Red Heart offers a variety of free patterns on its website, including sweaters, home accessories and scarves. As of 2015, Red Heart's website has more than 2,500 free patterns.
Red Heart offers both knitting and crocheting patterns. The company website allows users to search for free patterns with a variety of filters. Users can search by skill level. A search can be refined by pattern brand, including Anne Geddes Baby and Boutique. Free patterns are also available by project type, such as home decor, apparel and toys. Accessories, throws and scarves are the top three categories with the most projects. The accessories category includes many different patterns, including hats, gloves and handbags.
Users are also able to refine the search by selecting who or what the pattern is for. A pattern search can be targeted for men, women and children. For children, Red Heart offers separate categories for babies, kids and teens. Additional categories include patterns for pets and specific holidays, such as Halloween and Valentine's Day.
In addition to free patterns, Red Heart's website has an online store to purchase yarn and other supplies. A learning section provides how-to videos and book recommendations. The video library includes more than 350 free videos on knitting and crocheting techniques.