Lion Brand Notebook

News, Ideas and Information for Crafting with Yarn

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Your Black Friday Yarn Sale Starts NOW!

November 23rd, 2015

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* BLACK FRIDAY SALE ON NOW! 20% off your next order of $35 or more through Sunday, November 29th! Discount will be automatically applied to qualifying orders at checkout. Order must exceed $35 to qualify. One coupon per person; cannot be combined with other coupons; does not apply to items already on clearance or sale. Valid through Sunday, November 29th, 2015.

Happy 20th Anniversary, Homespun®!

November 20th, 2015

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Homespun®, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways: from your painterly shades, to that famous poncho, we love the texture and depth you give our projects. We’ll let brand ambassador Shira Blumenthal continue the list…

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Happy 20th anniversary, Homespun®!

Until November 30th, save 20% when you purchase Homespun®, Homespun® Thick & Quick® and Holiday Homespun® at! *

* Sale on through to Sunday, November 30th, 2015. Applies to Homespun® family yarns only, excluding yarn already on sale or clearance. Valid at only.

What We’re Making: Shira’s got the Crochet Bug!

November 14th, 2015

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We’ve all got a work in progress (a WIP, if you will) — here’s Shira’s! An avid knitter, Shira loves making baby blankets for her friends. Check out her first crochet baby blanket and learn which yarn she chose for this project in the video below!


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Yarn featured in this video: Lion’s Pride® Woolspun®

What are you working on with Lion Brand Yarn? Tag your WIPs with #lionbrandyarn on Twitter or Instagram and share your knits!

Lion Brand’s Handmade Holiday Countdown with Kristy Glass – Check Back Every Day for a New Project!

November 13th, 2015

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You have time! Check in every day for the next 30 days for a new video with a great holiday project suggestion from Kristy Glass. Think of it as a virtual advent calendar for gift-giving!

She explains it all in the video below and below that you’ll find links to each day’s new pattern suggestion … Enjoy!

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Crochet Shark Afghan
in Hometown USA®

Knit Fast Finish Throw
in Jiffy®

Crochet Little Super Hero Blanket
in Hometown USA®

Knit Animal Talk Throw
in Heartland® & Homespun®

Crochet Penguin Mittens
in Vanna’s Choice®

Knit Sweets Scarf
in Modern Baby®

Crochet Millbrook Cowl
in Vanna’s Complement®

Knit Traffic Scarf
in Vanna’s Choice®

Crochet Dinosaur Scarf
in Vanna’s Choice®

Knit Blended Colors Baby Throw
in Vanna’s Choice® and Vanna’s Choice® Baby

Crochet Home Team Hat with pom pom!
in Hometown USA®

Knit Bright ‘N Easy Blankie
in Modern Baby®

Like the festive mouse amigurumi? Get the free pattern!

Lola Finds Her Inner Claire on a Path She Never Expected …

November 13th, 2015

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Here is the latest installment of Lola, from its creator Todd Clark.


Make your own Outlander: The Series garments! Lion Brand® is the official licensee of knit and crochet kits inspired by the popular television series, OUTLANDER THE SERIES. There are seven knit and seven crochet easy-to-make designs made in your favorite Lion Brand® yarns.

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NEW from Todd Clark! Girdle Without A Cause: A Lola Collection is out now!

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