Our first customer when we returned :)

Coming Together When It Matters

November 7th, 2012 by Guest
Last week the east coast was hit by Hurricane Sandy. Since the Lion Brand Yarn Studio is in lower Manhattan, and our offices are in New Jersey, the storm hit us hard. So many have lost so much, it’s a time...

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November 3rd, 2012 by Guest
NOTE: This was in response to a comment posted on our Twitter feed from a reader in Virginia. Being a small family owned New Jersey, New York company, we are a part of the community that has been so devastated by...

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Continental Knitting

Get a Handle on Continental Knitting

October 7th, 2012 by Guest
In continental knitting, sometimes known as picking or European knitting, the yarn you are working with is held in the left hand. If you hold your working yarn in your right hand, a method known as throwing or English knitting, then...

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Look What I Made: Angela's Double Knit Blanket

Look What I Made: Angela’s “Never Say Never” Double-Knit Baby Blanket

September 25th, 2012 by Guest
This is a guest post by Angela, one of our wonderful customers.   This journey began a year ago when I went to an event at the Studio and learned a little bit about double-knitting.  I wanted to try it, but...

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A Blanket, a Baby, Some Blocking and a Cat: the Story of Knitting a Gift

August 27th, 2012 by Guest
A project story by Darrin. I wanted to make a baby blanket for a coworker, so I went to Ravelry for inspiration. Op Art by Melissa Dominguez caught my eye. It is an interesting design that is started in the center,...

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Become a Pro-Knitter: Master Alterations & Major Fixes

August 20th, 2012 by Guest
Every knitter makes mistakes. Being an experienced knitter doesn’t mean you stop making mistakes, hardly! I know lots of highly-capable knitters who make mistakes in their work, and I do myself from time to time. To me, being an capable knitter...

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Casting On

Learn How to Cast On & Bind Off for Special Projects

May 14th, 2012 by Guest
The way your project looks begins with your cast on choice and ends with your bind off.  I love that moment of beginning a project, when I think “What do I want from my cast on? Do I need it to...

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Brenda Dayne at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio

“Knit Like the Wind”: a Weekend with Brenda Dayne

May 11th, 2012 by Guest
For lovers of the world’s most popular knitting podcast, Cast On, “Knit, knit like the wind” means we are about to spend an hour with the wonderfully crafty Brenda Dayne.  This week at the Studio, we got to spend 3 whole...

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Getting Ready for Brenda Dayne’s “A Memorable Yarn”: Patty’s Memory Bag

April 16th, 2012 by Guest
On Thursday May 3rd, Brenda Dayne will be coming to New York to launch her unique storytelling, memory event “A Memorable Yarn” (click here for more information and to RSVP).  Brenda is collecting tiny 2 or 3″ square knit or crochet...

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Kids yarn group

School Group Fun at the Studio!

April 6th, 2012 by Guest
“I love this store–its beauty and friendliness to children.  Thanks.” – Liz This was the wonderful thank you note we received from one of the...

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