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Christmas in July Day 2: 6 Knit and Crochet Scarves to Give!

July 16th, 2015

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Do you have some free time this summer? In our Christmas in July series, we’ll be rounding-up our favorite gifts to make and give, including ones you can get started on now. Trust us – you’ll be thanking yourself between holiday parties when you’ve got all your gifts blocked and wrapped. As a first time knitter […]

Out of the Box Knit Project: Mood Scarves!

June 8th, 2015

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Here, three colors of LB Collection ® Angora Merino are chosen to reflect three different moods.Knitting can incite a lot of feelings — frustration over slipped stitches, joy at a completed piece, or even fear at an overwhelming yarn stash! For most, knitting is a way of unwinding at the end of a long day, […]

Take Your Scarves to the Next Level with the Neck’s Best Thing!

February 9th, 2015

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When I started knitting, I made so many scarves. I was intimidated by the idea of moving on to a bigger project, so I kept on making scarves, each one more intricate than the last. If someone had told me back then that I could tackle an afghan, I probably wouldn’t have believed them … but if […]

2 Teams, 2 Scarves – Arm Knit for the BIG GAME with Hometown USA!

January 26th, 2015

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When it comes to sports and knitting to show team spirit, I immediately think of Hometown USA®. The bright, bold primary color palette is right for any sports fan. Whether cheering for your NFL favorite or your local Pop Warner team – this easy care, machine washable yarn is perfect for team-supporting projects. Our Winning […]

Hooked on Scarves: Enter to Win Lisa Gentry’s New eBook and a Skein of Homespun®

January 9th, 2015

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Knit and crochet designer Lisa Gentry is the creative talent behind Hook and Needle Designs and she’s just created an eBook featuring 20 crochet scarf patterns — perfect timing, since winter has definitely arrived! The scarf patterns in this book are suited to those who want more decorative, stylish scarves featuring openwork, and of course, […]

12 Blends: The Meaning Behind the Colors of the Zodiac Scarves

February 24th, 2014

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We craft to inject the personal into the day-to-day and to infuse our lives meaning.  The yarn we choose speaks to us because we can instantly visualize it as a sweater or a scarf or an afghan, or simply because we like the color.  Color also speaks to us on a more mystical level – […]

Making Sizing Changes to Scarves and Throws

August 4th, 2013

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Throughout this season, we’re reposting some of our favorite columns by Barbara Breiter, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Knitting & Crocheting, previously featured in our Weekly Stitch newsletter. You have a throw pattern with a beautiful stitch pattern, but you’d like to make it wider or narrower. Or perhaps you’d like to make it into a […]

Patterns and Inspiration for Loom Weaving and Knitting: Afghans, Toys, Scarves and More!

February 26th, 2013

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Have you recently gotten the Martha Stewart Crafts Knit & Weave Loom Kit as a gift? Or, have you gotten one to familiarize yourself with yarn crafting?  Whether you’re a newbie to loom knitting & weaving, or familiar with the craft and need some new inspiration, look no further because I’ve got some patterns to […]

Scarves and Cowls: Hand-Made Holiday Gifts That Are Fun and Easy to Make

December 13th, 2011

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This is a guest post from Patrice of Yarn Over, Pull Through: The Heart and Soul of Crochet It’s time to start getting serious about crocheting and knitting hand-made gifts for friends, family, and loved ones. If you’re ready to begin but are stumped about what to make, consider crocheting and knitting scarves and cowls. […]

Spotted: Selling Handknit Scarves at a Local Show

October 6th, 2010

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Regular readers of the Lion Brand Notebook might have noticed that I love sports and sports memorabilia. Recently I attended a sports card show, and through a sea of sports collectibles, I noticed a woman selling knitted scarves at her husband’s booth. It just goes to show you, that you never know where yarn might […]