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Tea with Shira Episode 23: 3 Modern Knit & Crochet Patterns

April 29th, 2016

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In this episode of Tea with Shira, our fearless brand ambassador sits down with Lion Brand intern Karin! A creative soul from Shenkar College in Israel, Karin has designed extraordinary patterns for Lion Brand using yarn in unexpected ways!

Meet Karin in the video below, then find three of Karin’s latest patterns!

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challah splitcowl braids
Knit Challah Cowl Crochet Split Turtleneck Cowl Crochet and Braids Neck Warmer


7 NEW Colors of Scarfie!

April 12th, 2016

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At 312 yards, you only need one ball of Scarfie to make a beautiful scarf. And now, with seven brand new colors, you’ve got even more to choose from! These new additions have the same gradient effect and soft feel that you love but include bright, fun hues. Choose from hot pink, aqua, or teal and you’ll have an exciting scarf for all of the vibrant people in your life.

Take a look at the new colors of Scarfie in the video below!

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April’s Featured Yarns: All Vanna’s Yarns are on Sale!

April 1st, 2016

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Vanna's Yarns on Sale for April!

Save 20% this month on all of Vanna’s yarns! Now is the time to stock up on staples like Vanna’s Choice® and Vanna’s Choice® Baby, sparkling Vanna’s Glamour®, or discover new favorites like Vanna’s Complement, Vanna’s Palettes, and Vanna’s Tapestry! You can feel good about your purchases because a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each of these yarns benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!

Check out our LookBook below for pattern inspiration; these yarns are 20% off through April 30th so stock up now and craft all year long!

All of Vanna’s Yarns are ON SALE Now!

April 1st, 2016

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Great news! All of your favorite Vanna’s Signature Collection yarns are on sale during the month of April! That includes all of your favorites like Vanna’s Choice®, Vanna’s Glamour®, and so many more.

These yarns are fantastic because they’re machine washable and come in so many beautiful colors. And your purchase helps to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Through sales of Vanna’s yarns, we’ve raised over $1.7 million since 2007!

We’ve added even more colors to Vanna’s Choice® and, as always, there are so many new patterns!

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Vanna’s Choice® Vanna’s Complement® Vanna’s Glamour®
Vanna’s Tapestry  Vanna’s Choice® Baby Vanna’s Palettes

How-To: Dye Any Kind of Yarn!

March 29th, 2016

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bloggerWe love getting crafty, and dyeing yarn is just another way to have fun with your crafts! Check out our round-up of ways to dye any kind of yarn — yes, even acrylic!

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What’s your favorite method of dyeing yarn? Share with us, and stay tuned for more creative ways to customize your yarn!