Embracing color and technology, the team behind Lion Brand is bringing a new vision to classic crafts.
Out front, the door handles and the bike rack are "knit bombed" -- slang for yarn graffiti; in the window, fanciful, oversize knitting tools greet passersby.
The choice of yarn makes all the difference. Here, simple cowl patterns using a stockinette stitch yield three striking scarf alternatives.
For the multicolored piece worn by Lion Brand technical editor Nadira Adams, a base yarn is paired with a succession of bright strands.