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Studio Window Scarves Pt. 2: Patty & Tracey Share Their Scarves

November 11th, 2009

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At the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, we’ve been making scarves for the Partnership for the Homeless, an organization here in NYC, as well as collecting scarf & hat donations from local yarncrafters. We’re having so much fun knitting and crocheting for charity in our window, we thought we’d share some of our patterns. Each one […]

Studio Window Scarves: Will & Michelle Share Their Scarves

November 4th, 2009

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At the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, we’ve been making scarves for the Partnership for the Homeless, an organization here in NYC, as well as collecting scarf & hat donations from local yarncrafters. We’re having so much fun knitting and crocheting for charity in our window, we thought we’d share some of our patterns.  Each one […]

Staff Projects: Spring Yarncrafting Inspiration from the Lion Brand Yarn Studio

April 6th, 2011

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Despite the fact that it snowed at the end of March, our thoughts are turning to spring as we head into April. At the Lion Brand Yarn Studio in NYC, that means cottons, lace, knitting and crochet, and trying new things!  Here’s a peek at what some of us have on our hooks and needles: […]

Fashion Show at the Studio with Designer Nicky Epstein

February 12th, 2009

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Last Thursday, the Lion Brand Yarn Studio had the pleasure of hosting Nicky Epstein, renowned designer and author of Knitting on Top of the World, Knitting on the Edge, Crocheting on the Edge, and many other books. The evening started with a few questions that our Studio Manager Patty had collected from attendees, which Nicky […]

Introducing A Year Of Ideas To Help You Shine Through!

January 3rd, 2014

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The Zodiac Window Display at Lion Brand Yarn Studio, our flagship studio in NYC. We are creators. In our everyday lives, we prepare our own version of recipes for our families, plant colorful or edible gardens to fit our outdoor spaces, and of course knit, crochet and craft with yarn. We start with some basic components—a washable […]

Three New Lion Brand Classes Now On Craftsy!

November 1st, 2013

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One of the most important things we do at Lion Brand is offer education through tips, techniques and step-by-step how-tos. That’s because we know that learning will enhance your ability to enjoy working with yarn. This year, we asked ourselves how we can get more deeply involved in teaching knitters and crocheters all over the […]

Introducing NEW LB Collection® Silk

September 16th, 2013

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In 2010, we introduced the first of our exclusive LB Collection®, a line of luxurious fibers—from 100% cashmere to a kid mohair/silk blend—available at affordable prices directly from LionBrand.com and our own retail store and outlet. Since then, we’ve added new yarns like Angora Merino as well as new colors to our Cashmere and Wool […]

Reader Question: Cowl Patterns for Petite Women

February 8th, 2013

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A few weeks ago, we shared a guest blog post from Jessica in our sales department. Jessica is a big fan of crocheted infinity cowls and told us a little bit about her recent project. In response, we got this email from Esther C.: “My daughter is short like me, and I am trying to […]

How to Turn a Rectangle Into a Shrug

January 24th, 2012

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If you’ve mastered scarves, shawls, and other rectangular objects, you may be thinking about what else you can make. Or perhaps you want to make a garment, but you like instant gratification and don’t want to think about sleeve shaping, buttonholes, etc. Luckily for you, we have a lot of basic shrug projects on LionBrand.com […]

7 Tips on How to Knit and Crochet for Charity

December 28th, 2011

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The holidays have past, but crafting for charity is a great way to stay in the spirit of giving. With so many worthy causes and charities in the world, choosing what to make, which yarn to use and where to donate can be a bit challenging. These tips are are organized to help you find […]

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