Just “Throwing” Out Some New Options

Summer is ending and Fall is the perfect time to get your next throw project planned and ready to go—so here are some wonderful new options to inspire you! Get started now and you can finish your throw in time for the first snow. If you’ve never done a project as large as a throw, start with one of these two easy patterns, Flower Path Throw (LW3589) or Splendid Ripple Throw (LW3602). You’ll spend a bit more time than you would for a scarf, but you don’t need any extra skills. Continue reading “Just “Throwing” Out Some New Options”

Red Heart’s Featured Autumn Leaves Wreath of the Month – September

Enter to Win the Wreath of the Month!

There will be 3 lucky people who will win the yarn, needles and hooks to make this month’s wreath.

Red Heart will be featuring a new wreath project every month in 2013!  It will include a free pattern for the particular wreath and some tips and photos for assembly  from the designer Michele Wilcox.

PLUS get a September Wreath Calendar that you can print out to keep track of important dates.


September’s wreath of the month free pattern is the Autumn Leaves Wreath.

Add fall color to your front door to welcome visitors or place this wreath in the window to enjoy from indoors. The leaves, acorns and vines are easy to crochet and are a fun change from the usual project.

Autumn Leaves Wreath


Fall Splendor Doily Giveaway

Aunt Lydia’s is giving away the thread and hook used to make this Fall Splendor Doily from the October issue of Crochet World!

Two lucky winners will receive one ball each of Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Size 10 in 431 Pumpkin, 341 Russet, 310 Copper Mist and 423 Maize, one ball of Aunt Lydia’s Metallic Size 10 in 1P White/Pearl and a steel size 7 hook to complete the doily, plus a tote bag and the October 2013 issue of Crochet World.


Cro-Shayley Teaches Her Nieces How to Hand-Chain

Need a fun craft project for little girls? Three words: Hand Chain Scarf! This project can be complete in minutes and you don’t even have to know how to knit or crochet — all you do is use your hands. My nieces were visiting from out of town and were wanting to make something cool. I happened to have 2 extra balls of Boutique Ribbons in Marble and Aurora so I decided to teach them how to make a hand chain scarf.

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