Sunday, September 30, 2007

Vanna White Discusses New Yarn

On Upcoming Episode of Wheel of Fortune, Vanna White Shows Her New Designer Yarn "Vanna's Choice."

Vanna White, the popular game show hostess and crochet enthusiast will introduce her new yarn "Vanna's Choice" to the millions of U.S. households that watch "Wheel of Fortune".
Vanna White with the new Vanna's Choice yarn


Vanna White with the new Vanna's Choice yarn

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PRLog (Press Release)Sep 20, 2007 – Manhattan, New York - Vanna White is known to just about everyone as the hostess of the popular game show "Wheel of Fortune." Comparatively few of her 47 million viewers a week know that she is also afervent crocheter, author of several books on the topic, as well as being a spokesperson for the Lion Brand Yarn company for over 13 years. Her celebrity with "the Wheel" and her love of crochet will come together when Vanna introduces "Vanna's Choice," her new line of designer yarn, during an upcoming episode of "Wheel of Fortune," due to air September 25, 2007. In addition to her new yarn, Vanna discusses her ongoing support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which will receive a portion of the proceeds from the sales of "Vanna's Choice" yarn.

The new "Vanna's Choice" yarn comes in 23 colors and 5 prints. All of the colors are designed to work with each other so there is no need to worry about how they will mix and match. The premium basic yarn has a soft, supple texture and is machine washable. Along with her new line of yarn, Vanna and Lion Brand have also recently introduced two new books. "Heartfelt Gifts to Knit and Crochet" features 25 projects that are perfect for donating to charities and "Color It Beautiful Afghans" is beautifully illustrated with color photographs from Vanna's home, where she shares 15 beautiful throw patterns. All of the patterns in these two new titles are designed with the new "Vanna's Choice" yarn.

"Vanna has been much more than a company spokesperson for Lion Brand Yarn." said David Blumenthal, President of Lion Brand Yarn. "Her advocacy of crochet and the philanthropic activities she has built up around crochet and yarn crafts have made her a spokesperson for everyone who picks up a ball of yarn. It's really been an honor for us to work with her on the development of the new 'Vanna's Choice' line of yarn. Her 'Wheels of Fortune' fans will no doubt become as inspired as we are with Vanna's enthusiasm for crochet."

For more information on "Vanna's Choice" and her two new books, please visit the Lion Brand Yarn Web site at: LionBrand.com

About Lion Brand Yarn Company
Lion Brand Yarn Company is a 129-year-old entity and is America's oldest hand knitting yarn brand. Founded in 1878, the company began operation in New York and has been a leading supplier of quality hand knitting and crochet yarns ever since. Throughout its history, Lion Brand Yarn has been at the forefront of yarn trends while consistently providing its customers with the highest quality product, service and inspiration.

Media contact:
Ilana Rabinowitz
(201) 804-3999
Ilana@lionbrand.com

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About Lion Brand Yarn Company
Lion Brand Yarn Company is a 129-year-old entity and is America's oldest hand knitting yarn brand. Founded in 1878, the company began operation in New York and has been a leading supplier of quality hand knitting and crochet yarns ever since. Throughout its history, Lion Brand Yarn has been at the forefront of yarn trends while consistently providing its customers with the highest quality product, service and inspiration.