Lion Brand Notebook ®

My First Yarn Project

Before working at Lion Brand, I only had limited experiences with handknit items. A friend of mine knit me a beautiful ribbed red scarf when I was in college, (It wasn’t until working at Lion Brand that I realized that the yarn used was Wool-Ease Thick & Quick) and later in college, my girlfriend knit…

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Tree of Life Knit-Along #5 – Section Repeats

Having completed a full repeat of each of patterns (Twin Trees, Dividing Rows, and Flower Garden), the afghan gets easier and easier. Even though I still had to follow the pattern chart for the Twin Trees, I found that my work pace got really fast, and I didn’t feel like I had to worry or…

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Take YARN Out to the Ballgame

With the 4th of July on the horizon, it seems appropriate to talk about America’s favorite pastime (other than knitting and crochet, of course). Combining two great traditions, the National NeedleArts Association’s Stitch N’ Pitch series is all about taking your knitting, crocheting and other needle arts out to baseball games all around the U.S.…

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