Julie's Sweater KAL - January 10 – March 12, 2020 January 5, 2020 08:09

Sign-ups are open for the Julie's Sweater KAL!

And the pattern is on sale for 20% off, to get you started (more on that below).


Maybe you're wondering: What's a KAL?

A KAL is a Knit-A-Long event where a bunch of knitters gather together (online, in this case) to knit the same pattern and discuss their project and experiences, share pictures, and win prizes.

In the Julie's Sweater KAL there are opportunities to win free copies of my patterns, as well as autographed copies of some of my books.

Join Us!

If you think you'd like to get started on your own Julie's Sweater next week, take a look at the Ravelry Thread where we'll be gathering online, and leave a post there, stating that you'd like to join! You don't need to finish by March 12, but if you do, you're eligible for some additional prizes!


Get 20% off the pattern!

Which means it's only $3.99—until March 12, 2020.

Use the code: JULIEKAL
on Ravelry or on kristentendyke.com

The sale ends March 12, 2020 at 11:59 EST.

Read all about and/or join Julie's Sweater Knit-A-Long here!


The Indie Designer Gift-a-long is about to begin! November 23, 2019 05:00

The annual gift-a-long (GAL) event on Ravelry is about to begin, and I'm really excited to be part of it this year! It's been happening just before the holidays for the last 7 years, but this is my first year participating.

Do you know about it? Let me tell you what I know!

Pattern Sale

There are about 300 participating knit and crochet designers who are each offering between 10–20 of their patterns for sale. That's a HUGE number of patterns on sale. This is the biggest sale event on Ravelry of the year.

The sale begins on Tuesday November 26 at 8pm eastern. Find out here what time that is for your time zone, so you don't miss it! It ends at 11:59pm Monday, December 2, 2019, eastern.

It's the perfect opportunity to stock up on whatever handmade gift patterns you'd like to make for this holiday season.

Check out the 20 knit & crochet designs that I'll be offering in this sale!
It starts on Tuesday! You may want to make a wish list...

But, the GAL doesn't end with the sale! That's only the beginning!

KALs and CALs, prizes, contests and more!!

Through the end of this year, there are knit-a-longs and crochet-a-longs that are on-going, including physical and/or pattern prizes from me and the other designers.

Cast-on for the KAL and CAL is on Tuesday! Plan ahead to get started right at the get-go!

Not only are the 20 knit and crochet patterns that I've included in the GAL eligible for the KAL and CAL prizes, but ALL my patterns can be made with the possibility of winning something really cool!

Take a look in the GAL 2019 group on Ravelry for all you'll want to know about this fun annual event. 

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