Lion Brand Yarns offers thousands of free crochet patterns through its website. The patterns appear in different categories, including adults, babies, children, pets and home. The company also offers free patterns for knitting and craft projects.
Lion Brand Yarns was founded in New York City in 1878 and maintains a retail shop in the city. It was the first yarn company to offer a free pattern on the yarn label and produced the first wool yarn to receive the Wool Mark. Lion Brand Yarns sells yarn and related products internationally through craft chains and its website. Other yarn companies that offer free crochet patterns include Bernat, Cascade, Berroco and Red Heart.