Archive | November, 2008

YarnCraft Episode 29 :: On Location at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio Opening & Author Kate Jacobs Revisits The Friday Night Knitting Club

18 Nov

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Lion Brand Yarn Studio

We’ve been waiting for the day and it’s finally here! Today is the grand opening of the NEW Lion Brand Yarn Studio and the girls of YarnCraft take you behind the scenes to get a sneak peek at the space, even if you can’t make it to New York. We interview Patty, James, and Will who work in the Studio and find out about the great features that make this space unique. We also hear from customers who visited the Studio during the two member preview days held last week.Then we’re joined by Kate Jacobs, bestselling author of lasix order online check and the new book, Knit Two, coming out on November 25th, and she tells us how you can have her visit YOUR book-club next year!

Patterns discussed include:

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life–Liz and Zontee are once again joined by the Studio crew, who share ideas for holiday decorations with your yarn–it’s a great way to try out new yarns like Vanna’s Glamour or great textured yarns like Sasha.

To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! In our next episode, we recommend quick gift ideas for all of the last-minute yarncrafters. What’s your go-to gift? Let us know and you may be included in our next show!

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YarnCraft Episode 28 :: Gifts to “Wow” on a Budget

4 Nov

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Cable Ready BagIt’s just about time to start crafting gifts for the holidays, so Liz and Zontee share their top 10 gift projects for this season. Join us for unique, creative, and fun projects for the whole family that will be sure to please.

We also answer a customer question about crocheting an afghan with the look of tie dye, find out what the girls of YarnCraft have been working on, and find out what listeners like you are making for YOUR families!

Patterns discussed include:

Our top 10 gift project list includes:

  1. Socks – Basic Socks
  2. Leg Warmers – Thigh High Socks & Leg Warmers
  3. Purses/bags – Cable Ready Bag (paid pattern)
  4. Cabled scarves – Aran Cable Scarf & Cable Scarf
  5. Sweaters – Cabled Woman’s Cardigan
  6. Shawl – Lavish Lace Shawl
  7. Lace scarf – Crochet Lace Scarf
  8. Fingerless gloves – Crochet Driving Gloves, Knit Wristers, and Crochet Fingerless Gloves
  9. Afghan/throw – Afghan Squared
  10. Bath items – Bath Collection

Find more great patterns on the Pattern Finder, and tune in two episodes from now, when we share great ideas for last-minute gifts!

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life–Liz and Zontee share ideas and tips for teaching your loved ones to knit, crochet, and craft with yarn over the holidays! Spread the joy of creating with yarn with beginner patterns like the 2 Hour Scarf and the School Colors Crochet Scarf or with easy group projects like our colorful or classic Holiday Ornaments!

To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! In our next episode, we’ll be taking you inside the NEW Lion Brand Yarn Studio for a sneak peek of the space, AND we’ll be once again joined by bestselling author Kate Jacobs. Do you have questions about the Studio OR for Kate Jacobs? Let us know and you may be included in our next show!

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