Hot Tub Filled with Red Heart Yarn! Is this a dream come true?

The Stitch Mountain Hot Tub

Everyone loves to take a dip in a nice hot tub, but for knitters and crocheters what could be more enjoyable than taking a dip in a hot tub full of soft, cozy yarn? At Jimmy Beans Wool (JBW), crafters will find just that – a hot tub filled to the brim with yarn, yes yarn – Red Heart With Love in Holly Berry, True Blue and Eggshell to be exact! Continue reading “Hot Tub Filled with Red Heart Yarn! Is this a dream come true?”

World Wide Knit and Crochet in Public Day 2013

Have you thought about what you might do for Knit and Crochet in Public? Grab a few friends, your knitting or crochet, a chair and enjoy a day in the park talking and sharing your work. Knitting and crocheting in public is a great way for people to come together, share ideas and make new friends. There are so many ways groups can come together and use this to beautify an unsightly area or work together on projects for the less fortunate. Continue reading “World Wide Knit and Crochet in Public Day 2013”

Brooklyn Craft Camp March 16, 2013

Live near Brooklyn and need something fun to do next weekend?  Are you a DIY craft lover?  Get crafty and check out the Brooklyn Craft Camp March 16, 2013.  It’s 1 day only happening in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  Some of NYC’s best craft authors and bloggers will be there showing off their skills. says, “It’s a DIY party, all day long!” Continue reading “Brooklyn Craft Camp March 16, 2013”

Picture Perfect – Behind the Scenes with Red Heart

With this month being Fashion Week in New York we thought it would be fun to show our readers what it’s like behind the scenes at a Red Heart or Boutique photo shoot. There’s a tremendous amount of hard work and creativity that goes into every shoot. We work with a talented team of photographers, makeup artists, stylists and their assistants to bring you beautiful and inspiring images each month that feature our amazing yarns and creative projects. Continue reading “Picture Perfect – Behind the Scenes with Red Heart”

Real Men Do Knit!

What do you get when you put yards and yards of yarn and tons of knitting needles, spinning wheels and crochet hooks in a room with a bunch of men? The Second Annual Southeast Men’s Knitting Retreat….that what you get! This past November 8th, men from as far away as Denver Colorado and Ocala Florida and all points between gathered at Ashbury Hills Retreat in Cleveland, South Carolina to celebrate their common passion for knitting and fiber. With experience ranging from six months to sixty years, a casual, if slightly structured weekend, was filled with tons of time for knitting around the fire pit…battling the yellow jackets who were swarming for the remnants of last weekend’s apple butter festival…exchanging patterns, tips and techniques, showing off their latest finished projects, and discussing what would be made next. Continue reading “Real Men Do Knit!”