Everyone knows that you can use pompoms instead of ribbon bows on gifts…I love using pompoms throughout the year. But this year I found some even easier, faster, and more impressive ways to quickly wrap holiday gifts with yarn. Here are 3 ideas that I hope will inspire you to get clever with gifty yarn wrapping.
In September we told you about the Crochet Stitch Sampler Baby Blanket Crochet Along that Marly Bird was hosting. The crochet along (CAL) was a great success! If you missed it the first time around or want to make another one, we have all of the resources here for you.
Monkey Day is Monday, December 14, 2015! To celebrate, we have seven free crochet patterns featuring monkeys, made in Red Heart Super Saver.
Decked-out with garlands your home becomes a happy place that is a reflection of you! No longer are garlands limited to being displayed on a mantel or banister. A garland can be added to any room in the house.
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Solid colored throws are a popular trend now in home decor. If you want lace, cables, or all over texture; easy, intermediate, or experienced; crochet or knit — we have a throw pattern just for you!
Are you looking for ideas to knit and crochet quickly for the people you live with at the office? Here are some ideas that may fit the bill!
Each month of 2015 we featured a special throw pattern. You may have saved them (or some of them) to your favorites list in redheart.com. We’ve combined all 12 of these outstanding Throws of the Month into an easy-to-view eCalendar for the New Year. You can either print out the whole calendar, or print out just the pages for the current month. You can also use it in the digital version…just download it to your computer’s desktop for easy reference any time you need a calendar.
I have always wondered what inspires a person to download a pattern. Is it the photograph/model, color of the project, the yarn, interesting stitches, skill level or is it just the right project. Personally, I have a project in mind and begin my search by narrowing the field. No matter what the reason is we are thrilled to be able to bring you so many free patterns on RedHeart.com. Click on and let the search begin.
When I first met Red Heart Cordial, I thought it was the perfect cord for macramé. I was pleasantly surprised to see that it could be crocheted into such usable, durable, great-looking items. If you see it in the store it looks like a stiff ball of yarn. Like this…
When you crochet with it, it magically becomes perfect for all sorts of things. So I think of it as a “cord that you can either use for macramé knotting or for crochet”.
Our wonderful graphics department is always extremely busy, but when I suggested giving our Red Heart lovers some gift tags they responded enthusiastically! The 10 designs that they have come up with are perfect for all the hand-made items that I have in the works. We hope you will enjoy using them for your gifty creations!