Dora Ohrenstein


Dora Ohrenstein in the Studio on October 13!

August 19th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
On Thursday, October 13th, Dora Ohrenstein returns to the Studio with her exciting new book: Top Down Crochet Sweaters: Fabulous Patterns with Perfect Fit. Knitters have long enjoyed the advantages of knitting from the top down to create sweaters that fit...

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75 Crochet Swatches from Dora Ohrenstein

February 27th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
On Thursday, February 19th, Dora Ohrenstein brought over 75 swatches from her new book, The Crocheter’s Skill-Building Workshop, to share her inspiration. Unlike many crocheters, Dora has always preferred to focus on garment making, which has led her to an in-depth...

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2 Ways to Make a Crochet Ring!

February 13th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
From granny squares to bags, hats and toys, many crochet projects begin by making a ring. There are several ways to form this ring, and Dora Ohrenstein, author of The Crocheter’s Skill-Building Workshop (Storey Publishing), joins us to explain the how and why of...

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Don’t Miss Master Classes with Dora Ohrenstein!

February 10th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
There’s still space! Dora Ohrenstein will be here on Thursday, February 19th signing her book and sharing her crochet wisdom. She’ll also be at the Studio for two great crochet Master Classes on February 22nd! Don’t miss this opportunity to take classes...

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Vogue Knitting Live Recap

January 30th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Vogue Knitting Live is one of our favorite events because it’s right in our backyard! This year, a few of the Studio staff members attended Vogue Knitting Live and they wanted to share their experiences with you! Jen I was lucky...

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Meet Dora Ohrenstein at the LBY Studio!

January 28th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Dora Ohrenstein, author of Crochet Insider’s Passion for Fashion (Leisure Arts, 2008), Creating Crochet Fabric: Experimenting with Hook, Yarn & Stitch (Lark Books, 2010), Custom Crocheted Sweaters: Make Garments that Really Fit (Lark Crafts, 2012), and The New Tunisian Crochet: Contemporary...

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Join us at Vogue Knitting Live!

January 9th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
You’re invited to join us at Vogue Knitting Live! We’ll be at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, New York, January 16th through 18th. Visit us at booth #221 for book signings and exciting demonstrations! We love seeing you there! We’re also...

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14 Knit and Crochet Classes from the New Winter Schedule!

November 5th, 2014 by LBYS Staff
Our Winter Schedule is now available! The full class schedule can be found here and the workshop schedule is available here. We’re pleased to announce two Master Classes with Dora Ohrenstein in February: Techniques for More Beautiful Crochet and You Can...

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Some scrumptious scarves made with our LB Collection® Angora Merino.

Tunisian Crochet with Dora Ohrenstein

February 20th, 2013 by LBYS Staff
On Valentine’s Day, Dora Ohrenstein paid us a visit with swatches and samples from her new book The New Tunisian Crochet. For those who are unfamiliar with the technique, she explained that it is often described as a hybrid of crochet...

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RSVP Now to Learn About Tunisian Crochet with Dora Ohrenstein!

January 28th, 2013 by LBYS Staff
Our good friend Dora Ohrenstein will be returning to the Studio to debut her latest book, The New Tunisian Crochet: Contemporary Designs from Time-Honored Traditions. This book explores the versatility of Tunisian crochet in creating beautiful and unique fabrics and garments. ...

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