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Silk City Goes to Hollywood

What do Forrest Gump, The Big Bang Theory, and Seabiscuit all have in common? They all include items featuring Silk City Fibers’ yarns that were knit by Judy Graham, a longtime Silk City Fibers account and owner of Topaz Knitwear. Yes, some of Hollywood’s biggest and brightest stars have graced the silver screen or appeared on…

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Introducing You To Silk City Fibers

We are excited to introduce you to Silk City Fibers! A household name yarn brand, that’s not just for weavers and machine knitters anymore. Silk City Fibers produces beautiful wholesale yarns on cones for knitters, crocheters, weavers, and re-sellers all around the world. They have a wide range of colors and fibers for you to…

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Yarn On Cones? Lion Brand’s Silk City Fibers Line Pays A Visit To Weaver House

Are you a fan of yarn on cones? If you answered yes then you might be interested to know that Lion Brand is the new home of Silk City Fibers, a brand of luxury fibers available on cones. Perfect for weaving, large projects, and more compact storage. At Silk City Fibers you’ll find high-fashion yarns…

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5 Ways Knit and Crochet Explain Math and Science

If you’ve ever shown a knit or crochet pattern, especially a lace or texture chart, to a non knitter or crocheter they may have said something like, that looks like a code or another language. It is! And maybe even more so than a casual first glance would give away. Knitting Is Code Elisabetta Matsumoto,…

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Letters From Jack: London Kaye at AC Moore

Last month I had a very exciting opportunity to spend a Friday with our favorite yarn bomber, London Kaye. We launched the London Kaye collection of yarn, hooks and kits at select AC Moore Stores at their new store in downtown Philadelphia at Penn Center. London Kaye at AC Moore On Thursday night AC Moore…

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Brooklyn Boy Knits: Yarnementary In Public Schools!

Back in Februay, we wrote about the sudden rise to Twitter-stardom of Louis Boria, creator of Brooklyn Boy Knits. At the time, he shared with us a special vision: to create a knitting class for young people. And this past Friday, his dream came to life! Thanks to a visionary principal, supplies from Lion Brand,…

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Sam Barsky: The Man of Many Sweaters

Have you ever returned from a vacation, bemoaning the fact that you forgot to buy a souvenir? Well, not Sam Barsky. Sam arrives at his destination with his souvenir on hand. Or, to be more precise, on him! Sam has achieved some notoriety in recent years for his remarkable sweater designs, depicting famous landmarks. He travels…

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Our New London Kaye Window: Spring!

We are having a ball celebrating all things London Kaye these days. Especially her latest window design for our Manhattan Studio! If you’re close, or planning a visit to NYC, take a moment to bask in the brightness. This window sings ‘Spring!’ and has us feeling ready for warmer weather. Customers at our Manhattan Studio…

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Craft with All About Ami, Lion Brand Blogger

Chances are, you’ve admired a pattern by All About Ami, whose kits are featured on our website & in our Manhattan Studio. She visited our NYC home recently for our Blogger Bash, and it was such a pleasure to have her in our midst! We thought you might like to get to know her, too.…

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‘Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater’ Book-Signing

We’re thrilled to welcome writer, editor & crafter Alanna Okun for a signing of her first book, ‘The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater’. She’ll visit the Lion Brand Yarn Studio in Manhattan on Thursday, March 29th from 6:30pm – 8pm. She’ll read from her book, and be available to sign copies purchased at our Studio.…

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