Liz & 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.
Patterns discussed include:
- Knit Kids’ to Adult Hoodie
- Knit Ribbed Sweater
- Knit Adult Raglan Pullover
- Crochet Sweater Blanket
- Knit Sweater Blanket
- Crochet Easy Tweed Scarf
- Knit Striking Hat and Scarf
- Knit Covetable Cable Scarf
- Knit Lake District Hat
- Knit Chance of Flurries Hat
- Crochet Key Lime Hat
- Knit Felted Slip Ons
- Knit School Colors Felted Laptop Sleeve
- Knit Book/Tablet/e-Book Reader Cover
- Knit Father’s Day Golf Club Covers
- Crochet Supremo Cozy
- Crochet Father’s Day Drink Cozies
- Crafted Dad’s Desk Organizer
- Knit Wired Dad Remote Caddy
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.
Links discussed include:
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!
Theme music is “Boy with a Coin” by Iron and Wine, from the PodSafe Music Network.
00:12 Intro & welcome
01:13 What’s on Liz & Zontee’s hooks and needles
04:28 Gift Ideas for Dad
24:39 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life
35:08 Thanks to our listeners and guests