Want to know the best ways to create airy knit and crochet fabrics for summer? Find out on this episode of YarnCraft! Zontee and Michelle explore their favorite lace, mesh, and openwork stitches, as well as yarns that are summer-friendly so that you can create wonderful projects all summer long.
Patterns discussed include:
- Crochet 4 Ball Market Bag
- Crochet Afternoon Breeze Shawl
- Crochet Glittery Shrug
- Knit Mesh Tank
- Knit Diagonal Mesh Pullover
- Crochet Mesh Raglan Pullover (pictured)
- Crochet Mesh Vest
- Crochet South Bay Shawlette
- Crochet Bridal Shrug
- Knit Soft Lace Scarf
- Crochet Modern Lace Shawl
- Knit Shimmer Lace Top
Yarns discussed include: Cotton-Ease®, Recycled Cotton, Baby’s First, Martha Stewart Crafts™ Cotton Hemp, Vanna’s Glamour®, Vanna’s Sequins, LB Collection® Cotton Bamboo, LB Collection® Wool Stainless Steel, Bonbons, and Jamie®.
Then on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, we share ideas for planning, crafting for, and packing the perfect picnic! Get tips on packing wine, selecting foods, and of course, which patterns to try out!
We also want to congratulate Deebee and Ana Huron on winning our episode 143 giveway! Join us in our next episode for another chance to win!
Join us in two weeks when we talk about the “great divide” between knitting and crochet, as well as how to combine both crafts in your projects. Do you have any favorite ways to combine knitting and crochet? Share them with us! 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
01:21 What’s on Zontee & Michelle’s hooks & needles
05:14 Making light & airy fabrics
23:45 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life
34:50 Contest winners
36:16 Thanks to our listeners