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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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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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Color of the Year for May: Marigold

All things sunny & possible come in our May Color of the Year, Marigold. Yellow is a stop-you-in-your-tracks kind of color, and we’ve found the perfect shade. It’s honey-warm, with a fullness and depth beyond your usual yellow. This hue has been popping up in every ready-to-wear collection, and there’s nothing mellow about it! Many…

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Layer Your Way into Spring with These 5 Wrap Patterns

When the weather warms up, fashion gets confusing! It’s too nice for your heaviest winter gear, but not quite warm enough to leave the house with nothing. For transitional spring weather, which can be so variable, layers are key! One lovely layer to add as a finishing piece for any outfits is a wrap. Scroll…

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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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Subscribe to #Yarnbuzz for Weekly News

Our latest creation isn’t made with hooks or needles. The crafty world around us inspires our new weekly newsletter, #Yarnbuzz! It features the latest from the Yarniverse. Get your fix of pop culture, new trends, celebrity crafting sightings, heart-warming charity stories, and other news for those who love to craft. Subscribe today, and never miss…

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Crafting ‘Black Panther’, Inspired by the Hit Film

Have you seen it yet? ‘Black Panther’ just passed ‘The Avengers’ to become the highest-grossing superhero movie of all time! Whether you’re a classic comic book ‘nerd’, or a newly-minted fan, the excitement is real. It has a stellar cast of known & newer stars, and all the excitement we look forward to from our…

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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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