Occasionally, a ball or skein of Red Heart yarn has a knot in it. One or two knots in a ball or skein is normal, and you can follow the steps below. For larger amounts of knots or other issues with our yarn, please follow the instructions in What do I do if my yarn has a problem?
Let me start out by saying I love sports, but a month of it is a little too much. In March our family room TV is on basketball, nothing else. I decided a long time ago to make this my time to retreat to another room and create something special for myself or for a gift. Since I have a full month with no interruptions I usually would tackle a throw before the weather turns warm.
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Join-as-you-go crochet (also known as JAYGO) is important to add to your repertoire of crochet techniques if you love to make items from lots of small motifs but don’t enjoy the end stage of the project when you have to join the motifs and weave in all of those ends. With JAYGO, the motifs are all joined along the way, and although there are some ends to weave in, you can handle a lot of them as you go so that the finishing stage of the project is only a small part of the process. JAYGO is also great for people who like to take their projects with them on the go and don’t want to worry about losing motifs in the shuffle!
When the precious grey knit puppy arrived from designer Michele Wilcox, we knew by the reaction of everyone that he was going to be popular. The people in the office wanted to touch the soft Fur and cuddle our lovable fella. His small size and endearing personality allows him to go along with you, where ever. And he’s washable, so he can be given a bath when he needs it.
Welcome to My First with Marly Bird! Each month Marly will teach you a new crocheting or knitting project. These projects are designed to make you comfortable as you transition between learning the stitches and making a project. Every design has a written pattern and a step-by-step video tutorial to follow along.
Marly Bird has a new Craftsy class: Crochet Colorwork Techniques! She’ll teach you how to work chevrons, Catherine’s wheels, spirals, 3D effects, and more. Once you learn these techniques, you can apply them to all kinds of crochet projects.
As well as National Craft Month, March is also National Crochet Month! To celebrate, Crochetville is having a blog tour called The Crochet Express.
Every day in March, Crochetville will feature 3 crochet designers, a crochet-friendly yarn store, a yarn company (that’s us!), and a daily giveaway. These events will be located in the Crochetville forum discussion and the National Crochet Month Facebook group.
We’re featured on March 9, so make sure you check Crochetville on that day!
Welcome to the March Doily of the Month! Each month in 2016 we will share a new doily pattern for you to make in Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread. We challenged the top doily designers to create innovate designs that coordinate with the feeling of each month. Plus, every month we will select five winners to receive an Aunt Lydia’s prize pack.
For March, we have the Coventry Doily. It’s a complex pattern that works well as a centerpiece on your table, or place it in a frame with a contrasting background to display on your wall.