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Dear Friend,

Treat yourself or someone you love to soft and lofty cashmere! Our 100% Italian-milled cashmere is on sale for $12 for ONE WEEK ONLY, so be sure to check out this beautiful yarn at this special price. Scroll down for details.

We're getting ready for fall with colorful kids' accessories and sweaters. Get cozy with even more pattern ideas by using our PatternFinder.

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand

In This Issue: 8/17/2012

Studious Style: 6 Back-to-School Patterns

Michelle Edwards: Gaugeless

Enter for a Chance to Win a Copy of 75 Seashells, Fish, Coral & Colorful Marine Life to Knit & Crochet

Get 100% Cashmere for Only $12!

YarnCraft Shares Tips on Buying & Selling Handmade Creations

See Yarns in Person with Color Cards; Get Inspired by the Customer Gallery

Studious Style: 6 Back-to-School Patterns
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Knit Hooded Vest
Knit Hooded Vest
in Vanna's Choice
Crochet Wee Backpack
Crochet Wee Backpack
in Wool-Ease Thick & Quick
Crochet Child's Hooded
Crochet Child's Hooded Cardigan
in Homespun
Knit Fresh Picked Color
                                            3/4 Sleeve Cardigan
Knit Fresh Picked Color Cardigan
in Cotton-Ease
Knit Comet Tail Hat
Knit Comet Tail Hat
in Amazing
                                          Crochet Two-Ball Scarf
Double Crochet Two-Ball Scarf
in Tweed Stripes
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Michelle Edwards: Gaugeless
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Coney Island

Somewhere, maybe even here, in my home town of Iowa City, Iowa, there's a neuroscientist at work, mapping out the peculiar nerve pathways inside a knitter's brain. Once completed, we might finally have a guide to understanding the odd journeys we knitters occasionally embark on. Like this summer, for instance, a summer of oppressive heat and drought, when I found myself pondering washcloths.

Usually we think of washcloths as gaugeless, "gauge not important." But what does "gauge unimportant" really mean? That any gauge will do? Should we just follow the ball band's recommendation? Or, do we cast on the stated amount of stitches on whatever needles we have around and proceed with confidence? After all, it is a washcloth, however it turns out, it will still be useful? Right?

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75 Seashells, Fish, Coral
                                        & Colorful Marine Life to
                                        Knit & Crochet

For the last 10 weeks, we've been featuring designs from 75 Seashells, Fish, Coral & Colorful Marine Life to Knit & Crochet by Jessica Polka. Find all of these designs and more motifs, trims, and stitches in our StitchFinder library.

Win Your Own Copy!
Five winners will receive a FREE copy of this whimsical ocean-themed pattern book so that they create their own aquatic wonderlands, courtesy of St. Martin's Griffin.

Enter now.

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Get 100% Cashmere for Only $12!
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LB Collection Cashmere

Nothing says luxury like 100% percent Italian-milled cashmere. LB Collection Cashmere is a classic DK-weight yarn, perfect for accessories, garments, and heirloom gifts that you'll treasure for years to come.

From now through August 22, get this beautiful, supremely-soft yarn for only $12.

See colors & order.

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YarnCraft: Tips on Buying & Selling Handmade
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Learn the tricks of the trade as YarnCraft takes you into the world of buying and selling handmade creations at fairs, flea markets, boutiques, and more.
Plus get Zontee & Michelle's recommendations on shrugs perfect for fall. Click here to listen directly [MP3] or click here to find us on iTunes.
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Editors' Pick: Color Cards

Color samplesEvery knitter & crocheter knows that seeing and feeling yarns in person is the best way to select the perfect shades for your project. Order one of our color cards to get samples of each color of any of our yarns. You won't be charged shipping on these cards.

Browse color cards.

Get Inspired by our Customer Gallery

Need a little motivation as you make your project? Or just in need of some ideas for your next pattern? Browse what other knitters & crocheters are making in our Customer Gallery!

Visit the Customer Gallery.

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