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By redheart | Friday, August 30, 2013 - 12:16
Red Heart is giving away the yarn and supplies to make the Seagrass Throw from the Autumn special issue of Creative Knitting, All Seasons Throws!Two lucky winners will each win 3 skeins of With Love in Lettuce; Susan Bates Tipping Points Knitting Needles; and a Red Heart tote bag. Fill out the form...
By Haley Wishon | Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 09:59
Need a fun craft project for little girls? Three words: Hand Chain Scarf! This project can be complete in minutes and you don't even have to know how to knit or crochet -- all you do is use your hands. My nieces were visiting from out of town and were wanting to make something cool. I happened to have 2 extra balls...
By Margaret E | Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 00:00
It's back-to-sports time! Free knit and crochet patterns in Team Spirit yarn and Boutique Sashay Team Spirit yarn show your support for your favorite team. The self-striping yarn makes matching team colors a breeze! Team Cheers Earflap Hat Ready Set Ruffles Game Day Knit Sweater Petit Pep Squad Cocoon Crochet Can...
By redheart | Friday, August 16, 2013 - 07:51
Welcome to Month 7 of Red Heart's 9 Months of Baby Projects. This month we bring you an adorable Puppy Dog Hat to make for your special baby made with Red Heart Anne Geddes Baby yarn. Crochet it in the colors shown, in feminine colors for little girls or in any of the many colors available in this soft yarn.Download...
By redheart | Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 09:50
Although the summer is almost over there is still plenty of good warm weather ahead. It’s not quite time to pull out the winter boots so why not show off your toes. Keep cool and look stylish with these super glamorous flip flops.Fun and flirty flips have been all the rage this summer and you don’t have...
By Carrie Leahew | Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 10:29
Have you ever done a crochet retreat before? If not, here is an opportunity to with Mikey from The Crochet Crowd on board Carnival Miracle on February 15th, 2014. Cruise'n out of Los Angeles. They are exploring the Mexican Riviera for a fabulous 7 day cruise. Who is this Mikey guy? He is one of our crochet hosts on...
By redheart | Friday, August 9, 2013 - 08:41
 I saw this knitted Party Sweater pattern and thought how pretty it would be for the Christmas holidays. I am going to knit a Medium - am making it for my mother, however if it comes out too big, it will be for me!  How festive!It calls for 4 balls Red Heart Shimmer in Red and 1 ball Red Heart Boutique...
By Bobbie Matela | Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 00:00
Welcome to the third in our series of interviews with designers who have brought us popular projects on our free pattern site. I hope you enjoy this inside peek into two of our favorite designers’ lives.Tammy Hildebrand1. You inspire us with your designs. What are your favorite types of projects to design? I...
By Janice777 | Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 09:03
 What is “Knit the Bridge?” It’s the largest attempted yarn bombing in the United States. They are working on trying to get the Guinness World Book of Records representatives to come out and document this marvel. Amanda Gross and her friends from “The Fiberarts Guild of...
By redheart | Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 11:07
Below are 19 easy free knit and crochet patterns ideas to make for charity. There are many wonderful charities always looking for hand knit hats, scarves, blankets, etc. Look on the Red Heart homepage, under the community section each month for a listing of different charities to check out.His Skull HatBright Stripes...