Highlights

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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Our New Fall Window: Back to School with #HatNotHate

September 8th, 2018 by Ally Carey
We’ve got a brand new window display in honor of our special #HatNotHate campaign. The display features a giant blue hat, surrounded by a bevy of smaller blue hats, all boasting wooden #HatNotHate tags. In case you missed our recent post,...

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Evelyn Politzer

Every Drop Counts in Our New Installation

August 22nd, 2018 by Ally Carey
We are thrilled to welcome the work of fiber artist Evelyn Politzer to the Studio this month. Evelyn works with installations, fiber art and tactile sculptures, in addition to functional textiles. Her work is playful, provocative, and often causes the viewer...

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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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Join Our #HatNotHate Campaign to End Bullying: Donate a Hat

August 15th, 2018 by Ally Carey
Lion Brand Yarn Company is excited to announce the anti-bullying campaign #HatNotHate. We are partnering with STOMP Out Bullying, the leading national anti-bullying and cyberbullying organization for kids and teens in the U.S. to launch an anti-bullying campaign, and you can...

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Our Own Gretchen Fancher in AM New York

July 29th, 2018 by Ally Carey
The NYC-based publication AM New York gave Gretchen a ring to talk about one of her favorite subjects: the innate creativity of human beings. AMNY included her comments in a piece about the resurgence of crafting, plus a list of the...

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Stacy Hortner

New Art Installation: Fiber Art by Stacy Hortner

May 30th, 2018 by Ally Carey
We’re thrilled to have the fiber art of Stacy Hortner hanging in our Studio this summer! She’s an award-winning quilter and artist based in Pennsylvania, and now you can see several of her pieces at our Manhattan Studio. Stacy’s Material World...

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Stitches

Join Gretchen for STITCHES Midwest, August 2-5

April 23rd, 2018 by Ally Carey
If you’re looking for a fun stitch-cation this summer, look no further than STITCHES Midwest! Plan to visit the Chicagoland area the first weekend in August, and take advantage of all the fun to be had. The Stitches Market features 200...

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Ann Budd

Master Classes with Ann Budd in June

March 7th, 2018 by Ally Carey
The marvelous Ann Budd will be joining us for a series of Master Classes in June, and we wait with baited skeins. She writes, knits, spins, and teaches all over, and will visit us to teach three glorious workshops. If you...

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Drop-In Classes

October 17th, 2017 by Gretchen
Here at LBYS we have a broad selection of traditional classes for all skill levels where students can learn in a group setting. These are listed on the “Knit/Crochet Basics”, “Workshops” and “Master Classes” tabs on our website. But knitters’ and...

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