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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Knitting machine

Cables, Lace and Colorwork…on a Knitting Machine!

March 5th, 2012 by Guest
Knitting machines are not just for stockinette!  If you know the bare minimum (how to cast on, bind off and make stockinette)*,  but want to see what else this amazing machine can do, come and take it for a spin! In...

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Learn How to Block Your Project for a Perfect Fit

February 22nd, 2012 by Guest
Have you ever had anyone tell you: “you can block that out”, but didn’t really know how (or what it mean)? Then this is the class for you! What is blocking? Blocking is the final step that makes your knitting or...

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Slip Stitch Scarf

In Her Own Words: Great Teachers Make All The Difference

February 16th, 2012 by Guest
By Debbie Dorfman What I like best about Lion Brand Studio classes is that they are taught by good teachers who are also good craftspeople. Being a gifted knitter or crocheter does not make one a good teacher; I truly appreciate...

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Amazing Man

We Had a Great Time at Vogue Knitting Live!

January 18th, 2012 by Guest
What happens when 56 teachers, 76 vendors and thousands of yarn lovers get together for three days of shopping, classes, fashion shows and fun? . . . You get Vogue Knitting Live 2012! [jj-ngg-jquery-slider title=”VK Live 2012″ gallery=”11″ width=”450″ height=”500″ center=”1″ directionnav=”true”...

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Look What I Made: Rhoda's Cotton-Ease Sweater

Look What I Made: Rhoda Loves the Colors of Cotton-Ease!

December 15th, 2011 by Guest
This is a guest post written by Rhoda, a customer at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio Rhoda’s daughter Jen models her colorful new sweater. I made this fair isle sweater for my daughter Jen with Cotton-Ease. The main color of the...

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