I drove all around town to four different stores to find Reflective yarn. All the searching and driving was well worth it! Reflective is a fun yarn that I was first able to feel and touch way back in January 2014 at the Craft and Hobby Mega Show. It wasn’t until recently that I was able to find this very special yarn. Boy oh boy was I thrilled to finally be able to purchase this yarn.
In honor of Prince George’s First Birthday, we’ve pulled together some patterns fit for a Prince!
Today Mikey from The Crochet Crowd shows you the Holiday Striped Throw. This regular-looking afghan has a border that completely surprised him! As he points out, by changing the colors of the border you can really make it stand out.
It’s been approximately 9 months since the Granny Square exhibit was at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, in Los Angeles. Now available from Amazon, the CAFAM Granny Squared book that documents the entire process. Continue reading “Craft and Folk Art Museum Granny Squared Book Review”
Because I’m such an avid knitter and crochet things pop up in my newsfeed on Facebook and one day, “Jestena’s Inspiring Hats and Such” appeared. Curious, I clicked onto Jestena’s page where I found a lovely young girl who has taken it upon herself to do something good for her community and those all across the United States. Continue reading “Jestena’s Inspiring Hats and Such”
Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we will share a new square pattern and help you learn to make it. Watch videos on Creativebug (sign up for a free account to get access to the videos) and see tutorials here on the blog. Continue reading “Basic Cables Square for Cabled Afghan Knit Along”
Welcome to the Cabled Afghan Knit-Along! Each week we will share a new square pattern and help you learn to make it. Watch videos on Creativebug (sign up for a free account to get access to the videos) and see tutorials here on the blog. My name is Margaret Eckman, and my mom Edie Eckman designed the squares and teaches the videos. Together we’ll get you going on your afghan! Continue reading “Bias Garter Stitch Square for the Cabled Afghan Knit Along”
Red Heart is always thinking ahead to help you reach your creative goals. Believe it or not it’s that time of year again for Red Heart’s Christmas in July!If you don’t want to be stressed or behind you need to start now to get ready for the holidays. We will be featuring a Christmas pattern Monday-Friday in the month of July. We have also joined forces with a dear friend of ours and yours, Mikey from the Crochet Crowd. He brings so much knowledge and energy to what he does that you can’t help but get in the spirit of the holidays even when the temperatures are in the 90’s.
Have you noticed that weaving is one of this summer’s fun craft activities? We did, and wanted to share how to do this fun craft with you! Weaving can be just as relaxing as knitting and crochet; it is also a great way to use up your scrap yarn.