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The yarn for the Hotness Top has been discontinued, but Creme de la Creme will save the day!

Knitting Hotness Top with the cool Creme de la Creme yarn

From the second I saw the Hotness Top I thought it would be an excellent top to summer-ify with Red ...
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Put the needle underneath and bring it up through that little space between the yarn and your thumb.

The 1 knitting cast on you can’t live without

Casting on is one of the most crucial skills a knitter will learn, and the backwards loop cast on is ...
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The pattern that was on the label Very V-Stitch Cowl

Red Heart’s Strata yarn is perfect for summer knitting

Today we’re going over Red Heart’s Strata yarn; it might be bulky, but it's the perfect yarn for knitting during ...
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I swear I did not plan this, my knitting just happened to be smiling at me!

Questionable knitting motives

As knitters, we have all been put upon by someone for knitted goods. They see you knitting a pair of ...
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Vampire barbie socks made from high twist.

The lowdown on dye lots

Since I'm an indie dyer, I like to think I have some inside information on dye lots. There are a ...
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"It's a center-pull ball! I'm not in the way!"

The 3 levels of knitting and pet fur

Every knitter who has a furry pet struggles with pet hair in their knitting. When I was first starting out ...
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The tip of my finger is one inch.

A HAND-y Tip for measuring your knitting

This post is going to be all about the lazy knitter, which I am. A teacher once told me that ...
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Shawl Pattern

Laid-Back Shawl Pattern

With the warmer weather slowly creeping up on us, it's the perfect season for knitting shawls. The Red Heart pattern, ...
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A row of color-work using Skyscraper with Purple.

The sole of color-work in knitting

One thing I'm really looking forward to with Heart & Sole yarn is the color-work you can do! The solid ...
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SSK happening right here!

How to knit a heel flap

Getting Comfy with a Dreaded Sock Technique My last post was about the amazing properties of knitting socks with Red ...
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Love the Purple and Skyscraper combination. Getting out those bright colors for spring and summer!

5 tips to maximize your knitting time with Heart & Sole Yarn by Red Heart

The one thing it makes sense to knit with Heart & Sole sock yarn, is socks. However, there are many ...
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Just pick a color and start your sweater using Branson yarn

Knitting with Branson yarn

There are several patterns available for the Branson yarn which highlights this thicker weight of yarn. Let's go over these ...
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Always start out with a good stock of colors! You don't need to stick to Pearl Pink, Gull Gray and Stone Blue. Choose whatever colors tickle your fancy.

Making a swatch with Lady Sybil yarn

Yesterday we looked at the benefits of knitting with Lady Sybil yarn. Making a swatch with Lady Sybil yarn is ...
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Lady Sybil in colors Pearl Pink, Gull Grey and Stone Blue

The benefits of knitting with Lady Sybil yarn

Ladies First This week we have the second installment of the thrilling Downton Abbey Yarn Collection by Premier Yarns, new ...
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I can hear the wind whispering at the window already.

Hand knit teapot cover

The best way to keep your tea warm Today we’re going to help dress an iconic symbol of holiday cheer, ...
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Charger in action! You can hang it from it's own plug, your headboard, night stand, chair. Just tuck the extra cord in behind your phone within the case.

Easy charge electronics case and the Turkish cast on

Knitting for your Electronics I know, it used to be sugarplums dancing in people’s heads, but now we have dreams ...
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Finished product!

6 essentials when knitting a holiday stocking with fur trim

You're not going to want to hang this on the mantle! With the holiday season soon approaching it’s time for ...
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The Positive Pink Ruffles scarf pattern made with the Red Heart Boutique Sashay Fringe yarn.

The benefits of knitting with Sashay Fringe yarn

Sashay your way onto the Fringe of Fashion Red Heart’s Sashay Fringe yarn is a very interesting and unique product, ...
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Red Heart Infinity Yarn

4 tips to organize your holiday knitting

Summer just changed into Fall last week. This might be sad for some, but it makes me excited for the ...
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Preparing to sew buttons on!

How to baby-proof buttons on knits

In Monday's post, one of the tips for knitting for babies was to make sure the buttons were sewn on ...
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