You can always find us supporting our favorite teams with spirited crochet and knitwear. With the Big Game just around the corner, there’s no better time to pull together a knit or crochet hat in your team’s colors! This year’s opponents, the Patriots and the Eagles, have great color palettes! The Patriots have a classic look with red, navy and white. While the Eagles sport a rich midnight green, with accents silver/gray, white and black.
Burrrr, baby it’s cold outside! If you haven’t done so already, get your hooks and needles out and whip up some winter accessories for yourself, a friend or a charity to stay warm this season. We have pulled together some of our favorite patterns to get you started.
Believe it or not, you have less than a month to plan for Valentine’s Day! Whether you are looking for the perfect heart-shaped project to gift or just a way to make the day feel more festive, we chose some of our favorite patterns to get you in the spirit of love.
Have you seen Pantone’s color of the year yet? Ultra-Violet, a stunning and bold shade of purple, has come on the scene to inspire creativity in us all. We went searching for it in our yarn collection and came out with these four shades.
The cold of winter is here and it looks like it’s sticking around. If you’re anything like us, your weekend plans are staying inside and out of the cold! These weekend projects have been selected with your time in mind and can all be completed by the time you treck back to work on Monday.
Hyperbolic crochet is a form of crochet worked in the round to grow items exponentially so that they form organic ruffles. Although the term is derived from geometry and can sound a bit complex, the truth is that you can use the basic concept of hyperbolic crochet to easily created ruffled projects, such as scrubbies for the bath and kitchen.
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If you are looking for a New Year’s resolution consider taking up yarning. Both knitting and crocheting have been shown to improve your health and make you feel happy at the same time. The rhythmic repetitive movements are reported to enhance the release of serotonin and raise your mood. There are programs that suggest taking up yarning to quit smoking and improve health conditions—who knew?
2017 has wrapped and we’ve rounded up your favorite patterns from this year. We post hundreds of free crochet patterns and free knit patterns to RedHeart.com every year and we wanted to highlight the top 12 patterns based on the number of downloads. From scarves to hats and of course throws there is a variety of patterns in both knit and crochet, ranging from beginner skill levels to advanced.
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Fair Isle is a classic look for knit apparel items for the winter season. From sweaters to scarves and hats you can create a look that will make you feel like hitting the slopes or bundling up during this arctic blast!
By Rohn Strong
Crocheting (and knitting for that matter) for men can be quite difficult. Look, I’m a man. I know how difficult we are to gift. However, there are a few hard and fast rules I use when it comes to giving the right gift for every man on my list.
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