Archive | December, 2009

Happy New Year from YarnCraft!

29 Dec

We’re off for the holidays, but if you’re craving some more YarnCraft, click here to revisit last year’s New Year’s episode, #31: 7 New Yarns & Realistic Resolutions.

Join us NEXT WEEK for YarnCraft in 2010! Liz & Zontee will be back with enough recommendations to plan out your entire yarncrafting year!

Share your goals, wishes, and dreams for yarncrafting in 2010! Want to learn new skills? Get a robot that crochets for you? Share your thoughts here! Post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com, or call and leave a message at 774-452-YARN (9276)!

YarnCraft Episode 56 :: The Gift of Yarncrafts: Heartfelt Stories from Our Community

15 Dec

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In this very special episode of YarnCraft (the last in 2009!), Liz & Zontee are joined by members of the Lion Brand community in sharing what yarncrafting has meant to them, how it has impacted so many lives, and how it has helped forge relationships. We hear from LBYers and listeners like you, who talk about what yarncrafting has meant to them. We hope you’ll share this episode with those who have touched your life with yarncrafts!

We also talk about our newest yarns, the beautiful Amazing and luscious LB Collection Baby Alpaca. Click here to see knitdowns of Amazing.

Stash This — Ideas for Your Crafting Life: Liz & Zontee wrap up 2009 with tips on getting your stash, book and pattern collection, tools, and online yarncrafting life organized in preparation for a new season of amazing yarnie goodness! Find out the best ways to de-stash and get recommendations for organizing your patterns on and offline.

We’ll be off until after the new year, but we hope you’ll join us in 2010 for more YarnCraft! In the meantime, share your thoughts! 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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YarnCraft Episode 55 :: Stand Out with Unique Holiday Gift Ideas & Tips from Lily Chin

1 Dec

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On this episode of YarnCraft, we give you ideas for gifts that are perfect for the yarncrafters in your life, creative and last-minute-gifts and stocking-stuffers, and ideas for embellishing your gift-wrapping with yarn! Find out how you can add pizazz to your gifts with pom-poms, stamps (made with yarn), and more!

If you’re looking for last-minute ideas and inspiration, you’re in the right place!

Also, we share great listener ideas, and Zontee shares a fun accomplishment!

Patterns discussed include:

Stash This — Ideas for Your Crafting Life: Knitter & crocheter extraordinaire, Lily Chin, joins us to share 10 tips for her new books Knitting Tips & Tricks and Crochet Tips & Tricks. Find out how to make your own color-work graphs, why cone yarn is great, and the many uses for clothespins in yarncrafting!

Our next episode is all about why crafting is important in YOUR lives. Why do you yarncraft? Who taught you? What’s the best yarncrafted gift you’ve ever given or received? On our next episode, we’ll share these stories, so we encourage you to join in — 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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