learn to crochet

How to Read a Crochet Pattern

April 7th, 2017 by LBYS Staff
Even if you know how to do crochet stitches, you may need a little help reading patterns. They can seem a bit confusing and daunting at first, but don’t worry, you can do it if you practice! Let’s get started. Terminology...

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Our Spring Class Schedule is Available Now!

March 16th, 2017 by LBYS Staff
Despite the icy slush on the streets of New York, spring is, in fact, coming. And now we’ve got our spring schedule available for you! Some notable classes include: Crochet Shell — 3 sessions: Wednesdays, April 26, May 10, and May...

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What Supplies Do You Need When You’re Learning to Knit or Crochet?

February 14th, 2017 by LBYS Staff
When you’re just starting out with a new craft, it can be daunting to know what supplies you need. You stand in the yarn aisle of your local craft store and everything seems overwhelming. Acrylic? Wool? What the heck does worsted...

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Learn a New Skill with Our Knitting and Crochet Basics Courses!

August 25th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Never picked up a hook or needles? The Lion Brand Yarn Studio is excited to offer 4-week courses for beginners this fall! Choose your craft and enroll in either Knitting Basics or Crochet Basics for only $100. Each 4 week session...

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8 Classes from Our Summer Schedule!

May 13th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Our Summer Class & Workshop schedule is live and our popular Yarniversity Package is on sale now! For $175 you can take 5 workshops* between June 1 & August 31. Check out these new classes: Hairpin Lace Monday, June 8 &...

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Kids Learn to Knit at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio!

March 11th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Did you know that the Lion Brand Yarn Studio offers private beginner knit and crochet lessons for children? Shira has taught everyone from six to 86! She describes the class and the joy of teaching! I learned to knit when I...

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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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6 Classes from our Spring Schedule!

February 6th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Our Spring schedule is out and we have some new classes we’re excited to offer this season! For crocheters, the four week Basics course will get you started on your journey with a solid understanding of crochet stitches and how to form...

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8 New Classes at the LBY Studio!

January 8th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
We’ve added some classes to our Winter schedule! It’s cooold outside, time to knit or crochet some warm things for yourself! Amazing Mitered Shawl – Tuesday, January 13 Mitered knitting is a bit like potato chips, once you finish a square you...

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What Are Your Crafting New Year’s Resolutions?

January 1st, 2015 by LBYS Staff
We asked the staff what their crafting resolutions are for the new year. Here’s what they had to say! “My New Year’s crafting resolution is to expand my reach — building on my rudimentary knowledge of crochet with a study of...

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