Lion Brand Notebook ®

Crocheting Their Way to a Better World

A little over a year ago, we were contacted by the guys of Krochet Kids International, a group of friends (mostly men!) who have taken their love of crochet and used it to help fight poverty in Uganda. They teach women in Uganda how to crochet beanies. They then sell the beanies in stores around…

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An Amigurumi Girl That’s Totally Original

One of the most fun parts of working here at Lion Brand is the opportunity to learn new knitting and crochet skills. Shira, who interned here in the marketing department this summer, had knit and crocheted scarves before, but wanted to expand her skills. For her first summer project, she knit her first baby blanket…

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Crochet-Along: Gauge, Sizing, and Hooks!

The response to this crochet-along has knocked me over…. I’m thrilled by all the enthusiasm! And thank you so much for helping each other out too. First things first, time to address the subject of a lot of questions: the gauge, sizing, and hook suggested in the pattern. It does seem that there has been…

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