Garter Stitch Shawl Knit-Along with Marly Bird

Marly Bird has a new knit-along! Together we’ll be making this gorgeous Garter Stitch Shawl. The shawl has a written pattern plus a great video tutorial from Marly for each section. Below is the list of supplies, the schedule, the links to the instructions, and information about giveaways. The KAL started on March 30, 2016 and the final video will be posted on April 20. If you are joining us later, the pattern and videos will remain up.  Keep reading to learn the supplies, schedule, and our giveaways.

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News Alert for Scrubby Lovers

We just added 10 new print colors of Red Heart Scrubby yarn and our designers have come up with new projects that are quick to make and special enough to give as gifts. I especially like the Waves color mix in blues for my own bath and the Zesty or Marble for my kitchen. Take a look at this array of color swatches and choose the ones you’d like for your home and others to give as gifts.

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April Doily of the Month

Welcome to the April Doily of the Month! Each month in 2016 we will share 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 will select five winners to receive an Aunt Lydia’s prize pack.

For April, we have the Exquisite Flower Doily. This doily is crocheted in 55 pieces which are then attached. We show it in a solid color, but you could make the flowers and leaves in natural colors for a completely different look.

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Radiating Ripple Throw 3 Colorful Ways

The crochet ripple pattern is a true classic in the world of crochet. It can be varied in many ways, but always looks striking and is wonderful to have living with you on your sofa or favorite chair. This Radiating Ripple was first designed by Cristin Berrafato using an array of 17 different colors of Super Saver. It was soon one of the most downloaded patterns on our site and so was a natural choice to use for our “3 Colorful Ways” feature pattern.
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Cro-Shayley makes a Fish and Fisherman Hat

Cro-Shayley makes a Fish and Fisherman Hat

Bait outfitAny fishing lovers out there? My mom gave my son these adorable baby fisherman overalls and when I opened the gift all I could think about was how cute some baby photography could be! I decided to whip up a fisherman hat so I search Red Heart’s free patterns to find the perfect one. I made this last fall but wanted to share it with you now, since it’s the perfect time to make your own! Continue reading “Cro-Shayley makes a Fish and Fisherman Hat”

Donna’s Dozen Hop Into Easter Patterns

My favorite time of year will soon be here. Everything from pastel colors, trees and flowers in bloom, warmer weather, Easter egg hunts to bunnies. Yes, bunnies! While searching RedHeart.com for the top Easter projects I realized they had a lot of really cute bunny patterns. Bunnies happen to be one of my favorite animals, right behind my dogs. I also found that they have adorable Easter hats, slippers, an 18” doll frock and decorations for your home. I have put together a dozen patterns to get you in the mood for a hippity hoppity Easter!
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