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YarnCraft Episode 27 :: Toys for Kids of Every Age & Pets Too

20 Oct

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Join us as we explore the terrific world of yarncrafted toys–get in touch with your inner child! Liz and Zontee share toy ideas for kids of various ages and even for your furry friends. We also share more of our interview with designer Nicky Epstein–this time, Nicky tells us all about her love of yarncrafting for Barbie, as well as her upcoming projects. (Listen to generic viagra online pharmacy india for embellishing tips from Nicky.)

It’s the perfect time to start making holiday gifts whether you’re looking for small or large animal toys, crafts for your dolls, baby toys or toys for your pets, so listen in!

Patterns discussed include:

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life–Liz and Zontee look at advanced knitting and crocheting techniques, including knitting or crocheting in the round, adding color, cabling and so much more. Take up the challenge and learn something new!

To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! We’ll be sharing ideas for holiday gift-making on our NEXT episode. What kinds of gifts are YOU making this holiday season? Tell us about it and you may be included in our next show!

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YarnCraft Episode 26 :: Spookifying Your Home with Your Whole Family

7 Oct

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80751ada.jpgHalloween is almost upon us! In this special episode, Liz and Zontee explore the creepy and kooky ways that yarncrafting can add fun and fright to your Halloween! Discover creative ideas for decorating your house, adding something special to your costume, and so much more.

Patterns discussed include:

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life – We look at great patterns for Halloween crafting with kids. We also share ideas for spook-ifying your house! And don’t forget to check out our Halloween edition of BK4K, our newsletter for kids for even more great patterns!

Patterns discussed include:

Also, this Halloween season, consider knitting or crocheting a Pumpkin Patch Baby Hat or the baby hat of your choice to donate to Warm Up America! Foundation and Save the Children’s Knit One, Save One charity campaign to save 1 million babies in developing countries.

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 toys, toys, toys. Do you have a favorite hand-knit or crochet toy or toy pattern? Tell us about it!

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