I’m a BIG fan of adorable prints on children’s clothes. There’s just something too cute about tie-dye dresses and car pajamas. Perhaps because it’s one of the only times in life we not only get to “get away” with wearing “loud” clothing, but it’s totally celebrated! My husband will tell you that the older I
I LOVE being able to add a bit of crafty decor to my home. Whether it’s a touch of knit or crochet through a throw pillow on my couch, or my son’s latest creative project hanging on the wall. Being able to display and share our crafty passions with others is simply FUN. Thus the
Everything has been crazy busy around my house lately, and I haven’t been around quite as much as I’d like. I feel so lucky, though, that I not only get to do something I love, but work alongside my 3 kids to boot. So to start a week of giving thanks (keep an eye out
Now that Halloween has officially passed, I can start thinking about Christmas. As a pattern designer, it’s kind of my job to stay ahead of the seasons….but just like I’m perpetually late everywhere I go, so it seems that I’m perpetually behind in my seasonal design work. Luckily, Dusty, from CrochetMyLove Designs has come to
Unexpected texture is high on the list of things I love in my knit/crochet projects. Beautiful, eye-catching texture elements are so fun to add to any project….they turn something simple into something really unique and fun. This is the idea I held close while designing my Pot Hole Cowl. I love the sort of unintentional
Beard hat patterns have been around for a while now, but they never cease to be fun and popular projects. It’s SO handy to have a project that makes the perfect gift for any humorous man in your life. My husband often mentions how handy it might be to have a beard hat since he’s
With the return of Fall comes the return of Football….and thus my cute little football set pattern becomes popular once again! It seems fitting to share this one with you as one of my Friday Freebies as I’ve really been in the Fall vibe lately. The air has just really become crisp here in Colorado,
The Serenity Slouch has been a long time favorite of mine. It features a really pretty texture and a soft and subtle slouch making it an elegant accessory for girls and women. I’m excited to share this gorgeous pattern with you today for FREE. All I ask in return is that you help me spread
Unicorns have become quite the rage lately. Every small unicorn addict absolutely MUST have a unicorn hat to go along with the craze. Thus, the Majestical Unicorn Pattern. This cute pattern features a unicorn hat and leggings (in either knit or crochet) and is the perfect chance to let your magical side free….the color combos
As we get into the Fall groove, perhaps you’ll have time to pick up your hooks and needles this weekend. For this week’s Friday Freebie, I’m offering everyone a free pattern ($6 or less) from my Ravelry shop between now and 9/8 at 11:59pm (MST)! In Order to Get the Free Pattern: *This offer is
This week, the Friday Freebie is featuring one of my most popular patterns, the knit Baby Mermaid Tail Blanket! This pattern includes 5 sizes from newborn through 1-3 years. If you’d like the child or adult sizes of this pattern in either knit or crochet, you can snag a great deal on them today too!
Our sweet baby #3, Theo, was a bit of a surprise originally…..if you know what I mean, haha. At the time he was conceived, we were already running in about 6 different directions. News of Theo’s impending arrival was shocking….but we couldn’t really stop to dwell on it. We just kept on running about our
The Friday Freebie is back this week with the Basic Worsted Beanie! We wanted to start the 2017-2018 yarn season with weekly freebies, and for the second week, we pulled it together. Check out Melody’s fun beanie pattern, in knit and crochet. If you enjoy getting clean, tested, professional patterns, please help us spread the
With the return of fall comes the return of a beloved season for us….the yarn season! We’ve decided to celebrate by offering a little something fun throughout the fall.We’re always asking you to help us grow this little family business by sharing our work with your crafty friends. So we try to give you really
Send your little one off to school with a little handmade love….that way they can have a bit of your essence with them all day long. This cute crochet backpack pattern is the perfect choice for a back to school gift. With a matching pencil case, and endless color options, it’s a fun pattern you
One of the greatest parts about being a Red Heart Joy Creator is randomly receiving big boxes of yarn from time to time. It’s like the universe is asking you to be creative and giving you all the tools you need to do so. Or maybe it’s not really the universe…..and really it’s Red Heart.
This super classy swim cover is perfect for busy days at the beach, or for wearing around the summer pool. There’s beauty in simplicity, and you’ll find that this pattern is actually quite simple….it just looks complex! The wrap style really adds a touch of elegance while ensuring functionality….everything stays in place while wearing this
I’m going to keep the explanation of why I’m giving you all a freebie this week pretty short and sweet….I REALLY needed a lift and encouragement in this business this week. You all were there for me. That means a lot! This is just one small way I can say thank you for that. I’m
Quick and cute, this crochet headband is the perfect project to whip up as a great gift for any young lady in your life. The lacy texture makes it easy and lightweight to wear while also providing a beautiful, eye-catching texture. This pattern calls for Worsted (4) Weight Yarn and size 5.0mm (H/8) crochet hook.
These pretty, textured fingerless gloves are the perfect, quick project for the upcoming Fall season. The way the stitches are worked creates a fun, spiral element making them interesting to work up, but also neat to look at! This pattern calls for Fine (2) Weight Yarn and size 4.5mm (G/7) crochet hook. Thank you to
This beautiful Dress Blanket was designed with your Little Princess in mind. Make it to match her favorite princess movie, or just use her favorite colors. She’s sure to adore this fun and fancy blanket either way! This Dress Blanket Pattern comes in either a knit or a crochet version. They’re circular style so they
I’m always such a fan of being able to combine my love of yarn with super functional items that I KNOW I’ll use again and again. Which is just one of the many reasons I’m in love with this cute crochet top pattern I’m sharing with you today. The Everyday Top adds the perfect bit
This stunning infinity style wrap pattern features elements from two of my most popular designs to date! After completing the Jennika Infinity Wrap design, I was absolutely in love with wearing my finished wrap. The cables featured in that design make it a more heavy weight item though….and I really wanted something nice and light
With warm weather and bright spring colors making the world feel extra inspirational lately, this free shawl crochet pattern is perfect for the season! The stripes give you the perfect opportunity to play with color, while the fun swirl adds a unique element. Add a lovely texture to the mix, and you’ll enjoy having this