Entrelac

Teach Hats

Why Do We Teach Hats?

August 21st, 2018 by Gretchen
Why a hat? You may have noticed that many of our class projects are hats. Sometimes I hear a student say, “I don’t want to make a hat.” So, I thought it might be helpful to explain why we so often...

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Learn New Knitting Techniques This Month!

April 4th, 2017 by LBYS Staff
The weather may be getting warmer, but that’s no reason to stop knitting! Come by the Studio and take one of our knitting classes during the month of April — keep your skills up year round! You can learn cool new...

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What is Entrelac Knitting?

March 14th, 2017 by LBYS Staff
Entrelac knitting is a cool way to create textured fabric that looks woven. It seems extremely complicated, and indeed is one of the more advanced techniques to learn, but once you sit down and do it, it actually isn’t that hard...

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Learn Tunisian Crochet Entrelac at LBYS!

February 18th, 2017 by LBYS Staff
Entrelac is a beautiful technique that mimics a woven pattern. It looks complex, but once you get the hang of it, it’s both addictive and fun! This class uses the Tunisian crochet method to create crochet entrelac. You don’t need to...

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Learn Entrelac Knitting at the Studio!

October 10th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
Entrelac knitting is a beautiful technique that creates the appearance of a large weave — and now you can learn how to do it with the Entrelac Basics class at LBYS! It’s a great way to show off long self striping...

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4 Classes to Brush Up Your Knitting Skills!

October 14th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
This fall, learn new knitting stitches and techniques with these 4 classes! You can take classes individually, or save when you take advantage of our 3-Workshop Pack for $150! Have a question? Leave it in the comments below, or call the...

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Get to Know the Entrelac Stitch!

March 7th, 2013 by LBYS Staff
In this photo: Entrelac Scarf, view the pattern here.   Entrelac is a unique textured stitch which gives the appearance of a basket weave. Unlike most textured stitches, Entrelac lends itself well to colorwork. This stitch is often done with variegated...

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Our Yarncrafting Resolutions for the New Year!

December 27th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
In this Photo: Champagne Glass Tassels, view pattern here.   Here at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, we like to think of the new year as a time to learn new things and take on new, challenging projects. January is the perfect...

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Take a Look at What the LBYS Staff is Working on for the Holidays!

December 10th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Most crafters are in a mad dash to finish gift projects this time of year. Don’t worry, you’re not alone, so are we! Check out what projects the LBYS staff has on their hooks and needles right now… Patty Will I’ve...

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In Her Own Words: An LBYS Student "Regular" Shares Her Story

October 4th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
by Kally Aronis Armed with Boye’s “Teach Yourself to Knit” booklet, size US 8 needles, and some brown yarn, I sat myself down on a bench at Columbus Circle with high hopes of learning a new craft. Two hours later, I...

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