History of Yarn

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History of Yarn

Twelve-year-old Morgana visits the Lionbrand Yarn store in New York City to learn about the history of crocheting and knitting.

Click on the fun websites that show you how to knit and make wonderful yarn crafts for your friends and family.

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Other Fun Websites

  • Lion Brand Yarn

    Join the Lion Brand Yarn Community to receive free craft patterns. Click here to find out more.


  • Learn to Knit

    It's best to have someone teach you how to knit. If there are no knitters in your family, here's a site that will get you started. This website gives you a simple rhyme about casting on, that you won't forget.


  • Finger Knitting for Kids

    Before you pick up a pair of needles, try finger knitting. Children as young as 5 can master this simple craft. Watch the accompanying video to see how it is done.


  • How to Make a God's Eye

    A craft from the Huichol tribe of Mexico, kids can easily create these colorful God's Eyes with Popsicle sticks and yarn.


  • Snowman on a Stick

    This charming little snowman comes complete with a Christmas present. Make several and have a snowman party puppet show!>


  • Yarn Octopus

    Spin a yarn as you settle down to create this yarn octopus. The finished craft makes a great source of inspiration for your imagination to make up stories about your particular octopus.


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