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By redheart | Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 08:48
I think it is safe to say that we have had one dreadful Winter so I thought I would bring you hope for better days with some Spring and Easter designs. Even if it is still cold and a little dreary where you live I hope these wonderful designs will make you feel all warm and fuzzy. Speaking of Fuzzy, let’s take...
By Bobbie Matela | Monday, March 17, 2014 - 09:25
The industry lost an important leader, educator and author when Jean Leinhauser passed away in 2012. Though her first career was in public relations, her passion was education. She was one of the founders of Leisure Arts. After leaving Leisure, she started the America School of Needlework with business partner Rita...
By Haley Wishon | Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 16:42
Have you ever found a project that you just haaaaad to make then once you got started you realized how much work had to go into and soon the project became a UFO (unfinished object)? Well, that is precisely what happened here. Back in November, I was flipping through the January 2014 issue of Crochet Today and found...
By redheart | Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 11:34
Michael Sellick is a leading guru in the crochet world inspiring crocheters on a global scale. Mikey possesses a fun sense of humour and a natural talent to inspire, create and celebrate accomplishments with fans. He has achieved incredible success through his online community commitment to the yarn arts and social...
By redheart | Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 13:35
Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Front Post Treble Crochet Square (LW4132-3), which you can find here.Also, join us on Facebook to enter for a chance to win a Red Heart Yarns prize pack ($125 Retail Value) to go along with our Checkerboard Textures...
By Janice777 | Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 11:04
Imagine my delight when a box of Red Heart Boutique Swanky arrived on my doorstep!!! I had to play with the yarn right away!!! It was over the long President’s Day weekend that I crocheted a hat with this beautiful shiny, sequin laced yarn. It drapes really well, it’s easy to work with and it sparkles...
By Janice777 | Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:08
It was announced today that Hot-Dog-On-A-Stick filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. What will the County Fair be without Hot-Dog-On-A-Stick?? They are the cornerstone of the Fair stick food phenomenon!  Summer just isn’t summer without a corn dog on a stick, slathered in mustard or ketchup, and a Big Lemonade...
By Janice777 | Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 09:06
Knitting Behind Bars is a program that took 5 years to get off the ground is now going strong after a lot of hard work and determination by Lynn Zwerling, and her team of volunteers. You might think the idea of prisoners sitting around knitting for charity sounds bizarre, but that is exactly what happens every...
By Haley Wishon | Monday, February 24, 2014 - 09:10
Mardi Gras is just around the corner! Make a mask just in time and join in on the Mardi Gras celebrations!Add a bit of mystery to your look with a beautifully crocheted Masquerade Fancy Mask. Each of these three masks are made with the same pattern using different embellishments to complete their allure.  ...
By Margaret E | Friday, February 21, 2014 - 17:39
I love this Cable Edge Scarf (LW3004) pattern, and you will too! Whether you're a cable veteran or just a beginner, this scarf's neat look and easy design make it a winner.The braided cable design might seem intimidating, but the idea of it is simple. The cable pattern is worked over twelve stitches. For the...