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Archive for October 30th, 2008

The Lion Brand Yarn Studio – A Sneak Peek

October 30th, 2008

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Here in New York, we’ve all been really excited as we get ready for the Lion Brand Yarn Studio’s grand opening on November 18th. It has also been great to see all of the buzz from knitters and crocheters online too!

For all of you who can’t wait for the Studio to open, here’s just a little sneak peek into the space:

That’s not all though! Can’t wait until November 18th? Lion Brand Notebook aficionados and E-Newsletter subscribers are invited to two EXCLUSIVE preview days! Come visit the Studio BEFORE the general public!

November 9th, from 12 pm to 5 pm

November 13th, from 12 pm to 7 pm

Click here and print out your admittance ticket, redeemable for a special gift when you come for the preview days!

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Lola Halloween Contest Winners

October 30th, 2008

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Almost 3,000 of you submitted funny, quirky, and clever captions for our Lola Halloween Contest. We enjoyed reading them so much that we couldn’t pick just one first place winner, so we are happy to announce TWO winners!


Cindy of Ocala, FL:

Suzanne of Parrish, FL:

Both ladies will each get a $100 gift certificate for use on the Lion Design catalog and!


I know I may not look at it, but I am definitely “sport-weight,” so no snide comments!
– Debora of Eatontown, NJ

Gimme that candy! I’ve got a concealed knitting needle and I ain’t afraid to use it!
– Irma of Cypress, TX

It’s as close to looking like Vanna as I’m going to get!
– Jessica of Cincinnati, OH

I’m just not thin enough to dress as a knitting needle.
– Debra of Middletown, RI

I promised the neighborhood I wouldn’t knit my costume this year…
– Lyz of Marshall, MN

All the honorable mentions will receive a copy of Lion Brand Vintage Styles for Today!

Congratulations to all of the winners, and thank you to everyone who participated! Just a reminder that in the case of duplicate submissions, only the first person to submit the caption was eligible to win.

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