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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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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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How to Knit the Hygge Look + A Special Giveaway!

If you haven’t yet found the Hygge in your everyday, now’s your chance! We’re sharing two great chances to knit the hygge look, and add some cozy to your space & vibe. This Danish movement swept our nation and given a new sparkle to cold nights, and we’re feeling the squishy benefits in yarns &…

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Our Softest Yarn Yet – Feels Like Butta!

Meet Feels Like Butta! We’re thrilled to add this new yarn to our stash! Cast on the velvety feel of chenille, without the challenges. Colors range from perfect pastels for babies to high-fashion tones for adults. With 18 options, there’s a hue for every project! 100% Polyester, you can machine-wash & -dry for easy care.…

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New Lion Brand Line: Crochet with London Kaye!

We adore London Kaye, and we here at Lion Brand are so excited for her new line of crochet treats. She is famous for her yarn-bombed works of art, and now, you can crochet with London! With a fabulous yarn, thoughtfully-designed crochet hooks, and very fun new project Theme Pack kits, you can cast on…

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Our Most Popular Afghans: Free Patterns & Kits

It’s the perfect time of year to cast on a big project. Night are cold (depending on what part of the world you live in!), and long, and dark. And while it’s Valentine’s week, which is fun!, we’re still ages away from the celebratory vibe of warmer weather. Whether you’ve got a few good episodes…

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