Staff Stories

The Studio Knit-A-Long – My Adventure Continues

March 3rd, 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 published on the Lion Brand Notebook.) I’ve never been more determined to finish something I’m knitting 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 published on the Lion Brand Notebook.) It’s official: I’m making my first sweater. I’ve worked at the...

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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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Staff Project Spotlight: 2 Projects from Rhiannon!

January 16th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Our staff likes to show off our beautiful yarn in their own projects. Rhiannon Platt shares some of her knitting projects! Rhiannon recently completed this gorgeous cowl in our LB Collection® 100% Silk, making her own gradient with the Full Moon, Satellite, Meteor...

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What Are Your Crafting New Year’s Resolutions?

January 1st, 2015 by LBYS Staff
We asked the staff what their crafting resolutions are for the new year. Here’s what they had to say! “My New Year’s crafting resolution is to expand my reach — building on my rudimentary knowledge of crochet with a study of...

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Staff Project Spotlight: Ann’s Red Top

December 16th, 2014 by LBYS Staff
Our staff likes to show off our beautiful yarn in their own projects. Ann Blackwell shares one of her knitting projects! I like really old knitting magazines and have a collection of them, so decided to take inspiration from the simple...

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Shira's Spectacular Cowl

Staff Project Spotlight: Shira’s Spectacular Cowl

September 24th, 2014 by LBYS Staff
Our staff like to show off our beautiful yarn in their own projects, like this fabulous cowl made and modeled by Shira Blumenthal. Shira says: “One of my favorite things to make are cowls. You can add lots of different textures...

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Martha Stewart Crafts Alpaca Blend: Now 50% Off!

June 20th, 2013 by LBYS Staff
Martha Stewart Crafts ™ Alpaca Blend is now 50% off at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio! This soft, bulky-weight blend of wool, acrylic, and alpaca works up beautifully into sweaters, shawls, afghans, and all sorts of cozy accessories. And while the fibers...

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Take a Look at What the LBYS Staff is Working on this Spring!

May 31st, 2013 by LBYS Staff
“Spring cleaning” is the perfect excuse to finish up those lingering Works-In-Progress and get your hooks and needles ready for a brand-new summer of crafting fun! We’re no different – take a look at what the LBYS staff has been working...

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LB 1878: Now 50% Off!

May 18th, 2013 by LBYS Staff
LB 1878 is now 50% off at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio! Named for Lion Brand’s founding (we’re 135 years old this year!), LB 1878 is a true classic – and a perfect pick for machine knitters, weavers, or yarncrafters who...

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