Hey everyone!! There’s something new and exciting, and YOU are invited: The Fasten Off Yarn Along (also known as the FO2020 or the YAL)!!! It’s a big online event featuring the work of over 90 independent knitting and crochet designers – with discounts, a make-a-long, games, prizes, and lots of cheerleading. It starts tomorrow (Wednesday, 11/25/2020) and ends at the end of the year.
Here’s what’s what [and official information can be found here (website) and here (the Discord server – it’s where all the chat, games and fun will happen)]:
A discount!!! All of the designers will be offering a 25% discount on at least some of their designs starting tomorrow and going through December 5th using the coupon code FO2020 on their own websites or platforms like Payhip or Etsy. All Knit Equals Joy patterns will be on sale with that code here on knitequalsjoy.com and on my Payhip store and my Etsy shop. There will be searchable lists of designers and patterns once the discount period begins (Wednesday 11/25/20 at 9 pm ET) on the Fasten Off Yarn-a-Long 2020 website – but those lists will be hidden until the magic hour tomorrow evening!!!
Do you have to purchase a pattern to participate? No! In order to participate, all you need to do is make a design by one of the participating designers (me, hint, hint!). Seriously, if you have already purchased, won, or received one of my patterns as a gift, I would love it if you made that during the YAL. This would be a great time to make a Gnome Spa Cloth as a gift or another Wee Pumpkin for your pumpkin patch, or even to start an Ethereal Sweater. It’s also a GREAT opportunity to discover some other wonderful designers. I will be talking up some of my favorite designers, and I’m sure I’ll be picking up some new patterns with that discount!
Prizes!! There will be pattern prizes from all of the designers; there will be yarny prizes as well. To be eligible for the yarny prizes, you need to wait to cast on until 9 pm ET tomorrow night and you’ll need to finish by the end of the year. I think the pattern prizes will be given for games, etc.
There’s even an available playlist!
You can copy and use this nifty graphic if you’d like:
More information can be found here: @FastenOffYAL | Linktree
Feel free to email me at knitequalsjoy@gmail with questions, too.
I hope to see you there!!
P.S. The cover picture is 100 colors of Palette yarn I mentioned in the last blog post. It’s already being very helpful for design purposes!