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Color of the Year for June: Azalea

Our sixth color of the year is the most unabashedly pink in the palette: Azalea. Once the cliche color of girlish femininity, pinks are being reclaimed these days. So an unapologetic pink, like Azalea, boasts empowered womanhood. Whether you prefer a pop of pink or choose to don it as your new neutral, Azalea will…

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This Summer Poncho Has Been Saved 11,000 Times On Pinterest

Mama in a Stitch has nailed it with this new summer look, the Casablanca Summer Poncho. This pattern has been pinned over 11,000 times (!), so it’s safe to say, it’s a hit! If you’re searching for a cute summer project, look no further. Mama in a Stitch writes accessible, adorable patterns, so you’ll fly…

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How To Knit And Crochet Beanies For Babies In Need

If you’ve ever wanted to get involved in knitting and crocheting for charity, beloved blogger Stephanie Lau of All About Ami will inspire you. She received a request from the charitable organization, Beanies for Babies through Facebook to supply hats for a local hospital. While she had been crafting with her group of local knitters…

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The Votes Are In: Your 5 Favorite Crochet Kits This Year

Grab your hooks, and whip up one of our 5 favorite crochet kits of the year! These kits have soared to the top of our chart, to become fast-favorites with all the crocheters who’ve tried them. If you want to keep it stylish this summer, then try one of these 5 chic crochet projects. Your…

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7 Free Patterns with Our New Baby Yarn

If you’re in the market for a new yarn for sweet baby things, then look no farther than Baby Soft Boucle. This super soft, textured new baby yarn is perfect for last-minute baby gifts, because it works up so quickly. And with a palette that includes the traditional pastels, plus some fun neutrals and muted…

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10 Patterns for One of the Hottest 2018 Trends

One of the hottest 2018 trends is all in the details… the Unexpected Details. According to Editor in Chief of Elle Magazine (& ‘Project Runway’ judge) Nina Garcia: “In fashion, it’s all about embroideries, monograms, and design-your-own sneakers, bags, jeans, you name it. In technology, we can’t get enough of personalized filters, lenses, and Bitmojis.”…

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It’s Sewrella! Meet the Blogger, + 9 Kits

Many of us have a story about turning to our crafting during a difficult time. Surprisingly, Ashleigh Kiser of Sewrella is no different. What started as a way to find solace after her great grandmother’s passing has since become her passion, and her job! We’re smitten with Sewrella, and all her kits featured on our…

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Yarn Work & Wellness: “Crochet is My Mental Health Therapy”

We saw a tweet a few weeks ago that grabbed our attention, and spoke to how important crafting can be for wellness. Rosey, a mother of three living in the UK, wrote about her experience with Postnatal Depression. She writes a blog pndandme.co.uk, advocating for great awareness for mental health issues affecting mothers during and…

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Get Started Crocheting with These 3 Videos

If this is your first time venturing into the yarniverse, welcome! If you’re a knitting looking to cross-over to crochet, we’re happy to have you. We here at Lion Brand work hard to create accessible videos to help crafters pick up a new hobby, develop their skills, and try new things. With these 3 videos,…

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Our Spring & Summer Collection, Part 1: 7 Free Patterns!

We’re thrilled to bring you Part 1 of our Spring & Summer Collection! These 7 free patterns are perfect projects to stitch up for warmer weather. Not only are they juicily bright for the warmer months, but they’re also quick, so you can get outside! Read on to see all 7 patterns, and choose your…

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