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Pantone Sees Blue For 2020

Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2020 reflects the Hat Not Hate campaign message.

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#HatNotHate: Deadline Extended to September 1!

Have you been following along with Hat Not Hate? If you have then you know HNH is Lion Brand’s anti bullying campaign. In this second year we have a goal of collecting 25,000 blue hats (blue is the official anti-bullying color). You can help us get there by sending in your blue hats to the…

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Go Behind the Scenes on Sutton Foster’s Photo Shoot!

Sutton Foster, star of the silver screen and stage, is also an avid crocheter! In her downtime you might find her relaxing with hook and yarn, most likely whipping something up for her daughter. Sutton’s visit was filled with an abundance of yarn, laughs and smiles all around! And of course there was yarn shopping!…

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Celebrity Stitch Night: Tune In To Watch Live!

Mark Your Calendars! Tuesday, July 16, 2019 @ 8pm PST We’re flying to LA for a night of stitching with a few yarn-loving celebs we know you’ll recognize! Stay tuned to Facebook and Instagram at 8pm PST on Tuesday, July 16 and watch the live broadcast to see who’s dropping by! Shhhh… we can’t say…

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Send in Your BLUE Hats For a Chance to Win!

Scroll down for how to participate and official contest rules. 30% OFF BLUE YARNS FOR JUNE 2019! Hat Not Hate has really taken off! It has been awesome seeing the hats coming in and everyone posting their blue hats on social media! 25,000 blue hats is big goal, so for the month of June 2019…

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Beginner Pattern Contest! Lion Brand & Sh*t That I Knit

Calling Knit Designers! If you love knitting, designing, and Wool-Ease Thick & Quick then this contest is for you! Lion Brand & Sh*t That I Knit are teaming up for a beginner pattern contest (deadline is June 14, 2019). Read on for details! What Is Sh*t That I Knit? Sh*t That I Knit​ is a…

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What Is A Prayer Shawl?

Prayer shawl. Peace shawl. Comfort shawl. Mantle. Whatever name you give them, they serve the same purpose. These are a wearable hug crafted with love and intent from maker to recipient. Whether it be personal words, verse, song, prayer, mantra, or something else, it is these thoughts imbued in the shawl with each stitch that make…

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Vanna White, St. Jude, Lion Brand, & You!

If you’re familiar with Lion Brand than you probably know Vanna’s Choice yarn. Did you know that a portion of the proceeds of yarn sales from this line are donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital? Recently Vanna took the story to the Wheel of Fortune! Check out the clip below to see what she…

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Sh*t That I Knit: Finding Comfort Through Knitting

Most of us can, unfortunately, say that we have felt or seen the effects of cancer. Ourselves, family, a friend… The stories are all too common. Dealing with the realities of diagnosis and long emotional hours of waiting and absorbing information is what lead to the creation of Sh*t That I Knit (STIK) and their…

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Hat Not Hate Update!

Box Out Bullying In our efforts to continue spreading the message of #hatnothate and working toward eradicating bullying, we are so happy to announce that this year we are partnering with Box Out Bullying. They use interactive live theater, audience participation, and proven effective anti-bullying techniques to capture the attention of all students.Their students are…

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