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.
Did you know that National Craft Month has become an international celebration? Created by the Craft & Hobby Association in 1994, it was designed to help people learn about and re-discover the joy of crafting and all its many benefits. It’s the perfect excuse to indulge in all things crafty. Continue reading “Top 10 Ways to Celebrate National Craft Month”
What does spring say to you – sunshine, flowers, pretty pastels and for sure bunnies certainly have their place in the mix. Here are a group of 8 free patterns that will get you into the spring frame of mind no matter where you live! Continue reading “Hop into Spring”
When we started talking about Yarnterior, we were thinking of some of the “yarn bombing”. Artist Olek works exclusively with Red Heart Super Saver. She gives new meaning to Yarnterior. Continue reading “Yarnterior – 2 dozen ways to decorate your space!”
As Red Heart has added and added and added more patterns, we realized that our accessory “bucket” was getting quite full. To make it easier for you to look for a sharp scarf, a jaunty cap or a versatile mitten pattern, we have added 3 new categories to our search function. Continue reading “Accessory Search Easier”
Red Heart wants everyone to celebrate this Valentine’s Day with gifts made from the heart. This year we encourage all of our knitters and crocheters to Make A Heart – Give a Heart this Valentine’s Day. We have selected 18 free patterns all with hearts to give you inspiration on something to make for your loved one, family members or a charity!
Getting into the needlecrafting groove this year with a dozen great accessory patterns – 6 to crochet and 6 for knit. You can pass them out to friends and family or get a jump on your gift giving supply for 2012. Continue reading “Start 2012 with a Dozen Great Accessory Patterns!”