My Red, Red Heart

02/02/2015 at 11:55 am Leave a comment

“One out of every four women will die of heart disease” 

Cotton Clouds is sponsoring Stitch Red to raise awareness about the dangers of Heart Disease in women.  We’ll donate 10% of sales through March 1, 2015  to The Heart Truth  on all Cotton Clouds’  exclusively designed Stitch Red kits.

“Heart Disease is the #1 Killer of American Women”

There are early warning symptoms and ways to prevent this disease from devastating our lives.  Click Here to download “The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women” and Click Here to watch the video “Heart Attack Warning Signs”.  For the story to really hit home , Click Here to view the  video “Just a Little Heart Attack”, by Emmy Award Winning actress Elizabeth Banks, dramatizing our lives as women to to hilt.  Don’t wait till it’s too late. Please do it now!

Cotton Clouds’ Stitch Red Exculsively Designed Kits

Our Stitch Red kits are quick and easy to knit, weave, crochet or spin .

Remember that National Wear Red Day is on February 6 . It’s a great way to show your suport for women’s heart health issues.  Let’s all dazzle them in red!

Stitch Red Chenille Scarf Kit

We asked our weaving designer, Robin Lynde from Meridian Jacobs to design us a soft and luscious chenille scarf kit that would really say red, the color associated with warmth, power and passion. Here are her notes on how she designed this scarf.

Lots of Red Rayon Chenille yarns

    1. I love having a good supply of reds on hand.  Scarlatto, Show Off Red, Scarlet all have subtle color differences. Although I used only Scarlatto in this chenille scarf I also sometimes like to blend them all in one warp. Gypsy Chenille Mini Cones are a great way to get small amounts of a variety of colors. 

      Easy warping multi-colored or multi-shaded warps

    2.  Whether I’m winding a mult-colored or mulit-shaded warp I use an easy method that keeps everything in order.  Click Here for my easy warping method. 

      Rayon Chenille is so easy to weave!

    3. Click Here for all our TIPS on Weaving with Chenille.  Once the Gypsy Chenille scarf is on the loom, it’s easy sailing to weave it off.  I warped and wove this Stitch Red Scarf  Kit in less than a day! And this kit is designed to weave either one thick & snuggly scarf or two narrower scarves, so you can weave one for yourself and give the other as a way of promoting women’s heart health to someone you love!

      Throw your scarf in the washer!

    4. The best way to finish and full this scarf is to put it in the washer on gentle with a very mild laundry liquid.  Throw it in the dryer and remove just before completely dry.  Complete warping, weaving and finishing instructions included with your Stitch Red Chenille Scarf kit!

Be sure to check out all our Stitch Red Kits.  There’s here  something for everyone…knitter, crocheter, spinner and weaver. Plus watch for our cute new Cotton Classic Lite Stitch Red Beret kit coming soon!

RED is truly the color of love, passion and a way of reminding us to STOP, smell the roses, take care of ourselves and do what we love for ourselves and all we love! 

Happy Heart Health Awareness to you!
Irene & Jodi

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