YarnCraft Episode 139 :: How to Pick the Perfect Color Palette for Your Knit or Crochet Project

16 Apr

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YarnCraft Episode 139 :: How to Pick the Perfect Color Palette for Your Knit or Crochet Project

Looking to create a project in COLOR? Get tips and tricks from Zontee and Michelle on picking the right palette for your decor, your gift recipient, or your own skin tone and hair color!

Tools and resources discussed include:

We also talk about some of our listeners’ favorite books from the previous episode. Click here to see the show notes and comments from that episode!

Congratulations to the winners of our book giveaway–Angie, SBFH, and Charlene are each getting one of the books from our friends at SMPCraft! Check your email for more information about how to get your prizes. Tune in next episode for another chance to win!

Then on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, we talk about loom knitting resources. Click here for a blog post from the Lion Brand Notebook with many of the resources we discuss. Check your local library and/or bookstore for books by Denise Layman, Isela Phelps, Kathy Norris, Anne Bipes, and Pat and Kim Novak.

Join us in two weeks when we talk about Mother’s Day gift ideas–have you ever given or received an awesome handmade Mother’s Day gift? Tell us about it! 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.

00:11 Intro & welcome
01:03 Listeners’ favorite books
06:04 Listener call
06:51 Picking color palettes
26:36 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life
35:34 Contest winner announcement
36:16 Thanks to our listeners


  • dee bee

    Excellent episode. so much good information. Art school in a pod cast!

  • crafter

    Excellent! Excellent! Excellent! I jotted down the great ideas. . .

  • http://www.lionbrand.com/ Zontee

    Glad to hear it, dee bee!

  • http://www.lionbrand.com/ Zontee

    Awesome! Let us know if you come up with new projects with these ideas!

  • http://www.facebook.com/charlene.hughes.54 Charlene Hughes

    I received my book!!! I got it after a long day at work! I am so excited. It is a gorgeously colored book with so many awesome patterns in it. I can not wait to try out some new patterns to make some festive scarves and purses! Thanks again!

  • http://www.lionbrand.com/ Zontee

    Glad to hear it! Enjoy!

  • http://twitter.com/rainah rainah

    Thanks for the shout out on your podcast :) I have been loom knitting like crazy building up my craft show inventory making child hats with tweed stripe yarn I am glad to say its 9 oclock and I am finally finished :)

  • http://www.lionbrand.com/ Zontee

    Congrats! Hope your show goes well!