amigurumi

Octopus Ami

Learn to Knit Amigurumi!

March 19th, 2013 by LBYS Staff
In this photo: Ollie the Octopus, see the pattern here. Perhaps you’ve noticed the amigurumi craze that is sweeping the crafting world. Have you been coveting those adorable little critters, or are you wondering what exactly an amigurumi is? Amigurumi is...

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We had so much fun listening to Anna and asking her questions, it was a great night!

So Much Mochi Fun with Anna Hrachovec

September 27th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Last week Anna Hrachovec brought some terrifying creatures from her new book Super-Scary Mochimochi to visit! Her little monsters were super-scary and super-cute at the same time. While she was here, Anna described her first rule of creating adorable mochimochi monsters:...

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Intro to Amigurumi

Cute Characters for Summer Projects: Get Introduced to Amigurumi!

July 8th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Who doesn’t love those cute little creatures peeking out the windows of Japanese stores? Did you ever check the prices on them? Those tiny toys can by quite pricey, so why not make them yourself? Just one ball of yarn and...

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softies

RSVP Now to Meet Stacey Trock on February 20th

February 9th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Stacey Trock  has quite a knack for creating sweet stuffed friends! In her newest book, Crocheted Softies: 18 Adorable Animals from around the World, she shares lovely pictures and the patterns for toys crocheted with Earth-friendly yarn and so cute they...

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Happy Thanksgiving From Our Family to Yours

November 24th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Happy Thanksgiving from the Lion Brand Yarn Studio staff… …and from Tom Turkey! Don’t get too stuffed! (Note: Amigurumi can come in all shapes and sizes! To get Tom’s extra-large size, we crocheted him with a  in Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®...

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Meeting Crafters Face-to-Face at Spring Handmade Cavalcade

May 12th, 2011 by Christina
Lion Brand Yarn Studio was thrilled to be a sponsor at The {NewNew} Spring 2011 Handmade Cavalcade. The fair was a huge success and tons of fun–and best yet, it was right in our neighborhood! Grace, Nadine, and I had a...

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Mochimochi Booksigning!

June 28th, 2010 by LBYS Staff
Tuesday July 27th at 6:00 pm ALL CLASSES AND EVENTS TAKE PLACE AT: Lion Brand Yarn Studio 34 W. 15th Street New York, NY 10011 NO RSVP NEEDED, JUST COME BY! Come by and see these adorable creatures and delight in...

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Summer / Fall Master Classes – SAVE THE DATE

June 24th, 2010 by LBYS Staff
ALL CLASSES AND EVENTS TAKE PLACE AT: Lion Brand Yarn Studio 34 W. 15th Street New York, NY 10011 Master Classes aren’t classes FOR masters, they are classes WITH masters! Don’t miss out on your opportunity to work with these amazing...

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Yarn to the Rescue!

October 30th, 2009 by Michelle
Hello LBYS friends. Here’s a little story about a recent experience of mine when yarn came to the rescue! A couple of weeks ago I went to a fund raising gala to raise money for Clowns Without Borders. CWB is an...

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Free Yarn Crafting Groups at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio

September 15th, 2009 by LBYS Staff
ALL CLASSES AND EVENTS TAKE PLACE AT: Lion Brand Yarn Studio 34 W. 15th Street New York, NY 10011 Looking for some like minded folks to knit and crochet with?  The Lion Brand Yarn Studio in New York City has a...

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