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Dear Friend,

In the first installment of his new monthly column, popular writer and illustrator Franklin Habit says, "The way other grown-ups have smart phones, I have knitting." If you can relate, scroll down to read his humorous story of how one yarncrafter sees the world.

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand

In This Issue: July 13, 2012

6 Beach Totes & Bags

New Column from Franklin Habit

New Colors in Hometown USA, Fun Fur, and Babysoft

Save 50% Off 1 Pound Cotton Cones

On Our Blog: Lion Brand Notebook

Sea Creatures: Knit Clownfish, Lola

Summer Satchels: 6 Beach Totes & Bags
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Simple Crochet Tote
Simple Crochet Tote
in Vanna's Glamour
Loom Woven Market Bag
Loom Woven Market Bag
in Martha Stewart CraftsTM Cotton Hemp
Knit Blended Tote
Knit Blended Tote
in Vanna's Choice &
Vanna's Glamour

Crochet Striped Handle
Crochet Striped Handle Tote
in Vanna's Glamour
Knit Mini Market Tote
Knit Mini Market Tote
in Martha Stewart CraftsTM Cotton Hemp
                                          Beach Bag
Crochet Beach Bag
in Cotton-Ease
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NEW Feature! Franklin Habit: Summer Cramp
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Summer Cramp by Franklin

Writer and illustrator Franklin Habit joins us for a new monthly column, filled with humor and that unique point of view that only a yarncrafter possesses.

I was a bookish kid. Not studious--schoolrooms and chalk dust made me itch--but bookish. The way other kids had teddy bears, I had books. I read them, hugged them, toted them about, hid them under my pillow, and kept them to hand while I took baths. I spent so much time raiding the stacks of our tiny local library that the children's librarian grudgingly agreed to raise my weekly check-out limit from the customary "no-more-than-two" to "no-more-than-you-can-carry-to-the-desk-in-one-trip."

Next: The bookish child becomes a knittish adult. Continue reading.

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New Colors of Hometown USA, Babysoft, and Fun Fur
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New Colors

Hometown USA Gets 12 New Shades
Our popular super-bulky yarn gets 12 new solid and variegated shades, all made in America. Browse Hometown USA colors.

3 New Colors of Babysoft to Love
Our classic baby yarn gets 3 new sherbet shades: Creamsicle, Lemonade, and Sweet Pea. Browse Babysoft colors.

Discover 2 New Fun Fur Shades
Our newest colors of our popular eyelash yarn are earthy Terracotta and Amber. Browse Fun Fur colors.

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Sale: Get 50% Off 1 Pound Cotton Cones Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
1 Pound Cotton Cones

We just added remaining colors of our 1 pound cones of 100% worsted weight cotton to our clearance section!

Get over 750 yards of this classic, workhorse yarn (perfect for dishcloths, table runners, and so much more) for only 10 bucks!

Plus, browse the clearance section for even more savings! Only while supplies last.

Shop now.

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On Our Blog: How Homespun Is Made & More
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HomespunLearn how we make Homespun yarn in a historic mill in New Hampshire with a photo slideshow on our blog, the Lion Brand Notebook.

PLUS, Jack tells the story of a treasured handmade gift, Jess shares a tip on how to get our posts in your Facebook feed, and Brandyce highlights some BBQ-friendly patterns.

Visit the Lion Brand Notebook.

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Sea Creatures: Knit Clownfish

Knit Sea Creature: ClownfishWe're currently featuring 10 designs from the book, 75 Seashells, Fish, Coral & Colorful Marine to Knit & Crochet. Join us for a new knit or crochet design each week.

This week's design is an adorable clownfish in Kitchen Cotton yarn.

View the directions.

Lola Loves Our Sea Creatures!

Click for a new Lola comicLola's been following along each week. What about you?

View the comic.

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