Archive | March, 2009

YarnCraft Episode 37 :: Springtime, Easter, and Baby Projects

24 Mar

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It’s springtime — a time for new life and some great new projects! Liz and Zontee celebrate the arrival of spring with Easter projects, perfect for favors and decor, as well as great gift ideas for spring babies. We’re also joined by our senior technical editor, Jackie, who gives us some great tips on projects that will be child-friendly and mom-friendly too.

This is a can’t miss episode for anyone who has a new baby arriving in their life!

Patterns featured include:

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life — We talk about great ideas for your baby shower. It’s all about togetherness and fun on this week’s Stash This. Treats for both baby and mommy are on the agenda. Listen to find out more.

To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! Our next episode, we will be talking about projects for Earth Day. We’ll also be talking about our recycled and organic yarns. Do you have a favorite eco-friendly tip, yarn-related or not? Tell us about it! We’d love to include you the next episode!

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YarnCraft Episode 36 :: Spring Ahead with Great Projects for Changing Weather

10 Mar

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In this episode, the girls of YarnCraft look ahead to warm weather with great garments for transitioning from winter to spring. From easy wraps for cool evenings to fun layers for play dates, we have items for adults and kids alike.

We also share our Spring Yarn Spotlight, in which Liz and Zontee talk about 4 yarns, perfect for projects in the warm months:

Patterns discussed include:

Stash This–Ideas for Your Crafting Life: In this segment, Liz and Zontee cover the ins and outs of how gauge, fabric density, and the look of your finished project relate to each other. They also give a SNEAK PREVIEW of the yarns that will be used by Heather, our crochet-along host, in the LATEST Lion Brand Crochet-Along of the Moderne Jacket.

To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! Our next episode, we will be talking about projects for Easter, and perfect projects for spring babies. Do you have a favorite heirloom baby project or item? A great suggestion for an Easter project? Tell us about it! We’d love to include you the next episode!

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