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By Janice777 | Friday, March 28, 2014 - 14:55
I thought in honor of national crochet month and national craft month, I thought I would combine my love of both and make some yarn jars.These are extremely easy to make and such fun to have around.  They can be made in your favorite colors and they make great gifts for your friends.  Let your imagination...
By Haley Wishon | Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 15:19
It's that time again....#tbt!!! Today's Throwback Thursday features Red Heart's Striped Mini Skirt. This easy skirt design was first published in 1971 when Twiggy was the star of the fashion world. Crochet it today in colors that suit your wardrobe and show off your new tall boots. Accessories and add a thick or...
By redheart | Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 08:34
Are you ready for a Mystery Crochet Along? Follow the clues for 4 weeks to create a mystery crochet project with Mikey. On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014, you will receive your first set of clues to begin. The rest of the clues will come every Tuesday on April 8, 12 and 22nd. You will have until May 6th, 2014 to send us an...
By redheart | Friday, March 21, 2014 - 13:46
One lucky crocheter who completes the challenge will receive a Fully Loaded Red Heart Yarn Bag with Crochet Crowd Gifts! Introducing the Button Up Cowl Pattern, a quick crochet challenge project. This project has been designed by Edie Eckman. When Edie designed this pattern, she made it very versatile to change up...
By redheart | Friday, March 14, 2014 - 11:38
Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Popcorn Square (LW4132-4), 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 Crochet...
By Amy Olson | Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 09:25
What’s new you ask? Sashay Mini – the same Sashay you love in a narrower version making a thinner scarf perfect for kids and anyone who wants a little less ruffle.  Available in 8 fun, bright shades perfect to chase away those winter blahs and welcome spring!!  Sashay Boho – 8 unique...
By Haley Wishon | Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 15:36
To remember those whose lives were taken, brave responders, and those still recovering from the Boston Marathon tragedy, the Old South Church in Boston is putting together the Marathon Scarf Project.  They are collecting handmade (knit or crochet) scarves for runners of the Boston Marathon. Organizers of this...
By redheart | Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 08:48
I think it is safe to say that we have had one dreadful Winter so I thought I would bring you hope for better days with some Spring and Easter designs. Even if it is still cold and a little dreary where you live I hope these wonderful designs will make you feel all warm and fuzzy. Speaking of Fuzzy, let’s take...
By Bobbie Matela | Monday, March 17, 2014 - 09:25
The industry lost an important leader, educator and author when Jean Leinhauser passed away in 2012. Though her first career was in public relations, her passion was education. She was one of the founders of Leisure Arts. After leaving Leisure, she started the America School of Needlework with business partner Rita...
By Haley Wishon | Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 16:42
Have you ever found a project that you just haaaaad to make then once you got started you realized how much work had to go into and soon the project became a UFO (unfinished object)? Well, that is precisely what happened here. Back in November, I was flipping through the January 2014 issue of Crochet Today and found...