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Dear Friend,

We continue celebrating May Flowers Month with floral-inspired afghans and more! Be sure to check out our Facebook page and our blog, the Lion Brand Notebook, for even more flower patterns throughout the month!

Plus, get Velvetspun for 50% off while supplies last!

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand

In This Issue: May 11, 2012

6 Flower-Inspired Afghans

Learn How to Make Fringe

Help Pick Our Next Crochet-Along!

CLEARANCE: 50% Off Velvetspun

NEW YarnCraft Podcast Episode:
10 Gift Ideas for Father's Day

From Crochet Garden: Iris, New Blog Posts from the Lion Brand Notebook

Bring the Outdoors In: 6 Flower-Inspired Afghans
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Tunisian Crochet Pop Art
                                          Afghan
Tunisian Crochet Pop Art
Afghan
Knit Radiant Squares
                                          Afghan
Knit Radiant Squares Afghan
Crochet Intarsia Brocade
                                          Afghan
Crochet Intarsia Brocade
Afghan
Crochet Floral Hexagon
                                          Afghan
Crochet Floral Hexagon Afghan
Knit Rosy Diagonal Baby
                                          Throw
Knit Rosy Diagonal Baby Throw
Crochet Pansy Patch
                                          Throw
Crochet Pansy Patch Throw
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Barbara Breiter: Learn How to Make Fringe
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How to make fringe

Fringe can be added to just about any project: afghans, scarves, shawls, even the bottom of a sweater.

There are countless variations. It can be long or short. You can add just a few strands or a thick bundle. Fringe sections can be spaced close together or far apart. Use the same yarn you used in the project or a contrasting color; you can use an entirely different yarn as well. Or you can combine different yarns within the same section...

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VOTE: Help Pick Our Next Crochet-Along Project!
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Vote for our next
                                        knit-along project

Join us as we crochet-along! Each season, we invite you to join us in knitting or crocheting a project together by following along on our blog. It's a chance to learn new skills and get support from our wonderful community of crafters.

Simply visit the blog each week for a new blog post about another part of the pattern, and share your comments and photos!

But FIRST, help us pick the project by voting!

Learn more about the patterns & vote.

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CLEARANCE: Get 50% Off Velvetspun Yarn
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Velvetspun Yarn

Cuddly, soft, and now only $2.99 a ball! Get this classic velvety, soft chenille yarn in classic baby colors before it's gone!

Limited time offer; only while supplies last!

Shop now.

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YarnCraft Podcast: Gifts for Father's Day
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YarnCraft
YarnCraft Episode 116 :: 10 Knit & Crochet Gift Ideas for Father's Day
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Liz & Zontee share ideas for handmade Father's Day gifts. Plus, we interview designer Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby, who shares his take on what to consider when making projects for the men in your life.
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 Crochet Garden: Iris

Crochet IrisThis month, we're featuring a design from Suzann Thompson's new book, Crochet Garden, each week.

This week's design is the distinctive Iris.

Learn how to make the Iris.

From the Lion Brand Notebook

This week on our blog: Learn about the properties of different types of knitting needles/crochet hooks, watch a video on beginner project ideas to knit and crochet, and check out photos from our crochet flower party!

Visit the Lion Brand Notebook.

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