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Dear Friend,

October 11 is I Love Yarn Day! To celebrate, we'll be featuring special offers and goodies on our Facebook page and blog, so be sure to visit us! In the meantime, we hope you celebrate your love of yarn by teaching someone your favorite craft or just crafting in public!

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand
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Pound of Love: Pink

P.S. Save over 65% off Pound of Love® in Pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month! That's only $3.99 for a full pound of yarn! Click here to purchase.

In This Issue: October 11, 2013

American Autumn: 6 Cozy Patterns Featuring Made-in-the-USA Yarns

Franklin Habit: Blue Sweater Blues

View Our New Catalog Online!

Save 15% off Oliso Smart Irons

Lion Brand Notebook: How to Read Patterns, Halloween Costume Ideas, and more

Save Over 65% off Pound of Love® in Pink; Video: A Look at 135 Years

American Autumn: 6 Patterns Featuring Our Made-in-the-USA Yarns Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Knit Wythe Slouch Hat
Knit Wythe Slouch Hat
in Hometown USA®
Knit Roebling
                                                  Fair Isle Hat
Knit Roebling Fair Isle Hat
in Hometown USA®
Crochet
                                            Rustic Ripple Cowl
Crochet Rustic Ripple Cowl
in Hometown USA®
Knit
                                            Studio Afghan
Knit Studio Afghan
in Homespun®
Crochet Spiraling
                                              into Fall Afghan
Crochet Spiraling into Fall Afghan
in Homespun®
Crochet Artfully Askew
                                          Afghan
  Crochet Artfully Askew Afghan
in Heartland
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Franklin Habit: Blue Sweater Blues 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.

I got a message from a reader who inquired after the health and well-being of the Man's Roughneck Sweater I'm making from a pattern in Lion Brand's 1916 Lion Manual of Worsted Work. It was the topic of a piece I wrote for this very space way back in January.

I appreciate her kind interest. It's good to know that the nice lady is not only reading, she's remembering.

But this is also a bit like having somebody ask about your husband, who has run away with the man who came to clean the swimming pool. Or having someone ask about the starving child you sponsored, who grew up to rob banks. Or having somebody ask about your cat, who died.

From this you may gather that everything with the Man's Roughneck Sweater is not tickety-boo.

Continue reading.

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View Our New Catalog Online! Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Lion Design Catalog

Our 2013 catalog is arriving in homes throughout the month of October, but if you can't wait (or you're outside of the US), you can enjoy the catalog right now online!

From home projects to accessories, baby toys to adult garments, we highlight projects that you'll want to make for your family. Click through to discover our latest patterns, yarns, and colors!

View the catalog.

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Oliso Smart Irons: 15% Off for a Limited Time Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Oliso Smart Iron with
                                        iTouch® Technology 

Steam block your knitted and crocheted projects like an expert (and iron your sewing projects and clothes) with the Oliso Smart Iron! These advanced irons lift above the fabric to prevent fatigue, and the anti-drip system prevents leaking while the iron is hot.

Click through for short videos on each model!

We're offering the 1600 watt and 1800 watt models each for 15% off--only through October 18!

Learn more & order.

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What's New on the Blog: How to Read a Pattern, Pt. 2 Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Cracking the (Pattern)
                                        Code, Part 2: Sizes &
                                        Finished Measurements

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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Save Over 65% off Pound of Love® in Pink During October

Pound of Love: Pink

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we're offering a full pound of one of our most popular yarns in pink for only $3.99!

It's perfect for prayer and comfort shawls, blankets, chemo caps, and other charity-related crafting. Find patterns for these projects and more on LionBrand.com.

Order Pound of Love® in Pink.

Learn more about Pound of Love®.

Video: A Look Back at Our 135-Year Legacy

A Look Back at 135 Years

Did you know that Lion Brand is a 5th-generation family owned business? Hear members of the family share stories of Lion Brand's legacy in their own words!

Watch the video.

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