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Dear Friend,

You're invited to our birthday party! Visit your local Michaels store this Sunday, September 22, from 2 to 4 pm to for special discounts on Lion Brand yarns, raffles, demos, and more! Click here to learn more.

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand


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In This Issue: September 20, 2013

Dash of Color: 6 Afghan & Blanket Patterns for Everyone in the Family

Animated Video: Lessons Learned from Crafting, Episode 1

Kathryn Vercillo: Healing Shawls and Comfort Shawls

Featured Crochet Kit: Save 22% off the Driftwood Throw

What's New on the Lion Brand Notebook

Join Us at the Knit & Crochet Show; Lola Celebrates Football Season

Dash of Color: 6 New Afghan & Blanket Patterns Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Knit Modern Miters
                                          Afghan
Knit Modern Miters Afghan
in Amazing
Knit Mountain
                                                  Mists Afghan
Knit Mountain Mists Afghan
in Hometown USA
Crochet
                                            Garden Patch Granny Afghan
Crochet Garden Patch Granny Afghan
in Heartland
Knit Embroidered Baby
                                            Blanket
Knit Embroidered Baby Blanket
in Pound of Love and Bonbons
Crochet Little Boy
                                              Blue Blanket
Crochet Little Boy Blue Blanket
in Heartland
Crochet Spa Garden Ripple
                                          Afghan
  Crochet Spa Garden Ripple Afghan
in Homespun Thick & Quick
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Animated Video: Lessons Learned from Crafting Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Lessons Learned from
                                        Crafting

We asked our customers to share the lessons they've learned from crafting over the years--and we're turning some of these lessons into animated stories!

Check out our first video and see how Betsy the Bird learns a lesson about mistakes.

Watch the video.

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Kathryn Vercillo: Healing Shawls and Comfort Shawls Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Kathryn Vercillo: Healing
                                        Shawls and Comfort Shawls

Blogger and author Kathryn Vercillo joins us for the third installment of her series on prayer shawl crafting.

I don't consider myself someone who prays. My spiritual path has been varied and complicated and it's been a long journey to the point of even being able to comfortably say that I have a spiritual path so it's still another leap to be okay with saying I pray. Nevertheless, I do believe in the value of setting an intention and asking for help, strength, hope...and so I am comfortable making prayer shawls.

Suggested Prayer Shawl Practices for People Who Don't Pray

There is no right or wrong way to craft a prayer shawl. Whatever you feel comfortable with is enough. It can be as simple as setting the intention to heal the recipient at the start of the project.

Continue reading.

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Crochet Kit Sale: Save 22% off the Driftwood Throw Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Crochet Kit: Driftwood
                                        Throw

Create this stylish beginner-friendly throw in a jiff! Made with easy-care, super-bulky Homespun Thick & Quick, this stylish throw is fast to make and ultra-soft.

This color-block design is made in strips, making it a portable project that you can even make with a group. Just have each person make one of the 5 strips and then seam them together!

For a limited time, you can save 22% off this kit. 

Learn more & order.

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Lion Brand Notebook: What's New on the Blog Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Everything You Watned to
                                        Know About Measuring for a
                                        Sweater | Lion Brand Notebook

Each week, find helpful articles, stories, and pattern ideas on our blog! Here are a few recent posts:

Visit the Lion Brand Notebook.

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Join Us at the Knit & Crochet Show!

Visit the Lion Brand booth at the Knit & Crochet Show in Charlotte, NC this October 2 - 6. Organized by the Knitting Guild Association and the Crochet Guild of America, this yarn event features classes, special events, and a marketplace. At the Lion Brand booth, we'll be featuring new products and special sales!

Knit & Crochet Show logoPLUS want to learn more about working in the yarn industry? Join us for Professional Development Day, hosted by the CGOA and sponsored by Lion Brand! Industry experts share the lessons they've learned over the years. Click here to learn more about this special event.

Knit & Crochet Show
October 2 - 6

Charlotte, NC

Visit the website.

Lola Celebrates Football Season

Click for a new Lola comicGet ready for some football with Lola!

View the comic.

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