Super Scarves for the Super Bowl

When you watch the Super Bowl on February 5th in Indianapolis, you might catch people wearing blue and white scarves. These were made and collected by an initiative spearheaded by the Super Bowl Host Committee to make scarves in the Indiana Colts colors (blue and white). Two of the official colors were Super Saver 385 Royal and 311 White. The committee originally wanted to receive 8,000 scarves to give to volunteers on game day, but they have surpassed that goal with over 12,000 received to date. Continue reading “Super Scarves for the Super Bowl”

Make A Heart, Give A Heart this Valentine’s Day

Red Heart wants everyone to celebrate this Valentine’s Day with gifts made from the heart. This year we encourage all of our knitters and crocheters to Make A Heart – Give a Heart this Valentine’s Day. We have selected 18 free patterns all with hearts to give you inspiration on something to make for your loved one, family members or a charity!

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Music is the Issue! – Crochet Today!


I just got my January/February issue of Crochet Today! and I don’t think I’ve ever been this wowed! It’s their “music issue” and all the projects are inspired by musical themes. Fashions are presented like Bohemian Rhapsody in the form of a cozy shawl, and Purple
Haze is a sweater that is featured on the cover. Get the idea?! There are equally fun accessory projects with Broadway show themes, like the Chicago Headline cloche inspired by the hit musical. And for Valentine’s day gifts there are projects inspired by love songs, like You’re Still the One Throw. Continue reading “Music is the Issue! – Crochet Today!”

The Adventures of Gnorbert the Gnome – Meeting Gnora

Earlier this year we introduced you to Gnorbert the Gnome and his travels. He visited shows, the Coats & Clark Mill, took a few road trips and even a vacation. Even though he was having a wonderful time traveling around meeting all the wonderful yarn people, we was still missing something. While at one of those shows, something special happened, he met his mate Gnora. A little shy at first, he did sneak a kiss when he thought no one was looking. Gnora has agreed to join Gnorbert on his adventures in 2012. Do I see a romance in the making? Continue reading “The Adventures of Gnorbert the Gnome – Meeting Gnora”