Red Heart won the Women’s Choice Award again in 2017 for the Most Recommended Yarn Brand. We’ll be sponsoring the awards show on May 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California to celebrate, and you can follow along!
Crochet artist Olek has released the first two parts of her new #LoveAcrosstheUSA community mural project: a mural of Harriet Tubman in Auburn, NY and a mural of Susan B. Anthony in Rochester, NY. The murals were made by combining hundreds of 2′ x 2′ crocheted squares made by dozens of community volunteers.
by Donna Stinson
It takes months, sometime years, of planning to make your wedding day perfect. There are so many overwhelming decisions that have to be made from the weddings rings to the honeymoon destination and a million other things in between. I went to Red Heart.com and found a dozen brilliant crochet projects that can be worn (or held) by the bride, wedding party, mother-of-the-bride/groom and there is even an 18” wedding doll. You may not have time to make something for yourself, but I bet there is someone special that would love to make a hand-crafted gift for the happy couple. It could be the start of a family heirloom to be passed down for generations.
Freeform crochet is a wonderful expression of your own creativity achieved through fiber. It is often called “painting with yarn” because of the openness of the design. Freeform crochet can be anything that you want it to be. While there aren’t any “rules” for freeform crochet, there are some great starting points and tips for people who would like to express themselves in this way but who aren’t sure where to begin. This guide will help you get started in the adventure of freeform crochet. Continue reading “Freeform Crochet Tips for Beginners”
Did you know that Red Heart Classic yarn is over 25 years old and Made in the USA? The extensive color range and smaller size skeins makes it easy to work on a multi-colored project while on-the-go. See the list below for a dozen dazzling crocheted throws.
If you are a crocheter who loves enjoying your craft alone, and gets all the inspiration you need from the many websites and Ravelry, then you do not need to read any further. But if you would like to be opened up to the larger world of wonderful people (in the flesh) that crochet, I whole-heartedly encourage you to join us at the Chain Link Conference in Chicago this July 26-29, 2017.
It’s time for a knit-along with Marly Bird! We’ll be knitting the Textured Triangle Shawl designed by Diane Moyer. The shawl is made using Soft Essentials yarn, available at Michaels stores.
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We’re excited to introduce the newest member of the Scrubby family: Scrubby Cotton! The soft hand and unique texture make it perfect for the bath, but you can use it in the kitchen too!
It’s no secret that we love pompoms around here, so we gathered up our favorites to share with you. Pompoms are a quick and easy way to add color and update your hats or your home.
Did you love adding initials to your projects with our free Alphabet Song ebook last year? We’ve got some great news for you — free grid paper so you can personalize all your projects! Use the grid paper to plan out words and letters to add, or come up with your own shapes and designs.