Crochet with Me!! Winter 2017 CAL… Material List

Crochet with Me!! Winter 2017 CAL… Material List

Crochet with Me!! Winter 2017 CAL… Material List

Crochet with Me... Winter 2017 CAL.. Material List

I am so excited this year to present you with my 4th Crochet with Me… Winter 2017 CAL!!!!  This is a mystery afghan and to see prior years click on the Crochet with Me tab at the top of the site!!

You may be new to Crochet Alongs… So here is how it will work…

There is no need to join ~ But if you like to get it in your emails, you will see a box in the right hand sidebar ~Stay connected…. Enter your email and click on the “Subscribe Now” .. then you will receive the post by email…  I will be posting a section of the pattern once a week,,, Or you can tune in each Monday on my website!!We all make it and in about 12 weeks we will all have beautiful afghans!!

You will need approximately 3500 yards of worsted weight yarn. You can use as many colors as you like, but I suggest 4-6 colors.  We will be using an I hook..  That’s it for materials!!!!

This year I have a couple of surprises!!

I will be using Red Heart Yarns ~ With Love in White, Hot Pink, Blue Hawaii, Jadeite, Papaya and Aubergine!!

Red Heart Yarns has been kind enough to give all my fans doing the CAL a 15% discount on their website for their purchase… WOW.. Thank you Red Heart!!!  All you need to do is head to red and enter LOVECAL15 then you will receive 15%  off orders of E400 With Love between January 16 and January 31.


Another great bonus of joining the Crochet with Me.. Winter 2017 CAL… This year we have a Facebook group dedicated to making our mystery afghan!!!  It will be a place to post progress pics, ask questions and have a ton of fun.. I hope you will join in!!  Just Click Here and head over to Facebook… then Click the Join button and we will get you added!! Since I work a day job(lol) it may take a bit for me to catch all the approvals… But I would love to have a ton of us join!!

One more great thing…..

Red Heart Yarns is sponsoring a lovely yarn Giveaway worth $50...  By participating in the CAL and finishing your afghan in the allotted time… You will be eligible for the giveaway.. More details on the rules to come!!

$50 prize pack August 2016

Yarn colors for final package may vary. Included will be

  • 1 ball Gleam
  • 1 ball Irresistible
  • 1 ball Unforgettable Waves
  • 1 ball Sweet
  • 1 ball Fashion Soft
  • 1 ball Strata
  • 1 ball Scrubby Sparkle
  • 1 ball Chunky Soft

I am so excited to get started… So grab your yarn and hooks and join me next Monday for Week 1 Instructions!!

Spread the word… The more the merrier!!

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Happy Crocheting!!



Crochet with Me… Winter 2017 CAL!!  Coming Soon…

Crochet with Me… Winter 2017 CAL!! Coming Soon…

If you have joined me the last 3 years for the Crochet With Me,,, Crochet Alongs…  This year will be just as amazing…

If this is your first year… We will be making our 2017 CAL Surprise Design Afghan starting in just a couple of weeks!!


Stay turned for the schedule and materials list in the next couple of weeks and this year I have some great surprises for you… There will be a Giveaway sponsored by Red Heart Yarns and for all of my fans participating… A special discount code for your yarn at Red Heart Yarns too!!

I can’t wait to get started!!

Happy Crocheting!!



Join the Crochet Winter Festival!!!!

Join the Crochet Winter Festival!!!!

“UPDATE: 12/15/16 – The voting has begun! Scroll down to the images below. You’ll see a little gray heart in the right-hand upper corner. Click on the heart in the image that is your favorite! It’s just that easy to cast your vote! Good luck to everyone! Be sure to share with everyone else and tell them to vote too!”

Are you ready to start our PARTY??  It’s time for the Crochet Winter Festival!!  Beatrice Ryan Designs and ELK Studio are joining together starting today with a Very Special, Crochet Filled, Prize Giveaway Extravaganza!!  We are so excited to see all of the fabulous crochet projects you have been working on… Come back often to see what has been posted daily by all of you!!  Scroll down to read all the details of how you can participate and win on of the 4 prizes!



What exactly does that mean?  Imagine taking your lovely crochet items and entering them in a fair for all to see… and a chance to win a prize!  We thought it would be fun to sort of do an “on-line” Winter Crochet Festival where people can enter their latest projects, and you can do it all from the comfort of your home.  Of course, there are prizes to win! You can read more about the details below.

Let’s talk about the Prizes!

Kathy and I are both Red Heart Joy Creators, and we are so happy to announce that Red Heart Yarns will be sponsoring the grand prize! It a $75 prize pack! It would be so awesome if you could jump over to their Facebook page and tell them thank you!!

I love working with Red Heart Yarns!

Crochet Winter Festival by ELK Studio sponsored by Red Heart Yarns

The Grand Prize Pack includes:

  • 2 Gleam
  • 2 Chunky Soft
  • 1 Strata
  • 1 With Love Metallic
  • 1 Irresistible
  • 1 Scrubby Sparkle
  • 1 Comfort
  • 1 Sweet
  • 1 Tweed Twist
  • 1 Baby Hugs Light

We will also award a 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winner!

Crochet Winter Festival by ELK Studio and Beatrice Ryan Designs

  • 1st Prize – $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • 2nd Prize – $25 Amazon Gift Card
  • 3rd Prize – $25 Amazon Gift Card

The rules are simple and easy, so let’s get started.

  1. Entries will be received from December 1st until the submission deadline of December 14th, 11:59 pm CST.
  2. Voting will begin on December 15th at 12:05 am CST until December 23rd at 11:55 pm.
  3. Once voting begins, it will be one vote per person per ISP.
  4. Enter a project only once.
  5. You may enter on the ELK Studio or Beatrice Ryan Designs site. All entries are shown on both sites.
  6. No more than 2 entries per person. (Additional entries by the same person will be deleted.)
  7. You do NOT need a link to add your photo. That’s optional.
  8. All projects and photos must be your own. Using a designer’s pattern is acceptable.
  9. Don’t forget to use the name of your project or post in the description. Don’t use your name.
  10. All winners will be notified via email. A valid email address is necessary for notification.
  11. The winner will have 72 hours to respond to the email notifying that you won, otherwise forfeiting the entry.
  12. Following ELK Studio and Beatrice Ryan Designs on at least one social media site would be wonderful.
  13. All entries are in RANDOM order.

If you have any problems loading your photo,,, Shoot me and email to [email protected] and I will help you make it happen…  Let’s see how many awesome crocheters can strut their stuff!!


Like I said… I can’t wait to see all the fabulous projects… So let’s get the party started!!

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Happy Crocheting !!


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