Archive | November, 2009

YarnCraft Episode 54 :: Stitch with Love — Gift Ideas for Every Age

17 Nov

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On today’s episode of YarnCraft, Liz & Zontee talk about great projects for everyone on your gift list, from kids to adults. Check off your list with quick projects from a stylish scarf for your brother-in-law to funky leg-warmers for your niece.

We also share comments from listeners like you about what they’re making this season. Share your own gift-making ideas and ambitions here on the blog!

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Stash This — Ideas for Your Crafting Life: We discuss great ornaments and decorative items for your home. We know that the holidays are just around the corner, so we stick to fast-finish projects to ensure that you’ll get them done in time!

On our next episode, yarn maven Lily Chin will be sharing her favorite hints & tips for knitters and crocheters from her two new books. Have a question? Share them — post a message on the blog or email us at yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! You can also call in at 774-452-YARN–that’s 774-452-9276.

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Thanks for Nominating Us — Now It’s Time to VOTE!

13 Nov

Thanks to you, our awesome listeners, we are up for the People’s Choice Podcast Award in the “Cultural/Arts” category!

Want to vote? Go to PodcastAwards.com — fill out the form, submit it, and confirm by checking your e-mail and clicking the link.

You can vote every day, so vote from now until November 30! With your help, we can show what knitters & crocheters are all about!

Finally, we just want to give one more shout-out to you, the listeners, for all of your support over the last two years — you guys are awesome!

YarnCraft Episode 53 :: Discover Handmade Artisans & Find Out How You Can Get Started Selling for Free

3 Nov

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Celebrate the creativity of knitters, crocheters, and artisans with Liz & Zontee. As the holiday season approaches, we think of beautiful gifts to purchase, as well as inspiration for gifts that we can make on our own. Support handmade with today’s episode when we give shout-outs to makers of all kinds of yarn-related goods.

Zontee also interviews Tony Ford, EVP/COO of Artfire.com, an online marketplace for handmade artisans, suppliers, and more. Tony shares just how easy it is to get started selling on ArtFire for free. Check out Arfire.com/LionBrand.

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Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life — Liz & Zontee look ahead to the upcoming holidays and give a couple of fun and festive decor ideas that you can start now! Patterns discussed include:

The next episode is about holiday gift ideas, so tell us what you’re making for your loved ones. To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! You can also call in at 774-452-YARN–that’s 774-452-9276.

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