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By redheart | Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 12:41
Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Front Post Double Crochet around Single Crochet Square (LW4132-8), which you can find here. This is the 9th square posted for this challenge; the links to the previous weeks are listed at the bottom of this...
By redheart | Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 14:40
April was a fun month of attempting a crochet along where crocheters didn't know exactly what they were making. For some crocheters, they were anxious to move through the clues and guessing continued for four weeks. The most stunning array of completed crochet giraffes were received after all the clues were given out...
By redheart | Friday, May 9, 2014 - 15:19
The Creativ Festival Spring Show was held on April 25th and 26th at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The Festival is celebrating its 27th year. The show is about learning, creativity and crafting it yourself.   When the show doors opened Friday morning waves of people flooded the show floor...
By D J Stinson | Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 08:19
It’s hard to believe that this year has gone by so quickly. Even though the sun will be out, kids will be home and vacations will start soon does not mean we should lay down the hooks and needles. There is still work to be done for your summer decorations. Every year I have or am invited to a party to...
By redheart | Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 12:05
Red Heart is thrilled to be sponsoring "The Craftys!" It is a new a new annual awards event that celebrates the best in craft across the United States. Like the Emmys or the Grammys, The Craftys is positioned to become the ultimate prize for crafters in many different disciplines. The Craftys’ Best in...
By Amy Olson | Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 12:33
The 2014 Red Heart Catalog is now available online. It features 8 brand new yarns and lots of new colors in your favorite yarns. New colors are noted with a tiny heart next to each shade and new yarns are noted with a big “All New” heart on the page. Be sure to check out my favorite new yarn on page 15...
By catb | Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 11:28
Spring is here (or right around the corner) that means wedding season is on the way!  We’ve rounded up our favorite bridal patterns here, so you can easily add a handmade touch to any celebration you have this year. Dress up the bouquet with this delicate lace cover.      ...
By redheart | Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 16:15
Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Back Loop & Front Loop Square (LW4132-7), which you can find here. This is the 8th square posted for this challenge; the links to the previous weeks are listed at the bottom of this post. We have 3 more square...
By redheart | Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 07:35
Today, Rex will become obvious to what he is. Your Rex may even be female. His neck is too short to reach reach the ground. Poor rex. Today, you will realize that Rex is tall, he will be about 21” front top to bottom. Let's give Rex the rest of his body. Review: Get Pattern Details & Clue #1 Review: Get...
By D J Stinson | Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 07:36
Mothers are always the first one to hug us when we hurt, support us whenever we need it and give unconditional love asking nothing in return. We only hope that we can be just as good of a mom as they were to us. For me it was not until I became a mom myself that I fully realized how good mine was. A mom will ...