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Delicate Crochet, by Sharon Silverman book review

December 1st, 2018 by Gretchen
Crochet is inherently well suited to fine gauge, delicate and lacy projects, the possibilities of which are lavishly demonstrated in Sharon Silverman’s new book Delicate Crochet. From a dainty beaded necklace through the graceful sweep of gossamer shawls, crisp, angular designs...

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Black Friday Sale! 11/23 – 11/26

November 8th, 2018 by Gretchen
After you’ve had your fill (literally!) of Thanksgiving festivities, pack up your leftovers and spend the weekend with us! Our annual Black Friday Sale will be held from Friday, November 23rd through Monday, November 26th, and the savings are going to...

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It’s Our 10th Birthday! Come Celebrate.

November 2nd, 2018 by Gretchen
Can you believe it? Lion Brand Yarn Studio is turning ten this year, and you’re invited to our birthday celebration. Join us on Sunday, November 18th for games, prizes and refreshments. We’ll host a scavenger hunt from 11:30am – 4pm all...

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New Class: Knitting Two Socks or Sleeves at the Same Time

October 23rd, 2018 by Gretchen
Two At A Time Socks Many sock knitters prefer to knit both socks at the same time to prevent the dreaded Second Sock Syndrome. Toe-Up socks (knitted singly or in pairs) are also very popular for a number of reasons, so...

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If the Hat FITs

October 10th, 2018 by Gretchen
Hat Not Hate goes to FIT On Thursday, September 27th, I had the opportunity to bring our Hat Not Hate initiative to Fashion Institute of Technology as part of their Civility Week preparations. With some blue yarn and knitting needles in hand, I...

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Knitting in the Zone

September 28th, 2018 by Gretchen
On Friday September 21st I had the great pleasure of visiting Caldwell University at the invitation of Robin Davenport, Executive Director of Counseling Services (left, standing) to teach the Women’s Basketball team to knit. Knitting for Stress Reduction Robin was inspired by the Finnish...

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Perk up! Perkville rewards you for taking classes.

September 20th, 2018 by Gretchen
When you sign up for a class at Lion Brand Yarn Studio, you have the option to enroll in Perkville rewards, and earn a point for every dollar you spend, plus we give you a 50 point bonus for signing up! Many...

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Knit & Crochet Therapy with Tarz

September 13th, 2018 by Gretchen
One of my favorite aspects of knitting and crochet is that once you master the basic skills, it’s easy to select projects based on the experience you want to have. If you’re bored and need a challenge, select a project that...

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Shibaguyz Book Party!

September 7th, 2018 by Gretchen
It’s almost here! The Shibaguyz will be joining us very soon for exciting Master Classes on September 16 & 17, and we’re also planning a book signing party for their FAB new book! Join us Sunday evening after their classes for a...

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Teach Hats

Why Do We Teach Hats?

August 21st, 2018 by Gretchen
Why a hat? You may have noticed that many of our class projects are hats. Sometimes I hear a student say, “I don’t want to make a hat.” So, I thought it might be helpful to explain why we so often...

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