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 2 month long KAL/CAL of holiday gifts made from patterns designed by nearly 300 independent designers. From Thursday, November 13th at 8:00 pm US EST – Friday, November 21, 2014 at 11:59 pm US EST those indie designers will be discounting over 3,800 patterns. Enter the coupon code “giftalong2014” at checkout and 25% will be automatically taken off the pattern price. The list of participating designers and links to their patterns can be found in this thread – http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/indie-design-gift-a-long/2999184/1-25
Yes, I am one of those 293 designers participating in the event. You can find my patterns here – http://www.ravelry.com/designers/amy-maceyko
Once you’ve got your Gift-A-Long patterns, please join a relevant KAL/CAL! (For instance, if it is a cowl, please join the cowl 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 to win over 1,800 electronic prizes and over 70 physical prizes (yarn, gift cards, kits, etc) – but you gotta post to win! Rules and Eligibility for prizes can be found in this thread – http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/indie-design-gift-a-long/3066402/1-25
KAL/CALs will run from Thursday, November 13 at 8pm (US-EST) through our New Years Eve party, Wednesday, December 31 at midnight (US-EST), plenty of time to knock out all your holiday knitting and crocheting. We have games, tons of prizes, great conversation, and a lot of fun, so pull up a chair and join us!
And be sure to use the tag #giftalong2014 when you post about your projects on social media.
Note: While the discount code will work for all pattern purchases with the ravelry shopping cart (which can be accessed by non-ravelry members), only those who are logged into ravelry can participate in the KAL/CAL and be eligible for prizes. So if you aren’t a member of ravelry, what are you waiting for? Join today for free and join us for the Indie Gift-a-Long!