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Dear Friend,

Join us for our latest knit-along! Scroll down and find out how you can help us pick our next project to make together.

PLUS get free shipping on domestic orders of $35+ through April 21--treat yourself to a new spring project or look ahead to Mother's Day knitting! Shop now at LionBrand.com.

With Warm Regards,
Your Friends at Lion Brand

In This Issue: April 12, 2013

Pick Your Favorite! Vote for Our Spring Knit-Along Project!

Schoolyard Fun: 6 Projects for Teens & Tweens

Barbara Breiter: Tips and Tricks for Working with Big Needles

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What's New on the Lion Brand Notebook

Floral Block: Knit Bobble Blossom; Reminder: Spring Blowout Sale!

Vote for Our Spring Knit-Along Project!
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Vote for Our Spring
                                        Knit-Along Project

Looking for a new project? Join us as we pick a project to knit-along this spring! Select your favorite and we'll knit the winner together!

Our online knit-along is a virtual event during which each week, we'll tackle one part of the pattern and learn together! It's free to participate and there's no need to sign--simply follow along on our blog each week as you work on the project!

Learn more and vote.

Crocheters, look out for a crochet-along this summer!

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Schoolyard Fun: 6 Projects for Teens & Tweens
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Knit Ruffle Shrug
Knit Ruffle Shrug
in Vanna's Choice
Crafted
                                                  Friendship Scarf
Crafted Friendship Scarf
in Imagine
Knit Colorful Striped
                                          Scarf
Knit Colorful Striped Scarf
in Bonbons
Crochet Romantic Bolero
Crochet Romantic Bolero
in Chenille
Crochet Bucket Tote
Crochet Bucket Tote
in Wool-Ease Thick & Quick
Knit Kildare Hoodie

Knit Kildare Hoodie
in Wool-Ease Thick & Quick
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Barbara Breiter: Knitting with Big Needles
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Knit 2 Hour Tweed Scarf

Knitting expert Barbara Breiter returns with her regular column on tips and techniques for yarncrafters.

For super quick projects, nothing beats knitting (or crocheting!) with thick yarn or multiple strands and big needles. You can knit up an afghan in a fraction of the time it would take to make one with worsted weight yarn and, for example, size 8 needles.  Larger needles are considered to be US sizes 15, 17, 19, 35, and 50...

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                                $35+
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Lion Brand Notebook: What's New on the Blog
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Baby Sweater

Each week, find helpful articles, stories, and pattern ideas on our blog! Here are a few recent posts:

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Floral Block: Knit Bobble Blossom Square
Knit Star Flower Square

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 Knit Bobble Blossom Square.

Reminder: Spring Blowout Clearance Sale!

Get select colors of some of our most popular yarns for 50% off regular prices!

  • Yarns include Babysoft, Cotton-Ease, Jiffy, Wool-Ease, and other favorites!
  • Save on select cotton and wool cone yarns
  • Yarns start at $0.70!
  • Only while supplies last.

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