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Dear Friend,

Get ready for back-to-school with two great ways to save: patterns for handmade school supplies AND our updated clearance section with great deals on first quality yarns! Plus, we've added clearance books & magazines, hooks & needles, kids' crafts, and select kits.

Welcome fall with new knitting & crochet projects!

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand

In This Issue: 8/3/2012

Get Smart: 6 Back-to-School Patterns

Barbara Breiter: Tips for Knitting in the Round

NEW Colors of Pound of Love & Tweed Stripes

We've Added New Yarns to Our Clearance Section!

YarnCraft Gives You a Sneak Peek at Lion Brand's New Fall Line-Up

Sea Creature: Crochet Blue Starfish; Visit Lion Brand at Stitches Midwest!

Get Smart: 6 Back-to-School Patterns
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Crochet Drawstring
                                          Backpack
Crochet Drawstring Backpack
in Wool-Ease Thick & Quick
Knit Felted Roll-Up
                                          Pencil Case
Knit Felted Roll-Up Pencil Case
in Fishermen's Wool & Vanna's Choice
Crochet Daffodil Pencil
Crochet Daffodil Pencil
in Lion Cotton
Knit Felted Acorn Pencil
                                          Case
Knit Felted Acorn Pencil Case
in Fishermen's Wool & Vanna's Choice
Knit Felted Lunch Bag
Knit Felted Lunch Bag
in Fishermen's Wool & Vanna's Choice
Crochet
                                          Greenmarket Lunch Bag
Crochet Greenmarket Lunch Bag
in Recycled Cotton
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Barbara Breiter: Tips for Knitting in the Round
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Knitting on Double-Pointed
                                        Needles

Knitting & crochet expert and author Barbara Breiter shares tips with us in her monthly skill-based column.

Knitting in the round can seem daunting, but with a bit of practice, it's no more difficult than knitting on straight needles. Here are some tips that I hope will make it a bit easier!

Circulars and Length
The appropriate circular needle is the same size or slightly shorter than the circumference of the piece you are knitting...

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NEW Colors of Pound of Love & Tweed Stripes
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Pound of Love & Tweed
                                      Stripes

3 New Colors of Pound of Love
Our fan-favorite premium acrylic yarn gets 3 new colors, perfect for baby projects and more: Creamsicle (shown left), Bluebell, and Honey Bee. See all 16 colors.

5 New Striping Shades in Tweed Stripes
2012 brings a total of 5 new shades to our popular self-striping, bulky-weight yarn. Discover Athena, Ozark Forest, Popsicle, Apple Mint, and Fruity (shown left). See all 19 colors.

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We've Added New Yarns to Our Clearance Section!
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Shop our Clearance section
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YarnCraft: A Sneak Peek at Lion Brand's Fall Line-Up
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YarnCraft
Find out what Lion Brand has in-store for the fall season on this special episode of YarnCraft. Zontee & Michelle take you behind the scenes to take a look at the thinking behind some of Lion Brand's new
colors and textures, as well as hinting at some new yarns coming out later this season. Click here to listen directly [MP3] or click here to find us on iTunes.
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Sea Creatures: Crochet Blue Starfish

Crochet Blue StarfishWe'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.

Create your very own starfish with Wool-Ease yarn.

View the directions.

Visit Us at Stitches Midwest

Stitches Midwest
Are you in the greater Chicago area? Stitches Midwest comes to Schaumberg, IL from August 9 to 12. Visit the Lion Brand booth for special discounts on new products and the exclusive LB Collection, plus raffle drawings, goodies, and more.

Visit the Stitches website for more info.

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