Archive | May, 2010

YarnCraft Episode 67 :: Gifts for Dad! A Dozen Ideas for Father’s Day

25 May

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buy viagra uk reviewsLiz & Zontee celebrate the dads (and grandfathers, uncles, and role models) in our lives with tons of great project ideas and fun ways to give them just a little something (or a big something) yarncrafted for Father’s Day, coming up next month.

We share suggestions from our listeners, as well as tried and true patterns from LionBrand.com from fast-finish projects that you can whip out, to things to do with your kids, to bigger projects that will come in handy as the weather cools.

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Want more ideas for guys? Revisit episode 41 by clicking here.

And on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, we take a queue from a listener like you, and we talk about how you can quell your start-itis AND take control of your stash.

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Join us in two weeks for interviews from this year’s Maker Faire in San Mateo, CA — as usual, Liz & Zontee go on the scene to find out what are the latest DIY trends happening. We also want to hear from YOU — are you part of a yarncrafting group? What do you enjoy making together? What makes your group special? What’s your favorite part?  Share your thoughts with us! 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. We may include you in the next episode!

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YarnCraft Episode 66 :: Let’s Craft Outside! Projects Perfect for Warm Weather

11 May

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http://wwwjgutierrez.net/?lft=332With spring now sprung, the girls of YarnCraft share ideas for projects to make outdoors and to use outdoors. Whether it’s for a day in the park or camping in the woods, we’ve got some fun ideas for knitting and crocheting in the sunshine! We also share great ideas for crafting with your kids in the backyard.

Also, hear from the team behind Ravelry, who stopped by to chat with Zontee at Stitches South–find out how YOU can share your ideas for new features with them and what they enjoy when they meet their fans live-and-in-person.

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Join us in two weeks for an episode all about Father’s Day gifts. What’s your favorite yarncrafted gift for Dad? Share your thoughts with us! 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. We may include you in the next episode!

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NEW YarnCraft Transcripts!

5 May

We know that it’s fun to listen to YarnCraft while you’re crafting, taking a stroll, or just running errands, but we also know that sometimes you just want to be able to recall how Liz & Zontee described a certain skill or pattern and it can be tricky to find it fast-forwarding and rewinding…

Introducing new YarnCraft transcripts! Read them to revisit an episode or find a specific discussion point OR share them with friends who prefer written transcripts.

To find them: Here on YarnCraft.LionBrand.com, you can just click on the “Transcripts” button in the top menu to see our latest transcripts. If you’re reading this blog post in your e-mail or RSS reader, click here to see the Transcripts page.

We’ve just added episodes 60 to 65 and we’ll be adding new transcripts — both for new and archived episodes — going forward. We hope you enjoy them!