Summer’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:
- Lanyards (Click for one set of basic instructions on Instructables.com)
- Pom-pom animals
- Yarn “paintings” on greeting cards and pencil holders wrapped with yarn
- Beaded bookmark
- Crocheted bookmark
- Knit book cover
- Felted Laptop Case
- Spool-Knit Apple Coaster
- Crochet Monster Dolls: Square, Circle, Triangle, Rectangle
- Knit Coastal Stripe Pullover
- Knit Hooded Sweater
- Knit Sundress
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.
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 embellishments, so tell us about your favorite technique OR let us know if there’s something you want to hear about.
00:12 Intro and welcome
01:33 Yarn projects for the kids
20:02 Interview Sharon Mann & Phyllis Sandford
23:45 Stash This–ideas for your crafting life
28:48 Thanks to our guests