Make a Boutique Swerve Scarf in a Jiffy!

If you’re like most people you enjoy making things for your friends and family but wait until the last minute. Red Heart Boutique Swerve can solve your problem in a jiffy!  It is available in a multitude of colors. All you need are 2 skeins of SWERVE and believe it or not, just your hands. This scarf is so easy you don’t even need a crochet hook!

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Crochet Rubik’s Cube Project by Marcy Kraft

It thrills me when I hear about younger people who are excited about yarn and crocheting. Recently I had the opportunity to interview Marcy Kraft, a 25 year old full-time Mom and the founder of “Crochet Grenade.” What I also love about Marcy is she’s a fearless, self-taught crocheter. Her Mom taught her a few basic stitches and she was off and running! Marcy does not work from patterns, which makes her story even more amazing, when you see the scope of her artistry. She says she just looks at the shapes of things and plans it all out in her head and then she executes the design. Continue reading “Crochet Rubik’s Cube Project by Marcy Kraft”

Red Heart’s Retweet Giveaway

Enter Red Heart’s Twitter Retweet Giveaway for a chance to win this awesome prize package filled with our latest Boutique yarns.

Two lucky people will win a prize package worth $100 that includes: 1 ball each of Red Heart Boutique Sashay Sequins, Sashay Team Spirit, TrioStellar, Lolli, Dash, Sassy Lace and Sassy Fabric, a Red Heart bag, Susan Bates Knitting Needles and Crochet Hook, plus a copy of the latest Crochet Today! magazine.

Simply follow @RedHeartYarns and retweet this post by August 1, 2013 using the hash tag #RHBOUTIQUE to make it easy to find. Only one entry per person, please. Two lucky Twitterers will win a fabulous prize pack of Red Heart’s newest Boutique yarns sponsored by Red Heart.

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                  Prize Package Retail Value $100

retweetprizepack•    1 ball Boutique Sashay Team Spirit
•    1 ball Boutique Sashay Sequins
•    1 ball Boutique Trio
•    1 ball Boutique Stellar
•    1 ball Boutique Lolli
•    1 ball Boutique Dash
•    1 ball Boutique Sassy Fabric
•    1 ball Boutique Sassy Lace
•    1 Susan Bates bamboo crochet hook
•    1 Susan Bates knitting needles set
•    1 year Subscription to Crochet Today!
•    Red Heart Tote Bag



Official RulesTo be eligible to win you must follow @RedHeartYarns and only tweets (Twitter posts) are the way to enter. Tweets must be up by 11:59:59 pm EST Thursday, August 1, 2013. Winner will be required to provide name and mailing address to send winnings. Winner will be announced on Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

Boutique Fizzle & Filigree – 2 New Yarns that Create 1 Ball Scarves with a Whole New Look!

Boutique Fizzle
– Fun texture makes this yarn a stand out – couple that with how easy it is to make a scarf and you have a winning combination! Fizzle has a track that makes it super easy and quick to knit or crochet. Don’t have a hook or needles? No problem! Just hand chain it for the same effect – make a cute scarf in just minutes!! Continue reading “Boutique Fizzle & Filigree – 2 New Yarns that Create 1 Ball Scarves with a Whole New Look!”

Knit the Bridge

OrganizingWhat is “Knit the Bridge?” It’s the largest attempted yarn bombing in the United States. They are working on trying to get the Guinness World Book of Records representatives to come out and document this marvel. Amanda Gross and her friends from “The Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh” in addition to 1,847 volunteers from all over Allegheny County have knitted and crocheted large panels to cover the bridge. This is no small undertaking, to put it in perspective these are the dimensions of the bridge. The Andy Warhol Bridge, also called the 7th St. Bridge, was built in 1925 and measures 1,061 feet in length, 62 feet in width and is 83.5 feet tall.

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Meet Twinkie Chan, Celebrity Crocheter

When one hears the name Twinkie they automatically think of snack food, so it’s only fitting that Twinkie Chan should specialize in crocheting the fun foods from her childhood.  Since 2005 Twinkie has been a fresh force in the fiber world with her cute creations of all types of foods, from cupcakes, to pizza, to hot buttered toast.  Her unique designs are instantly recognizable and her whimsical sensibility earned her a fan base that was unexpected.  Continue reading “Meet Twinkie Chan, Celebrity Crocheter”