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The 6 Best Baby Yarns + Patterns to Get Crafting

If you’re planning to craft a gift for a new baby in your life, but aren’t sure which yarn to choose, then this is the post for you! We’ve rounded up all our baby yarns, so you can find which is best. Plus, one pattern to get you started with each of these sweet yarns.…

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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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Color of the Year for May: Marigold

All things sunny & possible come in our May Color of the Year, Marigold. Yellow is a stop-you-in-your-tracks kind of color, and we’ve found the perfect shade. It’s honey-warm, with a fullness and depth beyond your usual yellow. This hue has been popping up in every ready-to-wear collection, and there’s nothing mellow about it! Many…

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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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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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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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Meet London Kaye + Her New Yarn!

The lovely London Kaye has been yarn-bombing her way to crafting stardom for several years, and we here at Lion Brand are thrilled to be collaborating with her in a big new way! Her work has been recognized by big brands, and by passers-by who are inspired to take selfies with her street art. We’ve…

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Thick & Quick: Now in Bonus Bundles!

T&Q: Now in Bonus Bundles! These jumbo skeins are a reinvention of customer-favorite Wool-Ease Thick & Quick, but they’re made from 100% acrylic fiber, so it’s ideal for people with wool-sensitivity or wool allergies (if this is you, you might want to check out our latest blog post on yarns for wool allergies!). The weight…

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Meet Penelope: Our New Superfine Yarn, Perfect for Making Socks

An inspired new sock weight yarn. Welcome, Penelope! As the newest addition to our Superfine family, Penelope is an answer to the question from many of our crafters, who’ve asked for more lightest-weight yarn options. Lovely Penelope comes as a knitted chainette hank. But give the thread a tug to unravel, and poof! Sock weight…

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