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4 Ways to Style a Cowl!

March 26th, 2016

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You only need one ball of Shawl in a Ball to create a gorgeous shawl. But did you know that you could make a beautiful cowl from one ball? This self-striping yarn means that making a colorful cowl is absolutely effortless!

Shira modeled the Misty Haze Cowl and showed off a few ways that she likes to wear it!

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Your Crochet Style: Camber Top made with Pound of Love®

March 24th, 2016

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You already love Pound of Love® because each ball has over 1000 yards of worsted weight yarn! While it’s a great choice for baby blankets, we’ve added six new colorways including a gorgeous grey that’s just perfect for grown ups!

The Camber Top is crocheted with one ball of Pound of Love®. It’s a stylish addition to any wardrobe and perfect for springtime!


Check out a 360 degree view of this top in the video below!

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Top 5 Patterns made with Scarfie!

March 21st, 2016

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The possibilities are endless when it comes to Scarfie! At 312 yards, you only need one ball to knit or crochet a scarf. But when you start combining skeins, you can create so many fantastic projects! From shawls to afghans, it doesn’t end with scarves!

Shira showed off your favorite patterns made with Scarfie! See the top 5 patterns in this video:

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Diagonal Shaded Shawl (crochet) Rosewood Poncho (knit) Free Spirit Topper (knit)
Free Spirit Topper (crochet) Neutral Slant Shawl (knit) Duo Tone Throw (crochet)

6 Ways to Style a Shawl!

March 18th, 2016

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With the introduction of Lion Brand®’s newest yarn Shawl in a Ball, I’m going to be adding a lot of shawls to my spring wardrobe. But with so many different shawls, I asked Shira for help showing off the different ways they can be worn. She donned the crocheted Openwork Shawl in Restful Rainbow to share a few styling ideas!

What’s your favorite shawl style?

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Top 3 Patterns Crocheted with Amazing®!

March 17th, 2016

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Throughout March, a selection of our self-striping yarns are on sale! One of those is Amazing®, a soft striping yarn that includes gorgeous heathered colors.

Shira showed off your favorite patterns crocheted with Amazing®! See the top 3 patterns in this video:

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Cozy Cowl Hood (crochet) Snap-It Shrug/Cowl (crochet) Perfect Crochet Cardigan (crochet)