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By Bobbie Matela | Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 12:42
There are many crocheters who love following the Crochet Crowd and learning from the videos that Mikey presents. We’d like to give you a behind the scenes idea of who Mikey really is. He reveals a bit about himself and his love for the crochet community.  1. You inspire us with your videos. What was your...
By redheart | Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 12:06
 Enter to Win the Wreath of the Month!There will be 3 lucky people who will win the yarn, needles and hooks to make this month's wreath. Red Heart will be featuring a new wreath project every month in 2013! It will include a free pattern for the particular wreath and some tips and photos for ...
By redheart | Friday, November 22, 2013 - 10:46
Gumdrop yarn creates items that are cute enough to eat! Gumdrop comes in bright, trendy colors and a silky soft hand, this 100% premium acrylic yarn is perfect for kids, toddlers and adults too! Be inspired with these nine colorful knit and crochet patterns. Single Square Coasters Girl’s Knit Cable Sweater...
By Haley Wishon | Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 12:01
Do you enjoy looking at old photos as much as I do? Well you're in for a TREAT!  Red Heart has so many patterns dating all the way back to the 1930's so we're going to join in on the Throwback Thursday (#tbt) digital trend FUN!Our first #tbt pattern is the Grandstand Cardi. The original pattern came from a...
By Margaret E | Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 17:00
It's easier than you think to make pompoms! Find out how in this blog post, complete with step-by-step pictures. As a bonus, go here to see instructions from Handmade Charlotte on how to make a super big pompom in just one minute!1. To make a pompom, you'll need yarn, scissors and a pompom maker. We used Red Heart...
By redheart | Monday, November 18, 2013 - 12:42
Written by Mikey from The Crochet CrowdIsn't yarn spectacular? I mean... look at all those pretty colours that are available on the shelf. It's like a huge colour wheel waiting to be unleashed and set free.Over the years, I have seen traditional Christmas colours turn from just red, white and green and go into...
By Bobbie Matela | Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 17:28
What in the world would we do without talented designers?! They offer their creative talents so that we can in turn enjoy crocheting or knitting our own unique projects. Even after many years of yarn addiction (more years than I like to admit), I am constantly amazed at how a ball of yarn can become so many different...
By Margaret E | Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 16:33
Learn about our incredible new yarns just in time for holiday projects! We have hundreds of videos, including yarn information and how-tos, on RedHeart.com and on our YouTube channel.Make a statement with Boutique Dash, a super bulky, braided yarn that drapes beautifully and works up in a flash.   Rich...
By redheart | Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 01:00
The holidays are quickly approaching and everyone could use a quick and easy gift idea. Here is a collection of 17 knit and crochet free patterns that will be sure to make anyone feel special this holiday season. Plus these projects work up in the (St.) Nick of time! Holiday Gift Scarf Vintage Cutie Hat Single...
By Haley Wishon | Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 10:41
Did you know Red Heart provides free patterns on many items you would never believe could be knitted or crocheted? I remember my first day at work walking into the break room to eat my lunch and seeing some women knitting and crocheting. I remember thinking to myself how awesome their creations were but how knitting...