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CHA Mega Show 2015 | Lion Brand Yarn Fashion Show

The Lion Brand Yarn Fashion Show is always a big draw at the CHA Mega Show. It takes place right on the CHA show floor, in a part of the Lion Brand Yarn booth, and is hosted by Vanna White.

Vanna was introduced this year by Lion Brand CEO David Blumenthal, before the show began.

Vanna White Lion Brand

This year’s show was themed “You Can Do It!” and showcased items that were from easy to intermediate difficulty, and based on square and rectangle shapes for easy of construction.

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Review | Lion Brand BonBons Yarn

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I usually choose bulky, nubby yarns to crochet with, but every so often I’ll go through a phase where all I want to do is crochet with “fine” or “sport weight” yarns (which are very thin in diameter and not very plush). The Bonbons yarns from Lion Brand are perfect for this. They come in a package of eight color coordinated mini-skeins, and are priced at $7.99 MSRP for a pack of eight skeins. While the skeins are quite small, the entire package is more than enough yarn to make a variety of projects. No, you won’t be able to crochet a large afghan with one package, but you will be able to make quite a variety of accessories and home decor projects.

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CHA Mega Show 2014 | Premier Yarns New Collection

Premier Yarns showed off their new 2014 Winter Collection at the CHA Mega show this year.

One of the first yarns to catch my attention was the new “Enchant” line of yarn.  This yarn has soft sequins that are very lightweight, yet give off a great sparkle.  These sequins are called Payettes and they are very soft, so this makes this yarn great for jewelry making projects.  The gauge on this yarn is equal to a D-3 Crochet hook.

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