Seed Stitch Diamonds Square for Cabled Afghan Knit-Along

Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we share a new square pattern and help you learn to make it. Watch videos on Creativebug (sign up for a free account to get access to the videos) and see tutorials here on the blog.

This week we will be working on the Seed Stitch Diamonds Square (LW4309-J). You can download the pattern for this square here.

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Honeycomb and Braided Cables Square for Cabled Afghan Knit-Along

Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we share a new square pattern and help you learn to make it. Watch videos on Creativebug (sign up for a free account to get access to the videos) and see tutorials here on the blog.

This week we will be working on the Honeycomb and Braided Cables Square (LW4309-I). You can download the pattern for this square here.

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Honeycomb Trellis Square for Cabled Afghan Knit-Along

Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we share a new square pattern and help you learn to make it. Watch videos on Creativebug (sign up for a free account to get access to the videos) and see tutorials here on the blog.

This week we will be working on the Honeycomb Trellis Square (LW4309-H). You can download the pattern for this square here.

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Sizzle! Cuz You Love ‘Em!

The end of summer is nearing…and our summer friendships and family visits are ending. So now is the perfect time to give a little remembrance of love to your summer friends in the form of a friendship bracelet. See our video and free lc4494pattern for our Cardboard Loom Bracelet made with our colorful fine nylon cord, Sizzle™. We like that it can be made so quickly and you don’t even need to know any macrame knots.

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XO Panels and Ensign’s Braid Square for Cabled Afghan Knit-Along

Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we share a new square pattern and help you learn to make it. Watch videos on Creativebug (sign up for a free account to get access to the videos) and see tutorials here on the blog.

This week we will be working on the XO Panels and Ensign’s Braid Square (LW4309-G). You can download the pattern for this square here.

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Cro-Shayley makes the Puppy Dog Hat for her little one

Cro-Shayley makes the Puppy Dog Hat for her Little One

Red Heart's Puppy Dog HatGuess what Red Heart friends?!?! I’m expecting my first baby — A BOY — at the end of October and I’ve only just begun making things for him. I really need to get on the ball because he will be here in no time! EEEK!

Now that I know “it” is a “he” I’m going to start whiping things up for sure. I love to make baby hats, especially the ones that are quick and easy but look like they took you weeks to make! ;)

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And the Winners Are!!!

I was so excited to see the wonderful designs that were winners of the CGOA (Crochet Guild of America) Design Competition recently in Manchester, New Hampshire. I was awestruck by the impressive entries. Then I just had a “duh” moment, and realized many of you did not have a chance to go to the conference but would be equally impressed by the talents of our fellow crocheters. So with little ado, here is a link to a photo presentation of all the winners. Please enjoy and be inspired!

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Donna’s Dozen: School Days and Golden Rule Days

Believe it or not it is that time of year again to send our babies off to school again. Yes, my daughter is almost 20, but she is still my baby. This time of year affects everyone from Primary school all the way to graduate school. Red Heart is always here to help. Let’s start out their year in style. First I would like to look at wardrobe:

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Operation We’ve Got You Covered

by guest blogger Jan Knapp

In the United States, a uniform hat is sometimes referred to officially as a cover, as in: “Soldier, remove your cover!” or “You’re not in uniform without your cover.”

The Ladies Auxiliary, Military Order of the Purple Heart is asking crafters to join us in Operation We’ve Got You Covered, a patriotic program that provides support and comfort to hospitalized and homebound Veterans.

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