Recently I was privileged to get to sit down with Red Heart National Spokesperson Marly Bird to talk about yarn – the way it brings us joy and how it helps with health and wellness!
Now that the big holiday rush is over, you might think it’s all calm til summer – but don’t forget about NatCroMo! NatCroMo is National Crochet Month, and it’s been celebrated every March since 2000 as decreed by the Crochet Guild of America “to promote the art of crochet and engage enthusiasts and master crocheters alike!” Here are some great ways to get ready to celebrate NatCroMo2019!
Crocheters, knitters, crafters – we have a few things in common. I think one of the main things are health and wellness benefits we get from engaging in our favorite hobbies. The other thing – a deep and abiding love of yarn!
Recently, I got the chance to chat with one of the most famous yarn lovers around these parts – Red Heart National Spokesperson Marly Bird! We talked about yarn of course, but we also talked a bit about how helpful and therapeutic it can be!
When I decided to become a professional crocheter in 2011, I never imagined where it would take me, or what Moogly has become. And the most exciting thing that happened in 2018 was becoming a Red Heart Joy Creator!
Do you have trouble taming your stash? Pretty sure you have the perfect yarn for that new pattern… somewhere…? We’ve all been there – and here’s how I and a couple of my fellow designers have tackled our own yarn stash organization issues!
Have you gotten a chance to give new Red Heart Loop-It a try? It’s new, different, and so much fun! While the end result is like knitting, you don’t have to have any knit or crochet skills to make all these fantastic patterns using this unique yarn!
When Halloween decorations are still in the stores, it’s hard to start thinking about the gift-giving holidays – “too early” is what most say! But if you like to make handmade gifts, then it’s time to start planning – and in some cases making! Here are some tips, timelines, and free patterns to help you prep for the holidays this year!
It’s time to go Back to School with Moogly – and 10 free crochet patterns!
When starting a new project, one of the really fun parts is picking the yarn colors! But there is a lot at stake. Beyond picking your favorite hues, or most flattering shades, color choices can really affect the finished look and feel of a project, even when the exact same pattern is used.
It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy – and outdoors! As we hose off the lawn chairs and shake out the camping equipment, don’t forget to add those special soft touches that make your outdoor living space an extension of your home. Here are 10 free crochet patterns featuring Red Heart Yarns that will help you make the most of your outdoor space!