When you find a crochet stitch pattern that you love, there’s a good chance that you will want to use it over and over. But what happens when you find it in one kind of pattern (such as a blanket) but want to make it in another project (such as a dishcloth)?
Cheer on the home team with our new yarn Team Spirit Chunky. The bright sports themed colorways are perfect for any game day! Your projects will work up quickly in this great chunky-weight yarn.
Pompoms are not just for cheerleaders anymore! Not sure if you have noticed, but pompoms are everywhere this year. They are colorful, fun and easy enough for everyone. Adding pompoms to a plain T-shirt or bag can give it a whole new inventive look. Continue reading “Pompom Party”
Doesn’t matter if you’re scary, pretty, old or young
Red Heart has something for everyone.
We have bats, witches, cats and more
halloween decorations from ceiling to floor.
No matter what your age, it’s nice to pretend,
you’re a ghost or a super hero, trick-or-treating in the wind.
Need a gift for an occasion with a last-minute invite? Starting your next project on vacation, but have some time you need filled before then? We have a collection of free crochet and knitting (and craft!) projects that can be finished quickly. Continue reading “15 Quick Projects to Crochet and Knit”
Seaming crochet simply means joining two or more pieces of crochet fabric together. This is frequently done when a project, such as a crochet blanket, is made in motifs; you seam together all of the motifs to create the finished project. Crochet seaming is also important when making crochet clothing (and some accessories), where you create portions of the item (such as the sleeves) separately and then join them (to the body of a shirt, for example). Continue reading “Methods for Seaming Crochet”
by Donna Stinson
This blog is for those of us who are not last minute Christmas shoppers and for those who wish they were not. Make your list, check it twice and get your hooks and needles ready. Below I have found a dozen knit and crochet throws to help get you started. Some have a holiday theme and others will make beautiful, handmade gifts. Who says the holidays have to be stressful? Continue reading “Donna’s Dozen Christmas in July Throws”
Here’s a project that is very basic and easy and you don’t have to wait for the cooler weather to enjoy using what you have created! These Freezer Pop Cozies are easy enough that even beginners can complete them with your help. And with the promise of being able to use their creation and enjoy a freezer pop without cold hands, they will be totally inspired to finish the project.
It won’t take you long to crochet and knit these dishcloths. Since they only take a couple of hours each, you can make an entire set in a week — perfect for a last-minute housewarming gift!