Archive | August, 2012

YarnCraft Episode 124 :: 20+ Essential Garment Patterns for Fall

28 Aug

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Wondering what project(s) you should take on for fall? Zontee and Michelle share their top picks for cardigans, jackets, and pullovers for the entire family. They also share some tips on how to incorporate the fur trend into your fall crafting. Patterns discussed include:

Next, Zontee interviews designer Mathew Gnagy, whose new book is Knitting Off the AxisMathew talks a little about how to customize your sweater’s fit, areas to consider when making sweaters for men, and why he loves to make socks when he’s not making sweaters.

Then on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, Zontee and Michelle talk about color trends. In particular, they share tips on how to incorporate subtle shimmer, neon, and off-grays into your autumn knitting & crocheting. Be sure to check out new Vanna’s Sequins yarn!

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YarnCraft Episode 123 :: 10 Tips on Buying & Selling Handmade Creations

14 Aug

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Looking to buy or sell amazing handmade creations? Get useful tips and expert advice on today’s YarnCraft! Zontee and Michelle talk about looking for the best values and most unique buys at craft fairs, flea markets, boutiques, and more.

Then Zontee interviews buying online viagra safe, author of the new book http://www.elliottspharmacy.com/ and Executive Director of Hello Craft, a trade organization for handmade sellers. Kelly shares advice about how handmade sellers can approach their business and also support other handmakers in their local community.

For more information about selling your handmade goods (and buying handmade goods locally), check out these archived episodes:

On Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, Michelle and Zontee talk about some of their favorite shrug patterns. Easy to make and breezy to wear, shrugs are a perfect garment to make–just in time for fall!

Patterns discussed include:

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