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May

May Yarn of the Month: Think Superfine

May 2nd, 2018 by Ally Carey
With May’s arrival we usher in the true start of spring. To celebrate, we’re thinking superfine yarns for May’s Yarn of the Month. Visit our Manhattan Studio for our Yarn of the Month Sale, featuring Sock-Ease, LB Collection Penelope, plus two...

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Making a Garment? Join Us for Upcoming Garment Skills Workshops

May 1st, 2018 by Gretchen
When it comes to crafting your own garment, it’s so much more than just following the pattern. The elements that make the biggest difference in the overall fit & feel of your piece get almost no mention in the fine print....

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Spring 2018 CAL Part V

April 27th, 2018 by Edita
Seaming The time has come to put all the pieces together. There are 2 cuffs, 1 collar and the bodice. Let’s start by attaching the cuffs to the sleeves. Before sewing please pin everything together with the split ring stitch markers...

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New Dyed by Darrin Yarns: Introducing Exotic Cats

April 24th, 2018 by Ally Carey
If you’re a fan of Darrin’s hand-dyed yarns, we have some exciting news for you! We refreshed our batch of his gorgeous, one-of-a-kind skeins over the weekend. Darrin has added some new bases to his dyeing repertoire, and has renamed his...

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If You’re a Crafter with a May Birthday, Let’s Party!

April 24th, 2018 by Ally Carey
We want to celebrate with you! If you were born in the month of May, come join us on 5/10 from 11:30am – 8pm. Receive 20% off merchandise, classes, and workshops* for you and a friend! Birthday discounts are valid for...

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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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Spring 2018 CAL Online –Part IV

April 20th, 2018 by Edita
CUFFS AND COLLAR Ok folks, while our cardigan is drying out on a blocking board it’s time to start working on the cuffs and collar. Since they are just rectangular pieces of fabrics, you can be as creative with them as...

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Special Event for Educators: ‘The Making Child’ with Elizabeth des Roches

April 18th, 2018 by Gretchen
Lion Brand Yarn Studio is pleased to be working with the Institute for Therapeutic Craft and Creativity to bring Elizabeth des Roches to the Studio for an evening talk on Tuesday May 8 and workshop on Wednesday May 9 focused on...

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Local Yarn Store Day Sale! 4/20 & 4/22

April 17th, 2018 by Ally Carey
Saturday, April 21st is Local Yarn Store Day! We love being your local yarn store, so we’re celebrating with a sale. Stop by on Friday, April 20th or Sunday, April 22nd and take 25% off the entire store*! If there’s a...

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Sock Hop

Sock Hop! Join us April 26th.

April 15th, 2018 by Ally Carey
Pencil us into your dance card on Thursday, April 26! Let’s kick off our saddle shoes, grab our double-pointed needles, and knit the night away. Join Gretchen for Sock Hop, an evening dedicated to everything socks. From 6pm – 8pm on...

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