Knitting and crocheting become fashionable again
The Lion Brand Yarn Company is a must for anyone around the world when picking up needles and yarn to knit and crochet. Now there is a new possibility to enhance ones knowledge through three new online classes powered by Craftsy®(a registered trademark of Sympoz, Inc., Corporation), the preeminent online destination for passionate makers to learn, create and share
Over the past 135 years, Lion Brand Yarn Company, a family owned and operated business has inspired millions of knitters and crocheters with beautiful, one-of-a-kind patterns and instruction on essential techniques. Now, there is the combination of creativity and originality of Lion Brand yarns and patterns with the magic of Craftsy’s online education experience. Students have the unique opportunity to expand their skill set with Lion Brand’s time tested techniques, anytime and anywhere, and create varieties of stylish sweaters, classic cables, and more. Craftsy currently offers more than 45 knitting classes, covering fundamentals, intermediate and advanced techniques, inspiring projects, pattern design and business basics. A unique offering in Caftsy’s catalogue, these exclusive Lion brand classes are designed to provide a bridge for the casual knitter, from the tried and true to more complex projects, helping them develop transferrable techniques for hundreds of possibilities.
With the expertise of two talented instructors, Patty Lyons, who helped launch the Lion Brand Yarn Studio in New York City (USA), and Lion Brand designer Amy Ross, the two companies have created three classes for enthusiasts and experienced knitters alike. The three new Lion brand Yarn Company classes – My first Sweater; Improve Your Knitting – were launched on Craftsy on October 30, 2013.