Classes & Workshops

Get Last Minute Gift Ideas When You Take a Class!

December 2nd, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Don’t panic about last-minute gifts — just make a fast-finish project! We’ve got 5 classes to show you how. In Crochet Mittens (Friday, December 9), make a pair of child-sized mittens that you can give to your favorite little one. In...

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Class Spotlight: Knitting Surgeon Level 1: Mistakes and How to Fix Them

November 19th, 2011 by Guest
Nothing stops our knitting in its tracks like a mistake. Some folks can feel so overwhelmed and discouraged that they don’t even want to go on. But take heart: Unlike in life, most mistakes in knitting can be erased! In this...

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The LBYS Staff Share Their Holiday Wish List

November 18th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Lion Brand Yarn Studio is full of great gift ideas this holiday season. We have special class gift certificates as well as general gift certificates. Plus, we’ve got the finest selection of gifts for the special knitter or crocheter in your...

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In Her Own Words: Spending the Summer Off in Classes at LBYS

November 18th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
by Chayda When I was eight, my aunt gave me a knitting kit on Thanksgiving.  My grandmother taught me a cast-on that wasn’t really meant for large quantities of stitches, and my mom taught me the knit stitch. While I was...

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Class Spotlight: Combination Knitting

November 8th, 2011 by Guest
Combination knitters, or Eastern Uncrossed knitters, form their stitches differently. Many combination knitters don’t know they are combination knitters (if you knit through the back loop . . . that’s you!) and are frustrated and discouraged when their knitting doesn’t turn...

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Choose the Best Workshop for You with New Workshop Tracks

November 4th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
With over 100 classes, we know our class schedule can be hard to choose from! That’s why we’ve introduced Workshop Tracks, a system to help you pinpoint the perfect workshops for you. We’ve grouped all of our workshops into categories, or...

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Subway Stories: Lauren Turns a New Perspective on Circular Needles

October 25th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Here at Lion Brand Yarn Studio, we know that yarncrafting is a personal journey — so it’s only fitting that we’ve all learned important lessons while taking public transit around the city! Lion Brand Yarn Studio staff member Lauren is no...

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Learn to Make a Never-Fail Gift in the Triangular Lace Shawl Class

October 16th, 2011 by Gretchen
I love knitting triangular lace shawls for gifts. Lacy shawls don’t use up nearly as much yarn as sweaters, I don’t have to worry about fit, and the recipients are always impressed. It’s my little secret: while I’m making one for...

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Share Your Favorite LBYS Classes & Events on Facebook in 4 Easy Steps!

September 22nd, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Want to invite a buddy to Amigurumi Night or share your excitement about your upcoming Master Class? Now, with just a few clicks, you can share the Lion Brand Yarn Studio events and classes you’ve signed up for right on your...

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Subway Stories: Lessons We've Learned "In Transit"

September 4th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Here at Lion Brand Yarn Studio, we know that yarncrafting is a personal journey — so it’s only fitting that we’ve all learned important lessons while taking public transit around the city! We created our newest blog feature, “Subway Stories,” to...

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