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Knives Out, Cable Knits In

According to knitting twitter, Knives Out is a new romantic comedy about Chris Evans and his cable knit sweater. Knives Out hit theaters November 27th and one thing became clear almost immediately… the cable knit sweater that Evans wears in the movie was the real star of the show. Here’s how you can make one for yourself!

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Stitch Your Gifts: 12 Kits To Get Started Now!

Time is rapidly dwindling to start your holiday craft projects. Stuck for ideas? No worries! We have plenty of free patterns & kits to overflow your project queue. Below are 12 suggestions from this year’s 12 Weeks Of Christmas Collection. The links below point to kits available on LionBrand.com. Kits include a copy of the…

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The #LBYGrannySquare Winners!

Today is the day! We are announcing the official winners of our #LBYGrannySquare contest! This contest has been so much fun for everyone at Lion Brand to see what you all came up with for your granny square designs! 1st Place – @shelinarae 2nd Place – @sweet_bee_crochet 3rd place – @felgardenia A huge thank you…

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8 Fast Projects With Wool-Ease Thick & Quick

I love fine yarns and delicate lace. Relaxing with tea and watching the wispy strands become something elegant and intricate. (It’s a very picturesque scene I’m envisioning here, by the way.) On the flip side, I also love instant gratification projects, super bulky yarns, big needles, and finished pieces I can snuggle in on cool…

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STIK X Lion Brand Yarn Contest Winner!

Earlier this month we partnered with STIK to hold a design contest! The goal of this contest was to find an amazing new pattern for STIK to include in their knit kits. We were blown away by all of the wonderful designs that people submitted through Instagram #STIKXLionBrandContest. We had two runner ups for this…

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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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Must Have Summer Bags!

During the summer, I always find myself looking for cute bags for literally EVERYTHING! Whether it’s going to the farmers market, shopping, road trip, or just going to the beach, a cute summer bag is an essential to every wardrobe! Recently we have gotten so many gorgeous summer bag kits and I have to share…

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#YarnBuzz

Crafting a Difference  by Barrett Stinson A 94-year-old woman has spent much of her spare time over the past eight years crocheting plastic bags into sleeping mats to distribute to an international humanitarian relief organization so that underprivileged people can have a dry place to sleep. READ MORE A Different Perspective  via Milwaukee Independent Viral…

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Spring Cleaning Hits The Project Bag: How Many WIPs Is Too Many?

The sunny days and slowly rising temperatures are sending me into spring cleaning mode. From my closets to my projects bags, I want to organize all the things. In every corner I am finding WIPs that were started in enthusiasm over the winter and abandoned for the next new thing. As I’m gathering them all…

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November’s Color of the Year is All About Wolf

As we begin to feel a winter chill in the air, we turn our crafting imagination to a neutral with a warm undertone. Our November Color of the Year is the beloved hue of fashion and home decor blogs alike, which we call Wolf. Grey is certainly the new black, and this particular shade is warm…

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