Get inspiration for fun favors and sweet gifts, just in time for Valentine’s Day. On today’s episode, Liz & Zontee share ideas that are quick, easy, and perfect for making with kids and kids at heart.
We also discuss fast-finish, charming gift ideas for your friends and family. Treat your loved ones to a little something special this Valentine’s Day.
Also this season, consider donating to charity organizations as part of your Valentine’s crafting — click here for our Charity Connection to share the love with those in need.
Patterns discussed include:
- Crafted Valentine’s Day Brooches
- Crafted Holiday Cards
- Crochet Envelope Flatwear Holder
- Crochet Valentine Envelopes
- Crafted Sweet Heart Picture Frame
- Crochet Heartfelt Amigurumi Bunny & Heartfelt Amigurumi Bear
- Crochet Amigurumi Love Birds
- Knit Sock Critters
- Knit & Crochet Heart Potholders
- Crafted Valentine’s Day Wreath
- Knit Valentine Socks
- Crochet Heart Bag
- Crochet Valentine’s Day Stripe Purse
- Knit & Crochet Valentine’s Day Striped Set
- Knit & Crochet Heart on a String Mittens
- Crochet Sweet Tweet Sachets
- Crochet Touch of Warmth Cuffs
- Crochet Sandy Shore Washcloths
Stash This — Ideas for Your Crafting Life: Want to customize a pattern? Resize it by substituting with a thicker or thinner yarn! Make a stitch pattern into the project of your dreams! Add embellishments to hats and more! Find out how to do all of these things in today’s very useful Stash This segment! Links discussed include:
- How to Resize Afghans & Scarves
- The “M” Word: Using Different Yarn Weights with the Help of a Little Math
- Calculating Your Fit with Stefanie Japel
- How to Crochet a Basic Beanie
- How to Knit a Basic Hat
- Knit Weekend Retreat Cardi
Next episode, learn about artists doing amazing things with knitting & crochet. Want to hear about a specific artist? Let us know! 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.
00:12 Intro & welcome
01:21 What’s on Liz & Zontee’s hooks & needles
03:40 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
12:03 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life
25:07 Thanks to our listeners