Lion Brand Notebook ®

Category Page

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

2018 Trends: All-Over Texture, +15 Patterns

We’re back with the latest trend for 2018! Our 5 knit, crochet & yarn trends for the year started with Loose & Easy, and today we’re bringing you trend #2: All-Over Texture. For ideas to craft with all year long, read on for 15 patterns, and tips from our design team, to make all-over texture all your…

Read More

New Video: Learn to Loom Knit the Free Spirit Topper

We’re thrilled to share: Kristen Mangus, of Goodknit Kisses, created a tutorial for loom knitters who love the Free Spirit Topper! You can find the knit pattern for this ruana-style wrap on our website, but you can visit Kristen’s blog to find the loom knit variation. Scarfie has a wonderful natural gradation to it, and…

Read More

Spring Ahead: 2 Farmers Market Tote Kits

Spring is just around the corner, and we’re planning to spring ahead with our crafting. Your local farmers market will be back in action soon with lots of fresh produce and baked goods, time to get ready! We’ve got two market tote crochet kits to help you carry all of those delicious local goodies home,…

Read More

Color of the Year for March: Succulent

Succulent hails the first shoots of spring. It honors all things beginning to bloom! If you’re following our Colors of the Year trend-casting, you know this month marks a departure from softer winter tones. Our March hue welcomes warmer weather and new growth with a bold green tone that leaves no doubt as to what’s…

Read More