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By redheart | Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 10:21
Back by popular demand is another mystery challenge hosted by Mikey of The Crochet Crowd. Crocheters loved the Crochet Mystery Adventure which ended up being Love My Giraffe Toy. Crocheters from around the world created over 550 giraffes and were encouraging each other during the mystery. It was a lot of fun to watch...
By redheart | Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 12:33
If you've been knitting or crocheting a while, chances are you've seen a  Susan Bates® Knit Chek. These handy tools are great to keep in your project bag since they function as many tools in one.A Knit Chek (which is also perfect for crocheters!) lets you:check row gaugecheck stitch gaugemeasure in...
By redheart | Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 00:00
 Congratulations! You've made 20 squares for the Checkerboard Textures Throw  (LW4132), and now we're going to put them together! You can download the final PDF with all the square patterns as well as the border and finishing instructions here. FINISHINGBefore you attached the squares together, lay...
By redheart | Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 15:30
Welcome! We hope you join us and Creativebug in the Cabled Afghan Knit Along! Beginning on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 and every week after for 12 weeks we'll post a new knit square pattern for the Knit Your Cables Afghan (LW4309). Each square has a companion video tutorial presented by Creativebug where designer...
By Janice777 | Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 15:35
Sometimes you have to be away from the comfort of your own home, and if you're like me you run out the door without all your supplies.  I enjoy knitting and crocheting during my lunch break at work.What I've found that works for me in a pinch are common everyday items.  Items that you might NOT think of to...
By Bobbie Matela | Monday, June 23, 2014 - 08:53
Fashion-right neon colors are adding POPS of bright lively color wherever you go—for accessories, clothing and even home décor. So in case you haven’t noticed, here are some lively new Red Heart yarns in neon shades. You could be enjoying having them on your hooks and needles! Reflective is our newest...
By catb | Friday, June 20, 2014 - 08:05
Have you noticed that weaving is one of this summer’s fun craft activities?  We did, and wanted to share how to do this fun craft with you! Weaving can be just as relaxing as knitting and crochet; it is also a great way to use up your scrap yarn. Supplies:Cardboard sized to your liking  (my loom is 9...
By catb | Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 15:25
The Red Heart Team and Crochetville are gearing up for the Knit & Crochet Show in Manchester, NH! July 23- 27th, 2014! This year is a special anniversary year for the Crochet Guild of America, they’ve been gathering crocheters together for 20 years! To celebrate they are planning a Cake and...
By redheart | Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 12:30
Guest blog by Jessie of JessieAtHome.comA while back I had the joy of letting my littles help me with some designs for Red Heart. The first of those designs was a pompom bookmark made with Red Heart Super Saver, which Kyla helped me create. I took many photos. Maybe a bit too many. So here is Kyla, guiding you...
By redheart | Monday, June 16, 2014 - 14:21
From Guest Blogger, Mikey from the Crochet Crowd:I'm at it again with another amazing afghan project. I've been digging through the Red Heart patterns to locate a perfect project for the summer long crochet challenge. In reviewing his inbox of 'wish list requests' from fans, he realized that people really want to...