5 Basic Knit Scrubbies

There’s nothing better than creating useful items for your home! With Scrubby and Scrubby Cotton yarns, you can create handmade dish and wash cloths to take on all of life’s messes. Check out these five easy and fun knit washcloth patterns for you to enjoy. Each free knit pattern features a different technique and color combination. Choose your favorite colors or mix and match a few hues and designs for a one-of-a-kind Scrubby collection.

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Get Yarning During the Olympic Games

The 2018 Winter Olympics are almost here and we’re so excited to watch our favorite event. The Games officially start on February 7th with the Opening Ceremony on February 9th at 8 p.m. ET. The games continue through February 25th so you have plenty of time to pick out a project and get yarning.

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Fave Five Blankets

There’s just nothing quite like the perfect knit or crochet blanket. We took a poll to find out your all-time favorite options from Red Heart.

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Knit and Crochet Hats for the Big Game

You can always find us supporting our favorite teams with spirited crochet and knitwear. With the Big Game just around the corner, there’s no better time to pull together a knit or crochet hat in your team’s colors! This year’s opponents, the Patriots and the Eagles, have great color palettes! The Patriots have a classic look with red, navy and white. While the Eagles sport a rich midnight green, with accents silver/gray, white and black.

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 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela celebrates his Centennial Birthday with Donations at the Capital 

The cold weather seemed to cooperate on Dec 5th 2017 as 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day commemorated the 4th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s passing. As part of the celebration of Nelson Mandela’s legacy at the South African Embassy in Washington DC, 67 Blankets presented 67 scarves to the Weinberg Housing and Resource Center, operated by Catholic Charities of Baltimore. Hundreds of scarves were collected for distribution.

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FreeSpirit Quilt challenge defines artisanship with beauty, color and creativity

Artisan
noun ar·ti·san \ˈär-tə-zən\: a person who makes things by using skill with the hands.

This is a pure definition for the recent “I Am An Artisan Challenge” hosted by our sister company, FreeSpirit Fabrics. As a “yarnie,” you know the name Kaffe Fassett from his multi-color knitwear designs and beautiful yarns bearing his brand. Kaffe’s love of textiles also graces colorful 100% cotton fabrics perfect for patchwork or any sewing project.

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