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By redheart | Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 13:35
 Learn to make the Christmas Wreath Throw with Mikey from the Crochet Crowd! Mikey talks about how you can use the same concepts to add other designs to your afghans. Stay tuned for our final Christmas afghan video, coming next week!
By Margaret E | Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 00:00
Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we share a new square pattern and help you learn to make it. Watch videos on Creativebug (sign up for a free account to get access to the videos) and see tutorials here on the blog. This week we will be be working on the Checkerboard Cables Square (...
By redheart | Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 10:59
Today Mikey from The Crochet Crowd shows you the Holiday Striped Throw. This regular-looking afghan has a border that completely surprised him! As he points out, by changing the colors of the border you can really make it stand out. Take a look at the video and crochet along, or follow the left-hand verison.
By redheart | Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 14:16
 In honor of Prince George's First Birthday, we've pulled together some patterns fit for a Prince!This Birthday Bear is perfect for a baby to snuggle. Baby can play pretend with a cute bear hat with a crown and a matching pillow for his bed. Keep baby warm this fall with a Crown Sweater, and keep it clean...
By Margaret E | Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 00:00
Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we will share a new square pattern and help you learn to make it. Watch videos on Creativebug (sign up for a free account to get access to the videos) and see tutorials here on the blog. This week we will be be working on the Snake Cables Square (...
By redheart | Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:14
For the past 2 weeks, we have been doing a mystery crochet along. Today, the mystery gets solved and you get to finish off your creature. This week we are doing the main body to wrapping our character up! In cooperation with Mikey of The Crochet Crowd, we have Red Heart Yarns and Fresh Stitches participating. Week...
By redheart | Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 11:24
 Mikey of The Crochet Crowd has made a video tutorial and detailed blog with hints for you on how to make our Peppermint Throw pattern. He walks you through the pattern and points out useful information, such as:how to work the spiral design why there are multiple versions of the large motifunderstanding...
By Margaret E | Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 12:22
Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we will share a new square pattern and help you learn to make it. Watch videos on Creativebug (sign up for a free account to get access to the videos) and see tutorials here on the blog. This week will be be working on the Basic Cables Square (LW4309-B...
By redheart | Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 10:15
Last week, we started a mystery adventure where crocheters has an opportunity to get started by making the feet and legs. This week, we are moving up the character to create two sets of components. In cooperation with Mikey of The Crochet Crowd, we have Red Heart Yarns and Fresh Stitches participating. This project...
By Margaret E | Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 00:00
Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we will share a new square pattern and help you learn to make it. Watch videos on Creativebug (sign up for a free account to get access to the videos) and see tutorials here on the blog. My name is Margaret Eckman, and my mom Edie Eckman designed the squares and...