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Posts from the ‘2014 Gift-A-Long’ Category

Interview with designer Deirdre Lejeune

In which I interview Belgian designer Deirdre Lejeune about her knitting inspirations and design process.

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Interview with author and designer Larissa Brown – Part 2

This is the second part of my interview with author and designer Larissa Brown, in which she discusses her favorite patterns and aspects of designing.

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Interview with author and designer Larissa Brown – Part 1

Author and prolific knitwear designer Larissa Brown graciously took time out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions...

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Getting Ready…

The Indie Designer Gift-A-Long is almost here!

What is a Gift-A-Long, you ask? Just a 2-month-long KAL/CAL of holiday gifts made from patterns designed by independent designers.

Check out these stats about the participating designers, as compiled by Kimberly Golynskiy (80skeins, Kimberly’s blog)

a chart showing 2014 Gift-A-Long stats.

2014 Gift-A-Long stats

From Thursday, November 13th at 8:00 pm US EST through Friday, November 21, 2014 at 11:59 pm US EST, 293 indie designers (including me!) will be offering a 25% discount on selected patterns in their Ravelry shops. You can read all about the details here.

KAL/CALs will run from Thursday, November 13 at 8pm (US-EST) through New Years Eve, Wednesday, December 31 at midnight (US-EST). There will be games, prizes, great conversation, and a lot of fun. Hope you will join us!

To celebrate the start, I will have a special post in which I interview novelist and indie designer Larissa Brown. Stay tuned!