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By D J Stinson | Friday, April 18, 2014 - 11:30
Babies are so precious and everyone loves to dress them up. We have a wide range of patterns to finish off any outfit. Most of our socks and booties are unisex patterns and all you have to do is switch up the colors. Not too many people hang their laundry out to dry anymore, but check out these socks hanging on the...
By redheart | Monday, April 7, 2014 - 15:22
Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Front Post Double Crochet Square (LW4132-6), which you can find here. This is the 7th square posted for this challenge; the links to the previous weeks are listed at the bottom of this post. We have 4 more square...
By redheart | Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 09:01
Today, we are going to give Rex a bit more characteristics. You will find Rex in Africa. Cute to look at, dangerous to get up close to. Review: Get Pattern Details & Clue #1 Review: Get Pattern Details & Clue #2 & 3 Clue #4 Tail, Make 1With A, ch 9, slip st in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. Fasten...
By redheart | Friday, April 11, 2014 - 11:35
 Baseball, the great sport that is as American as apple pie, is starting its season! With the start of the season comes the start of Stitch and Pitch events.Stitch and Pitch? What's that?Stitch and Pitch are events combining baseball and needlearts! Organized by The National NeedleArts Association, groups all...
By redheart | Friday, April 11, 2014 - 09:23
By Salena Baca, on behalf of the Design Wars Challenge    As the founder and host of the Design Wars Challenge, I’m always looking to put a spotlight on the best our crochet community has to offer! This week I’m really proud to share designer, author and professional instructor, Edie Eckman...
By redheart | Monday, April 7, 2014 - 14:52
Today, we are going to give our Rex a little lift. He can run pretty fast, in fact, he can run faster than a human being. Now I can say for sure that I cannot run as fast as this creature, he would certainly take the gold medal. To get last week's pattern details & clue #1, click here.Clue # 2 – LEGS. Make...
By redheart | Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 15:02
Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Raised Crochet Treble Square (LW4132-5), which you can find here. This is the 6th square posted for this challenge; the links to the previous weeks are listed at the bottom of this post.Also, join us on Facebook to...
By redheart | Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:45
Let's start a mystery crochet adventure together. Today, we are going to explore 1 component of our project. Just to keep myself organized and stop from slipping up saying what the project is, I'm going to nickname my project as Rex. I can tell you with 100% certainty that Rex is super adorable and you will be proud...
By Janice777 | Monday, March 31, 2014 - 14:03
Imagine if you will, you want to make a doll for one of your friends that looks exactly like them.  With Allison Hoffman’s new book “AmiguruME”, now you can!  Allison shows you how to crochet basic body parts and how to adapt each face to look like someone you know.  She teaches you...
By Janice777 | Friday, March 28, 2014 - 14:55
I thought in honor of national crochet month and national craft month, I thought I would combine my love of both and make some yarn jars.These are extremely easy to make and such fun to have around.  They can be made in your favorite colors and they make great gifts for your friends.  Let your imagination...