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In This Issue: 02/10/2012

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6 Sweet Little Treats
Quick Patterns for Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gifts
Crochet Amigurumi Love Birds
Knit Favor Bags Crochet Favor Sachets
Crochet Amigurumi Love Birds
Knit Favor Bags 4 Styles of Crochet Favor Sachets
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Extra Yarn by Michelle Edwards
Extra Yarn

I have knit myself and others an oasis of color through many a seemingly endless and "vast gray-and-white" winter. But all my piles of mittens and hats and scarves and socks and shawls and whatnots, even those I knit with my own fruit-scented Kool-Aid dyed stash, can't compare to the wondrous work of the miraculous and amazing Annabelle, the star of the new picture book, Extra Yarn, written by Mac Barnett and exquisitely illustrated by Jon Klassen. With true grit and astounding productivity, the newest knitter on our bookshelf knits away the dreary icy grim that grips her world. And it all begins with a box.

Click here to continue reading this essay.

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4 Stylish Shrug Patterns in Some of Our Favorite Yarns
Crochet Circular Shrug Knit Princess Shrug
Simple Crochet Shrug
Knit Basic Shrug
Crochet Circular Shrug
Knit Princess Shrug
Simple Crochet Shrug
Knit Basic Shrug

Stylish and versatile, shrugs pair well with everything from dresses to jeans. As the weather starts to get warmer, shrugs are also an easy way to toss on an extra layer.

To browse over 60 shrug & bolero patterns, click here.

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Valentine's Day with Lola What's Happening on the Lion Brand Notebook Customer Tip of the Week

Click if you love Lola!
Lola celebrates Valentine's Day with her boyfriend.

Click here to view the comic.

How to Crochet a Button - Jess shows you how to custom crochet buttons in 5 easy steps.

6 Man-Friendly Scarf Patterns - Learn what to look for in a pattern that's man-friendly and guaranteed to please.

12 Tips on How to Organize Your Yarn Stash - Organize your yarn with helpful tips from Margaret.

For more from our blog, click here.

When making a detailed pattern that uses a lot of different stitches in every row, use a magnet board. They sell them by the cross-stitch supplies and they come with different size magnet strips. You can mark with a magnet which row you are on and the magnet holds it all together.

- Heather H.

Editor's tip: For a similar idea on the go, click here to check out our Pattern Magnets.

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