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The Surprising Way Our Color Cards Are Made

Color Cards are an inspiring tool for crafters to get ideas, and ours have an inspiring story behind them. Our color cards are handmade by Village of Progress, which is a special facility in Oregon, Illinois. Village of Progress provides resources to adults with development disabilities. They enable people to “live fulfilling and purposeful lives,”…

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‘One-Piece Knits’: Your New Favorite Knitting Book

Margaret Hubert has written your favorite new knitting book. ‘One-Piece Knits’ is a must-have treasure-trove of staple sweaters, all made in one piece. You’ll find designs worked top-down, side-over, and back-to-front. If you’ve ever found yourself abandoning a WIP as soon as all the pieces are completed, you’re not alone. Even experienced knitters neglect them…

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How to Organize Your Stash: Real Tips from Real Crafters

We started 2018 with the best of intentions: to stop the stash creep from taking over our lives. But as they say, the best intentions pave the road to certain disaster. Now we’re revisiting that New Year’s Resolution, and prepping for summer projects by getting organized, once and for all. If you’re committed to figuring…

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The People Have Spoken! Your 5 Favorite Knit Kits

The results are in – these are your 5 favorite knit kits of the year! These kits have stolen your hearts, and we have to say, we’re not surprised. If you’re in the market for a new project, then these would be some stylish options to cast on this summer. For all the juicy details,…

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Knit the Coast to Coast Wrap with Our Kit

Two of Wands has created a stunning new wrap, and it’s sure to be an instant classic in your wardrobe. Her Coast to Coast Wrap (Knit Kit) is a travel-inspired beauty, designed on a road trip from Los Angeles to New York City. Alexandra writes, “the shape, size, and weight of the wrap makes for…

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5 Myths about Acrylic Yarn: Busted!

When you’re crafting, what fibers are you most likely to reach for? Many crafters have strong feelings about the content of the fibers they choose. Sometimes, this is due to sensitivities or allergies (which can be the case with wool or wool blends), but it may also be a lifestyle choice (i.e. only natural materials).…

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London Kaye Crochet Hooks + A Giveaway!

We’re thrilled to be working with London Kaye, NYC-based yarn-bombing goddess. We love all the new ideas she’s bringing to Lion Brand! From her colorful and durable new yarn, to her inspired Theme Packs, she’s all about bringing a smile to your day. But one of our favorite collaborations by far has been her brilliant…

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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…

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Try Our Cake Yarn: Mandala Takes the Cake!

When you’re shopping for a cake yarn, there are a variety of options to choose from. While they’ve all got their own flavor, we think Mandala is the sweetest, and we’ll tell you why! Once you try our cake yarn, it’s sure to become your go-to for patterns that will benefit from beautiful color gradation,…

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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,…

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