A Complete Beginner’s (and I mean super beginner) Guide to Arm Knitting

By guest blogger Sarah Marland

After interning at Red Heart for 2 ½ months, I finally learned how to knit! I had been wanting to learn ever since I started, but I was nervous about it—it just looked confusing and difficult to me (even though I’m a pretty crafty person). But it’s actually not that hard! The other day, I learned how to arm knit. It’s incredibly easy, takes very little time, and it looks pretty cool once your project is finished. Here’s how I made my first cowl in 20 minutes:

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Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge Season 7, Week 2

Welcome to the Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge! This is the second week of our virtual “stitch and sip”. Everyone’s so busy it can be hard to find time to work on your projects, especially with the holidays approaching, so I’ve found it best to set aside time each week. Wednesdays fit my schedule best, but you can choose any evening that suits your schedule.

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Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge Season 7, Week 1

Welcome to the Wednesday Night Stitching Challenge! For the next 4 weeks you’re invited to a virtual “stitch and sip”. Everyone’s so busy it can be hard to find time to work on your projects, especially with the holidays approaching, so I’ve found it best to set aside time each week. Wednesdays fit my schedule best, but you can choose any evening that suits your schedule.

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Donna’s Dozen Turkey Time Crochet Patterns

One of my favorite times of year is autumn. It makes me think of family, friends, falling leaves and best of all, food! I look forward to a house full of people and cooking that mouth-watering bird. RedHeart.com has several patterns to you get ready for this fabulous season. Any one of these patterns will make a great gift or help decorate for your own celebration. I hope you enjoy the patterns that I found for you, but most of all enjoy your Thanksgiving Holiday. Gobble gobble!
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Learn a Stitch, Make an Entrelac Knit Cowl

Welcome to the ninth entry in our ongoing series Learn a Stitch, Make a Cowl! Each month in 2015 we will teach you a new crochet or knit stitch. You can then use the stitch when you make the featured cowl. This month our stitch is knit entrelac, and the cowl is the Entrelac Knit Cowl in Boutique Unforgettable. Keep reading to learn the stitch and enter to win! Use the hashtag #learnstitches to talk about the series.

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September Featured Throw of the Month

Welcome to the September Featured Throw of the Month! This month we have the One-Piece Stripes Throw made in With Love. Each month we will have a new themed throw as a featured free pattern. Each throw will have a tip or two in the blog, as well as a giveaway to win the yarn to make the throw. Keep reading for the tip and to access the giveaway! Use the hashtag #throwmonth to talk about the series.

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