The Christmas tree is packed up and we’ve all gone back to work. Congratulations, you made it through another holiday season! All jokes aside, I always look forward to the calm of January after the frenzy of December. To celebrate having a little bit more free time, let’s have some fun!
Introducing the Make It Crochet-Along (CAL), a no-stress crochet event for yarn lovers. Starting Monday, January 7th, casually crochet your favorite TL Yarn Crafts pattern for a chance to win some amazing prizes from handmade businesses.
Watch this Quick Video About Make It CAL 2019!
What is a Crochet-Along?
Essentially, a crochet-along, or CAL, is an online party for makers around the world. I ran my first one last year and it was AMAZING!
This event runs January 7th – February 10th, but you can hop in anytime. Pick any free or paid TL Yarn Crafts pattern, share your progress on Instagram and/or Facebook, and be in the running for awesome prizes.
Prizes, You Say?
Well, it wouldn’t be a TL Yarn Crafts CAL without prizes, now would it? Here’s some info about our CAL sponsored prizes:
Week 1: Maker Apparel and Tee-Shirt brand the Yarn Mamas is offering up two of their classic Yarn Mama tote bags.
Week 2: Queen of Flair Shelli of
Week 3: Indie dyer Elizabeth of Crochet Is Art is cooking up some mystery skeins of cotton yarn for 2 lucky winners.
Week 4: You can’t say “fur
Week 5: Get your hands on the most adorable and coveted collection of amigurumi when you win Whimsical Stitches from designer Lauren Espy of A Menagerie of Stitches.
How to Win: You have two chances to win the Make It CAL 2019 prize each week –
- Instagram – Tag your CAL progress photos with #MakeItCAL2019 as many times as you like. I’ll choose a winner each week and announce them in my stories. Your Instagram account must be public to win.
- Facebook – Join the TLYCMakers Facebook group and post your progress photos to that week’s CAL update thread. I’ll choose one winner from that week’s thread.
*Note: Giveaways are open to U.S. residents only.
Let’s Get Ready to Crochet!
So, are you excited for Make It CAL 2019?! I know I am. And I can’t wait to see your progress. Find some of my favorite TL Yarn Crafts patterns below, and let me know in the comments which pattern(s) you’re going with! I’ll be making the Ada Shawl using some gorgeous We Are Knitters yarn I treated myself to over the holidays 🙂