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Your Crochet Style: Key West Circle Top made with 24/7 Cotton

May 1st, 2016

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Just in time for summer! You’re going to want to get stitching on this adorable Key West Circle Top that you’ll be wearing all season. This top pairs a simple shape with fabulous fringe to make a trendy, light look. And 24/7 Cotton is the perfect yarn for the warm weather.

Throw it over a tank top or a sundress or make one to sport at the beach or by the pool! This yarn is machine washable!

Check out this top in the video below!

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Fight Shoulder Pain with this Simple Stretch!

April 30th, 2016

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Does knitting or crocheting give you pain in your shoulders? Does it prevent you from stitching on?

AJ’s got another great stretch for you! This simple technique is surprisingly effective for working out tight shoulders, arms, and wrists. Try this out next time you take a break from you knitting and get your blood flowing!

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9 Gifts to Make Mom Smile this Mother’s Day

April 29th, 2016

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Mother’s Day is almost upon us! With Sunday, May 8 just around the corner, it’s time for a special sale on your favorite gifts for Mom! For a limited time, you can get the yarn-lover in your life presents she’s been wanting- at 20% off. And all purchases $75 or over come with our best-selling yarn craft mug free as a gift for you. Happy Mother’s Day!

 

Tea with Shira Episode 23: 3 Modern Knit & Crochet Patterns

April 29th, 2016

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In this episode of Tea with Shira, our fearless brand ambassador sits down with Lion Brand intern Karin! A creative soul from Shenkar College in Israel, Karin has designed extraordinary patterns for Lion Brand using yarn in unexpected ways!

Meet Karin in the video below, then find three of Karin’s latest patterns!

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Knit Challah Cowl Crochet Split Turtleneck Cowl Crochet and Braids Neck Warmer

 

 

Go Behind the Scenes with Vanna White!

April 28th, 2016

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Ever wonder what it’s like to join Vanna White in front of the camera? Here’s your chance to go behind the scenes!

Vanna modeled new patterns made with Vanna’s Choice®, Vanna’s Complements®, and Vanna’s Glamour® and we were there to give you a sneak peek. She even snuck in some time between shots to crochet and chat with Shira about her passion for the craft and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Get all of the patterns featured in the video!

Color Block Modern Paint Afghan (crocheted with Vanna’s Choice®) Axbridge Afghan (crocheted with Vanna’s Choice®) Fisher’s Island Cardigan (crocheted with Vanna’s Choice®)
Overlapping Squares Afghan (knit with Vanna’s Choice®) Slip Stitch Graphic Shawl  (knit with Vanna’s Choice®) Starlight Evening Shawl (crocheted with Vanna’s Glamour®)
City Sleep Ruana (crocheted with Vanna’s Choice®) Simple Two-Color Poncho (crocheted with Vanna’s Complement®) Deerfield V-Neck Pullover (knit with Vanna’s Complement®)

 
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