NEW YORK — It’s all about the yarn. That’s what students at the Fashion Institute of Technology found out when designing their creations for the new exhibit “Let Us Spin You a Yarn: FIT Students Design With Lion Brand Yarn,” which runs at the school’s museum through Nov. 29.

On display are more than 75 knit and woven creations that include garments, scarves, fabric swatches, conceptual fiber art and even jewelry. The yarn for the exhibit — which was created over two semesters by FIT textile and surface designers, as well as fashion design majors taking such courses as Introduction to Fiber Arts, Knit Fabric Design, Woven Design and Fashion Knit Design — was donated by the Lion Brand Yarn company, which just celebrated its 125th anniversary. In addition to donating yarn, the company also endowed a scholarship.

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