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By Bobbie Matela | Friday, November 30, 2012 - 11:14
The older I get the more I realize that some of my best memories are the times that my mother, aunt or grandmother spent with me baking or crafting. I spent a bit of time with my great-niece, Ella, over the Thanksgiving holiday. We collaborated on a yarn-wrapped headband and then we filled clear ornaments with bits...
By Bobbie Matela | Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 11:22
We have over 100 patterns that were designed with the winter holidays and Christmas in mind on the redheart.com web site. But here are a few colorful ideas for creating a festive atmosphere that I wanted to pass along that don’t really take a whole pattern to explain.Ruffle Scarf Garland: Use a Sashay scarf to...
By Anonymous | Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 09:20
I’ve noticed a trend with knit & crochet skirts this season.  They are on the run ways and in the stores.  And you can create one with a few simple stitches and/or techniques.  Have you ever considered knitting a skirt?  They can be knit in the round, in panels or in sections, just like...
By Anonymous | Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 09:02
Thanksgiving is behind us and Christmas will be here before you know it. Many of the projects I’vebeen working on over the past 10 weeks have been for Christmas gifts.  I still have a few things I want to make, but tonight I’m going to work on making a few gift card holders.  They...
By Carrie Leahew | Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 04:00
The team at Red Heart is thrilled to be working with Rachel Faucett, the author of Handmade Charlotte. It is a well loved Daily Design and DIY Crafts site that visually inspires children and their families. Handmade Charlotte is a massive collaboration between the readers, herself, and the projects she...
By Anonymous | Monday, November 26, 2012 - 14:18
A few months back, we told you about an amazing little girl who wanted to help the people of Joplin, Missouri after the tornado.  She has been busy making and auctioning off her elephants. Let’s fast forward to see what she’s up to today.  Updating you on all of Cee Cee's recent doings. She is...
By catb | Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 04:00
It’s time for holiday travels! If you’re lucky enough to be traveling somewhere, and have another pilot, then there’s plenty of yarn time in your future!  I’ve pulled together a list of all the things I travel with in the car when going on a longer holiday trip.  I’ve forgotten...
By Anonymous | Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 11:21
Here we are, Thanksgiving eve in the US …. Wednesday night and I will be in the kitchen preparing tomorrows’ big feast, and slipping in some stitching later.  The family is coming and I need to find places to hide all my yarn, and I’m talking boxes of it.  Hmmmmm, maybe I could cover...
By frankjankowski | Monday, November 19, 2012 - 08:31
 After the Thanksgiving meal is over, there is always the inevitable “ton” of leftovers that need to be packed up and put away before the day is complete. Of course some leftovers go home with you in plastic bowls. Others will travel home with you on foam plates covered with plastic wrap or foil....
By Anonymous | Monday, November 19, 2012 - 10:49
WELCOME TO THE WORLD!Look who’s here!  We are seeing double!  The proud parents, Gorbert and Gnora Gnome announce the arrival of Gnoah and Gnoella Gnome. Gnomevember 19th, 2012 is Red Heart Gnome Day! Let's all congratulate the happy couple!If you are new to the adventures of Gnorbert & Gnora...