July Featured Throw of the Month

Welcome to the July Featured Throw of the Month! This month we have the Patriotic Pride Throw made in Super Saver. 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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Learn a Stitch, Make this Textured Cowl

Welcome to the sixth 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 the bobble, and the cowl is the Le Papillon 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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June Featured Throw of the Month

Welcome to the June Featured Throw of the Month! This month we have the Lacy Floral Throw made in With Love yarn. 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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Red Heart Lovers Group on Ravelry Knit and Crochet Along

Ravelry logoWe at Red Heart are so proud to know that there are groups formed to come together and support each other through tough projects, offer encouragement, share their knowledge and even their yarn stashes. One of those groups is the Red Heart Lovers Group on Ravelry. They have been busy putting together an exciting Knit and Crochet Along for the month of October. If you are a beginner or just need some knit and crochet friends you should check out this group. See below for more information:

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How to Crochet V-Stitch

How to Crochet Classic DC V-Stitch (Plus 3 Variations)

The V-stitch seems to be taking the crochet world by storm right now. It is a classic crochet stitch that is very easy to work. If you can crochet chains and double crochet stitches, then you can create scarves, blankets, and other items using this stitch. Perhaps the reason it’s so trendy right now is because it’s simple to crochet but has a textured, detailed look that appears overly complex to others. This guide will show you how to work a classic double crochet V-stitch, as well as several variations.
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Mystery Crochet Along with Mikey Who’s in Your Closet: Week 3

For the past 2 weeks, we have been doing a mystery crochet along. Today, the mystery gets solved and you get to finish off your creature. This week we are doing the main body to wrapping our character up! In cooperation with Mikey of The Crochet Crowd, we have Red Heart Yarns and Fresh Stitches participating. Continue reading “Mystery Crochet Along with Mikey Who’s in Your Closet: Week 3”

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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