Lion Brand Notebook

Crochet Your First Sweater with these 10 Free & Easy Patterns!

by Tamara Kelly Learning to crochet opens up a whole world of projects! Most beginners start with scarves, blankets and other simple rectangles, thinking that garments will wait “for when I’m a more experienced crocheter.” But garments can be for beginners *and* experienced crocheters when made with simple shapes! So I’ve put together a list…

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Yarn on Garnet Hill

I don’t normally pay attention to the catalogs that my wife receives in the mail but this on caught my eye. The cover of the October edition of Garnet Hill featured my passion, yarn! Inside there were beautiful garments made with natural fibers including cashmere, alpaca, and merino. In this modern world is it great…

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Jack and the Yarnstalk: A Slightly Longer Yarn, Concluded

Continued from Jack and the Yarnstalk: A Slightly Longer Yarn Jack proudly presented his mother with the stolen sheep. Her delight was, at best, moderate. “She’s a nice enough little thing,” said his mother. “But we have no ram, and I have no spinning wheel; so I shall sell her come next market day and she…

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