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Dear Friend,

Join our Facebook page and see which post received over 7,000 likes this week while discovering some of your favorite all-time patterns. Celebrate National Craft Month by discovering a few of over 200 free patterns that don't require knit or crochet skills. And don't forget to shop our clearance section where you'll find amazing prices on first quality discontinued colors.

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand

In This Issue: March 8, 2013

Spring in the Air: 6 Shawls for a Touch of Warmth

Franklin Habit: The Iceman Groucheth

Celebrate National Craft Month with
3 Fun Crafts for Kids


YarnCraft Highlights 15 Favorite Patterns for Springtime Crafting

Floral Block: Crochet Crocus Square; Lola

Spring in the Air: 6 Shawls for a Touch of Warmth Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Crochet Glitter Motif
Crochet Glitter Motif Shawl
in Vanna's Glamour
Crochet Caramel
                                                  Tweed Shawl
Crochet Caramel Tweed Shawl
in Tweed Stripes
Knit Sun and Sea Shawl
Knit Sun and Sea Shawl
in Nature's Choice Organic Cotton
Knit Semi-Tropical Shawl
Knit Semi-Tropical Shawl
in Cotton-Ease
Crochet Maple Shade Wrap
Crochet Maple Shade Wrap
in Amazing
Knit Sweetheart Shawl
  Knit Sweetheart Shawl
in Vanna's Glamour
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Franklin Habit: The Iceman Groucheth Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this

Cartoon by Franklin

Popular writer/illustrator/knitter Franklin Habit joins us for his monthly column combining humor with the unique point of view only a yarncrafter possesses.

Things that are sure to happen every January: white sales, credit card bills, and some perky knitter chirping, "Ooooooooooooh, I love these cold, snowy days! Nothing's better than sitting inside, cozily knitting by the fireplace!"

This always brings forth a chorus of happy agreement from other perky knitters, calling to one another like cuckoos across the Schwarzwald: "Ooooooooooooh! Yes, yes! Snowy! Fireplace! Knitting! Love!"

Continue reading.

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Celebrate National Craft Month: 3 Kid-Friendly Crafts Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Pom-Pom Caterpillar
Pom-Pom Caterpillar
in Fun
Wrapped, Braided
Wrapped, Braided Necklaces
in Bonbons
Friendship Bracelets
Friendship Bracelets
in Bonbons
Share the love of yarn at an early age! Discover kid-friendly projects on, perfect for birthday parties, scout meetings, and even just
rainy afternoons. Pair them with colorful yarns like Fun, Bonbons, and Vanna's Choice for a rainbow palette to choose from. Click here for more no-knit/crochet ideas.
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Clearance: Save 50% Off Select Colors & Yarns Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Clearance: Save 50% off select
                                colors. Only while supplies last.
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YarnCraft Shares 15 Top Patterns for Spring Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Looking for your next project? Get inspired with YarnCraft as we explore patterns that will take you from cool days to warmer ones. From shawls to  cardigans, find out what to look for in spring-friendly patterns and yarns. Click here to listen directly [MP3] or click here to find us on iTunes.
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Floral Block: Butterfly Square
Crochet Butterfly Square

This season, we're featuring 16 designs from the books 75 Floral Blocks to Knit by Lesley Stanfield and 75 Floral Blocks to Crochet by Betty Barnden, courtesy of our friends at St. Martin's Griffin. Use them as a jumping-off point for scarves, afghans, and other projects!

View the instructions for the Crochet Butterfly Square.

Lola Crafts with the Neighborhood Kids

Click for a new Lola comicSpread the joys of crafting to the next generation like Lola!
View the comic.

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