Mardi Gras is just around the corner! Make a mask just in time and join in on the Mardi Gras celebrations! Continue reading “Mardi Gras Masks”
Who: Anyone who wants to knit or crochet an 8″ x 8″ inch square or 8″ x 16″ rectangle is invited to participate.
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”
Red Heart has been making quality yarns for over 75 years and we are pleased to say that 16 of our yarns are made right here in the USA! We are proud to bring these products to you at a great value and we thank you for using them lovingly in your projects. Continue reading “Made In USA Red Heart Yarns”
Welcome back to the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet-Along! This week we will be working on the Back Loops Square (LW4132-2), which you can find here. Continue reading “Back Loops Square in the Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet Along”
I’m not sure if Winter 2014 will be considered a blast or not. I live in the Southeast and was snowed in for 3 days so I really feel for my friends up North. Let’s be clear about something though, if you are going to go out and play in the snow then you have to look good doing it.
My daughter went off to her first year of college in the mountains of North Carolina. We have beaches too, but she picked the mountains. During Christmas break she asked me if I could make her some hats. She wanted slouchy, cute, hip and just plain fun. I found the perfect pattern, the Winter Blast Hat.
Are you at a place in your crochet life that you want to learn new techniques and be a bit challenged by the patterns? Are you ready to amaze yourself with how you can create crocheted originals that are wonderful to wear? Then you owe it to yourself to check out this new book by Tammy Hildebrand, one of our favorite designers. It is filled with shawls, ponchos even ruanas.
Start the new year with a new look! Here are a dozen free knit and crochet patterns to change your home’s appearance! Continue reading “Decorate Your Space!”
When you start your creative project with Susan Bates, you’ll have a lifetime of creating memories. Susan Bates has provided tools and accessories such as crochet hooks, knitting needles, embroidery hoops and much, much more to knitting and crocheting enthusiast for over 150 years! Continue reading “Susan Bates Tools & Accessories…standing the test of time”
by Michael Sellick of The Crochet Crowd
One of my favourite shows from when I was a kid is Baby New Year. I loved the story line and has a soft spot in my heart. It reminds me that new beginnings are possible. I’ve decided to kick off January with projects and ideas that circulate around Baby New Year. Continue reading “Yarn Takes Mikey of Crochet Crowd by Surprise!”