On this episode of YarnCraft, Liz & Zontee explore sweaters for men and women of all different body types. We help you understand which kinds of details will fit and flatter your body, as well as draw attention to your best features.
We also answer a bunch of customer questions, received via e-mail, Ravelry, and voicemail–listen for information on topics from color work to great yarns for prayer shawls.
We love to hear from you, so keep those questions and comments coming!
Patterns discussed include:
- Knit Snow Day Cap
- Knit Fallen Leaves Scarf
- Knit Child’s Bunny Motif Pullover
- Knit Child’s Dog Motif Pullover
- Crochet Intarsia Brocade Afghan (2 versions)
- Visit the Lion Brand Notebook for more on color work techniques like intarsia, Fair Isle, and also duplicate stitch.
- Knit Cable Accent Pullover
- Knit Fitted Pullover
- Knit Gold and Greens Pullover
- Knit Ardsley Jacket
- Knit Peplum Cardigan
- Knit Lace Inset Pullover (pictured)
- Knit Stockinette Stitch Shrug
- Crochet Acorn Shrug
- Knit Father’s Day Cardigan
- Knit Northshore Cardigan
Yarns discussed include:
Liz & Zontee are also joined by Josh Bennett, the knitwear designer also known as Boy Meets Purl, and he shares more tips on making sweaters, choosing patterns, and adjusting them to make them just right for you. Visit his site to see his great selection of patterns for men and women.
Join us in two weeks when we talk about men’s projects. We want to hear from our great male listeners — what are those projects that you love to make? What do you like receiving? Do you have any great stories about the trials and tribulations of a male yarncrafter? Share your thoughts with us, and we may include it in the next episode! 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.
00:13 Intro & welcome
01:12 Listener questions & comments
12:10 Sweaters for Every Body Type
22:15 Interview with Josh Bennett
35:39 Thanks to our listeners and guests