Double Crochet & Slip Stitch Square for Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along

Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Double Crochet & Slip Stitch Square (LW4132-10), which you can find here. This is the final square posted for this challenge; the links to the previous weeks are listed at the bottom of this post. After you complete this square you just have to assemble the throw and add the border! Continue reading “Double Crochet & Slip Stitch Square for Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along”

Need help mixing and matching with multis?

We’ve got you covered!  Our Multi Coordinates list takes the mystery out of which solids go with your favorite multis!  This printable list which includes all of our multi-color yarns that have solid coordinates, is a great reference to keep on hand.

 

To get to this page, click HERE or go to the YARN page, and you will see the MULTI COORDINATES LIST just to the right of the main picture below the copy paragraph. Continue reading “Need help mixing and matching with multis?”

Where in the World Are You with Your Red Heart Yarn?

Where have you traveled with your Red Heart Yarn? We want to see pictures of the places you’ve visited with your Red Heart Yarn or a knit or crocheted item! Our pictures are photoshopped, but we want to see your REAL pictures! Take a picture in your local public spaces, like a restaurant, library, park, or playground. Or take your Red Heart Yarn on vacation!

You can submit a new picture each month, from April 29 through October 31, 2014. Each photo must show a ball of Red Heart yarn (any Red Heart yarn!) with the logo visible OR make the heart shape with your hands with your knit and crochet item visible in the picture. (See the images in this post for reference.)

We’ll choose 3 winners each month to receive a prize package with a retail value of $50!

Judges from Red Heart will select two of the monthly winners to be the Grand Prize winners. Grand Prize Winners will receive a prize package valued at $150 of Red Heart Yarns of their choice, plus $500!

No matter where you go — the Grand Canyon, the Eiffel Tower, or closer to home — you’ll have a chance to win!

Official Rules

 

Watch this video with Mikey from The Crochet Crowd to learn more! Continue reading “Where in the World Are You with Your Red Heart Yarn?”

Shells with Front & Back Post Stitches Square in the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet Along

Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Shells with Front & Back Post Stitches Square (LW4132-9), which you can find here. This is the 10th square posted for this challenge; the links to the previous weeks are listed at the bottom of this post. Only one more square and finishing left to do!

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Donna’s Dozen: For Fabulous Fathers Everywhere

It does not matter if you call him father, daddy, dad or pop he deserves a special present from you on Father’s Day. He has enjoyed handmade presents since you were in Elementary school, you know the ones I am talking about, so why not keep up the tradition. Red Heart has several different ideas and I am sure one that will fit your dad’s personality. Continue reading “Donna’s Dozen: For Fabulous Fathers Everywhere”

Yarn Bombing – You’re Invited

Who: Anyone who wants to knit or crochet an 8″ x 8″ inch square or 8″ x 16″ rectangle is invited to participate. Yarn-Bomb_Invite

What: Help us take Manchester by storm and donate a knitted or crocheted square or rectangle swatch to our Yarn Bombing event. All are encouraged to participate in the event whether you are a knitter or crocheter. Not attending the conference? That’s okay too! Get your guild or chapter involved, create swatches, and follow the conference on Instagram to see images of our Yarn Bomb while we are at the show! Manchester will have a whole new appreciation for our industry after we dress the town in all of the colorful swatches! Items left at the end will be pieced together into blankets and scarves and donated to local charities. Continue reading “Yarn Bombing – You’re Invited”