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Lola Knits Into the Holiday Spirit …

November 14th, 2014

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Here is the latest installment of Lola, from its creator Todd Clark.

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The Celebrator Dog Sweater The Celebrator Hat

Visit lionbrand.com for more 12 Dogs of Christmas patterns.

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FLASH SALE – Save 30% on LB Collection Organic Wool!

November 8th, 2014

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Save 30% on LB Collection® Organic Wool, now through to November 11th, 12noon EST!*

Promotion exclusive to lionbrand.com. Offer not available at retail locations.


FLASH SALE – Save 25% on Thick & Quick Yarns!

November 1st, 2014

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Save 25% on Thick & Quick® yarns on orders $35 or more, now through to November 4th, 12noon EST!

Coupon code ‘FLASH25TQ’ will be automatically filled into the coupon box at checkout on qualified orders. Only one coupon per person; cannot be combined with other coupons. ** Does not apply to Clearance Section yarns. **


Lola Finds Unexpected Friends … Somewhere Over The Rainbow

October 31st, 2014

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Here is the latest installment of Lola, from its creator Todd Clark.

Crochet Over The Rainbow Scarf Crochet Over The Rainbow Hat

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FLASH SALE! We’ll take $10 off orders of $40 or more, now through to October 28th!

October 25th, 2014

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*Coupon code “FLASH40″ will be automatically filled into the coupon box at checkout on qualified orders. Only one coupon per person; cannot be combined with other coupons. Valid through 12 noon EST, Tuesday October 28th.


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month… You Can Help Make a Difference

October 6th, 2014

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. About 1 in 8 US women (approx. 12%) will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, so almost all of you are affected by breast cancer either directly or through someone you care about.

Throughout the month of October, Lion Brand Yarn Company will donate 20% of the purchase price of a selection of pink yarns (see below) and our Knit for Life and Crochet for a Cause Kits to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®, while supplies last. BCRF’s mission is to advance the world’s most promising research to eradicate breast cancer in our lifetime. For more information about BCRF, please visit bcrfcure.org.

We’re proud to support BCRF because 91% of the money they raise goes to breast cancer research and awareness programs. They also understand the importance of prevention and they’re happy to share learning and helpful information from outside organizations such as this article from the Mayo Clinic, 9 breast cancer prevention tips from the Mayo Clinic.
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Doggone it! It’s a new “Out of the Loop,” the comic for those who love to knit and crochet …

September 15th, 2014

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We’ve teamed up with Todd Clark, creator of the ever-popular Lola series, to bring you “Out of the Loop,” a regular one-panel comic featuring humorous takes on the world of yarn.

Enjoy and please share widely!

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Inspired to dress up your dog? Here are three of our newest doggy sweater patterns:

Octopus Dog Costume The Dragon Slayer Dog Costume Modernist Dog Sweater

Click here for more dog sweater patterns.

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Lola’s Got a Brand New Bag

July 26th, 2014

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Here is the latest installment of Lola, from its creator Todd Clark.

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Want to knit the Chic Cabled Bag seen in this week’s Lola comic? Get the free pattern here and below.

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Lola’s knight in shining armor to the rescue …

June 14th, 2014

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Here is the latest installment of Lola, from its creator Todd Clark.

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Want to knit the Dragon Slayer Dog Sweater seen in this week’s Lola comic? Get the free pattern here. There’s also a Dragon Slayer Hood too!

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Lola … the stage mom?

May 16th, 2014

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Here is the latest installment of Lola, from its creator Todd Clark.

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Want to crochet the Stage Mom Beanie? Get the free pattern here.

Enjoy other installments of Lola here.

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