Tag: lion brand

Knitting on Cashmere Clouds

This year – with my JC BFF, Kaitlyn, moved to the far away land of Chicago and my Ohio BFF, Tara, too far away – I had to venture to Vogue Knitting 2013 NYC alone. It’s my one… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: A “hank”-ering to dye

I signed up for a yarn dying class at Lion Brand Studios in NYC about a month or so ago. Tara has been previously experimenting with dying yarns, but I have yet to do so. She mailed me… Read More

Craft Sabbatical: A “hank”-ering to dye

I signed up for a yarn dying class at Lion Brand Studios in NYC about a month or so ago. Tara has been previously experimenting with dying yarns, but I have yet to do so. She mailed me… Read More

Barley goes Icelandic: Part 2

Hallo’! This is Barley the sheep. I’m writing to you from Island! (Iceland). I really needed a break from the concrete jungle, so I hopped a plane to my native land! Did you know I have Icelandic roots?… Read More

When the Husband is Away, the Crafts Come Out to Play

The HB is on a 10 day ramble somewhere very South. I get pictures sent daily to my phone of sights they’ve seen, food they’ve eaten and things they’ve done. They even sent me a picture of the… Read More

Birthdays & Ribbon Cuttings

September 6th is my birthday and because Lion Brand (a yarn company since 1878) must have known this, they had the ribbon cutting of their newest store ON MY BIRTHDAY. The Lion Brand Outlet opened its doors yesterday…. Read More

Tara visits!

We are back together, combining forces, defeating all of the NYC yarn shops! Tara is here. My mom, her friend Lori and Tara all hopped in a car and came for a visit. Yesterday, we attended the Lion… Read More

FO Joys!!

Hello world,   I finished my first sweater and I’m so excited! The sweater is a Lion Brand pattern: Sketchbook Cardigan.  I used The LB Collection Superwash Merino in Dijon.  My sweater took a little under 4 full… Read More