For all we talk about yarn, we sometime forget to mention the things that make our projects possible: crochet hooks and accessories! Susan Bates ® has released some really cool new items and we wanted to make sure you don’t miss out on a thing. Continue reading “New Crochet Tools by Susan Bates”
For all we talk about yarn, we sometimes forget to mention the things that make our projects possible: knitting needles and cool accessories! Susan Bates ® has released some really neat new items and we wanted to make sure you don’t miss out on a thing. Continue reading “New Knit Tools by Susan Bates”
by guest blogger Maria Bittner of Pattern Paradise
This year I’ll be partnering with SIX super-talented blogger friends and Red Heart Yarn to sponsor the CAL!
We are in our third year of the #12WeeksChristmasCAL event and I’m even more excited than I was the first year! This year I’ve added two more super talented designers, for a total of 6 guest bloggers! Like past events, this one will focus on having fun! Along the way we hope you learn some new techniques, play with some new yarns as well as old favorites and most of all make some like minded friends! The added bonus is that when you are all done, you’ll have some holiday decorations and gifts too! Thank you to Red Heart Yarns for sponsoring this CAL and the weekly and grand prize raffles once again! Continue reading “Welcome to the 12 Weeks of Christmas CAL 2017”
There’s so much to be thankful for this holiday season. It’s a great time to show your gratitude give back to the community on #GivingTuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Falling on November 28 in 2017, the national campaign encourages everyone to make a difference. Whether you are donating items or your time to a worthy cause there are so many ways to give back.
When my grandmother taught me to crochet at 8 years old, never did I think I would be crocheting something I would need thousands of miles of yarn to make, or that I would be using that much yarn to make giant fruit. Life is full of surprises. The 6-foot Giant Strawberry would have made my grandmother smile. Continue reading “How my Strawberry Came to Fruition by Gina Gallina”
It’s official, choker necklaces are back! I’ve been seeing choker necklaces out on the streets and couldn’t help but want to make a macrame one for my fashion-loving sister. After looking through our yarn and thread collection I settled on Red Heart Crochet Nylon. This thread is thicker than most at a size 18, but I decided to hold it doubled for extra impact.
Continue reading “How-To Knot your own Trendy Choker”
Get inspired for the holiday season and this year’s Festival of Lights with these free knit patterns and free crochet patterns. Create a a mix of tradtional and unique decor pieces for your home. Hanukkah falls in early December this year which allows for plenty of time to work up a beautiful design.
The Christmas holidays are right around the corner! You’ll be able to brighten everyone’s day with these whimsical knit and crochet holiday patterns. Continue reading “Joyful Gifting Home Decor Edition”