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:
- Cozied Hangers
- Holiday Egg Cozies
- Tradewinds Neck Piece
- Summer Vacation Photo Album Cover
- Recycled Milk Carton Vase
- Holiday Gift Bag Set
- Stamped Gift Wrap
- Holiday Greeting Cards
- Holiday Card Tree
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.
Theme music is “Boy with a Coin” by Iron and Wine, from the PodSafe Music Network.
00:11 Intro & welcome
01:21 2nd Annual Vanna’s Choice Contest
03:01 What’s on Liz & Zontee’s hooks & needles?
05:22 Listener comments
07:27 Gift ideas
22:17 Stash This with Lily Chin
38:31 Thanks to our guests