Leisure Arts Introduces 4 Creativity Starter Kits

Released on: September 2, 2008, 6:55 am

Press Release Author: Jeff Curtis/Leisure Arts

Industry: Media

Press Release Summary: Learning to knit and crochet just got easier thanks to the
four new Leisure Arts DVD Starter Kits for Knit and Crochet. Packaged with the
beginner in mind, each kit includes all you need to get started.

Press Release Body: Each Kit Includes:
Yarn
Needles/Hook
Expert Guidance
Step-by-Step Instruction
Auto Pause (you set your own pace)
A-Z Index (go directly to the topic you need)
And More

The Art of Knitting 4 Kids Knit Starter Kit
The fun and easy way for kids to learn to knitthe DVD way! This kit will inspire
the kids to learn a skill that will last them a lifetime. Studies have shown that
knitting:

Helps kids concentrate
Increases motor skills
Develops hand-eye coordination
Is a great confidence builder

Appropriate for ages 5 and up, the kit contains an instructional DVD, knitting
needles, and enough yarn to get the fun started (about 60 yards). The 99-minute DVD
provides three ways to learn:
1. Dr. Elizabeth Seward, PH.D, entertains kids with a unique, animated story while
teaching them to knit and make their own knitting needles.

2. Kids Teaching KidsEvery kid will be inspired watching 7-year-old Ryan Anderson
as he teaches the basics of knitting.

3. Marcy Levitas Hamilton, knitting instructor and producer, takes the kids through
an easy-to-knit ball and toy Stitch-Along.
And, as a bonus, kids will have fun visiting The Alpaca Ranch to learn how yarn is
made.

No Rules Knitting at the Teen Knit Caf Knit Starter Kit
The fun way for teens to learn to knitthe DVD way! The beginner-level kit contains
a 98-minute instructional DVD, knitting needles, and enough yarn to get the
creativity started (about 60 yards). With only two stitches to learn and
shoulder-to-shoulder instruction from Chelsea Povall, this DVD will have teens
knitting their first projects tonight. Each step is shown up-close and in motion,
and an A-Z index makes topics quick to find. The DVD features loads of beginner
projects:

iPod case
scarves
wrist, ear, and leg warmers
bracelet and matching ring
messenger bag
lip balm holder
cushy rug
hats
cuddly throw
so-cute doggy coat
and more!

The DVD also includes fun bonus materialThe Teen Knit Caf gang custom dyeing yarn
with Kool-Aid, making knitting needle toppers from clay, and experimenting with
needle felting!

I Cant Believe Im Knitting! in Motion Knit Starter Kit
Even if you\'ve never touched a pair of needles, you\'ll be saying, I cant believe
Im knitting! in no time with this DVD starter kit. The beginner-level kit contains
a 100-minute instructional DVD, knitting needles, and enough yarn to get the
creativity started (about 60 yards). The user-friendly Auto-Pause lets you set your
own pace through the lessons. Other convenient features include an A-Z Index,
Reference Library, and Trouble-shooting Guide. The DVD will make you feel like you
have your own personal instructor available 24 hours a day! Designer/teacher Melissa
Leapman hosts and provides step-by-step lessons that new knitters can put into
practice immediately with our yarn and needles. Before you know it, you\'ll be ready
to start on the easy scarf or spa cloth, or you can follow the Stitch-Along
instructions for a basket weave purse, ladder scarf, or toddler hat.

I Cant Believe Im Crocheting! in Motion Crochet Starter Kit
Become a believer as designer and nationally acclaimed workshop leader Melissa
Leapman takes the mystery out of crochet. Like having a personal instructor at your
side, this introductory DVD kit will have you crocheting with confidence in just a
few hours. Lefties, too! The beginner-level kit contains a 100-minute instructional
DVD, crochet hook, and enough yarn to get started (about 80 yards). The
user-friendly Auto-Pause lets you set your own pace through the lessons. Other
convenient features include an A-Z Index, Reference Library, Trouble-shooting Guide,
and Tips. New crocheters can get started immediately on a simple spa cloth, or
follow the Stitch-Along instructions as Melissa goes row by row making a belt,
openwork scarf, or granny square mini purse. Don\'t be surprised when you hear
yourself saying, \"I can\'t believe I\'m crocheting!\"

Released in July 2008, all four DVD Starter Kits are available at independent craft
stores, craft retail chains, and on our Web sites at www.leisurearts.com and
www.theleisureboutique.com.

Leisure Arts, Inc. is one of the worlds largest publishers and distributors of
needlework, craft, decorating, entertaining, and other lifestyle interest how-to
books and DVDs and is a leading publisher of lifestyle information.

Product Specifications:
The Art of Knitting 4 Kids Knit Starter Kit
Item 46756
UPC 0-28906-46756-7
Retail $24.95
Kit includes: DVD (run time: 99 minutes), needles, and approximately 60 yards of
medium weight yarn.

No Rules Knitting at the Teen Knit Caf Knit Starter Kit
Item 46758
UPC 0-28906-46758-1
Retail $24.95
Kit includes: DVD (run time: 99 minutes), needles, and approximately 60 yards of
medium weight yarn.

I Cant Believe Im Knitting! in Motion Knit Starter Kit
Item 46757
UPC 0-28906-46757-4
Retail $24.95
Kit includes: DVD (run time: 100 minutes), needles, and approximately 60 yards of
medium weight yarn.

I Cant Believe Im Crocheting! in Motion Starter Kit
Item 46759
UPC 0-28906-46759-8
Retail $24.95
Kit includes: DVD (run time: 100 minutes), needles, and approximately 80 yards of
medium weight yarn.

Web Site: http://

Contact Details: Jeff Curtis
Leisure Arts
5701 Ranch Drive
Little Rock, AR 72223
1-800-643-8030, ext. 506
jeff_curtis@leisurearts.com
www.leisurearts.com
www. theleisureboutique.com

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