Recently I was privileged to get to sit down with Red Heart National Spokesperson Marly Bird to talk about yarn – the way it brings us joy and how it helps with health and wellness!
Crocheters, knitters, crafters – we have a few things in common. I think one of the main things are health and wellness benefits we get from engaging in our favorite hobbies. The other thing – a deep and abiding love of yarn!
Recently, I got the chance to chat with one of the most famous yarn lovers around these parts – Red Heart National Spokesperson Marly Bird! We talked about yarn of course, but we also talked a bit about how helpful and therapeutic it can be!
When I decided to become a professional crocheter in 2011, I never imagined where it would take me, or what Moogly has become. And the most exciting thing that happened in 2018 was becoming a Red Heart Joy Creator!
When I learned how to crochet over 16 years ago, I thought I’d found a new favorite hobby. And though in the busyness of young motherhood I would sometimes put down the hook for a little while, I always picked it back up again, finding joy and peace inside the stitches.
Nadia Fuad of YARNutopia is one of our newer Joy Creators. When we found out she was making a granny square for each day in 2016 — 365 Days of Granny Squares — we had to find out more! Below is a Q&A we did with Nadia.
Olivia Laws is a fiber sculpture artist who makes large-scale sculptures out of crochet, using Red Heart Super Saver. We saw her photos on social media — especially her giant ice cream cone — and wanted to learn more.
By Salena Baca, on behalf of the Design Wars Challenge
As the founder and host of the Design Wars Challenge, I’m always looking to put a spotlight on the best our crochet community has to offer! This week I’m really proud to share designer, author and professional instructor, Edie Eckman! Continue reading “Designers I Adore | Meet Edie Eckman! By Guest Blogger: Salena Baca”
What in the world would we do without talented designers?! They offer their creative talents so that we can in turn enjoy crocheting or knitting our own unique projects. Even after many years of yarn addiction (more years than I like to admit), I am constantly amazed at how a ball of yarn can become so many different and beautiful things. Here are interviews with two of our best designers who have mastered the design process. Continue reading “Getting to Know Our Designers: Julie Farmer and Marianne Forrestal”