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How to Find the Right Knitting, Crochet or Crafting Class for You

July 13th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
If you live in the New York City area and are interested in learning a new craft or just brushing up on your crafting skills, classes at the Studio are the perfect place to start! If you’re looking for inspiration and...

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Knitting SOS: Learn How to “Read Your Knitting” and to Fix Your Mistakes

April 8th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Mistakes are what makes a knitter stop in his or her tracks.  What happened?  How do I fix it? These are the questions we hear in the Studio all the time. In Knitting SOS we throw a lifeline to knitters.  The...

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Get a Sweater That Fits You Like It Was Designed Just For You!

March 16th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
Have you ever had trouble figuring out what size to knit, or have a sweater not quite fit you right?  What about seeing a pattern you like, but wishing it had a crew neck instead of a v-neck? A sweater design...

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How to Find the Workshop That’s Right for You

February 19th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
So you’re interested in learning something new at the LBYS. That’s great! At the LBYS we offer hundreds of workshops on a wide range of subjects that cover everything from beginner basics to advanced techniques. To help you find the one...

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Get Last Minute Gift Ideas When You Take a Class!

December 2nd, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Don’t panic about last-minute gifts — just make a fast-finish project! We’ve got 5 classes to show you how. In Crochet Mittens (Friday, December 9), make a pair of child-sized mittens that you can give to your favorite little one. In...

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Class Spotlight: Knitting Surgeon Level 1: Mistakes and How to Fix Them

November 19th, 2011 by Guest
Nothing stops our knitting in its tracks like a mistake. Some folks can feel so overwhelmed and discouraged that they don’t even want to go on. But take heart: Unlike in life, most mistakes in knitting can be erased! In this...

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Class Spotlight: Combination Knitting

November 8th, 2011 by Guest
Combination knitters, or Eastern Uncrossed knitters, form their stitches differently. Many combination knitters don’t know they are combination knitters (if you knit through the back loop . . . that’s you!) and are frustrated and discouraged when their knitting doesn’t turn...

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Choose the Best Workshop for You with New Workshop Tracks

November 4th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
With over 100 classes, we know our class schedule can be hard to choose from! That’s why we’ve introduced Workshop Tracks, a system to help you pinpoint the perfect workshops for you. We’ve grouped all of our workshops into categories, or...

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Subway Stories: Lauren Turns a New Perspective on Circular Needles

October 25th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Here at Lion Brand Yarn Studio, we know that yarncrafting is a personal journey — so it’s only fitting that we’ve all learned important lessons while taking public transit around the city! Lion Brand Yarn Studio staff member Lauren is no...

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Subway Stories: Lessons We've Learned "In Transit"

September 4th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Here at Lion Brand Yarn Studio, we know that yarncrafting is a personal journey — so it’s only fitting that we’ve all learned important lessons while taking public transit around the city! We created our newest blog feature, “Subway Stories,” to...

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