Welcome to Month 6 of Red Heart’s 9 Months of Baby Projects. This month we bring you an adorable Button-Up Baby Cocoon and Hat to make for your special baby made with Red Heart Soft Baby Steps. Be ready to take your precious bundle home from the hospital in this cozy cocoon and hat. Buttoned front makes it easy to wrap up even a sleeping baby. Continue reading “Red Heart’s 9 Months of Baby Projects Month 6”
If you’re like most people you enjoy making things for your friends and family but wait until the last minute. Red Heart Boutique Swerve can solve your problem in a jiffy! It is available in a multitude of colors. All you need are 2 skeins of SWERVE and believe it or not, just your hands. This scarf is so easy you don’t even need a crochet hook!
It thrills me when I hear about younger people who are excited about yarn and crocheting. Recently I had the opportunity to interview Marcy Kraft, a 25 year old full-time Mom and the founder of “Crochet Grenade.” What I also love about Marcy is she’s a fearless, self-taught crocheter. Her Mom taught her a few basic stitches and she was off and running! Marcy does not work from patterns, which makes her story even more amazing, when you see the scope of her artistry. She says she just looks at the shapes of things and plans it all out in her head and then she executes the design. Continue reading “Crochet Rubik’s Cube Project by Marcy Kraft”
Where will thousands of yarn enthusiasts be on the weekend of October 12th and 13th? These rabid, roving, raglan wearing women (and men) will be at the first ever YARNOSPHERE!!! Continue reading “Yarnosphere Fiber Show in Costa Mesa, CA”
When one hears the name Twinkie they automatically think of snack food, so it’s only fitting that Twinkie Chan should specialize in crocheting the fun foods from her childhood. Since 2005 Twinkie has been a fresh force in the fiber world with her cute creations of all types of foods, from cupcakes, to pizza, to hot buttered toast. Her unique designs are instantly recognizable and her whimsical sensibility earned her a fan base that was unexpected. Continue reading “Meet Twinkie Chan, Celebrity Crocheter”
Summer is here, and with it warm temperatures and the hot sun. Crochet and knit these 12 lightweight tops to keep you cool all summer long. Continue reading “12 Holey Tops for Summer”
Fourth of July is coming up next month, and Beach Bear Rita is already excited to celebrate with fireworks and a cookout!
If you’re looking for some patriotic projects, we’ve got you covered with throws, pillows, and even a great tote bag!
I first became cyber friends with Kathy Cano Murillo way back when “MySpace” was the happening place to be. We then also became “Facebook” friends when everyone was making the switch. What drew me to Kathy and her crafts were the brightness, the joy, and the love that seemed to emanate from her projects.
Want to make something extra special for your Dad this Father’s Day? Crochet or knit one of these free patterns and it is sure to please Dad this Father’s Day. Nothing says “I Love You” like homemade gifts, from both kids and adults. Get started now! Father’s Day is June 16, 2013.