From Our Blog

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...
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...