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Class Spotlight: Carol Sulcoski’s Secrets of the Schematic

November 20th, 2012 by Guest
Hi, My name is Carol Sulcoski and I am very excited to be teaching at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio this December.  Because it’s my first time visiting the Studio, Patty was kind enough to let me write this blog post...

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“Look What I Made” Wool-Ease Sweater

November 13th, 2012 by Guest
This is a guest post by Elayne, one of our wonderful customers… My little 4 year old grandson watched me reading a knitting magazine and decided that he needed the picture of the tiger that was in the Debbie Bliss Winter...

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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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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 “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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New Friends and Sweaters We Made This Summer!

August 13th, 2012 by Guest
Six weeks ago, 17 knitters joined me to enjoy the Lion Brand Yarn Studio Summer Knit-Along. We learned a lot of new techniques knitting this sweater and stuck to our knitting, even through the heat! Some folks in the group were...

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In Our Class Spotlight: Intro to Loom Knitting with Grace

June 5th, 2012 by Guest
Do you love the look of knit fabric, but hesitate to pick up a pair of needles? Knitting on the loom may be just the thing for you. In loom knitting, instead of holding all the stitches together on a needle,...

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