YarnCraft Episode 132 :: Treat Yourself to 5 One-Skein Project Ideas to Knit & Crochet


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YarnCraft Episode 132 :: Treat Yourself to 5 One-Skein Project Ideas to Knit & Crochet

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Now that we’re past holiday-crafting, treat yourself to a quick project just for you! Zontee and Michelle share some of their favorite project ideas and patterns for using up a single ball of colorful, luxurious, and/or hand-dyed yarn! It’s the perfect way to “cleanse the palette” before moving on to new projects in 2013.

Patterns discussed include:

  • Shawls
    • Crochet Beginner’s Triangle Shawl
    • Knit Modernist Lace Shawl
    • Knit Eyelet Shawl
    • Crochet Soulful Comfort Shawl
  • Hats
    • Crochet Angora Tam (pictured)
    • Crochet Morning Stroll Hat
    • Knit New Moon Hat
  • Socks
    • Knit Sockies
    • Cozy Crochet Socks
    • Knit Father’s Day Socks
  • Scarves
    • Knit Angora Lace Scarf (pictured)
    • Crochet Ripple Scarf
    • Crochet Perfect Gift Scarf
    • Knit Beginner’s Tweedy Scarf
    • Crochet One-Ball Scarf
  • Headbands/Ear Warmers
    • Crochet Ribbed Headband
    • Knit Seed Stitch Headband

Yarns discussed include: LB Collection® Silk Mohair.

Resources on dyeing your own yarn: How-To: Kool-Aid Dye with a Microwave.

Then on Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life, we combine yarncrafts with reading. Michelle shares some of her favorite fiction and essays inspired by yarn. Writers we discuss include Elizabeth Lenhard’s Chicks with Sticks series.

Join us in two weeks when we answer some of our most frequently asked questions about YarnCraft, Lion Brand, and more. Any burning questions you’ve always wanted to ask? 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
01:30 What’s on Zontee & Michelle’s hooks & needles
05:12 Lion Brand Staff Resolutions
07:46 One-Skein Project Ideas
18:38 Stash This: Ideas for Your Crafting Life
25:14 Thanks to our guest and listeners


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