Last week, we started a mystery adventure where crocheters has an opportunity to get started by making the feet and legs. This week, we are moving up the character to create two sets of components. In cooperation with Mikey of The Crochet Crowd, we have Red Heart Yarns and Fresh Stitches participating. Continue reading “Mystery Crochet Along with Mikey Who’s in Your Closet: Week 2”
Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we will 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. My name is Margaret Eckman, and my mom Edie Eckman designed the squares and teaches the videos. Together we’ll get you going on your afghan! Continue reading “Bias Garter Stitch Square for the Cabled Afghan Knit Along”
Back by popular demand is another mystery challenge hosted by Mikey of The Crochet Crowd. Crocheters loved the Crochet Mystery Adventure which ended up being Love My Giraffe Toy. Crocheters from around the world created over 550 giraffes and were encouraging each other during the mystery. It was a lot of fun to watch crocheters try to guess and crochet something without knowing the final results.
Red Heart is always thinking ahead to help you reach your creative goals. Believe it or not it’s that time of year again for Red Heart’s Christmas in July!If you don’t want to be stressed or behind you need to start now to get ready for the holidays. We will be featuring a Christmas pattern Monday-Friday in the month of July. We have also joined forces with a dear friend of ours and yours, Mikey from the Crochet Crowd. He brings so much knowledge and energy to what he does that you can’t help but get in the spirit of the holidays even when the temperatures are in the 90’s.
The Red Heart Team and Crochetville are gearing up for the Knit & Crochet Show in Manchester, NH! July 23- 27th, 2014!
This year is a special anniversary year for the Crochet Guild of America, they’ve been gathering crocheters together for 20 years! To celebrate they are planning a Cake and Champagne Reception on Thursday evening.
The Knitting Guild of America will be there too, and together the two guilds are planning a yarn-bombing extravaganza for the show. Check out the preview below, it looks like fun already! If you’d like to send in a square, or bring it with you, check out the details here. Continue reading “Knit & Crochet Show”
If you’ve been knitting or crocheting a while, chances are you’ve seen a Susan Bates® Knit Chek. These handy tools are great to keep in your project bag since they function as many tools in one.
Congratulations! You’ve made 20 squares for the Checkerboard Textures Throw (LW4132), and now we’re going to put them together! You can download the final PDF with all the square patterns as well as the border and finishing instructions here. Continue reading “Finishing and Border for Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along”
Welcome! We hope you join us and Creativebug in the Cabled Afghan Knit Along! Beginning on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, and every week after for 12 weeks we’ll post a new knit square pattern for the Knit Your Cables Afghan (LW4309). Each square has a companion video tutorial presented by Creativebug where designer Edie Eckman will show you tips on knitting the square. Edie’s daughter Margaret will join in here on the Red Heart blog.
Fashion-right neon colors are adding POPS of bright lively color wherever you go—for accessories, clothing and even home décor. So in case you haven’t noticed, here are some lively new Red Heart yarns in neon shades. You could be enjoying having them on your hooks and needles!
Have you noticed that weaving is one of this summer’s fun craft activities? We did, and wanted to share how to do this fun craft with you! Weaving can be just as relaxing as knitting and crochet; it is also a great way to use up your scrap yarn.