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Get Started Crocheting with These 3 Videos

If this is your first time venturing into the yarniverse, welcome! If you’re a knitting looking to cross-over to crochet, we’re happy to have you. We here at Lion Brand work hard to create accessible videos to help crafters pick up a new hobby, develop their skills, and try new things. With these 3 videos,…

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Get Started Knitting with These 3 Videos

Perhaps you’re new to the yarniverse (welcome!). Or maybe you’ve always crocheted, but are interested in picking up some needles. If you’re casting on for the first time, we’re so glad you chose to get started knitting with Lion Brand! With these 3 videos, you’ll be knitting in no time. Scroll down to learn a…

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Lion Brand Yarn’s Affiliate Marketing Program: A How-To Mini Course

Hey there friend! I’m Ashleigh, the crochet designer behind the Sewrella blog & I’m so happy to see you here. I share a lot of information about blogging (including my very own income reports, gasp!) at www.Sewrella.com. I’ve learned a lot along the way and I’ll share a bit of that with you here in…

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New Video: Learn to Loom Knit the Free Spirit Topper

We’re thrilled to share: Kristen Mangus, of Goodknit Kisses, created a tutorial for loom knitters who love the Free Spirit Topper! You can find the knit pattern for this ruana-style wrap on our website, but you can visit Kristen’s blog to find the loom knit variation. Scarfie has a wonderful natural gradation to it, and…

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Crafting For Kids! Our new ‘Made by Miriam’ series.

We are so excited to introduce the newest face of the Lion Brand Community! Meet Miriam. She’s a 13-year-old tween who caught the crafting bug! Miriam hosts our new series, ‘Made by Miriam’, perfect ideas for crafting for kids! She loves everything DIY. Whether it’s finding time to craft and forget the worries of homework,…

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Create income by crafting! 8 ways to get started.

When you’re crafting well and often, you might start to wonder, what’s next? If your hobby is becoming serious, you could consider turning a profit! Some crafters find success creating a part-time gig. Others thrive by devoting considerable energy, and realize a full-time opportunity! Whatever your goals, you can spend time doing what you love…

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Tag us! Why should you hashtag #LionBrand?

We adore seeing what you’re working up, and social media is an amazing way to share. Whether you’re connecting with us on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook, it’s such a pleasure to catch up with you. We love to read your comments, try to answer any questions, and especially, see your stitchings! When you hashtag #LionBrand,…

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2018 Trends: Loose & Easy, + 18 Free Patterns

If you’ve been following along with our trend-casting for 2018, you probably read about our 5 knit, crochet & yarn trends for this year. The time has come for the first installment of our trend-specific posts, and we’re thrilled to bring you Loose & Easy ideas to craft with all year long. From Lion Brand…

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Yarn Work & Wellness: 3 Breath Tips for Crafting Comfortably

Many of us picked up crafting to carve out a little me-time in our busy days. It’s a significant gesture, taking a few moments for ourselves. Chances are, you’ve read about the additional health benefits of crafting. Maybe you saw our post last month, ‘Craft for Less Stress’! One of the most important benefits, which is also…

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Get organized! Stop stash creep with these helpful tips.

January has come and gone, and with it, the pressures of a New Year’s Resolution. There’s one resolution we at Lion Brand make year after year, and we have to admit, we’ve never nailed it. Maybe you’ve made the same one, too? To finally organize our yarn, and stop the stash creep from taking over…

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