Archive | September, 2008

YarnCraft Episode 25 :: Hot Colors & 5 Top Trends for Flattering Fall Fashion

23 Sep

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Zen CoatIn this episode, Liz and Zontee share five top trends on the runway and the new patterns from our Fall catalog that translate them into great staples for your fall wardrobe. Discover flattering styles to make for yourself and your loved ones.

We also show you how these fall looks inspired great patterns for your home. Liven up your living space with new accessories!

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Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life – Get tips on substituting yarn so that you can create the look you’re after in the yarns that are right for you.

To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! Our next episode will be about Halloween projects. How do you craft for Halloween? What’s your favorite yarncrafting Halloween story? 

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YarnCraft Episode 24 :: Embellishing with Color, Trims, Flowers, and more — with special guest Nicky Epstein

9 Sep

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cheap viagra onlineMake every project special by adding that extra something. In today’s episode, the YarnCraft girls talk embellishment. Liz and Zontee talk about intarsia, Fair Isle, and other color techniques, as well as duplicate stitch, cross stitch, and embroidery. We take a look at cheap viagra online, a new book with great charts for these techniques. We then talk about trims and edgings, tassels and fringe, flowers, and other embellishments. Learn tricks to make these classic techniques new again. Visit our StitchFinder for various knit and crochet trims, or check out our newsletter for the Trim of the Week.

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Nicky Epstein, master of embellishment techniques, joins us for an interview in this fun and informative episode. Find out what’s the one piece of advice she gives to yarncrafters! Click here to see her books.

Also, find out how you can add flair to everything from gifts to memory boards with yarn!

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life – Discover how variations on using multiple yarns held together can add depth and texture to your projects.

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To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! Our next episode will be about fall trends. Do you have a favorite fall project? Leave a comment and tell us about it!

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