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Dear Friend,

Save 20% off your next order of $35+ through August 4!* It's the perfect time to start stocking up for fall afghans and back-to-school projects!

Looking for pattern inspiration? Visit LionBrand.com and use our search box to quickly find great pattern ideas.

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand

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In This Issue: July 26, 2013

20% Off Your Next Order of $35+

Summer Spirit: 6 Stylish Tanks & Tops

Kathryn Vercillo: Crochet As Meditation

From the Heartland: 3 New Patterns in Our Newest American-Made Yarn

YarnCraft: Knitting & Crochet Techniques Around the World

Video: Cable Without a Cable Needle; The Story of Homespun

20% Off Your Next Order of $35+ on LionBrand.com
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Summer Spirit: 6 Stylish Tanks & Tops
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Crochet
                                          Mesh Raglan Pullover
Crochet Mesh Raglan Pullover
in Recycled Cotton
Crochet Airy Lace
                                                  Shell
Crochet Airy Lace Shell
in Cotton-Ease
Knit
                                            Shimmer Lace Top
Knit Shimmer Lace Top
in Vanna's Glamour
Knit Fern's Basic Top
Knit Fern's Basic Top
in Fettuccini
Crochet Dinner at
                                              Eight Top
Crochet Dinner at Eight Top
in Vanna's Glamour
Knit Tiger Lily Tank

Knit Tiger Lily Tank
in LB Collection Cotton Bamboo
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Kathryn Vercillo: Crochet as Meditation
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Blogger and author Kathryn Vercillo shares tips on meditating through crochet.

I remember the first time that I tried formal meditation. I sat amidst a group of compassionate people with closed eyes who were letting go of all thoughts, focusing attention on their breath. I felt no compassion for myself as my monkey mind skittered about. I felt self-conscious about my constant twitching and resituating, certain I was irritating the peaceful beings around me. More than that, I simply didn't enjoy the experience. My anxious mind raced into terrifyingly uncomfortable places. I left feeling that meditation is a great thing...for other people but not for me! Then I found crochet.

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From the Heartland: 3 Brand New Patterns Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Crochet Round-About
                                          Cropped Cardi
Crochet Round-About Cropped Cardi
in Heartland
Little Boy Blue Blanket
Crochet Little Boy Blue Blanket
in Heartland
Knit Blazing Blocks
                                          Afghan
Knit Blazing Blocks Afghan
in Heartland
Create an heirloom piece for yourself or someone you love! Featuring Heartland yarn, a new addition to our family that's made in the USA,
these projects are super-soft and machine-washable. Join us throughout the month of July to explore our American-made yarns!
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YarnCraft Explores Knitting & Crochet Techniques Around the World
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YarnCraft
From Scandinavian stranded colorwork to the tapestry crochet of Camaroon, YarnCraft takes a look at the different ways knitters and crocheters express their creativity! Plus we share ideas for needle, hook, and yarn storage. Click here to listen directly [MP3] or click here to find us on iTunes.
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Video: How to Cable Without a Cable Needle

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Learn how easy it can be to cable without an added cable needle. It's easy with this two-and-a-half minute video on our blog!

Watch the video.

Book Feature: The Story of Homespun

The Story of HomespunDo you love Homespun, our American-made fan-favorite? With its rich texture and silky-soft hand, it's become a favorite for afghans, prayer shawls, and other projects. Get this lovely book, featuring 9 afghan patterns, all photographed in the historic New England mill where Homespun is made.

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