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Learn to Read Your Knitting in the Knits & Purls Workshop

August 28th, 2011 by Guest
All of knitting — from the fanciest lace to the most intricate cable — stems from two humble stitches: the knit and the purl. You might be amazed at the number of beautiful stitch patterns that exist with just the combo...

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Learn to Create Two-Color Crochet Entrelac

August 18th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Entrelac, simply a combination of various techniques blended into one fabric that looks woven, is one of those projects that look much more complicated than they were to execute. The techniques of crocheted entrelac are increasing, decreasing, and working stitches into...

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Learn to Knit the Perfect Late Summer Project — Back to School Backpack

August 10th, 2011 by Guest
During the hot days of summer I love knitting small, quick projects, and it seems that I can always use another bag! This bag is a quick, fun project with a beautiful lace pattern that is not only easy for the...

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Learn How to Seam Like a Pro with Crochet Finishing

July 1st, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Have you ever felt the sense of accomplishment that comes with finishing a project and then feeling like you don’t know how to make it look finished? You ask the person who taught you to crochet what to do at the...

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A World of Lace with Shirley Paden

June 24th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
If you know that knitting lace and lace knitting are not the same thing…then you might have taken a lace class from the one and only Shirley Paden. Last Sunday the second floor classroom was filled with the most beautiful lace...

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Yarn Dyeing Fun at the Studio

June 13th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
The entire staff wanted to take the Yarn Dyeing class coming up later this month, but we were all working…so Grace taught a special class just for the lucky staff! We got to experiment with all sorts of fibers: LB Collection...

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Learn to Make a World of Crochet Texture–With Skills You Already Have!

June 9th, 2011 by LBYS Staff
The best projects are those that look much more complex than they really were to make. When you need that extra special something in your crochet, turn to texture! Once you master textured crochet, whole new worlds open up to you...

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Learn Crochet Granny Squares (Not Just for Grannies!)

June 2nd, 2011 by LBYS Staff
The very first thing I learned to crochet was a Granny Square. For obvious reasons, Granny Squares have a fond place in my heart! Don’t let the name fool you: the Granny Square is extremely versatile. By combining different colors, textures,...

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What is Continental Knitting? Find out Friday May 6th at 2:00pm

May 3rd, 2011 by Guest
English, Continental, Picking, Throwing, Combination, Eastern, Western…so many different ways to form the same stitch! I was taught how to knit in the English method by my grandmother. This means I hold the yarn in my right hand and I wrap (or...

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11 Tips for Planning Your New York City Vacation

April 22nd, 2011 by LBYS Staff
Finally planning a trip to the Lion Brand Yarn Studio? Our fair city has so many fun and exciting things in store for you! Below is a list of travel tips to keep your vacation going smoothly. Pinpoint your destinations. Once you’ve...

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