the book, Crochet Kid Stuff, which will be featured in September in the Lion Brand E-Newsletter with a great free pattern.

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life – Liz and Zontee talk about great ideas for those other members of our families, the pets! Find all of the patterns mentioned in this segment by searching on our Pattern Finder, and don’t forget to sign up for our fall catalog to see even more great pet patterns.

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YarnCraft Episode 22 :: Your Yarncrafting Sanctuary

12 Aug

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Yarn ballsKnitting and crocheting can provide relaxation and personal expression. This time on YarnCraft, we talk about your yarncrafting space–what inspires you, how to organize your tools, and how to make the most of whatever space you have. We share stories from listeners like you, as well as more interviews from the Knit & Crochet Show that took place a few weeks ago. Zontee talks to writer/designer Margaret Hubert and Mary Beth Temple of podcast free viagra uk, as well as the very funny writer/designer, Lily Chin.

Patterns mentioned in this episode include:

Zontee just finished her amigurumi elephant, and Liz is trying some new yarns that will be out this fall–stay tuned for more information in the upcoming months!

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life – Loom knitting was such a popular topic that we wanted to share some of the great resources out there, whether you are new to looms or a pro.

Sites mentioned include:

To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com, and leave us a message! Our next episode will be focused on back to school projects, so share your favorite projects with us.

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