Cro-Shayley makes Crochet Today’s Tootsie Top

tootsie topReady for Spring?  I sure am!  I like lace-stitch style shirts and wearing tank tops underneath so when I saw the fun Tootsie Top pattern in Crochet Today’s May/June 2013 issue I just had to make it!  In the past, I had a tendency to make projects that had a quick turn-around so making a top like this, in my mind, was a little out of my league.  Especially when I saw that the pattern was an intermediate skill level.  I got a little nervous, but I decided what the heck!  I stuck with it and didn’t quit!

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Brooklyn Craft Camp March 16, 2013

Live near Brooklyn and need something fun to do next weekend?  Are you a DIY craft lover?  Get crafty and check out the Brooklyn Craft Camp March 16, 2013.  It’s 1 day only happening in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  Some of NYC’s best craft authors and bloggers will be there showing off their skills. says, “It’s a DIY party, all day long!” Continue reading “Brooklyn Craft Camp March 16, 2013”

Red Heart’s Featured Easter Bunny Wreath of the Month – March

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 Sharon Mann.

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

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I can describe the new shades of Super Saver in one word… NEON! Neon is a hot trend and Super Saver will not disappoint you with these 3 beautiful shades. Bright green Glowworm, Blacklight is a mix of neons on a black background and Day Glow, well you’ve got to see it to believe it! All 3 are perfect for get you noticed accessories and home dec.  Continue reading “NEW COLORS IN SUPER SAVER, TEAM SPIRIT AND RIBBONS, OH MY!!”

Red Heart’s Retweet Giveaway Featuring Boutique Yarns 2013

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

Two lucky people will win a prize package worth $125 that includes: 2 balls each of Red Heart Boutique Treasure, Chic, Unforgettable, Swerve, Sashay, and 3 balls of Rigoletto yarn, a Red Heart bag, Susan Bates Knitting Needles and Crochet Hook, a copy of Knitting Made Easy and Crochet Made Easy, plus a copy of the latest Crochet Today! magazine.

Simply follow @RedHeartYarns and retweet this post by March 8, 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!

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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 Friday, March 8, 2013. Winner will be required to provide name and mailing address to send winnings. Winner will be announced on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.



Red Heart’s 9 Months of Baby Projects Month 1

You’re Invited to Red Heart’s 9 Months of Baby Projects. For the next 9 months we will be bringing you adorable baby projects to make for your special baby. This month we are featuring projects made with our newest baby yarn Anne Geddes Baby. We hope you love them as much as we do.

Visit the Red Heart Facebook page and post pictures of your complete projectson the wall and we will create a photo album of your works and share them on the page.

Plus three lucky people will win the supplies to make all three of these projects. So be sure to enter for your chance to win!!

Month 1

Sweet Lady Bug Baby Set                      Teddy Sweater and Hat                  Little Baby Bee Playsuit & Hat
ladybug    teddysweater    bumblebee

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Three Lucky People will Win the Materials for the project and 1 -Year Subscription to Crochet Today! Magazine.

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Picture Perfect – Behind the Scenes with Red Heart

With this month being Fashion Week in New York we thought it would be fun to show our readers what it’s like behind the scenes at a Red Heart or Boutique photo shoot. There’s a tremendous amount of hard work and creativity that goes into every shoot. We work with a talented team of photographers, makeup artists, stylists and their assistants to bring you beautiful and inspiring images each month that feature our amazing yarns and creative projects. Continue reading “Picture Perfect – Behind the Scenes with Red Heart”