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Expand Your Crafting Repertoire with the Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit!

December 2nd, 2013

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We’re celebrating Cyber Monday with 40% off the Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit — so it’s the perfect time to try this versatile tool!

With over 30 different configurations, the kit is compact and easy to transport. It’s so adaptable that different members of your family can all be using it at the same time. While you’re knitting a hat, your son or daughter could be weaving a dishcloth! Learn more about this kit by watching the video below:


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The Lion Brand Yarn Studio’s Anniversary is Days Away!

November 15th, 2013

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The Lion Brand Yarn Studio is celebrating its 5th anniversary on Sunday! The brainchild of Lion Brand President and CEO David Blumenthal, David wanted to create an inspiring retail space that would embody the spirit of Lion Brand. Five years after opening, the Studio has become a travel destination for crafters from all over the world! If you live in the New York City area, we encourage you attend the big anniversary celebration this Sunday! If you can’t make it, you can always check out this video about the Studio’s history and celebrate from a distance!

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Join Us for a Celebration!

The store celebrates its 5th anniversary with a party on November 17th, and throughout the month of November, it will be offering special discounts. Visit its website here for more details.

Lion Brand Yarn Studio
34 West 15th Street, between 5th and 6th Aves.
New York, New York 10011
LionBrandYarnStudio.com


Video: How to Make a Fishtail Rubber Band Bracelet

November 14th, 2013

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Did you know that you can use your Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit to make rubber band bracelets? The small configurations will fit perfectly into a purse so you can take a crafting break anywhere. What’s great about the Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit is that different members of the family can be using it at the same time! While your son or daughter is making bracelet, you could be using another configuration to make a hat or scarf!

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Video: How to Make a Simple Rubber Band Bracelet

October 29th, 2013

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Learn to use your Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit to make a basic rubber band bracelet.

Click here to get the written instructions for this project.



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Video: A Family-Owned Company Looks Back at 135 Years in Business

October 10th, 2013

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Lion Brand is an 135-year-old American brand that’s still owned and operated by the Blumenthal family! Six generations of the family have been involved in every aspect of the company from the corporate offices, to being the baby models on the yarn labels, to working at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio. Join the Blumenthals as they recount some of their favorite memories of Lion Brand throughout the years.

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What are some of your favorite memories of Lion Brand from your life? We’d love to hear from you in the comments!

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