From Our Blog

By agmoss | Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 16:58
When you start your creative project with Susan Bates, you’ll have a lifetime of creating memories. Susan Bates has provided tools and accessories such as crochet hooks, knitting needles, embroidery hoops and much, much more to knitting and crocheting enthusiast for over 150 years!  So many different...
By Janice777 | Friday, February 7, 2014 - 15:17
Because I’m such an avid knitter and crochet things pop up in my newsfeed on Facebook and one day, “Jestena’s Inspiring Hats and Such” appeared. Curious, I clicked onto Jestena’s page where I found a lovely young girl who has taken it upon herself to do something good for her community...
By redheart | Friday, January 31, 2014 - 16:12
by Michael Sellick of The Crochet CrowdOne of my favourite shows from when I was a kid is Baby New Year. I loved the story line and has a soft spot in my heart. It reminds me that new beginnings are possible. I've decided to kick off January with projects and ideas that circulate around Baby New Year.My team...
By D J Stinson | Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 01:00
This is not new to Red Heart, but it is now official that I now have my own blog. It is called Donna’s Dozens and will include twelve designs within a specific subject. Hang in there with me because I do not claim to be a writer/blogger, but I will do my best to bring you interesting and fun projects each time...
By redheart | Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 12:19
Welcome to the second square of the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet Along! This week we'll be doing the Granny Square (LW4132-11), which you can download here. You will make this square a  total of 10 times for the afghan.Enter for a chance to win a Red Heart Yarns prize pack by going to our Facebook page...
By Bobbie Matela | Monday, February 3, 2014 - 13:24
The Winter Olympics will soon have me spending many hours sitting in front of my television. I never miss the opening ceremonies and find the events amazing. I’ll be watching with pride as our US team (wearing their “Made in the USA” designer outfits by Ralph Lauren) wow us with athletic feats and...
By Haley Wishon | Friday, January 31, 2014 - 13:07
I recently went on a weekend mountain trip to Blowing Rock, North Carolina with my family. Since I knew it was going to be cold (a freezing 8 degrees that is), I crocheted a few Blissful Ear Warmers with Red Heart's new VERY AWESOME, INCREDIBLY AMAZING REFLECTIVE YARN. I honestly, can't get enough of...
By redheart | Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 11:18
Need a pattern for Valentine's Day? We've got you covered with 18 free knit and crochet heart themed patterns! Valentine Heart coaster Be Still My Heart Earrings Family Heart Mittens I Love My Tote Bag Cabled Heart Hat Valentine Mug Hug Happy Hearts Afghan Here's My Heart Gift Bag Heart Wreath Cu-Pig Flying...
By D J Stinson | Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 11:39
My friends always make fun of me for taking patterns and putting my own spin on them. I like to make old new again, bright not so bright and turn dull into vibrant.I knew I wanted to do Granny Squares so my search began. I found LW3739, Many Squares Baby Blanket, and knew this was the one. I wanted a baby yarn so...
By redheart | Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 17:08
Tassels are a fun way to decorate the end of a scarf or the edge of a blanket, and they are easier to make than you think! Follow our step-by-step instructions and you'll have your own set in no time at all.Materials1 ball of Red Heart Soft1 object the size you want your tassel to be, such as a piece of...