YarnCraft Episode 127 :: 5 Colorwork Techniques We Love, Plus Quick & Easy Halloween Projects

9 Oct

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Are you looking for fun ways to jazz up your projects? Consider colorwork! Just by adding sections of various colors (through color blocks, stripes, intarsia, Fair Isle, slip-stitch, and more), you can turn even simple stitches into eye-catching designs. Zontee and Michelle walk you through some of the clever ways that project construction can make colorwork even more interesting.

Patterns discussed include:

Check out Lucinda Guy at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio if you’re in the NYC-area, or check out her new book.

Then on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, Zontee and Michelle share their favorite quick-to-knit-and-crochet Halloween projects. Click here to see all of the Halloween-related patterns available on LionBrand.com.

In two weeks, join us for our next episode, when talk about crafting HORROR stories. Share yours for a chance to get a treat from Zontee and Michelle! Share by leaving a message on the blog or emailing 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. 

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Theme music is “Boy with a Coin” by Iron and Wine, from the PodSafe Music Network.

00:09 Intro & welcome
01:05 What’s on Zontee & Michelle’s hooks & needles
05:48 Colorwork techniques we love
16:37 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life
22:49 Thanks to our guests & listeners