If you love the sparkle of metallic, you’ll love Gleam! This gorgeous yarn features either gold, silver, or copper metallic thread wrapped non-uniformly around the soft yarn base, giving this yarn a handspun look. Gleam is a perfect combination of style and comfort, great for fashion and accessories that are sure to get noticed.
Red Heart Scrubby yarn is a textured worsted weight yarn named for the fact that it is well-suited to making knit and crochet dishcloths. Although you can craft dishcloths with other yarn types (most popularly cotton yarn), scrubby is made to actually “scrub” those pots and pans more quickly. It also works as a washcloth with a spa-like exfoliating feel. Scrubby is a polyester yarn so it works a little bit differently than cotton (including drying more quickly). If you have never used it before, you might have some questions about it, so here are our tips for working with Scrubby. Continue reading “Tips on Working with Scrubby”
It is with pride that I tell you about our newly introduced baby yarn, Baby Hugs! You will be spending hours crocheting or knitting for a sweet child. So using quality materials really makes sense. Here are the advantages of this yarn that make it my confident best choice.
If you’re like most knitters and crocheters I know, you want instant gratification, and Red Heart Grande fits the bill. Red Heart Grande is a wonderful, soft, Super Bulky yarn. It falls into category 6 (Super Bulky) and uses either a size 19 needle or a size “P” crochet hook. Continue reading “Red Heart’s Grande Yarns Give You Instant Gratification”
We just added four new shades of Red Heart Super Saver and we wanted to see how they work up. Seems like there is still plenty of winter to come, so we decided to try two of the new colors for really easy cowls. They’re the perfect quick projects for staying inside and relaxing as you knit or crochet.
I’m on a Red Heart Reflective Yarn kick…..I don’t know about you, but I just can’t get enough of it! Last year I made headbands for my nieces, nephew and cousins when we went on our family mountain trip (click here to read that blog) and I’m thinking about making more. The way the reflective thread woven into the yarn lights up during a flash photo just amazes me…I’m easily amused, I know. ;) Continue reading “Cro-Shayley makes a Reflective Crate”
I can’t believe were coming upon the close of another year. At year end we tend to get nostalgic and reflect back on all the great things that happened throughout the year. Here are some of the highlights from 2014. I couldn’t keep it to just ten so here are our top 11! Thanks for all of your support and for loving our yarns as much as we do!