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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Class Spotlight: Spin Your Own Art Yarn with Darrin Morris!

November 9th, 2014 by LBYS Staff
Darrin will be teaching Spin Your Own Art Yarn on Thursday, November 13th. He teaches how to spin your own gorgeous, one-of-a-kind yarns without the hefty price tag. Here’s more on spinning from Darrin! Several years ago I was at a popular fiber festival in...

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Nancy Marchant is Coming to the Studio!

October 17th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Mark your calendars, master classes with Nancy Marchant go on sale November 1st! Nancy Marchant was born in Indiana but now lives and works as a graphic designer in Amsterdam. She has written articles for Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, and Knitters,...

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Add Color to Your Knitting and Crochet at Our Free Colorwork-o-Rama!

August 7th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
This day is all about color and learning to add colorful patterns to your project whether you are knitting, crocheting, weaving or loom knitting. Beginners and experienced knitters and crocheters will have a great time and have plenty to enjoy at...

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How to Join a Knitting, Crochet or Crafting Circle in New York City

July 26th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
If you love New York as much as we do, you know that there’s plenty to do and to see here all the time, as long as you know where to look. We’ve been hearing that it’s sometimes hard to find...

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Build Colorful Projects with Crochet Entrelac

July 25th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Did you know that your crochet rows don’t just have to go back in forth in one straight line? Many techniques in crochet work up in an angular, stop-and-go fashion, building a “row” of stitches into interesting shapes. Those rows ultimately...

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Take Your Knitted Colorwork to the Next Level with Intermediate Fair Isle

July 19th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
There is so much more to Fair Isle knitting than just the basics! In this class we are going to dive into corrugated ribbing, a pattern you achieve by knitting all the knit stitches in one color and the purl stitches...

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Save Up to $175 with Summer Yarncrafting University

May 7th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Summer Yarncrafting University is a program the Studio hosts every summer to help crafters learn a new skill or get advanced training in a yarncraft they already know–all at great prices. You can attend Knitting College or Crochet College; each of...

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Mother's Day Memories: Knitting and Crochet with Yarn

Celebrating Mother’s Day: Remembering the Women Who Taught Us to Craft (Part 1)

May 3rd, 2012 by LBYS Staff
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to share some of our stories about the women who taught us to love yarn! Patty & her mother in law: I used to work on Broadway, but somehow this never impressed...

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Felted Clutch

How to Get Started Felting Your Yarn Crafts

February 20th, 2012 by Gretchen
Have you been curious about felting, unsure how to go about it? If you long to create beautiful felted but aren’t sure you want to put your hand knit fabric in the washing machine, then this is the class for you!...

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