Are you signed up to receive project emails from Pinterest? I sure am and as I was going through my emails a few days ago, I came across one with the subject line, “Cross stitch your grandma would never do.” Continue reading “Cro-Shayley makes a Cross Stitch Heart Sweater just in time for Valentine’s Day”
A frequent question we receive is why we don’t recommend substitutes for discontinued yarns in our patterns, or have a master list of current yarns that are similar to discontinued yarns or colors. The short answer: yarns aren’t identical. Keep reading to see a more detailed explanation.
February may be the shortest month, but there’s still a lot of knitting or crochet you can squeeze in! Here are some of our favorite “quick” projects to go along with this quick month!
Welcome to the second of our Throw of the Month series! This month’s project is the Ice Crystal Throw made in Red Heart Super Saver yarn. Each month we will have a new themed throw as a featured free pattern. Each throw will have a tip or two in the blog, as well as a giveaway to win the yarn to make the throw. Keep reading for the tip and to access the giveaway! Use the hashtag #throwmonth to talk about the series.
Welcome to the second entry in our ongoing series Learn a Stitch, Make a Cowl! Each month in 2015 we will teach you a new crochet or knit stitch. You can then use the stitch when you make the featured cowl. This month our stitch is a checked pattern, and the cowl is the Candi’s Checked Cowl in Soft. Keep reading to learn the stitch and enter to win! Use the hashtag #learnstitches to talk about the series.
I’m on a Red Heart Reflective Yarn kick…..I don’t know about you, but I just can’t get enough of it! Last year I made headbands for my nieces, nephew and cousins when we went on our family mountain trip (click here to read that blog) and I’m thinking about making more. The way the reflective thread woven into the yarn lights up during a flash photo just amazes me…I’m easily amused, I know. ;) Continue reading “Cro-Shayley makes a Reflective Crate”
Baseball season is fast approaching and if you’re planning to attend any games during the cold Winter, I’ve got the cutest quick and easy hat and bootie set for your baby. Continue reading “Cro-Shayley makes a Baseball Hat and Booties”
Are you excited for the upcoming 2015 Super Bowl XLIX game? We are! So we designed these hat patterns for you to make to cheer on your favorite team. We have the Seahawks-inspired team hat as knit and the Patriots-inspired team hat as crochet, but you’re welcome to switch the colors so you can make a hat for the team you’re cheering on! If you’re a supporter of a different team, just change the colors.