On Our Needles & Hooks

Gifts from the Staff: What We’re Making for the Holidays

October 24th, 2010 by LBYS Staff
This time of year, our heads start to swim as the “can you make this for me” requests start to pour in from friends and family.  What are you working on?  Have you already started your holiday yarncrafting?  Here’s a peek...

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Why I Love Socks

May 7th, 2010 by LBYS Staff
My aunt first tried to teach me to knit socks when I was in my teens. I had been knitting on and off for several years, but I just couldn’t get the hang of it. I think one reason was that...

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Machine Knitting and Hand Knitting: A Perfect Pair

April 6th, 2010 by Guest
I’m working on a lace topped cardi in Recycled Cotton .  I was trying to get it finished for a trip I have coming up, so machine knitting to the rescue.  What?  Machine knitting?  That’s cheating (I hear you all thinking). ...

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What Happens When a Knitter Sprains Her Ankle…

March 13th, 2010 by LBYS Staff
Some of you may have noticed our own Asst. Manager Michelle, is a bit more stationary these days.  She has been spending a lot of time sitting behind the register.  That’s because she has sprained her ankle. Since the crutches we...

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The Staff’s Favorite Projects

February 22nd, 2010 by LBYS Staff
What’s great about having such a diverse and talented bunch of folks working at the Studio, is we all have our own specialties. We thought we’d take a moment to talk about some of our favorite knit and crochet projects: Custom...

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Claire’s Berets!

February 12th, 2010 by LBYS Staff
Many of you may have noticed that our own Claire is very rarely seen without a beret on her head.  It’s kind of her thing.  Since the Lion Brand Yarn Studio has opened she has knit 12 berets in 11 different...

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300 Hours of Knitting and Crocheting in the Window!!

December 9th, 2009 by LBYS Staff
(Michelle & Gina buried in scarves!) On October 1st we announced we would be knitting and crocheting in the window of the Lion Brand Yarn Studio , to make scarves for Charity. In addition, we would be collecting donations of hats...

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What the Staff is Working On

August 24th, 2009 by LBYS Staff
Recently we’ve welcomed a few new faces to the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, and we wanted you all to get a chance to meet them.  We also bid a fond farewell to our own James, a published author, who is returning...

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