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YarnCraft Episode 63 :: Must-Have Spring Projects for Men, Women, Children, and Even Pets!

29 Mar

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We wanted to know what YOUR must-have projects for the season are, and on today’s episode, Liz & Zontee share the answers, as well as some great project recommendations to get you in the mood for warm-weather. From projects for adults to those for kids and even pets, we’ve got fun and inspiring ideas to keep you crafting this spring!

We also share two phone calls and a bunch of comments from listeners like you. Join us for all this and more, next on YarnCraft!

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On today’s Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, we talk about books that are great resources on all topics yarncraft-related. Learn more about the books by clicking the links below:

Next episode, we’ll be talking about great Mother’s Day projects. Have you made a special gift for Mom? Tell us about it! Post a message on the blog or email us at yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com! You can also call in at 774-452-YARN–that’s 774-452-9276. We may include you in the next episode!

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YarnCraft – Summer Crafting with Kids 06 :: Tips & Tricks from Kids and Their Parents, Plus Back to School Projects

18 Aug

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canadian viagra genericOn the 6th and final episode of Summer Crafting with Kids, we catch up with some kids at the Knit & Crochet Show, who were making friendship bracelets with crochet and finger-weaving: Zach, Cassetta, and Katy tell us what they enjoy crafting. Check out Cassetta’s website for more crocheting with kids. We also talk to Getting Loopy‘s Mary Beth Temple and her daughter Katy about their experiences crafting together. Finally, we talk to craft-maven and mother of 3, Vickie Howell, to get some more tips on crafting with your kids.

Liz & Zontee also share some recommendations for projects to take you into the school year.

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To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog. You can also email us yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com, or call us and leave a message at 774-452-YARN–that’s 774-452-9276. Join us next week for a new episode of YarnCraft and the RETURN of Stash This – Ideas for Your Crafting Life.

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YarnCraft Episode 47 :: Travel, Relax, and Laugh – 10 Ways to Add Yarncrafting to Your Summer Break

11 Aug

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Summer is the time when many of us take breaks from our busy lives and do a little traveling and relaxing. On this episode of YarnCraft, Liz & Zontee explore ways to work your yarncrafting into your travel plans, or for those who are planning a “staycation”, we explore ideas for making your stay a little more craft-friendly, with travel-friendly projects that are easy to make on the go.

We also talk to the hilarious writer and storyteller Michaela Murphy who joins us from Seattle. Michaela’s funny and relatable Crafté’s Inferno series can be found on CraftStylish.com and she can also be heard on the Moth Podcast for even more laugh-out-loud stories.

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To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com, or call us and leave a message at 774-452-YARN–that’s 774-452-9276. Join us in two weeks for the RETURN of Stash This and our regular podcast format. It’s been a fun summer, and we hope you’ve enjoyed these abbreviated episodes! We’ll be sharing interviews and stories from the Knit & Crochet Show, as well as back-to-school ideas for students from pre-school to college. Share your thoughts about these topics and you may be included in our next episode!

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YarnCraft – Summer Crafting with Kids 05 :: Make Memories & Keep Your Kids Entertained While Traveling

4 Aug

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Savor the end of summer with trips, family memories, and crafting! On today’s episode, Liz & Zontee discuss ways to keep your kids entertained on long trips, and also how to use crafting to capture memories of your trip to enjoy for years to come. From fun projects for long car rides to easy projects that are road-friendly, we have great ideas for you and your family. We also get inspiration from Michelle Edwards’ story, Road Scarf, for a yarn-creation as travel journal.

We talk about hostess gifts that you can make in preparation for a visit to friends and family, mentioning our fun tour of the Lion Brand Yarn Studio with the Studio Squirrels.

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To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog. You can also email us yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com, or call us and leave a message at 774-452-YARN–that’s 774-452-9276. Join us next week for a new episode of YarnCraft OR join is in two weeks for the next episode of Summer Crafting with Kids. Share your favorite tip or story about crafting with kids — We’d love to include you the next episode!

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YarnCraft – Summer Crafting with Kids 04 :: Connect Your Kids with Charity Work

21 Jul

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This is the fourth episode of our special series, Summer Crafting with Kids, coming to you on alternate Tuesdays when YarnCraft’s regular episodes aren’t on. Join us all summer long!

Yarncrafts provide a great way to make items to give to charity, whether its for patients at a local hospital, children in poor areas all over the world, or animals at a shelter. On today’s episode, we talk about different charity projects that you and your child can do with your yarncrafts. Liz & Zontee share tips on selecting a charity that will interest your child, getting the community involved, and encouraging kids of all ages and skill levels to discover the joys of giving to others.

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To share your comments and thoughts, post a message on the blog, email to yarncraft [at] lionbrand [dot] com, or call us and leave a message at 774-452-YARN–that’s 774-452-9276. Join us next week for a new episode of YarnCraft OR join is in two weeks for the next episode of Summer Crafting with Kids. Share your favorite tip or story about crafting with kids — We’d love to include you the next episode!

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