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7 Free Patterns with Our New Baby Yarn

If you’re in the market for a new yarn for sweet baby things, then look no farther than Baby Soft Boucle. This super soft, textured new baby yarn is perfect for last-minute baby gifts, because it works up so quickly. And with a palette that includes the traditional pastels, plus some fun neutrals and muted…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day: Craft with Your Mom!

If you’re looking for something fun to do with your mom this Mother’s Day, why not spend some time crafting? Gifts and cards are lovely, but nothing compares to quality time. We’ve collected 6 fun ideas to bust your stash and do something creative together. Show your love by making something that she’ll cherish. Craft with…

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Thank a Teacher Day: 12 Fun & Free Project Ideas

While we’re grateful every day for teachers, May 2 is Thank a Teacher Day. Because teachers are superheroes who work tirelessly to make the world a better place, they deserve the best. You probably have an amazing teacher or two in your life, so it’s a wonderful opportunity to show them! Craft the perfect gift…

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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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Yarncrafting Costumes: Designing a Turtle Shell

My knitted costuming adventures continue, this time with a different mission: to create a costume for someone else! My performer friend often dresses up as a turtle, and while she had plenty of green costume items and a beautiful custom leather mask, she was missing a key component – her shell! Read along for my…

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Earth Day Crafting: 12 Patterns for a Healthier Planet

Earth Day is coming up on April 22nd, and we’d love to celebrate with you. In the spirit of sustainability, we’ve put together patterns for reusable items – market totes and bags, and dishcloths, that you can craft in our cotton-y fibers. These Earth-friendly patterns are a wonderful way to go green with color! And…

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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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Crafting for Your Pet: National Pet Day

Last week we celebrated National Pet Day, so we’ve rounded up some wonderful projects for your best furry friends! When you’ve got a special pet in your life, you know you’d do anything to make them happy. Make your pet a cozy new bed, a fetching sweater, or a new toy, just because they deserve…

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Happy National Crayon Day! Knit this cute crayon caddy.

We here at Lion Brand love color! We love color so much, in fact, that we chose not one but twelve colors of the year. So it’s no surprise that National Crayon Day is one of our favorite niche holidays. If you’re a color-lover too, check out some of our celebrations of color below, and…

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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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