Celebrating the Year of Scrubby

We are head over heels in love with Scrubby yarn and so excited that we have been adding new pattern inspiration to redheart.com every month. It’s not often that a yarn is so innovative and offers such practical help for daily cleaning and washing. We’ve been having fun using new colors of Scrubby and falling in love with the new Scrubby Sparkle version of this yarn. This shiny, festive Scrubby sister yarn not only washes your dishes, it is perfect for holiday and party decorations.

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Donna’s Dozen Back to School in Style

It’s hard to believe, but it is that time of year again. Time to send those precious little ones back to school. Along with that comes shopping for new school clothes and supplies. I always liked to crochet a few items so that my children would have something unique and very stylish at the same time. I have chosen a dozen designs to get you started. Most are accessories so you have plenty of time to get done before school starts. I have also added some great projects for sports fans.
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Mandela Day 2016

by guest blogger Veronica Buzby

July 18 2016, was a very special day where we all come together to honor Nelson Mandela’s legacy at the South African Embassy in Washington DC. 67 Blankets started when Mandela’s long-time assistant Zelda La Grange challenged our founder, Carolyn Steyn, to make 67 blankets for Mandela Day 2014. In 2009, the United Nations declared July 18 as Mandela Day, where global citizens are encouraged to give 67 minutes of their time to improve their local communities.

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