Lion Brand Notebook

Happy, Fast & Free: One Skein Crochet Gift Patterns with Lion Brand Yarn!

While many are just beginning their shopping, we crafters know it’s crunch time! Quick gift patterns are the order of the day – so here are 10 of my favorite crochet freebies that use just one skein of Lion Brand yarn apiece!   Openwork Shawl by Lion Brand A fantastic beginner pattern featuring Shawl in […]

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Two New Designs: Knit or Crochet! Cardigans w/Face-Framing Collar in Heartland

Today we’re featuring two garments from our new Fall/Winter Style Guide – knit and crochet versions of a unique and breezy cardigan. (Designs are both available as kits or paid pattern downloads.) The long lines of these sleeveless cardigans make for easy layering. We love the dramatic collar on these cardigans! The oversized collar adds […]

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Yarn Work & Wellness: Craft for good health!

Crafting your way to wellness. Anybody who has picked up a pair of knitting needles or a crochet hook knows, once you start, it’s hard to stop! Sure, there’s the learning curve at the beginning, when casting on feels more like tying knots, when your tension is wonky and your piece loops in and out […]

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