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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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Color of the Year for April: Persimmon

Persimmon is a fruit with mystery. It’s rich, and velvety; sweet when it’s ripe, but acerbic and gritty if you pick it too early. It’s a mysterious color, too. Warm and rosy for an orange, with undertones of yellow that keep it from being truly red. Persimmon is one of the strongest warm tones of…

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London Kaye Crochet Hooks + A Giveaway!

We’re thrilled to be working with London Kaye, NYC-based yarn-bombing goddess. We love all the new ideas she’s bringing to Lion Brand! From her colorful and durable new yarn, to her inspired Theme Packs, she’s all about bringing a smile to your day. But one of our favorite collaborations by far has been her brilliant…

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Get Layered for Spring with These 12 Lion Brand Kits

As spring begins to peek around the next calendar page, we’ll cast off our heaviest outerwear in favor of lighter-weight options. What do you wear, when it’s too warm for a winter coat, but too chilly to go without? We’re in favor of layers! Keep your heavier knits in your wardrobe rotation for another few…

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All Eyes on the Eye Trend: Craft It Yourself with London

One fun trend peeking out everywhere for spring is the eye trend. Traditionally used as a protective talisman, these big peepers are also popular just as bright, fun images to appliqué anywhere. If you’re curious about crafting one for yourself, check out London Kaye’s new Theme Kit – the London Eye! She’ll have you crafting…

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