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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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It's summer and this week I've done a lot of my sampling with Super Saver yarn on my front porch swing.

Designing a flag with Super Saver yarn

This week, we're having fun with flags by designing an afghan of a country’s flag using Red Heart Super Saver ...
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Red Heart Super Saver yarn -- affordable and durable.

Sampling a flag with Super Saver yarn

Yesterday, we examined several design options for creating an afghan that incorporates a nation’s flag. Today, we’re going to look ...
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Knit a flag with Super Saver yarn

Knit a flag with Super Saver yarn

One of my favorite comedy programs on television periodically runs a segment called “Fun with Flags.” Long before this, I ...
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Dona DK superwash merino by Fibra Natura

Finding an alternative to acrylic yarn for washable apparel

Depending on your first experiences in knitting, on who taught you, on your taste, on your budget, and on a ...
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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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Ultra Blueberry perfectly re-skeined!

3 tips to untangle yarn SNAFU

Tips for Tangles Imagine this, you go to your LYS and there's the perfect skein of yarn. I’m not talking ...
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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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The Clean in Stripes Dishcloth from the pattern on Red Heart's website

Red Heart’s Scrubby yarn perfect for knitting facial scrubbies

With our efforts to make our earth 'greener' and use items that are earth friendly, knitting is becoming a skill ...
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I realized after I took the photo that the Scrubby dishcloth tied on looks like a super hero cape. For spring cleaning, I think it's appropriate.

4 tips for spring cleaning with Scrubby Yarn

It's March already and around this time of year I start thinking about...spring cleaning! I know it's more of a ...
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Red Heart's Baby Lace Cardigan

Knit a hat to match Baby Lace Cardigan

Happy Friday! Red Heart’s Baby Lace Cardigan knit in Soft Baby Steps is too adorable to pass by. This little ...
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Red Heart's Toddler Blanket Pattern

Details on knitting a toddler blanket

One of my favorite things about knitting is pairing colors together, so the Toddler Blanket in two colors of Red ...
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