New Releases: Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Colors #1

Hi all, I’m not going to lie, but I do love me some red heart super saver yarn (well, the softer colors of course, lol!). Ok, half-truths, but when you find the right colors they are definitely a steal. It’s technically not THAT new (released in Oct 2016), but it’s the newest colors they’ve came…

What Brand Crochet Hooks Do You Use? Susan Bates vs Boye

Blue: Boye, Gold: Susan Bates Hi all, if you’re reading this then obviously you’re curious what brand crochet hooks I use and maybe wondering what brand you should go with as a beginner. Let’s go on with what brand hooks I’ve used and which one I tend to go for now. When I first started…

How To: Keeping Your Knitting Needles Smooth

Hi all, have you ever came across your wooden/bamboo knitting needles getting stuck or “sticky” and “grabby” to your yarn that makes it hard to move your project along? As a beginner knitter, I started off using the Clover Takumi circular knitting needles made from bamboo. After using it for a couple projects, it seemed…

The Maxwell Bohemian Tassel

I recently added one new item to my etsy shop! It’s a super cute keychain that gives a hint of accent color and contains a variety of textures and fibers. _____ It will be available in several different colors such as pink, purple, brown, green and yellow with the main colors being white, off-white, beige,…

Free Pattern: The Venus Star Crochet Pattern

MATERIALS > H Hook (5mm) > Worsted Weight Yarn > Yarn Needle > Scissors ABBREVIATIONS > CH (chain) > HDC (half double crochet) > DC (double crochet) > SC (single crochet) > SL ST (slip stitch) > ST (stitch) NOTES > You can use any worsted weight yarn >> Change dimensions using a variety of…

Get to know me! #1

Hello all, I thought I would share some details about me with you guys to get familiar with the person behind helloredrubi! Here’s a little unfiltered me, hate me, love me, thanks for reading! HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH THE NAME HELLOREDRUBI? I had a thing for anything “hello” and have been using that term…