This is not new to Red Heart, but it is now official that I now have my own blog. It is called Donna’s Dozens and will include twelve designs within a specific subject. Hang in there with me because I do not claim to be a writer/blogger, but I will do my best to bring you interesting and fun projects each time. Continue reading “Donna’s Dozen: Hoots by the Dozen”
My friends always make fun of me for taking patterns and putting my own spin on them. I like to make old new again, bright not so bright and turn dull into vibrant. Continue reading “Baby Granny My Way”
Fall has always been my favorite season of the year. This time of year makes me want to exercise, shop and most of all create. I love going out on the back patio and crochet for hours in the fresh crisp air. It just gives me so much energy. This past weekend was one of those weekends. The sun was out, but it was about 70 degrees so I sat out for hours crocheting and loving it. This made me think of some patterns that are especially appropriate for this time of year.
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.
When I see a project that I feel like making the first thing that I think about is what color would look good in my house or for the person I may give it to. I also look at how much time it will take. I work full-time, have two busy children, three dogs and a husband so my time is limited. I do love to make these wonderful creations so I usually look for easy, fast and beautiful projects. Continue reading “Love the Project, Make it Your Own! By Guest Blogger Donna Stinson”
At Red Heart we are all about keeping the creative juices flowing. One of our goals is to help you do the same. We not only give you hundreds of new FREE patterns each year on our site, but we like to share other avenues for inspiration. One place I like to visit is www.ravelry.com. It doesn’t matter if you knit, crochet or just do crafts, with over 84,000 patterns there is something for everyone. This site allows you and others to showcase your designs and offer them to others for free or a fee. You will find there are designs from many different countries too. Continue reading “Avenues for Creativity – Ravelry.com”