How to Crochet V-Stitch

How to Crochet Classic DC V-Stitch (Plus 3 Variations)

The V-stitch seems to be taking the crochet world by storm right now. It is a classic crochet stitch that is very easy to work. If you can crochet chains and double crochet stitches, then you can create scarves, blankets, and other items using this stitch. Perhaps the reason it’s so trendy right now is because it’s simple to crochet but has a textured, detailed look that appears overly complex to others. This guide will show you how to work a classic double crochet V-stitch, as well as several variations.
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Donna’s Dozen – Amigurumi for All Ages

When I think of stuffed animals…

…I usually associate them with children. But, there are a lot of adults out there that like them, too. Young or old animals are cute, cuddly, and can be oh-so-comforting. Some may be for a collection or the mascot for a school once attended. Either way, these little cuties will put a smile on a face no matter the age. Hope you enjoy the dozen little critters that I have picked for you today! Check out for even more!





Who says lambs can’t be colorful? The design itself is beyond adorable so pick a color and make it yours. Continue reading “Donna’s Dozen – Amigurumi for All Ages”

And the Winners Are!!!

I was so excited to see the wonderful designs that were winners of the CGOA (Crochet Guild of America) Design Competition recently in Manchester, New Hampshire. I was awestruck by the impressive entries. Then I just had a “duh” moment, and realized many of you did not have a chance to go to the conference but would be equally impressed by the talents of our fellow crocheters. So with little ado, here is a link to a photo presentation of all the winners. Please enjoy and be inspired!

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Red Heart Catalog 2014

The 2014 Red Heart Catalog is now available online. It features 8 brand new yarns and lots of new colors in your favorite yarns. New colors are noted with a tiny heart next to each shade and new yarns are noted with a big “All New” heart on the page. Be sure to check out my favorite new yarn on page 15, Red Heart Reflective – the yarn that lights up when hit with a photo flash.

Have fun exploring our new collection of yarns – we know you will be inspired to create amazing things with Red Heart. Happy stitching!

Download your free copy today!