On Our Needles & Hooks

Create Your Own Machine Knitting Magic

May 22nd, 2011 by Guest
My favorite thing about machine knitting is using it in combination with my hand knitting. I’ve written about using if for straight stockinette knititng in order to get to the fun lace part (click here to read more). Next I learned...

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Three of a Kind Model the Versatility of LB Collection Superwash Merino

May 15th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
In one of those classic “Did they call each other this morning?” scenarios, Kendra, Vanessa, and Claire all showed up for work at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio wearing creations they’d made from LB Collection® Superwash Merino. Not only that, but...

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Our Team Shows Its Savvy with Staff Show and Tell

May 4th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Each month, a Lion Brand Yarn Studio staff member will be sharing his or her latest project on the Studio Blog. Read on for expert tips and yarncraft inspiration! This month, Studio Director Patty shares the process behind her first ever crocheted...

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Fun With Machine Knitting

February 4th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Last year, I combined my hand knitting and my knitting machine in the simplest way, to get through 8″ of stockinette (Read about it here).  This year, I wanted to get into shaping on the machine, so I watched this amazing...

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38 Aghans Worth of Blocks!

December 18th, 2010 by LBYS Staff
Sunday, many generous yarncrafters joined us in our 2nd floor classroom space to make some afghans for charity.  We had experienced knitters, great crocheters sitting side by side with folks who have never knit before, but figured they could sew!  After...

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The Staff’s Gift Wish List & Customer Gift Registry!

November 12th, 2010 by LBYS Staff
The Studio is full of great gift ideas this holiday season.  We have special class gift certificates (as well as general gift certificates), along with the finest selection of gifts for the special knitter or crocheter in your life.  You might...

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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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