This is the first of our shorter-format podcasts for the summer, designed to be the perfect length for yarncrafters on the go. Listen to them while taking 15 minutes for yourself, in the car, or even while walking the dog! Want even more YarnCraft? Join us next week for the first of our special series, Summer Crafting with Kids, coming to you on alternate Tuesdays when YarnCraft’s regular episodes aren’t on.
On today’s episode of YarnCraft, we feature great ideas for the season. From great summer projects to that special category of graduation gifts, Liz & Zontee have ideas for you. The ladies of YarnCraft also share interviews from the Knit & Crochet Show that took place last month in Portland, OR, including one with designer Lily Chin, previously featured on episode 22.
Patterns discussed include:
- Market Bag
- Bath Collection
- Nana’s Bathmat
- Amigurumi Graduation Owl
- Amigurumi Graduation Bookworm
- Amigurumi Graduation Bear
- Amigurumi Apple
- Wee Backpack
- Everyday Textured Tote
- Elegant Shell
- Serene Shell
- Beach Cover-up/Pullover
- Beach Cover-up/Cardigan
- Bird’s Eye Turtleneck Sweater
Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life — This time on Stash This, we share a feature of the organization afghans for Afghans, whose volunteers and founder, Ann Rubin, share insights into this great organization and some of the stories from behind the scenes.
To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! Next week will be our first Summer Crafting with Kids episode. Do you have a favorite tip or story about crafting with kids? Let us know! We’d love to include you the next episode!
Theme music is “Boy with a Coin” by Iron and Wine, from the PodSafe Music Network.
01:16 What’s on Liz & Zontee’s hooks & needles
02:49 Graduation gifts ideas
05:30 Summer projects
10:24 Interview with Lily Chin
12:41 Stash This: Charity Spotlight on Afghans for Afghans
17:27 Thanks to our guests