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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...
By redheart | Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 12:21
By Mary ColucciWarm Up America! Foundationwww.WarmUpAmerica.orgFor those who might not know the history of the Warm Up America! program, it was the brainchild of Evie Rosen, a former yarn shop owner in Wausau, WI. In 1990, frustrated by the great need for blankets for the homeless and her inability to knit large...
By redheart | Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 01:00
Welcome to the first square of the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet Along! This week we'll be doing the Cross-Stitched Square. You can download the pattern here. Enter for a chance to win a Red Heart Yarns prize pack by going to our Facebook page and putting your name and email in the entry form. ...
By Margaret E | Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 01:00
Join us and The Crochet Crowd for the Shimmery Hearts Scarf Crochet-Along! This scarf introduces the technique of filet crochet, and is simple enough to be completed in a few days. It's perfect for Valentine's Day! You can read tips and tricks here, and also take a look at Mikey's video. Share your photos...
By Bobbie Matela | Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 11:31
Donna Hornschemeier emailed this amazing story about Super Saver yarn to us a few days ago. She agreed to let us share it with you… “The windshield wipers on my car broke earlier in the week. Last night I took my son to a meeting. Half an hour in it started snowing. Heavily. By the time his meeting was...
By Haley Wishon | Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 16:07
Which teams will make it to the Super Bowl this year? New England Patrios or Denver Broncos? San Francisco 49ers or Seattle Seahawks?Here are a few quick knit and crochet patterns for you to make to show your "Team Spirit" during the NFC and AFC Championships this weekend and for the Super Bowl.Using...
By Haley Wishon | Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 11:35
Some fashionable little girls love to wear things that were made just for them! Make a cable sweater with matching leg warmers to keep your stylish chica warm on these cold winter days! Red Heart has a CROCHET and KNIT version available using Super Tweed! Check out how much fun these cute little girls had during...
By Haley Wishon | Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 11:28
It'sThrowback Thursday time! (#tbt)This Chevron Cape was first designed and published in 1972. The pattern has since been remade with updated sizing and yarn information. This classically designed cape looks just as fashionable today as when it was first published over 40 years ago.  Make it in a neutral shade...
By redheart | Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 12:33
Welcome! We hope you join us in the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet Along! Beginning on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 and every two weeks after for the next few months we'll post a new crocheted square pattern along with tips and pictures to help you learn the stitch. Crochet the squares along with us, and by...
By redheart | Monday, December 30, 2013 - 12:39
The ebook Crochet Pink: 26 Patterns to Crochet for Comfort, Gratitude, and Charity by Janet Rehfeldt is a collection of patterns in pink, the color of hope for breast cancer. The patterns range from sweaters to accessories to home decor items, all in various shades of pink. The ebook includes two patters in Aunt...