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The Studio Knit-A-Long – My Adventure Continues

March 3rd, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Our new Brand Ambassador, Shira, is participating in this year’s Knit-A-Long! She’s sharing the experience of making her first sweater! (This post was originally published on the Lion Brand Notebook.) I’ve never been more determined to finish something I’m knitting in...

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Vote for our Annual In-Store Crochet-A-Long Project!

March 1st, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Our annual, in-store Crochet-A-Long (CAL) is quickly approaching and we need your help to get started! This free guided group is a wonderful way to tackle a large project and ensure that your Work In Progress becomes a Finished Object. This year’s contenders are...

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75 Crochet Swatches from Dora Ohrenstein

February 27th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
On Thursday, February 19th, Dora Ohrenstein brought over 75 swatches from her new book, The Crocheter’s Skill-Building Workshop, to share her inspiration. Unlike many crocheters, Dora has always preferred to focus on garment making, which has led her to an in-depth...

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Start Warming Up America at our NEW Block Party Event!

February 26th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
We’re so grateful here at LBYS for the warmth of our community, especially in a winter as cold as this one. So we’re very pleased to announce a new community yarncrafting group: Block Party! One Thursday a month we’ll gather in...

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You Can Do It! Wait. . . Can I Do It?!

February 25th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Our new Brand Ambassador, Shira, is participating in this year’s Knit-A-Long! She’s sharing the experience of making her first sweater! (This post was originally published on the Lion Brand Notebook.) It’s official: I’m making my first sweater. I’ve worked at the...

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Our New Brand Ambassador Is A Fifth Generation Family Member!

February 21st, 2015 by LBYS Staff
You may have seen Shira at the Studio wearing her “Yarn Diva” button while helping people find yarn or teaching knitting to beginners and kids. You’ll still be able to see her occasionally at the Studio but nowadays she will be...

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Our Students Get Busy Dyeing!

February 20th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
We had a full house on Monday for our Acid Trip class! Students learned the basic principles of acid dyeing chemistry and were able to customize some of their favorite Lion Brand® yarns including LB Collection® Pure Wool, LB Collection® Superwash Merino, and LB...

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2 Ways to Make a Crochet Ring!

February 13th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
From granny squares to bags, hats and toys, many crochet projects begin by making a ring. There are several ways to form this ring, and Dora Ohrenstein, author of The Crocheter’s Skill-Building Workshop (Storey Publishing), joins us to explain the how and why of...

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Join us for our In-Store Annual Knit-A-Long!

February 5th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
There’s still time to sign up! This year’s Knit-A-Long begins on Wednesday and runs for six weeks from February 11th to March 18th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Registering for the KAL is free! Just purchase your materials at LBYS and sign up at...

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Save 20% on Homespun in February!

February 4th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
This month, save 20% on Homespun®! This yarn is uniquely textured yarn that works up quickly and easily. It’s soft and machine washable. Homespun® comes in a variety of colors including tweeds, heathers, and painterly self-striping shades. *Offer good 2/1/15 – 2/28/15. Cannot...

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