Lion Brand Notebook ®

Q & A: How Much Yarn Do I Need?

Q – I want to knit a simple baby blanket in worsted weight yarn. How much yarn will I need? A – While the amount of yarn will depend on your gauge, yarn choice, the stitch pattern you select, and the size of your project, we do have a great chart that has estimates for…

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Superbowl Sunday Pom Poms

For quick Super Bowl party decorations, make big, colorful pom poms in your team’s colors.  Here’s a color chart of yarns that work for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals.  See tomorrow’s newsletter for an idea of something fun to crochet during the game. You can use a piece of cardboard to make pom…

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Are You Straight or Circular?

Most people have a preferred type of knitting needle.  We’re wondering, what’s your preference and why?  Do you tend to use one over the other?  What are the pros and cons of each? Related Posts: Granny vs. Ripple What kind of hat? Cable vs. Lace

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