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Archive for July 6th, 2012


Part of Our Family History: A Handmade Gift From a Lion Brand Fan

July 6th, 2012

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Growing up in the Blumenthal family, I learned from an early age that gifts made with yarn are also made with care and thoughtfulness.

Being a part of Lion Brand Yarn my entire life, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing many hand-made gifts crafted with yarn and patience. Everyone knows that when they get a home-made gift, countless hours and a great deal of care went into making it. I’ve always felt very honored and lucky to receive gifts given with so much thought.

I like to keep gifts like that out in the open where they can be enjoyed. The piece in this picture hangs in my office at Lion Brand Yarn’s New Jersey headquarters. It was made for my father by my second grade teacher, as a thank-you present for all the yarn he’d given her over the years.
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