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Two Episodes Featuring Projects for Kids & Pets Too!

17 Dec

Did you manage to finish all of your holiday crafting already? If so, join us for two episodes of YarnCraft that feature fun ideas for the little ones (both human and animal) in your life. Pick up a small relaxing project just for fun!

First, join Liz & Zontee for recommendations for projects for children from newborns to teens. We also talk about different ways that you can involve your children in your projects for them. Find out the easy and creative ways they can contribute to your projects!

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Then join us for for a throw-back from 2008! This oldy-but-goody features toy projects for kids and pets. It also features an interview with designer Nicky Epstein, who joins us to talk about her love of crafting for Barbie.

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Two Episodes Featuring Popular Designers, Jared Flood & Ysolda Teague

10 Dec

Yarn-cozied bike rack at the Lion Brand Yarn StudioNeed a little pick-me-up as you craft your way through your holiday gifts? Join us for two encore episodes of YarnCraft!

The first features Jared Flood (aka Brooklyn Tweed) whose designs and photography are beloved by the knitting community. Get Jared’s tips on taking yarn-centric photos.

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Then listen to a second episode featuring designer Ysolda Teague, as well as tips on garment shaping in many different ways.

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Encore Episode: Stitch with Love — Gift Ideas for Every Age

26 Nov

Encore Episode: Stitch with Love — Gift Ideas for Every Age

On today’s encore episode of YarnCraft, Liz & Zontee talk about great projects for everyone on your gift list, from kids to adults. Check off your list with quick projects from a stylish scarf for your brother-in-law to funky leg-warmers for your niece.

We also share comments from listeners like you about what they’re making this season. Share your own gift-making ideas and ambitions here on the blog!

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Encore Episode: 15+ Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas to Knit & Crochet

5 Nov

Encore Episode: 15+ Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas to Knit & CrochetOn this encore episode of YarnCraft, Liz & Zontee go through their favorite fast-finish gift ideas. We’re less than 2 months away from the holidays, so you know it’s time to get knitting, crocheting, weaving, loom-knitting, and more! PLUS hear some gift-making dilemmas from listeners like you, and find out what Liz & Zontee recommend.

Also on this episode: Learn why theMartha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit just might be a go-to tool for quick gifts that are woven or double-knit.

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YarnCraft Episode 150 :: Inside the New Fall Catalog from Lion Brand, Plus Quick Halloween Patterns

1 Oct

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YarnCraft Episode 150 :: Inside the New Fall Catalog from Lion Brand, Plus Quick Halloween PatternsLooking to get inspired for fall? Join Zontee and Michelle as they delve into Lion Brand’s latest catalog (arriving in homes during the month of October, starting October 7!). The YarnCraft girls share their favorite patterns from this new catalog as well as an overview of the new yarns and colors that will be featured in this issue. Click here to view the catalog online.

Patterns discussed include:

Also mentioned are our Crochet-Along and this guest blog post by Johnny Vasquez.

Then Zontee interviews designer and author Amy Herzog, whose new book is Knit to Flatter. Visit her website for more about her classes and her new CustomFit website.

Next, on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, Zontee and Michelle explore the spooky and spectacular world of Halloween crafting. Click here for Halloween patterns on LionBrand.com, and also be sure to check out the Halloween wreath tutorial mentioned by Zontee.

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