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Don’t you wish you could wrap all of your loved ones in gorgeous afghans and sweaters this holiday season? Well now you can … well at least their gifts anyways!
Some of Lion Brand’s most beautiful patterns have been transformed into selections of bold and stately Artisan Gift Wrap. Designed from variety of knit and crochet projects — ranging from funky crocheted hexagons to a classic cream-colored cable — each wrapping paper design (there are six all together) is so gorgeously detailed, we think you’ll have trouble tearing into your gifts! It’s perfect for wrapping hand crafted gifts – or, it can be used on its own for wall art, scrapbooking and origami designs!
Each wrapping paper is based on one of our favorite patterns, featured below:
|Knit Stained Glass Sweater||Crochet New Slant Afghan||Crochet Granny Variation Afghan|
|Crochet Fireworks Hexagon Picnic Blanket||Knit Dancing Cable Afghan||Knit Blazing Blocks Afghan|
*** Click on the project you’d like to make and choose from two kits: one that contains the pattern and yarns; or one that contains everything – the pattern, yarns, needles and hooks. ***
Save 25% on select bags – perfect gifts for the knitters and crocheters in your life!
|Project+ Tote Bag: Knit Purl Print||Small Project Bag: Crafty Girl Print||Small Project Bag: Leap Frogging Sheep Print||Pippa Yarn Dispenser: Navy Pop|
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|32 inch Portable Amish Loom||19 inch Portable Amish Loom|
About 12 years ago I received a call from someone who wanted to help an Amish friend sell his hand crafted looms. It sounded like an interesting and unique way to use yarn so I decided to get in touch with him. I was told that Joe was a carpenter who lived and worked on a farm in Mio, Michigan, where the population was somewhere under 2,000. Joe did have a phone and I was able to call, but the phone was in the barn, since the Amish are not permitted to have telephones in their homes. So I had to call many times and let it ring a lot in order to reach Joe when he happened to be there.
Joe built his entire home himself, with help from neighbors, and made his living as a carpenter. As a hobby, he started crafting looms from local wood. They were beautiful works of art. Eventually a few of his neighbors started using the looms to make shawls and blankets to sell. The women who used the looms loved to work with Homespun® because of its silky feel and the fact that it worked so well with the loom.
Over the years we bought the looms to sell online, although the supply was not always easy to get. There was the fact that Joe made every single one himself, which meant there was a limit to how many we could purchase, and there were life events that interfered. One year there was a fire in the barn that put him out of commission for 6 months and one year his wife was ill so he stopped making the looms.
Joe is retired now, so there won’t be any more looms.
We’re selling the last of the inventory, although we’ll definitely be keeping one as a keepsake. If you’d like a piece of history and a beautiful object crafted lovingly by hand, now is your chance. One of a kind made by one person in the world doesn’t last forever.
(If you’re interested in other looms, we have a selection which you can find here.)
Join Shira at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio in Manhattan as she walks you through a selection of yarns great for arm knitting a summer scarf.
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Arm knitting has taken the fiber world by storm. It’s a quick and easy way to produce a chunky knit item, which could be anything from a cowl, to a scarf, or even a blanket. In about 30 minutes or less, you can knit a beautiful cowl or scarf, and you don’t need needles!
Knitting expert Mary Beth Temple has put together a collection of 15 creative patterns in Arm Knitting: How to Make a 30 Minute Infinity Scarf and Other Great Projects . In this book, Mary Beth works with an assortment of Lion Brand yarns in various weights to get you started on your arm knitting journey. Also in the book are well-detailed, step by step photo instructions that will help you become an arm knitting master.
Arm knitting is a great way to introduce friends, children and loved ones to the wonderful world of fiber arts. Take a look at some of the cool projects found in Mary Beth’s book below!
We’re happy to be offering this book at 20% off the retail price at $7.99. Click here to purchase.
|If you love knitting or crocheting hats for children or just love seeing the bright-eyed look children have when giving them the latest “it” accessory, you’ll love our latest addition to Lion Brand.
Keppi is a our newest yarn; made up of bright pastels and candy-like colors, it’s the perfect yarn for a child’s or even an adult-sized Small hat. This yarn is not only multicolored but multitextured, made to look like you’ve used several different types and colors of yarn.
Keppi is just one continuous strand, no changing colors or yarn.
It comes in 8 fun, exciting, Hello Kitty cute colors like Rainbow Cupcake, Orange Fizz, Taffy, etc. Plus every ball of yarn is topped with a matching colored pompom, like the cherry on a sundae.
Whether you knit or crochet a hat for the kid who wants the new “it” accessory or a children’s charity project to bring a smile to someone’s face, using Keppi will be fun to make, fun to wear, and fun to touch!
|Featuring Rose Garden (#302)|
|Sparkle Crochet Hat
in Grape Jelly
|Jazzy Knit Hat
in Cotton Candy Pink
|Sparkle Knit Hat
in Rainbow Cupcake
|Jazzy Crochet Hat
Shawls are usually thought of as the perfect accessory for the spring and fall because you can keep warm without a jacket; they’re really wonderful transitional pieces. But, shawls are also great during winter months to keep you a bit warmer while you’re inside, such as an office or drafty space. We love shawls for their versatility and practicality, and with the fastening of a shawl pin, you won’t have to constantly maneuver and close your shawl by hand.
Below are a few knit and crochet shawls with some of our suggested shawl pins for closure. Give a handmade shawl along with a pin to a friend for a cozy and thoughtful gift this holiday season!
|Crochet Daylight Tweedy Shawl
Shawl Stick: Heart in Cherry Shawl Stick
|Crochet Caramel Tweed Shawl
Shawl Stick: Wiggle in Cherry
Knit Crystal Lace Shawl
Shawl Stick: Peacock in Blonde
Knit Seed Stitch Ruffled Wrap
Shawl Stick: Leaf in Blonde
Do you enjoy making shawls for yourself or others? If so, share your favorite shawl projects with us!