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Dear Friend,

Halloween is just around the corner, so we're featuring fun patterns that are quick to knit & crochet. Check back next week for more of our favorite patterns, or visit LionBrand.com and type "Halloween" into the search box!

For more inspiration, check out our blog to learn how to craft your own Halloween wreath, hand-felt ears for your costume, or make a trick-or-treat bag.

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand

In This Issue: October 5, 2012

Spooky Delights: 6 Halloween Decor Projects

Barbara Breiter: Tips for Enjoying Knitting & Crochet

New Yarns Perfect for Cool-Weather Crafting

50% Off Just Wraps & Just Bags

On Our Blog: Halloween Crafts & More

I Love Yarn Day; Lola

Spooky Delights: 6 Halloween Decor Projects
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Knit Spooktacular Candy
                                          Bag
Knit Spooktacular Candy Bag
in Vanna's Choice
Crochet Count D. Bib
Crochet Count D. Bib
in Cotton-Ease
Crochet Halloween Wreath
Crochet Halloween Wreath
in Vanna's Choice
Crochet Halloween
                                          Pennants

Crochet Halloween Pennants
in Vanna's Choice
Crafted Miss Spider's
                                          Treat Basket
Crafted Miss Spider's Treat Basket
in Microspun & Vanna's Choice
Crochet
                                          Halloween Treat Bags
Crochet Halloween Treat Bags
in Vanna's Choice
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Barbara Breiter: Tips for Enjoying Knitting & Crochet
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Woman crocheting

Expert and knitting/crochet author Barbara Breiter shares her take on how to deal with the little things that may get in the way of your enjoyment as you yarncraft.

Yarn crafts should be an enjoyable experience. Pitfalls abound but many of them are our own doing. I hope these suggestions will help you avoid feeling overwhelmed or disheartened as you explore the world of knitting and crochet.

1. Don't be afraid to try new things. You've never knit with circulars? Thousands, if not millions, of people have done it. How hard can it be? You won't learn a new skill unless you give it a go. Try it out and you'd be surprised how many skills come naturally to you. 

Continue reading.

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New Yarns Perfect for Cool-Weather Crafting Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Da Vinci, Homespun Thick
                                      & Quick, Chenille

Rich color changes, lush textures, and fast-finish thickness: All three of these new 2012 yarns have these characteristics, making them perfect for gift projects and warm accessories.

Treat yourself or a loved one to these beautiful new yarns: wool-blend Da Vinci, textural Homespun Thick & Quick, and perennial classic Chenille.

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50% Off Two Favorite Pattern Books Send to a Friend Share on Facebook Tweet this
Just Bags, Just Wraps

Get 30 patterns to knit & crochet in each of these books from the experts at Lion Brand. From simple to advanced, the projects offer lots of choices for gifts and accessories. Now only $6.00 each.

Learn more & order.

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On Our Blog: Halloween Crafts & More
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Amigurumi PumpkinOn the Lion Brand Notebook, we highlight 16 more projects for Halloween from costumes to decorative items, we share 12 of our favorite baby and toddler sweaters for fall, chemo caps and prayer

shawl patterns for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we talk about the wonderful experiences we had at last month's Knit & Crochet Show.

Visit the Lion Brand Notebook.

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Announcing I Love Yarn Day

I Love Yarn Day: October 12,
                                  2012Celebrate your love of yarn on I Love Yarn Day! Wear your knit or crochet projects, teach someone to yarn craft, throw a crafting party...

There are so many ways you can participate!

Learn more.

Lola at the Farmer's Market

Click for a new Lola comicFall farmer's markets are a great place to pick up fruits, veggies, and more. Go shopping with Lola.
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