Become multi-craftual! If you’re a knitter thinking about learning crochet OR a crocheter thinking about learning to knit, you’ll want to listen to this episode. We explore great techniques in both crafts, as well as tips on how to get started in your new craft. Plus get some recommendations on patterns that combine both crafts in one project!
To read “Play Nice” by Franklin Habit, click here.
Knit+crochet patterns discussed include:
- Knit & Crochet Constellation Scarf
- Knit & Crochet Tunic
- Knit & Crochet Landscape Afghan
- Knit & Crochet Retro Swing
- Knit & Crochet Square Motif Cardi
- Knit & Crochet Winged Jacket
Then on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, we talk about how to decorate your workspace with yarn! For more on the ideas shared, check out: Yarn Painting, Wrapped Letters, Wrapped Picture Frame, Devin’s Iron Man Cup Cozy, Twinkie Chan’s Tissue Box Cover.
Want to win a pattern book? Be sure to listen to this episode for details on how to enter our book giveaway! We have books from our friends at Potter Craft and SMP Craft—tune into 34:17 for directions and rules. Be sure to leave your comment by 11:59 pm Eastern on July 17, 2013 to qualify. (Must be 18 or the age of majority in your municipality. Only open to residents of countries where LionBrand.com ships. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.)
Join us in two weeks when we talk about techniques from around the world. What are your favorite regional knit and crochet techniques? 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
01:13 What’s on our listeners’ hooks & needles
04:51 Ways knitting and crochet complement each other
21:37 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life
34:17 Contest information
35:00 Thanks to our listeners