Yarn Dyeing

Spend New Year’s Day at the Studio!

December 14th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
Start your year off with a cool and unique skill by joining us in January 1 for Free Form Crochet, Open Dye Studio, or Crochet 1! Free Form Crochet Yarnbombing is the act of covering anything, from a chair to an entire...

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Create Beautiful Colors at Our Open Dye Studio!

November 4th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
Have you tried dyeing yarns and want more experience? Come to our Open Dye Studio! This open studio is for those who are already familiar with the basics of dyeing with acid dyes. Not a class, but a group for yarn...

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Now For Sale: Darrin’s Dye Work!

May 20th, 2016 by LBYS Staff
We’re happy to announce that we will be selling yarn hand-dyed by our very own Darrin! Each skein will be one of a kind, not to be repeated, and available only in our NYC Studio. Yarn bases will vary, but our...

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Staff Project Spotlight: Dyed Pieces by Darrin!

October 2nd, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Here at Lion Brand Yarn Studio, we know a thing or two about taking yarns and making extraordinary pieces! Darrin shares his latest FO’s (that’s Finished Object) below! This capelette is knitted from Fishermen’s Wool® that was naturally dyed with Navajo Tea...

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Christmas in July: Yarn Dyeing Self-Striping Yarn!

July 21st, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Why wait until the last minute to make holiday gifts for your loved ones? In our Christmas in July series, we’re highlighting our favorite projects to make and give. Best of all, we’ve got a full roster of classes where you...

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9 New Classes for May!

April 13th, 2015 by LBYS Staff
We’ve updated our Spring calendar with some new classes in May! Get ready for warm weather crafting with Lace classes for both knitters and crocheters, join us for our first Sunday all-day dyeing class, or get ready to take on new projects...

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Class Spotlight: Kitchen Safe Yarn Dyeing

February 3rd, 2015 by LBYS Staff
Have you always wanted to learn to dye yarn but were too intimidated? Our Kitchen Safe Yarn Dyeing is the perfect place to start! In this class, Darrin will teach you how to make your own beautiful hand dyed yarn using food-safe dyes....

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Our Yarncrafting Resolutions for the New Year!

December 27th, 2012 by LBYS Staff
In this Photo: Champagne Glass Tassels, view pattern here.   Here at the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, we like to think of the new year as a time to learn new things and take on new, challenging projects. January is the perfect...

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Learn How to Dye Your Own Self-Striping Yarn

May 6th, 2012 by Guest
Self-striping yarns add excitement to any project, especially socks and shawls. What’s even more exciting is creating your own self-striping yarn with your own color combinations. In class we will be working with sock blanks that have been knit on the...

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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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