Lion Brand Yarn Studio

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The family-owned and -operated business started in New York in 1878 and is America’s oldest hand-knitting yarn brand. But don’t be intimidated by its lineage, the studio is welcoming to all skill levels. Inside the cheerful space is a unique display of backlit translucent panels showcasing a rainbow of available yarns. You can test-drive select options at a sampling wall, drop in on free sessions with the knitting (Wed 5:30–6:30pm) or crochet (Tue 5:30–6:30pm) doctors, and browse more than 4,000 complimentary patterns available to customers. A broad range of in-store workshops ($25–$75) are also available—some even include all the necessary materials, such as “Beginning Crochet” and “Beginning Knitting” ($50 for a two-week session). Others offer discounts on materials if purchased from the studio, such as “Intro to Fair Isle/Make a Hat” ($55 for a three-hour session) and “Intro to Cables” ($50 for a three-hour session).

Venue name: Lion Brand Yarn Studio
Contact:
Address: 34 W 15th St
New York
10011
Cross street: between Fifth and Sixth Aves
Opening hours: Mon–Wed 11:30am–7pm; Thu 11:30am–8pm; Fri, Sun 11:30am–5pm (Fri fall and winter hours 10am–3pm)
Transport: Subway: F, M to 14th St
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