Archive | January, 2010

YarnCraft Episode 58 :: Keep Cozy with 16 Quick Winter Accessories & Learn All About Charts

19 Jan

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On today’s episode, Liz & Zontee talk about quick winter accessories, that will have you feeling cozy in no time. (Pictured left: Knit Nordic Gloves)

We hear from listeners like you about YOUR yarncrafting goals for 2010, and Liz & Zontee also answer customer questions: What yarns felt? How do you pull from the center of the ball? Find out all of this and more on YarnCraft!

Patterns discussed include:

Stash This — Ideas for Your Crafting Life: Want a way to visualize your patterns and colorwork? Find out all about charts with Liz & Zontee, who share tips for reading charts, making your own, and more.

Examples of charts include:

We’ll be talking about great projects for Valentine’s Day on our next episode, so share your suggestions and tell us about what you’re making for your friends and loved ones. 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 57 :: 12 Months of New Yarns & New Patterns

5 Jan

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Ring in the new year with a little YarnCraft! Liz & Zontee return and introduce you to 12 yarns to try in the new year, as well as great projects to go along with them. Join us as we make a yarncrafting plan for 2010 and start working towards the goals we set in episode 56!

Yarns discussed include:

Patterns discussed include:

Stash This — Ideas for Your Crafting Life: Liz & Zontee start off 2010 by going over some of the tools of the trade. What are the different ways you can use circular needles? Why should you check out wood, metal, and plastic hooks and needles? Find out in this segment.

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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