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By redheart | Friday, August 14, 2015 - 15:21
Welcome to the eighth entry in our ongoing series Stitch of the Month! Each month in 2015 we will teach you a new crochet or knit stitch. You can then use the stitch when you make the featured cowl. This month our stitch is entrelac crochet. Keep reading to learn the stitch and enter to win! Use the hashtag #...
By redheart | Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 21:28
It's Christmas in July! Start making Christmas items now so they are ready when the holiday comes. We have a dozen free knit and crochet patterns to start you off. Whether you're making an outfit for baby, a stocking to hang by the fire, or ornaments for your tree, you'll find patterns that are perfect for your home...
By redheart | Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 16:24
Sometimes you have to be away from the comfort of your own home, and if you're like me you run out the door without all your supplies.  I enjoy knitting and crocheting during my lunch break at work.   What I've found that works for me in a pinch are common everyday items.  Items that you might...
By redheart | Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 22:14
Welcome to the sixth entry in our ongoing series Stitch of the Month! Each month in 2015 we will teach you a new crochet or knit stitch. This month our stitch is the slip, slip, knit (ssk) decrease. Keep reading to learn the stitch and enter to win! Use the hashtag #learnstitches to talk about the series....
By redheart | Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 15:00
Precious is a beautiful yarn that makes elegant garments and accessories. It is a mohair and acrylic blend, so it is washable but also soft. This thin yarn is perfectly suited for lacy projects like our Oversized Scarf and Lovely Shawl. It comes in seven colors named after precious stones, such as onyx and pearl....
By redheart | Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 13:57
It'sThrowback Thursday time! (#tbt)This Chevron Cape was first designed and published in 1972. The pattern has since been remade with updated sizing and yarn information. This classically designed cape looks just as fashionable today as when it was first published over 40 years ago.  Make it in a neutral shade...
By redheart | Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 15:13
Welcome to the sixth entry in our ongoing series Stitch of the Month! Each month in 2015 we will teach you a new crochet or knit stitch. This month our stitch is the bobble. Keep reading to learn the stitch! Use the hashtag #learnstitches to talk about the series.Bobbles create bumps in the fabric by gathering loops...
By redheart | Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 16:52
Have you ever participated in World Wide Knit in Public Day? In 2015 it will fall on Saturday, June 13. Learn about this unique yearly event (it's for crocheters too!) and how you can participate. World Wide Knit in Public Day was started in 2005 for knitters to come together in public and knit. Since then,...
By redheart | Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 14:57
Welcome to the fifth entry in our ongoing series Stitch of the Month! Each month in 2015 we will teach you a new crochet or knit stitch. This month our stitch is drop stitch knitting. Keep reading to learn the stitch! Use the hashtag #learnstitches to talk about the series.Drop-stitch knitting creates rows of loose...
By redheart | Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 16:55
Want a smaller project to work on? This collection of one dozen free crochet and knit patterns are all designed for babies and children using Red Heart yarns! Baby Cardigan & Hat Knit Girl's Poncho Big Boy Sweater Sports Fever Scarf Puppy Booties Cosy Lamb Hat Turtle Newborn Photo Prop Child’s Earflap...