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Craft for Chinese New Year: The Year of the Dog

Chinese New Year All About Ami created a very special new project to celebrate Chinese New Year, which starts today! It’s a two-week festival that marks the start of the new year, beginning on the second new moon (after the winter solstice) and ending on the full moon at the beginning of March. Chinese New […]

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Meet London Kaye + Her New Yarn!

The lovely London Kaye has been yarn-bombing her way to crafting stardom for several years, and we here at Lion Brand are thrilled to be collaborating with her in a big new way! Her work has been recognized by big brands, and by passers-by who are inspired to take selfies with her street art. We’ve […]

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Show us your #LionBrand!

Social media has changed so much of the way we relate to one another these days. From keeping tabs on former classmates, to keeping up-to-date with the latest dishes our friends are making & eating, we’re living in an era rich with information! While there are certainly downsides to spending additional hours engaged with our […]

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If you’re in NYC for the holidays, come visit us.

If your winter plans include a trip to New York City this year, we’d love to invite you to visit our Studio on 15th Street. We host classes & free events throughout the week, if you’re interested in picking up a new skill in the Big Apple, and feature some sweet Studio-only products that would […]

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Knitting on the Bias: An Exploration of New Techniques

This summer I wanted to deal with two issues—finding something quick to knit, and reducing my yarn stash. I’ve accumulated lots of yarn over the years, and frankly, it’s crowding my storage space. Also, I’m the kind of knitter who likes to make a fresh start every so often, especially at the beginning of a […]

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Wings on the Skyline

Wings on the Skyline was Lion Brand’s latest collaboration with London Kaye which happened on August 4th, at The William Vale.  London created two sets of magnificent butterfly wings that overlooked the Hudson River. Guests were encouraged to express themselves and take pictures against the wings.  It was encouraged that guests upload their pictures on […]

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Meet the Blogger: All About Ami

On this round of Meet the Blogger it’s All About Ami! And no, her name isn’t Ami. (I confess, I did incorrectly make this assumption myself). “Ami,” aka Stephanie Lau, has been crafting since she was 10 years old. As a child she fell in love with crocheting stuffed animals. Later on she discovered that […]

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Isabel Berglund: Stitching Together A Participatory Fiber Installation With Lion Brand Yarn

Assorted Lion Brand yarn worked into patches for Berglund’s Fall 2017 installation piece. Danish born fiber artist Isabel Berglund is not restrained by definitions of what can or has been done. She takes the art of knitting and pushes it to its limits and beyond. Her work fluidly moves across lines, exploring form to tell […]

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Make & Do Crew: Meet The Blogger

The Urban Gypsy Boho Bag is crocheted using Kitchen Cotton in “Vanilla” Here at Lion Brand Yarn we have the privilege of working with a lot of talented designers. Over the past couple months we’ve spotlighted Mama In A Stitch and Two of Wands. This month we’d like to introduce you to Jess, the self-proclaimed […]

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Meet Wooln, A Company That Employs Talented Grandmothers Who Knit

Wooln is a company that sells high-end accessories–mostly hats and snoods–that are hand-knit in New-York (and soon in Los Angeles) by talented grandmothers. The company provides customers with a very personal and unique item they will love wearing.  Each hand knit hat is labeled with the knitter’s name and made of incredibly soft yarn.  It was started […]

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