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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...
By D J Stinson | Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 09:04
Welcome to Donna’s Dozen. Today I will be featuring patterns for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s only fitting that I do this because I am Irish (mostly), but either way I do love the color green. When I was a young lass, you did not show up at school without a little green showing or you would get pinched....
By redheart | Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 13:43
Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Back Loops Square (LW4132-2), 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 Throw...
By Janice777 | Monday, February 17, 2014 - 09:29
It’s been approximately 9 months since the Granny Square exhibit was at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, in Los Angeles.  Now available from Amazon, the CAFAM Granny Squared book that documents the entire process.The book takes you on a journey from the history of the Granny Square, to how to pull off a...
By D J Stinson | Friday, February 14, 2014 - 12:26
I’m not sure if Winter 2014 will be considered a blast or not. I live in the Southeast and was snowed in for 3 days so I really feel for my friends up North. Let’s be clear about something though, if you are going to go out and play in the snow then you have to look good doing it.My daughter went off to...