On this episode of YarnCraft, Liz & Zontee talk about warm-weather-friendly fibers and yarns. Not only do they talk about fiber qualities that make certain fibers more cool to the touch, but they also talk about how you can adapt certain patterns to use lighter weights of yarn to create garments that are less bulky and more comfortable.
Find out how you can re-write a pattern using the original schematic and your gauge swatch.
Yarns discussed include:
- Kitchen Cotton
- Recycled Cotton
- Nature’s Choice Organic Cotton
- LB Collection Cotton Bamboo
Patterns discussed include:
Again, we want to congratulations to Joyce, who won our random giveaway for episode 113!
Then on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, we share ideas for Mother’s Day presents you can finish in the next month. Patterns discussed include:
- Loom Woven Apron with Pockets
- Crochet Digital Tablet Cozy
- Crochet Mother’s Day Shawl
- Crochet Striped Handle Tote
- Knit Felted Mary Jane Scuffs
On our next episode, we’ll be talking about projects for prom, weddings, and formal events. Have you knit or crocheted something for a special occasion? Leave a message on the blog or email us at yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! You can also call in and leave a message 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
01:11 What’s on Liz & Zontee’s hooks & needles?
11:46 Tips on warm-weather-friendly fibers & yarns
20:34 Congratulations to our giveaway winner
21:16 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life
28:31 Thanks to our listeners