Lion Brand Notebook

News, Ideas and Information for Crafting with Yarn

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5 Ways to Wear the Endless Possibilities Scarf

May 17th, 2016

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It’s the only accessory you’ll ever need! The Endless Possibilities Scarf can be worn in so many different ways, you’ll be able to pair it with any outfit. This scarf is constructed as a tube which makes it easy to convert it to a muff, cowl, or even a hat! Knit with Homespun® and Vanna’s Glamour®, the Endless Possibilities Scarf can be made in your choice for color for even more variety.

This convertible scarf is available now in a kit!

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Shira modeled five ways that you can rock this scarf. How will you wear yours?

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4 Most Popular Patterns made with Vanna’s Complement

April 18th, 2016

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The brushed look of Vanna’s Complement® makes it perfect for everything from hats to afghans! And you can get this yarn on sale all month along with all of Vanna’s signature collection yarns.

Shira picked out the most popular patterns knit and crocheted with Vanna’s Complement®. Which one is your favorite?

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Shoreline Afghan (crochet) Millbrook Cowl (crochet)
Tivoli Slouch Hat (knit) Deerfield V-Neck Pullover (knit)

5 Unique Knit and Crochet Patterns!

March 7th, 2016

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This month, we’ve got seven self-striping yarns on sale! With so many yarns to choose from, there are endless knit and crochet projects to make!

Shira showed off our most popular knit and crochet patterns made with Unique! The colors make striking hats, beautiful coats, and dramatic afghans! See the top 5 patterns in this video:

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Granny Square Coat (crochet) Basic Hat (knit) Simple Lace Shawl (knit)
Beginner Scarf (knit) Unique Cosmic Rainbow Afghan (knit)

We’ve Added New Colors to Ice Cream®!

February 26th, 2016

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Straight from the nursery, we’ve got 8 brand new colors of Ice Cream®! These delicious yarns are perfect for baby gifts because they’re machine washable and, best of all, these colorways are just too cute! The original 8 colors are tasty self-striping pastels but now we’re bringing you Sprinkles— speckled colors that coordinate perfectly!

Who doesn’t like sprinkles with their ice cream?


It only takes two balls of Ice Cream® make a baby blanket so it’s a great opportunity to combine these new colors! Check out the video below to get a look at Ice Cream® Sprinkles!

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Is your sweet tooth ready for more Ice Cream®? Here are a few patterns!

Blueberry Hill Cardi and Hat (Knit) Ice Cream® Sprinkles Springtime Cardi and Tam (Knit)
Ashburn Afghan (Crochet) Sweet Shoppe Dress and Cardi (Crochet) Park Slope Hexigon Afghan (Crochet)

Meet our Newest Yarn!

February 18th, 2016

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Get to know the newest member of the Lion Brand® family! Wool-Ease® Tonal is a very special addition to the Wool-Ease® family and we’re so excited to be sharing it with you. This bulky weight yarn has a unique, tone-on-tone color that gives it a beautiful hand-dyed look.

Check out the video below for a full introduction to Wool-Ease® Tonal!

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And get started knitting and crocheting with Wool-Ease® Tonal!

Plum Perfect Hat (Crochet) Sun and Shade Ribbed Hat (Knit) Blue Bobble Hat (Crochet)
Clovis Afghan (Crochet) Lady Vanessa Hat (Crochet) Zanzibar Afghan (Knit)