Bias Garter Stitch Square for the Cabled Afghan Knit Along

Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we will share a new square pattern and help you learn to make it. Watch videos on Creativebug (sign up for a free account to get access to the videos) and see tutorials here on the blog. My name is Margaret Eckman, and my mom Edie Eckman designed the squares and teaches the videos. Together we’ll get you going on your afghan!  Continue reading “Bias Garter Stitch Square for the Cabled Afghan Knit Along”

Mystery Crochet Along with Mikey Who’s in Your Closet: Week 1

Back by popular demand is another mystery challenge hosted by Mikey of The Crochet Crowd. Crocheters loved the Crochet Mystery Adventure which ended up being Love My Giraffe Toy. Crocheters from around the world created over 550 giraffes and were encouraging each other during the mystery. It was a lot of fun to watch crocheters try to guess and crochet something without knowing the final results.

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Red Heart Presents Christmas in July featuring The Crochet Crowd’s Mikey

Red Heart is always thinking ahead to help you reach your creative goals. Believe it or not it’s that time of year again for Red Heart’s Christmas in July!If you don’t want to be stressed or behind you need to start now to get ready for the holidays. We will be featuring a Christmas pattern Monday-Friday in the month of July. We have also joined forces with a dear friend of ours and yours, Mikey from the Crochet Crowd. He brings so much knowledge and energy to what he does that you can’t help but get in the spirit of the holidays even when the temperatures are in the 90’s.

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Knit & Crochet Show

The Red Heart Team and Crochetville are gearing up for the Knit & Crochet Show in Manchester, NH! July 23- 27th, 2014!

This year is a special anniversary year for the Crochet Guild of America, they’ve been gathering crocheters together for 20 years! To celebrate they are planning a Cake and Champagne Reception on Thursday evening.

The Knitting Guild of America will be there too, and together the two guilds are planning a yarn-bombing extravaganza for the show. Check out the preview below, it looks like fun already! If you’d like to send in a square, or bring it with you, check out the details here. Continue reading “Knit & Crochet Show”

Join us for the Cabled Afghan Knit Along!

Welcome! We hope you join us and Creativebug in the Cabled Afghan Knit Along! Beginning on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, and every week after for 12 weeks we’ll post a new knit square pattern for the Knit Your Cables Afghan (LW4309). Each square has a companion video tutorial presented by Creativebug where designer Edie Eckman will show you tips on knitting the square. Edie’s daughter Margaret will join in here on the Red Heart blog.

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Kids Craft Pompom Bookmark by Guest Blogger Jessie

Guest blog by Jessie of

A while back I had the joy of letting my littles help me with some designs for Red Heart. The first of those designs was a pompom bookmark made with Red Heart Super Saver, which Kyla helped me create.

I took many photos. Maybe a bit too many.

So here is Kyla, guiding you and your littles through creating your own pompom bookmark. Please refer back to the pattern for all the details needed. Continue reading “Kids Craft Pompom Bookmark by Guest Blogger Jessie”