GAL 2018 bundle

Indie Design Gift-a-long 2018

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GAL official Mascot Puddles

The 6th annual Indie Design Gift-a-long kicks off tonight!! Nov 23rd, 2018 at 8pm EST Puddles and I are both returning this year – me to my admin and games duties and him to his spreading of the stitches… both yarn and laughter.

If you’re new to the giftalong (aka GAL) here’s how it works:

Quote:We are prepping for the holidays as only fiber folks can, with special deals from tons of indie designers! This is our 6th annual GAL, and we are super excited to celebrate it all with you!

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What is Gift-A-Long? It’s a multi-designer promotion to help you kick your holiday gift-making into high gear!

The Indie Design Gift-A-Long is a 6 week long KAL/CAL of holiday gifts made from patterns designed by 349 independent designers. From November 23rd, 2018 at 8:00 pm US EST to November 29th at 11:59pm US EST each of the 349 participating designers will be discounting between 10 – 20 of their patterns 25% for this event. Use coupon code: giftalong2018.

From November 23rd, 2018 at 8:00 pm US EST to December 31, 2018 at midnight US EST there will be fun games, contests, and 8 KAL/CALs that will help you get your holiday knitting and crocheting done with companionship and fun! You can read all about the details in this post: on the FAQ page in our group pages.

Once you’ve got your Gift-A-Long patterns, we encourage you to join a relevant KAL/CAL! (For instance, if it is a cowl, please join the Cowls, Scarves, & Other Neck Things KAL/CAL.) To join, simply write a post in the KAL/CAL thread you want to join, including the pattern name you will be knitting and a link to your project page. KAL/CAL participants are eligible for lots of lovely prizes but you’ve got to post to win Please Note: all prize winners must be group members!

On your mark…get set…. GIFT!!
Other things:
• Please use #giftalong2018 and #GAL2018 to tag your social media-ing!
• Please only share Giftalong projects in the “shared projects” section of the group
• Please only share GAL oriented blog posts with this group
• Feel free to download and use one of our event ravatars from the Indie Design Gift-a-long home page!

And a sneak peek – my bundle for 2018!

GAL 2018 bundle
Arctic Climes, Seine Cowl, Cowgirl Chic
Obverse, Brightwater Upcycle
5678 Cowl, Snow Gazer Headband, Je Ne Sais Quoi
Bucolic Chic, Zipline, Marquise Cut
Alternating Paths, Snow Gazer (cowl)
Tranquil River, Woodsong Camber, Vegan Woolies (hat & 5678 cowl on Puddles)

In addition to the 17 selected bundled ones, please note: for the duration of the Indie Design Gift-a-long (GAL), all Knit Eco Chic patterns are eligible for the KALs/CALs, games, prizes and FO threads!

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