The messy bun hat is taking the internet by storm! If you haven’t seen it, this is a hat with a hole in it for a bun or ponytail to go through, so you can have your hair up and still wear a hat when it is cold. We’ve gathered a collection of messy bun hats from various bloggers for you to make yourself!
It’s the end of 2016, and we wanted to share YOUR favorite patterns! These are the top 10 free Red Heart patterns from 2016 based on the number of people who downloaded them. It’s a mix of free crochet patterns and free knitting patterns, and a mix of skill levels.
We have a new feature on our site: the Yarn Lovers Gallery! It’s filled with photos from fans just like you. If you share your photos on social media with the hashtag #redheartyarns, you have a chance to be featured as well.
The Craftys are awards that “celebrate the best in DIY and craft”, including knitting and crochet. Anyone can nominate any project — it’s not limited to people who have a blog, or professional designers, or any other group. Red Heart is proud to sponsor the knitting and crochet categories. The Best in Show winner will receive $1000, and category winners will receive $200. Plus, the crochet and knitting category winners will receive a Red Heart Yarns prize pack. Keep reading to find out more, including how to enter!
I love to knit with cables!! I remember very fondly my first attempt to knit a cable. I’d done a few patterns, from a book I’ve long ago lost and forgotten the title, and was working up to some of the more complicated projects. When I found this lovely blanket only used knit, purl and cables, I was very excited to give it a try. The beautiful designs that come from cables make them seem difficult, but if you can slip a few stitches to a 3rd needle, you can add cables to your knitting repertoire!
Cat Babbie, our Inspiration Design Manager, was on Fox 46 Charlotte yesterday morning discussing DIY Christmas gifts! Below is the video and links to all of the patterns and products shown and discussed.
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Welcome to My First with Marly Bird! Each month Marly will teach you a new crocheting or knitting project. These projects are designed to make you comfortable as you transition between learning the stitches and making a project. Every design has a written pattern and a step-by-step video tutorial to follow along.
When this link was sent around the office, our chins hit our desks when we saw these pompom earrings were selling for $75! I knew there was a more affordable (and fun) way to add these cute accessories to everyone’s jewlery collection. These earrings work up in a flash and could be great gifts this holiday season. Grab your favorite colors of yarn and get crafting!
Welcome to the December Doily of the Month! Each month in 2016 we have shared a new doily pattern for you to make in Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread. We challenged the top doily designers to create innovate designs that coordinate with the feeling of each month. Plus, every month we select five winners to receive an Aunt Lydia’s prize pack.
For December, we have the Party Doily Coasters. These cheerful coasters can be made in holiday colors as shown, or change up the colors to match your home or other special occasions.
If you live where you have winter weather, or if you are planning a trip to the mountains or northern city (like me), you’ll be happy to have a cabled hat…knit or crochet it, the choice is yours! Our designer, Edie Eckman, has chosen With Love yarn which is cozy and soft, never scratchy. I love the tan and blue shades that Edie used for our photographed hats. But With Love comes in a full range of over 40 wonderful shades.