Join us for the Cabled Afghan Knit 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.

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Kids Craft Pompom Bookmark by Guest Blogger Jessie

Guest blog by Jessie of

A while back I had the joy of letting my littles help me with some designs for Red Heart. The first of those designs was a pompom bookmark made with Red Heart Super Saver, which Kyla helped me create.

I took many photos. Maybe a bit too many.

So here is Kyla, guiding you and your littles through creating your own pompom bookmark. Please refer back to the pattern for all the details needed. Continue reading “Kids Craft Pompom Bookmark by Guest Blogger Jessie”

Join Mikey’s Pact: Summer Stitch-cation

From Guest Blogger, Mikey from the Crochet Crowd:

I’m at it again with another amazing afghan project. I’ve been digging through the Red Heart patterns to locate a perfect project for the summer long crochet challenge. In reviewing his inbox of ‘wish list requests’ from fans, he realized that people really want to explore stitches so they may learn and grow.

I’ve located an afghan that explores 10 different stitches. These are stitches that you can learn and use on future projects. I will have the patterns and videos ready for you. Continue reading “Join Mikey’s Pact: Summer Stitch-cation”

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”