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NEW THIS WEEK! 10 KITS FROM OUR BLOGGERS

Brand new designs have arrived in the kits section on Lion Brand! A crochet raglan, a lightweight poncho, a striped cardigan, a Cowl and Beanie set, a sampler blanket, a sweater and blanket inspired by the roaring 20s, a cropped cardigan, a simple poncho project, and a cropped hoodie! These kits are available online in the colors as shown…

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Hatstravaganza 2021, A Blue Hat Contest

It might still be 2020 but Shira is already making big plans for #HatNotHate 2021! Hat Not Hate is an anti-bullying campaign founded by Shira Blumenthal. Each year Hat Not Hate collects Blue hats and distributes them to schools during the month of October which is National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal for 2021 is…

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NEW THIS WEEK! 7 KITS FROM OUR BLOGGERS

Brand new designs have arrived in the kits section on Lion Brand! A crochet wrap, an oversized cape, a knitted cowl, a striped blanket, a comfy sweater, a knitted raglan, a flowy Tunisian crochet project. These kits are available online in the colors as shown below and you can change the colors out to fit…

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NEW THIS WEEK! 6 KITS FROM OUR BLOGGERS

Brand new designs have arrived in the kits section on Lion Brand! A cozy pullover, a cabled blanket, a cowl from a new designer, a crochet vest, an oversize Cardi, and a scarf made with Tunisian crochet. These kits are available online in the colors as shown below and you can change the colors out to fit your personal…

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The Wicked WIP: A Halloween Costume Contest!

Gather round ghouls and gals because Halloween is right around the corner and we want to celebrate with a spook-tacular costume contest! At Lion Brand, we love seeing all the ways that you can get creative with yarn. This Halloween we are launching our first-ever Halloween Costume Contest, The Wicked WIP! This is a chance…

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My Go-To Blanket Stitch: The Wavy Chevron

One stitch pattern in particular has become my go-to, my buddy, my best friend and it’s the wavy chevron. It’s classic ripple stitch goodness that works with just about all yarns no matter what the weight or texture. So far I’ve worked this pattern using Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®, Totally Tubular, Feels Like Butta with Mandala Roving, Feels Like Butta with Winter Nights (on…

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80 Blankets: Sparkling Waves

What a luscious combination! If you love sparkles and a little bit of velvet than you’ll love this pairing of Lion Brand Vel-Luxe and Winter Nights. Both yarns are worsted weight (CYC4), but held together they become a nice super bulky. I used a size 11.5mm crochet hook and finished this 45″ x 45″ blanket…

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80 Blankets: Speed Hook Crochet

Welcome back to my #80Blankets for my wedding journey! If you missed the intro you can catch up HERE. Time is of the essence! With 70 more blankets to complete before my December 2020 wedding (I’ve made 10 so far in the past 2.5 weeks!), designs and yarns that are beautiful, but fast are becoming…

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2020 Yarn Color Of The Year: Succulent

We are thrilled to tell you about our newest year-long initiative, Yarn Color of the Year! Every year we work hard to pinpoint the colors that are inspiring you. Pulling together the most influential colors of the upcoming year to make sure we are bringing you the yarns you want to see. In past years…

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The Archie Effect

As 2019 came to a close most of us took a moment to reflect on the past year. Instagram was full of “year in review” videos but one of the top posts was actually of someone who isn’t even walking yet. The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and Prince Harry posted their year in review…

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