Archive | September, 2009

YarnCraft Episode 50 :: Burning Knit & Crochet Questions Answered!

22 Sep

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In an extended SPECIAL 50th episode, Liz and Zontee answer YOUR questions.  From unique techniques, like entrelac and Tunisian crochet, to general questions, like how to get the perfect invisible seam, this extended episode is full of useful information.

Zontee also talks with designer Edie Eckman, who is leading our current crochet-along on the Lion Brand Notebook.

Links discussed include:

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life — Get great one-ball project ideas so that you can use up your stash or just make fast-finish gifts and get a jump on holiday yarncrafting!

Patterns discussed include:

To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! Or call us and leave a message at 774-452-YARN–that’s 774-452-9276. Our next episode will be dedicated to Halloween, so tell us what your favorite Halloween and fall craft projects are, and you just might be on the next episode!

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YarnCraft Episode 49 :: Catalog Sneak Peak — Fall Styles That Flatter

4 Sep

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In this episode, Liz & Zontee give you a sneak peak into our newest catalog, and share with you some of the great fall trends in store. We talk about some of the gorgeous colors you’ll be seeing translated from the runway, as well as sweater styles that are great for most body types.

Find out which must-have items will add a lot of style to your fall wardrobe for not a lot of money.

Patterns discussed include:

Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life — Get great ideas to make your dorm room cozy with rugs, nesting bowls, and so much more. Give the college kid in your life a space to envy. Patterns discussed in this segment include:

To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! Or call us and leave a message at 774-452-YARN–that’s 774-452-9276. Our next episode will be dedicated to answering your questions. Tell us what techniques or technical things you’ve always wanted to know more about, and we will do our best to answer them.

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