Want to make your finished items look even better? Block them! Blocking may seem intimidating, but you really only need a few things from around the house. Read on to become a blocking pro! Continue reading “Blocking as a Finishing Touch”
I first became cyber friends with Kathy Cano Murillo way back when “MySpace” was the happening place to be. We then also became “Facebook” friends when everyone was making the switch. What drew me to Kathy and her crafts were the brightness, the joy, and the love that seemed to emanate from her projects.
Have you thought about what you might do for Knit and Crochet in Public? Grab a few friends, your knitting or crochet, a chair and enjoy a day in the park talking and sharing your work. Knitting and crocheting in public is a great way for people to come together, share ideas and make new friends. There are so many ways groups can come together and use this to beautify an unsightly area or work together on projects for the less fortunate. Continue reading “World Wide Knit and Crochet in Public Day 2013”
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 Sahrit Freud-Weinstein.
PLUS get a June Wreath Calendar that you can print out to keep track of important dates.
June’s wreath of the month free pattern is the Argyle for Dad Wreath.
Honor a special Dad with a crochet wreath on your front door, or perhaps in his office window. The faux argyle is simply made by wrapping yarn around the crocheted diamond shapes. Then necktie and collar are added for the perfect June wreath!
THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED.
Want to make something extra special for your Dad this Father’s Day? Crochet or knit one of these free patterns and it is sure to please Dad this Father’s Day. Nothing says “I Love You” like homemade gifts, from both kids and adults. Get started now! Father’s Day is June 16, 2013.
Don’t forget that tomorrow is your last day to enter the photo challenge! Voting begins on May 24, 2013. Continue reading “Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge Season 5, Week 6”
Is your stash taking over your home? Mine sure seems to grow whenever I turn my back! This spring cleaning season my goal is to keep things organized. I have a vintage curio cabinet I like keeping my prettiest yarn in, I love being able to see everything through the glass doors. Other craft supplies fit easily in the drawer and lower cabinet sections. Continue reading “Spring Cleaning Your Stash”
Welcome to Month 4 of Red Heart’s 9 Months of Baby Projects. This month we bring you an adorable Color Block Cardi to make for your special baby made with Red Heart Baby Sheen. Perfectly in fashion, this cute little colorblocked cardigan sports a designer look for baby’s active day. We hope you love it as much as we do! Download the Color Block Cardi Free Pattern Today. Continue reading “Red Heart’s 9 Months of Baby Projects Month 4”
Are you and your newborn heading to a pool party anytime soon? Do you have a friend that’s expecting that loves the beach or lake? A good college friend of mine is due to have a precious little girl in July and I’m attending her baby shower this weekend. She frequently has weekend getaways to the lake and when I saw the Fruity Sandals in the July/August issue of Crochet Today, I most certainly had to make them for her!
Continue reading “Cro-Shayley makes Crochet Today’s Fruity Sandals”
Boutique Filigree is a unique woven fabric strip that can be knit or crocheted like a yarn. Filigree has a track that you can work with just like Sashay to make a beautiful ruffled scarf with just one hank. Another way to use Filigree is to cut it into strips and knit or crochet to join them together to make a one of a kind knit scarf or this wrap and go shawl. Let your imagination run wild, the possibilities are endless! Available in 7 gorgeous shades, you are sure to find the perfect shade for you.