YarnCraft Episode 130 :: Top 15 Gift Ideas to Knit & Crochet This Holiday Season

4 Dec

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Need last-minute gift ideas? We’ve got them! Zontee and Michelle share their top 15 gift ideas for colleagues, friends, last-minute guests, and more on this episode of YarnCraft.

Patterns discussed include:

Then on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, we wrap up our 2012 Year of Accomplishments. Get tips on getting organized and going through your stash, taking account of everything you’ve accomplished this year, and also keeping the stress at bay this holiday season!

In two weeks, join us for our next episode, when talk about pairing yarn textures and stitch patterns to great effect. Tell us what your favorite yarns and stitch patterns are. 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.

00:12 Intro & welcome
01:06 What’s on Zontee & Michelle’s hooks & needles
07:20 Top 15 Gift Ideas
26:25 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life
36:25 Thanks to our listeners

  • http://profiles.google.com/wzrdreams Grace Jones

    Once year I went to a Christmas tree decorating party and I made some of those snowflakes (pictured above) to add to the tree. They were quick and fun to make and the host loved them.

    I think the key to gift/holiday knitting is to pick a manageable project that is FUN to work on and pick a yarn that is NICE to have in your hands.

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  • Lily

    Hey Zontee and Michele, you mentioned you liked having fingerless gloves you can use with your touchscreen phone.  Try the “conductive thread” and knit it just on the back of your touchscreen finger on regular gloves and you can control your phone without getting cold!  It’s available on Etsy and other sites.

  • http://yarncraft.lionbrand.com/ YarnCraft Podcast

    Great tip, Lily! Thanks!

  • Gigilee1021

    These ideas lend a lot to “sky’s the limit” for creativity. Thank you.