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Dear Friend,

This week, we're featuring two favorites from our blog, the Lion Brand Notebook: our Fall 2013 Crochet-Along and a new essay by Franklin Habit!

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In This Issue: August 9, 2013

Cast Your Vote! Choose Our Next Crochet-Along Project!

On the Go: 6 Bright Bags & Totes

Franklin Habit: A-B-C-K-2-P-2

Save 25% on the Vintage Charmer Blanket Kit

YarnCraft: 8 Interviews with Top Designers & Bloggers

Check out Our YouTube Channel; 5 Videos Featuring Imagine

Cast Your Vote! Choose Our Next Crochet-Along!
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Crochet-Along ProjectsIt's that time of year again! We're pleased to announce our Fall 2013 Crochet-Along, a virtual event in which all the participants make a project together and learn new skills along the way!

Help us pick our next crochet-along pattern by casting your vote now!

Click through to view these patterns and access the ballot.

Learn more and vote.

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On the Go: 6 Bright Bags & Totes
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                                          Striped Handle Tote
Crochet Striped Handle Tote
in Vanna's Glamour
Knit Around Town
Knit Around Town Bag
in Wool-Ease Thick & Quick
                                            Striped Bubble Tote
Crochet Striped Bubble Tote
in Vanna's Choice
Knit Blended Tote
Knit Blended Tote
in Vanna's Choice and Vanna's Glamour
Knit Green Living
Knit Green Living Tote
in Recycled Cotton
Crochet 4 Ball Market

Crochet 4 Ball Market Bag
in Kitchen Cotton
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Franklin Habit: A-B-C-K-2-P-2
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A-B-C-K-2-P-2 by Franklin

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

I was a good student, but it would be fibbing of the most bald-faced and lamentable variety to tell you I enjoyed school. I hated school, in part because I invariably showed up on the first day wearing the wrong sort of sneakers, and was therefore declared by the girls on the playground to be covered in cooties.

I wasn't much happier in the classroom. Each new year, we were driven into a slightly more inpenetrable thicket of the same dreary subjects by teachers who grew annually more gaunt and listless...

Continue reading to find out how yarn enters the equation.

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Save 25% on the Vintage Charmer Blanket Kit
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Knit Vintage Charmer Throw

Knit your child this sweet, striped blankie! Made with super-soft 100% organically grown Nature's Choice Organic Cotton, it's sure to be an heirloom that will be treasured for generations.

For a limited time, get this kit for only $38.00--that's 25% off!

Learn more & order.

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YarnCraft: 8 Interviews with Top Designers & Bloggers
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YarnCraft is an on-demand radio show or podcast that you can listen to on your computer or mobile device.

Hear from popular designers and bloggers from Lily Chin to Stephanie Pearl-McPhee in this episode of YarnCraft! We share some of our favorite interviews from the last 6 years, as well as a new interview with Lion Brand's new creative director.

Click here to listen directly [MP3] or click here to find us on iTunes.

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5 Videos: Knit, Crochet & Craft with Imagine Yarn

Imagine VideosVersatile Imagine yarn is great for no-knit-or-crochet projects as well as knit or crocheted flouncy ruffles. Learn more about how it can be used in these short videos!

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