Dora Ohrenstein

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 publish on the Lion Brand Notebook.) It’s official: I’m making my first sweater. I’ve worked at the...

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Learn to Make Socks using Magic Loop!

February 24th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Spring is coming (I promise!) and after that: Summer! Summer is a great time for sock knitting because you don’t have a lap full of wool and one pair of socks can provide hours of happy knitting entertainment in a compact...

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Get the Accessory Everyone was Talking About At Vogue Knitting Live!

February 23rd, 2015 by LBYS Staff
If you were at Vogue Knitting Live!, you definitely spotted more than a few knitters and crocheters toting a Yarnit around! These handy holders keep your yarn from rolling away, tangling, and getting dirty. They’re great for travel! The removable rubber foot doubles...

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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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acid trip

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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Last Chance to Save on Homespun®!

February 19th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
February is almost over and that means you’ve just got one week to save on this month’s featured yarn! This month, save 20% on Homespun®! This yarn is uniquely textured and works up quickly and easily. It’s soft and machine washable. Homespun® comes in a...

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loom woven afghan

Weavers, Join us in March!

February 18th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
“Weft” Weaving Club Lion Brand Yarn Studio, Second Floor Thursday, March 5th 6:00 – 8:00 pm FREE! Whether you’re curious about weaving, or experienced and want to hang out in a casual group with other weavers, come join us for “Weft” Weaving...

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New Fiber Art on Display by Colette Smith!

February 16th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
We’re very excited to have Colette Smith as this season’s featured fiber artist in the LBY Studio! Colette Smith is a fiber artist and pattern designer living in Colorado. She loves to explore the boundaries of realism and fantasy as seen...

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