Fair Isle

Learn Beautiful Colorwork at the Studio!

October 19th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
Want to learn how to make gorgeous, colorful designs with your knitting? We’ve got two classes coming up that can help — Fair Isle Basics and Intarsia Basics! You can make myriad designs and patterns if you know how to do...

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Learn Fair Isle Knitting at the Studio!

September 6th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
Want to learn how to make beautiful colorwork patterns in your knitting, but don’t know where to begin? Then sign up for the Fair Isle Basics class at LBYS! Fair Isle, or stranded knitting, is a wonderful technique used to create...

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2 Master Classes You Won’t Want to Miss!

April 7th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
There are a few spaces available in Melissa Leapman’s color knitting classes coming up next month but they’re going fast! Don’t miss out on your opportunity to learn from this master! Knitting with color is all the rage these days, and...

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What’s on Display in February?

February 12th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
We’ve got some gorgeous Homespun® afghans in the Studio this month! And beautiful scarves and cowls!  

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2014 Customer Fashion Show

Thanks for a Great Customer Fashion Show (and Tell)!

August 20th, 2014 by LBYS Staff
On Thursday, August 14th 2014 the Lion Brand Yarn Studio hosted its very first Customer Fashion Show (and Tell) event. Our talented customers showed off the skills they have learned in many of our classes and walked the runway in true...

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Colorwork-o-Rama 2012 Was a Hit!

September 2nd, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Question: What has 87 yarncrafters, 14 demos, 7 teachers and 3 raffle prizes? Answer: Colorwork O’Rama 2012!!! Colorwork-o-Rama was a blast this year, we had so much fun teaching and learned a lot from your questions and suggestions! [jj-ngg-jquery-slider title=”Colorwork-o-Rama 2012...

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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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Adrienne Martini Brings Lots of Laughs and Lots of Color

August 17th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Last Thursday, Lion Brand Yarn Studio had two very special guests: Adrienne Martini and Mary Tudor. Well, okay — only one of those visitors was a person. The other was a sweater! But not just any sweater: Mary Tudor is a...

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Color Galore at Color Work-O-Rama

August 16th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Last Friday, an awe-inspiring 80 yarncrafters visited Lion Brand Yarn Studio for the second annual Color Work-O-Rama. We presented 14 free demos about everything color — in both knit and crochet. The folks who attended got a little taste of the...

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Knitting Camp with Meg Swansen

August 4th, 2011 by Guest
Last week,  I was lucky enough to be amongst the 50 knitters to attend Knitting Camp with Meg Swansen. Knitting Camp came into being when Elizabeth Zimmermann began teaching a weekend knitting course at an extension of the University of Wisconsin....

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