YarnCraft Episode 137 :: 7 Tips on Knitting & Crocheting for Kids & Babies, Plus Our Top 5 Crochet Techniques to Try

19 Mar

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YarnCraft Episode 137 :: 7 Tips on Knitting & Crocheting for Kids & Babies, Plus Our Top 5 Crochet Techniques to Try

Do you have a little one to craft for? Find out what’s on trend in knitting & crochet for kids. Plus learn what Zontee and Michelle consider essential considerations when crafting for children.

Patterns referenced include:

Zontee also mentions author and loom-knitting designer, Isela Phelps. See her site here.

[Pictured: Knit Strawberry Pink Sideways Cardigan and Hat]

Then on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, Zontee and Michelle talk about some of their favorite crochet techniques, in honor of National Crochet Month: Tunisian crochet, hairpin lace, broomstick lace, crochet intarsia, and crochet cables. See the following blog posts on the Lion Brand Notebook for more info on these techniques:

Join us in two weeks when we talk about eco-friendly spring patterns. Do you have any favorite projects that help you reduce/reuse/recycle? Tell us about them! 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.

00:10 Intro & welcome
01:00 What’s on Zontee & Michelle’s hooks & needles
06:24 Tips on Knitting & Crocheting for Kids & Babies
27:24 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life Intro
35:44 Thanks to our listeners


  • http://twitter.com/rainah rainah

    since you have the martha stewart loom you put out 2 years ago why not talk about the different things you can make with it .. there is also the all in one knitting loom by knitting board.com

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

    Thanks for the suggestion, Rainah–we’ll keep it in mind for future episodes. In the meantime, don’t forget to check out episode 98 in our archives, which features great loom ideas:
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