Highlights

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

August 15th, 2018 by LBYS Staff
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 LBYS Staff
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 LBYS Staff
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 LBYS Staff
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 LBYS Staff
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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What is Entrelac Knitting?

March 14th, 2017 by LBYS Staff
Entrelac knitting is a cool way to create textured fabric that looks woven. It seems extremely complicated, and indeed is one of the more advanced techniques to learn, but once you sit down and do it, it actually isn’t that hard...

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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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