YarnCraft Episode 134 :: What’s Hot – Knit & Crochet Trends in 2013

5 Feb

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YarnCraft Episode 134 :: What’s Hot - Knit & Crochet Trends in 2013What trends should you be looking out for in 2013? Find out on this episode of YarnCraft! Zontee and Michelle take a look at trends in fashion, publishing, and crafting to bring you some predictions of what’s going to be hot this year–and how you can incorporate those trends into your knitting and crochet!

Yarns discussed include: Fun Fur and Luxe Fur.

Learn more about designer Dora Ohrenstein’s Tunisian crochet classes, at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, mentioned on this episode by clicking here.

See photos from Zontee’s interview with Vanna’s Choice Contest winner Nancy Nielson by clicking here. Enter by Feb. 15 for a chance to win this year’s story sweepstakes!

Then on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, Zontee interviews Benjamin Levisay of XRX. Find him on Twitter and Facebook; learn more about the upcoming Stitches West show by clicking here.  Coupon below (click to enlarge):

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Garment pictured (representing the crochet & textures trend): Crochet Sparkling Burgundy Top

Join us in two weeks when we talk about trends in yarncrafting for 2013. What are the trends that you’re seeing and looking forward to? 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. 

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

00:09 Intro & welcome
01:19 What’s on Zontee & Michelle’s hooks & needles
05:41 Trends for 2013
13:58 Interview with Nancy Nielson
18:19 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life Intro
29:23 Thanks to our guests and listeners