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:
- Knit & Crochet Fox Scoodies
- Knit Sweet Dreams Baby Cocoon and Hat Set
- Crochet Baby Kimono
- Knit Comfort Baby Kimono
- Knit Child’s Glamour Dress
- Crochet Severin Pullover
- Crochet Candy Color Booties
- Knit Lavish Booties
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:
- Celebrate National Crochet Month by Learning Tunisian!
- How to Crochet Broomstick Lace
- 10 Projects to Learn New Skills: Colorwork
- Unlock the Secrets of Crochet Cables
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.
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