Toys and amigurumis are a great hot weather project! It keeps your hands busy, and when you’re done, the kids will be entertained or you can add it to your gift pile for the holidays! They’re a winning choice either way. Luckily, we have plenty of toys for you to choose from! Continue reading “Toys for Summer!”
It’s never too early to start on your holiday projects! With a dozen free patterns to choose from, you’ll have a hard time deciding what to make first. This list will give you plenty of decorating and gift ideas. Continue reading “Christmas in July 12 Free Patterns”
Every once in a while there is a pattern that I think everyone will want to know about, and this is one of those patterns. Here’s a throw design that any kid (or adult) action-hero aficionado can get excited about! Spider Web Throw was designed by Ellen Gormley, a mother herself with young children, and so it comes naturally that she does great kids’ designs. Here is the link to the free Spider Web Throw pattern. Continue reading “Calling all action-hero lovers!”
Do you have a difficult time finding something you can knit or crochet for Dad? Nothing says “I Love You” like homemade gifts, from both kids and adults. I’ve been making gifts for my Dad since I was very young and he still loves them. Here are a few knit and crochet ideas for different things all Dads love. Continue reading “Gift Ideas for Father’s Day”
The go-to colors for the upcoming summer season are easy – red, white and blue! Whether you picnic inside or out, decorate for all the patriotic holidays – Memorial Day, Flag Day, Fourth of July. At Red Heart, we have patterns that are perfect for showing your American spirit. Continue reading “Patriotic Picnic”
Prom is right around the corner for many schools around the country, and there are plenty of brides saying “I do” as well. Adding a touch of handcrafted love to either of these events is a great idea, so we’ve pulled a few projects together for you! Continue reading “Proms and weddings need yarn too!”
Babies are so cuddly, soft and sweet. I love babies and really enjoy crochet and knitting for them. Having 2 sons, 6 grand kids (one of them a great- grandson), great nieces, great nephews, all those friends kids, and their kids and their kids … I feel like I have a good bit of experience with babies. My youngest is 9 months old and it’s so enjoyable making cute little hats and sweaters for him. And let’s not forget the blankets and toys. There are so many wonderful gifts you can make to welcome a new baby. Continue reading “April is Baby Month”
This could be the year that you really show Mom how much you appreciate and love her with a gift that you have knit or crocheted uniquely for her. Sometimes the people we love the most are the people that we forget to show how deeply we care about them. Continue reading “Give Mom a Gift from Your Heart & Hands”
Last Fall while on one of his adventures, Gnorbert met a special lady named Gnora. They quickly became inseparable and began traveling and enjoying being together. They spent the holidays together and talked about the new year to come. Gnorbert the Gnome knew he had found his mate, Gnora the Gnome. He knew this was the gnome of his dreams and was going to spend his life with her. He went to work Gnora my pearl, will you marry me?” She said YES!
We’ve put together an eBook collection of designs to warm you and yours! From Head to Toe, Young to Old can be saved for you to refer to whenever you need a gift or are looking for the perfect small-commitment project. Actually, I wanted to wait and tell you about this on Earth Day in April, because I think it’s such a good idea to keep patterns digitally on my computer, rather than adding to my many shelves of books. But I couldn’t keep this a secret until Earth Day. These are projects you’ll want to know about now—ideas for your whole family, gifts for your circle of friends, scarves, shawls and hats for yourself, really a good selection of accessories for all.