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”
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, Trio, Stellar, 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.
Don’t delay, retweet today!
Prize Package Retail Value $100
• 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 Rules: To 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 – 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!”
Where will thousands of yarn enthusiasts be on the weekend of October 12th and 13th? These rabid, roving, raglan wearing women (and men) will be at the first ever YARNOSPHERE!!! Continue reading “Yarnosphere Fiber Show in Costa Mesa, CA”
Come take look at the Sashay 2013-2014 Collection now available at a store near you!
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”
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.
I received this beautiful yarn today. Unforgettable from Red Heart Boutique. The color is Petunia, 3950. Who would believe this is 100% acrylic yarn? I can’t wait to get started. Continue reading “The Diary of an Unforgettable Sweater by Guest Blogger Joan Barnett”
This is the second in our series of interviews with designers that have brought us popular projects that are on our free pattern site. Thought you might find it fun to know more about these wonderfully talented people that contribute so much to our yarn habits. Continue reading “Getting to Know Our Designers: Linda Cyr and Ann Regis”