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2013-12-19 12:30:57

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Securities LLC, a leading U.S. private equity firm, today announced that, in partnership with management, it has completed the acquisition of Frontier Spinning Mills Holding Corp., a leading producer of cotton yarn for the knitting and weaving industries, from an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Frontier is one of the largest U.S. based producers of cotton and...

2013-10-30 12:23:39

Intensive Instruction on Lion Brand Yarn Company Patterns Now Available to Knitters Anytime, Anywhere DENVER and CARLSTADT, N.J., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pick up your needles and yarn! Knitters and crocheters around the world have long enjoyed Lion Brand Yarn Company's designer patterns and beautiful yarns. Now, students have the unique opportunity to expand their skill set with Lion Brand's time-tested techniques, and create varieties of stylish sweaters, classic cables and...

2013-09-25 23:01:21

YarnPlaces.com, a directory for all places yarn, announced today the release of a Worldwide Yarn Bombing Map. It is the first time the full scope of the yarn bombing movement has been documented on the internet using maps, photos and text. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 YarnPlaces.com, a directory for all places yarn, announced today the release of a Worldwide Yarn Bombing Map. It is the first time the full scope of the yarn bombing movement has been documented on the internet using maps,...

2013-06-19 12:24:58

Monthly Subscriptions Offer Over 100 Hours of High-Quality Video Taught by Renowned Instructors NEW YORK, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Interweave, an imprint of F+W Media, Inc., the nation's number one craft media company, enriches crafters worldwide with the launch of a new website, CraftDaily.com. An experience unlike any before, the subscription video website features over 100-hours of full-length, high-quality, fully-vetted instructional videos taught by renowned instructors...

2013-05-03 12:28:02

The User-Friendly Website Now Contains Over 2,500 Hand-Restored Vintage Patterns OSWEGO, N.Y., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Free Vintage Crochet, a website that features over 2,500 vintage crochet patterns, is currently celebrating its eighth anniversary. Every pattern that is featured on the site has been hand-restored, and can be downloaded directly from the website at no cost, or printed out. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130503/CG07164) In the eight years that Free...

2013-04-04 16:23:04

Polytex USA launches new yarn generation called Star CALHOUN, Ga., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Messages: Polytex® USA introduces its new Star shaped artificial turf monofilament yarn produced at its Calhoun, GA facility. The new Star shape maintains its durability with a thickness of 315 Microns while enhancing the yarns aesthetic properties with extra wide blades for a more natural look and better coverage of infill. The ability to make artificial turf look more...

2013-03-27 23:00:33

New Website Connects Knitters with Thousands of Yarn-Related Places and Events Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 MapMuse today announced the release of YarnPlaces.com, a map-based web portal to yarn shops, knitting events, knitting groups, and fiber farms. Knitters can now locate, learn about, and connect with places across America that cater to their hobby. “We built YarnPlaces to help knitters everywhere find great yarn shops, knitting events, and more — but also to give them...

2012-12-21 16:23:20

ANSONVILLE, N.C., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Premiere Fibers, a global industry leader in the development and production of specialized performance fine denier yarns for branded apparel and technical fabric applications, announced it has entered into a strategic relationship with Verdezyne, a privately held industrial biotechnology company focused on producing renewable bio-based chemicals. Verdezyne will supply its bio-based adipic acid to Premiere Fibers for use in their industry-leading...

2012-11-16 10:51:09

Yarn muscles could power robots, micromotors, intelligent textiles New artificial muscles made from nanotech yarns and infused with paraffin wax can lift more than 100,000 times their own weight and generate 85 times more mechanical power during contraction than the same size natural muscle, according to scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas and their international team from Australia, China, South Korea, Canada and Brazil. The artificial muscles are yarns constructed from...

2012-10-08 11:23:26

BERLIN, N.J., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- East Coast retailer A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts' 141 stores (www.acmoore.com) is celebrating "I LOVE YARN" Day on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Sponsored by the Craft and Yarn Council of America, the day celebrates the 38 million Americans who craft with yarn, whether through knitting, crocheting, weaving or other activities. More and younger Americans are knitting and crocheting, according to a recent survey with more than one third of...