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Dear Friend,

Summer is the perfect time for washcloths and dishcloths--not only are they portable and lightweight, they are a great way to try new skills, stitch patterns, and even color combinations!

Looking for dishcloth inspiration? Check out our Facebook album or Pinterest board!

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand

In This Issue: July 12, 2013

Summer Shades: 6 Colorful Baby Blankets to Knit & Crochet

Franklin Habit: Having a Ball, Wish You Were Here

Washcloths on the Go: 3 Quick & Easy Patterns

For a Limited Time: Save 33-50% Off 3 Packs of Cotton-Ease!

YarnCraft: 5 Ways Knitting Can Complement Crochet (And Vice Versa!)

Discover Our Made in America Pinterest Board; Check Out Hometown USA Yarn!

Summer Shades: 6 Colorful Blankets Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Knit
                                          Entrelac Baby Blanket
Knit Entrelac Baby Blanket
in Jamie
Knit Checkers
                                                  Baby Blanket
Knit Checkers Baby Blanket
in Babysoft
Crochet
                                            Summer Flower Baby Throw
Crochet Summer Flower Baby Throw
in Cotton-Ease
Crochet Granny Hexagon
                                            Baby Blankie
Crochet Granny Hexagon Baby Blankie
in Baby's First
Knit Soft, Easy Baby
                                              Throw
Knit Soft, Easy Baby Throw
in Tweed Stripes
Bright Crochet Baby
                                          Throw
  Bright Crochet Baby Throw
in Jamie
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Franklin Habit: Having a Ball, Wish You Were Here Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this

Writer, illustrator, and knitter Franklin Habit joins us for his monthly column featuring humor and insights into a yarncrafter's life.

Yarn | Franklin Habit
                                            for Lion BrandIt's July. My grand friends have gone to France, my less grand friends have gone to Michigan, my flat broke friends (the majority) have walked over to the lake for the afternoon. There is a general desire to get out of here, get lost, leave it all behind.

All of it except yarn.

The friends who went to France packed passports and hiking gear. The friends who went to Michigan packed swimsuits and mosquito repellent. The friends over at the lake took snacks and water bottles.

They all packed yarn.

That is, to me, perhaps the surest sign that a person has crossed the line between fancier and fanatic—when it suddenly takes longer to decide which needlework projects to pack than which shoes to pack.

Continue reading.

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Washcloth on the Go: 3 Quick & Easy Patterns Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Knit Cumulus Cloths
Knit Cumulus Cloths
in Cotton-Ease
Crochet Rise and Shine
                                          Washcloth
Crochet Rise and Shine Washcloth
in Kitchen Cotton
Crochet Meadowbrook
                                          Washcloths
Crochet Meadowbrook Washcloths
in Recycled Cotton
A washcloth is a great pattern to try a new stitch pattern or a new color combination! These portable projects are perfect for vacation
crafting, so be sure to visit LionBrand.com to download a few patterns before you head out of town--just use the search box to find one you fancy!
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Save 33-50% Off 3 Packs of Cotton-Ease
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Cotton-Ease 3 Skein Value                                        Pack

For a limited time: Save on popular shades of our cult-classic Cotton-Ease yarn! This cotton-blend yarn is beloved for so-soft garments and accessories, as well as washcloths.

A perfect yarn for summer crafting, Cotton-Ease is a yarn you'll want to stock up! Save 33-50% off 3 packs of Cotton-Ease. Only through July 21.

Browse colors & order here.

Get pattern ideas.

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YarnCraft: 5 Ways Knitting Can Complement Crochet (And Vice Versa!) Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
YarnCraft
Explore how the other half lives with this episode of  YarnCraft! We look at the ways that knitters can benefit from learning crochet and the ways that  crocheters can benefit from learning knitting. Plus we share the details of our latest giveaway! Click here to listen directly [MP3] or click here to find us on iTunes.
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Follow Our Made in America Board on Pinterest!

Pinterest

Throughout July, we're celebrating American-made yarns and more. Discover some of our favorite patterns, yarns, and other goodies on our "Made in America" Pinterest board. 

View our Pinterest board.

Want more photo inspiration? Follow all of our boards on Pinterest!

Hometown USA: Discover New Neon & "Twist" Shades

Hometown USAOur versatile super bulky yarn comes in over 60 solid, tweed, and "twist" multi-colors, perfect for sports team and school-inspired projects. Learn more about this American- made favorite on our website!

Shop all Hometown USA colors.

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