Staff Stories

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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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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New Year’s Yarn Crafting Resolutions

December 26th, 2009 by LBYS Staff
New Year’s Yarn Crafting Resolutions A blogger once declared January the month of selfish knitting. She said that after months of knitting and crocheting for others, it was time to make things only for yourself. Here at the Lion Brand Yarn...

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Yarn and Subways . . . The Perfect New York Combo!

November 11th, 2009 by Guest
I do it every day on the way to and from the Studio. I know many of you do it as well. We hope for a seat so we don’t have to cling to the pole. We notice others starting, but...

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Happy Birthday David (or fun with machine knitting)

July 12th, 2009 by Guest
Recently our own fearless leader, David Blumenthal, had a birthday.  We wanted to give him a little something from the Studio staff, so we took a picture of the team standing in the studio and had it framed. I was just...

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