Highlights

Fast Track® is Now Available in the Studio!

January 24th, 2017 by LBYS Staff
Continuing our trend of new yarns in the New Year, we now have Fast Track® available at LBYS! Fast Track® is our new super bulky, cotton/polyester blend with a unique look. The wide, flat shape is sturdy, making this a great yarn...

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Our Men’s Night Group Raised Money for SAGE!

January 13th, 2017 by LBYS Staff
Our Men’s Night group is not just an event for socializing — they also give to charity! The guys, in an effort led by Men’s Night member Robin Crutchfield, collaborated to put together a handcrafted blanket, one square at a time....

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How to Read a Yarn Label

November 9th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
If you’re just starting out with knitting or crochet, the label on a ball of yarn can seem a bit confusing, like you’re trying to interpret a foreign language you never studied. It’s full of new terminology, which can seem like...

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How To Make Butterflies with Slipped Stitches

October 17th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
Slipped stitches can create all kinds of interesting patterns in your knitting. Today we’re going to use them to make butterflies. This involve slipping several stitches WYIF (with yarn in front) to create what are called “floats,” which are then gathered...

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How to Knit Using Dropped Stitches

August 26th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
Dropped stitches are a great way to add visual interest to a piece of knitwear, as well as flexibility and stretch to the fabric. They’re great in tops, scarves, shawls, you name it. And they’re really easy to do! First, decide...

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How to Knit a Basket Weave Stitch

August 10th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
Basket weave is a great, versatile stitch pattern that works on a lot of garments. It’s a nice pattern to work flat for a warm scarf, or in the round for a basic but chic hat. Edged with lace or cables...

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La Maison du Croque Monsieur

Our Neighborhood Favorites! 3 Restaurants Near Union Square to Warm You up on a Rainy Day

February 29th, 2016 by Gali Beeri
Welcome back to the feature where we highlight our staff’s favorite places to explore in the neighborhood we know and love! With Spring on its way — and its rain showers too — we’re focusing on cozy spots to grab a bite...

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Meet Wool-Ease Tonal!

February 23rd, 2016 by LBYS Staff
The Wool-Ease collection just got a new addition! With 21 colors that emulate a hand-dyed look, Wool-Ease® Tonal is a bulky (5) weight yarn that’s colorful and versatile! We’re envisioning bright accessories, snuggly soft afghans, and so much more. Get the...

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Rubin Museum of Art

Our Neighborhood Favorites! 3 Museums in Chelsea and Flatiron

January 13th, 2016 by Gali Beeri
Welcome back to the feature where we highlight our staff’s favorite places to explore in the neighborhood we know and love! This time we’re focusing on our local museums. After your next visit to the Studio, consider spending some time exploring...

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It’s Time for January’s Men’s Night!

January 7th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
Hosted by Darrin from the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, Men’s Night is a fun social group that meets to unwind with yarn! Meet fellow male yarncrafters in our ever growing group, make friends, and a new project all in the same evening! Joining...

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