Gretchen

Gretchen

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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Gretchen Goes to STITCHES: A Midwest Recap

August 9th, 2018 by Gretchen
I just returned from an exhilarating weekend teaching at Stitches Midwest. If you’ve never been to one of their events, I’d encourage everyone who works with yarn to go. It’s such a rare treat to spend time with friends away from...

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Christmas in July: Feet and Hands

June 27th, 2018 by Gretchen
Small projects are great for summer knitting, as well as gift knitting which makes July a perfect time to get a jump on your holiday crafting. We want to support these goals, so we’re offering a series of project classes this...

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Pre-Inventory Sale! June 27 – July 2

June 26th, 2018 by Gretchen
We’re preparing for our big inventory day on Tuesday July 3rd (don’t forget, we’ll be closed that day!) and you can help us out! Beginning on Wednesday June 27 and running through Monday July 2 we’re having a sale on all...

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Making a Garment? Join Us for Upcoming Garment Skills Workshops

May 1st, 2018 by Gretchen
When it comes to crafting your own garment, it’s so much more than just following the pattern. The elements that make the biggest difference in the overall fit & feel of your piece get almost no mention in the fine print....

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Special Event for Educators: ‘The Making Child’ with Elizabeth des Roches

April 18th, 2018 by Gretchen
Lion Brand Yarn Studio is pleased to be working with the Institute for Therapeutic Craft and Creativity to bring Elizabeth des Roches to the Studio for an evening talk on Tuesday May 8 and workshop on Wednesday May 9 focused on...

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Alex Creates Trunk Show April 8-13!

March 27th, 2018 by Gretchen
  Former Lion Brand Studio Staffer Alex Returns for a Trunk Show April 8 – 13! We are so excited to welcome Alex Reynoso, spinner and yarn dyer extraordinaire back to the studio for a trunk show and dyer talk. You may...

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