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.
Get set for winter with thirty knit and crochet accessories! There is a free accessory pattern for everyone: men, women, children, pets — even dolls! Which pattern are you going to make first? Continue reading “Thirty Accessories to Warm Your Winter”
Hi Red Heart friends! I’m back from maternity leave and here to tell you, being a mother, as most of you know, is hard work but totally worth every bit of it!!! People tell you you won’t remember life before your baby and they were right. Finally, we’ve got a routine down and now I’m ready to get back to my fun hobby, crocheting! Continue reading “Cro-Shayley makes a Fireman Hat”
Have you always wished that you could do more of the advanced techniques in crochet? Just think about where you would be in your crochet skills if you learned one new technique each month in 2015. This is a 12-month guide for crochet skill-building.
If you knit or crochet then you have partial balls/skeins of yarn in your home that I call scrap yarn. Personally, I like to use up this yarn so I can buy some more. I have come up with a dozen patterns that you can complete with small amounts of yarn.
Welcome to the first of our Throw of the Month series! This month’s project is the Snowflake Throw. Each month we will have a new themed throw to do. 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.