Fall has always been my favorite season of the year. This time of year makes me want to exercise, shop and most of all create. I love going out on the back patio and crochet for hours in the fresh crisp air. It just gives me so much energy. This past weekend was one of those weekends. The sun was out, but it was about 70 degrees so I sat out for hours crocheting and loving it. This made me think of some patterns that are especially appropriate for this time of year.
We have been busy this year creating lots of fun, new Halloween free knit and crochet patterns. Choose from adult and children costumes and accessories projects. Let us know in the comments below which one is your favorite. Remember to “Pin” a few to your Pinterest page too! Continue reading “24 Halloween Costume and Accessories Knit and Crochet Free Patterns”
Summer is ending and Fall is the perfect time to get your next throw project planned and ready to go—so here are some wonderful new options to inspire you! Get started now and you can finish your throw in time for the first snow. If you’ve never done a project as large as a throw, start with one of these two easy patterns, Flower Path Throw (LW3589) or Splendid Ripple Throw (LW3602). You’ll spend a bit more time than you would for a scarf, but you don’t need any extra skills. Continue reading “Just “Throwing” Out Some New Options”
Welcome to the third in our series of interviews with designers who have brought us popular projects on our free pattern site. I hope you enjoy this inside peek into two of our favorite designers’ lives. Continue reading “Getting to Know Our Designers: Tammy Hildebrand and Michele Wilcox”
Below are 19 easy free knit and crochet patterns ideas to make for charity. There are many wonderful charities always looking for hand knit hats, scarves, blankets, etc. Look on the Red Heart homepage, under the community section each month for a listing of different charities to check out.
There’s something new and exciting rolling around Southern California. It’s called the Yarnover Truck – the first yarn store on wheels!!! If you can’t make it to the knitting store the store will come to you! This big blue truck is hard to miss while driving down the highway. Continue reading “Yarnover Truck – The First Yarn Store on Wheels!!”
Prepare for an invasion, an invasion of over 14,000 granny squares!!! When members of Yarn Bombing Los Angeles (YBLA) were across the street looking at the Craft andFolkArt Museum (CAFAM) they got the clever idea of covering an entire museum in yarn. The CAFAM structure resembles a cute country cottage and YBLA thought it would be fun to make it appear more doll-like by covering the entire front with granny squares. Continue reading “Granny Squared – YBLA at the Craft and Folk Museum”