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Dear Friend,

Celebrate spring with 50% off select colors of yarns including Babysoft, Cotton-Ease, Wool-Ease, and other favorites! We're spring cleaning, so you SAVE! Explore our sale to load up on must-have yarns!

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand

In This Issue: April 5, 2013

Spring Blowout SALE

For the Little Ones: 6 Adorable Patterns to Knit & Crochet

Enter to WIN 9 Balls of Baby Yarn

Franklin Habit: I Heard the Trowel Call My Name

YarnCraft Shares 10 Ideas for Eco-Friendly Projects, Plus a Giveaway!

Floral Block: Crochet Coral Trellis Block; Lola

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Spring Blowout Sale
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For the Little Ones: 6 Adorable Patterns
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Knit Tumbling Blocks
Knit Tumbling Blocks Blanket
in Vanna's Choice Baby
Crochet Garden
Crochet Garden Coverlet
in Vanna's Choice and Vanna's Choice Baby
                                            Party Girl Dress
Knit Party Girl Dress
in Jamie
Crochet Endearing
                                            Girl's Poncho
Crochet Endearing Girl's Poncho
in Homespun
Crochet Limeade
                                              Granny Throw
Crochet Limeade Granny Throw
in Tweed Stripes
Knit Striped Raglan
                                                Baby Pullover

Knit Striped Raglan Baby Pullover
in Martha Stewart CraftsTM Extra Soft Wool Blend
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Enter to Win 9 Balls of Baby Yarn!
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Crochet Granny Square Baby

We love knitting and crocheting for babies in the spring, so to help you get inspired, one lucky winner will get supplies to create some special projects!

Enter our latest contest for a chance to win 9 balls of baby yarn--3 balls each of your choice of 3 of your favorite yarns for baby!

Enter on Facebook or visit and click on the entry box on the right-hand side. See contest page for rules and details.

[Pictured: Crochet Granny Square Baby Throw.]

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Franklin Habit: I Heard the Trowel Call My Name
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Writer/illustrator/knitter Franklin Habit welcomes spring with a humorous take on two of his favorite hobbies in this month's column.

A month since I last wrote, and a world of difference outside. The change has only come in the past day or so, and it's precarious change, but it looks as though we may yet have our spring here in Chicago. This morning, in one of the flowerbeds under my charge, I saw this.

Lily illustration by
                                            Franklin Habit 

That's my first sight in six months of one common orange daylily (Hemerocallis).

My reaction to it was the reaction of the hero in one of those awful wartime romance movies...

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YarnCraft: 10 Eco-Friendly Project Ideas & Giveaway
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Welcome spring with eco-friendly projects perfect for spring cleaning! YarnCraft shares pattern recommendations and resources. PLUS listen for details on how you can WIN our exclusive giveaway!
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Floral Block: Crochet Coral Trellis Square
Crochet Floral Block: Coral

This season, we're featuring 16 designs from the books 75 Floral Blocks to Knit by Lesley Stanfield and 75 Floral Blocks to Crochet by Betty Barnden, courtesy of our friends at St. Martin's Griffin. Use them as a jumping-off point for scarves, afghans, and other projects!

View the instructions for the Crochet Coral Trellis Square.

Lola's Colorful Granny Scarf

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