I’m so excited to kick off our fifth annual Softie Crochet Along! This is the second crochet along of 2022 hosted in the CAL Central Facebook and Ravelry groups. We’ve brought together twelve of your favorite crochet designers to bring you free crochet patterns for huggable softies stuffed with Fairfield World Poly-Fil. Join us to make adorable projects, chat with other crocheters, and enter to win one of three fabulous prizes!
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This is the main post for 2022 Softie crochet along. Read on for more details including:
- How the 2022 Softie Crochet Along Works,
- How To Join the 2022 Softie CAL,
- 2022 Softie Crochet Along Schedule,
- 2022 Softie CAL End-of-CAL Giveaway Prizes, and
- Enter the 2022 Softie CAL End-of-CAL Giveaway.
How the 2022 Softie Crochet Along Works
Every Monday from April 4 to June 20, 2022, we’ll share a free crochet pattern for a softie. Fairfield World has generously provided Poly-Fil Premium Polyester Fiber Fill to all participating designers! You can make these softie to keep, for gifts, or to donate to charity while chatting with other crocheters in our groups and sharing your projects to win giveaway prizes!
We’ve partnered with GlassEyesOnline, Gurumi Supply, and Hooked for Life Publishing to bring you some great prizes in our end-of-CAL giveaway. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway by scrolling to the bottom of this post by Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern.
How To Join the 2022 Softie CAL
- Sign up for my newsletter to get reminders each week with the new patterns included.
- You can join in by crocheting the patterns as you have time.
- Share your progress and post pictures of your finished projects. Tag your projects and posts #CALCentralCrochet on all social media. Tag #FairfieldWorld and #PolyFil when you use Poly-Fil Premium Polyester Fiber Fill to stuff your softies.
- If you’d like to chat with other crocheters, join the CAL Central Facebook group or visit this thread in the CAL Central Ravelry group.
- By the end of the CAL, you’ll have up to 12 awesome softies to cuddle with!
- Use this button below on your Ravelry project pages or elsewhere on social media. Right click (on desktop) or tap and hold (on mobile) to save.
2022 Softie Crochet Along Schedule
This list will be updated during the CAL to include links to each pattern as it is released.
- April 4: 2022 Softie CAL Announcement and End-of-CAL giveaway (you are here)
- April 4: Pattern 1 by Underground Crafter
- April 11: Pattern 2 by Oombawka Design
- April 18: Pattern 3 by Crafty Kitty Crochet
- April 25: Pattern 4 by Crafting at the Poole
- May 2: Pattern 5 by The Stitchin’ Mommy
- May 9: Pattern 6 by The Blue Elephants
- May 16: Pattern 7 by The Loopy Lamb
- May 23: Pattern 8 by Tiny Curl
- May 30: Pattern 9 by 5 Little Monsters
- June 6: Pattern 10 by Stitches n Scraps
- June 13: Pattern 11 by Hooked by Kati
- June 20: Pattern 12 by Moogly
- Crochet at your own pace
- Sunday, June 26, 2022: Deadline for entering the end-of-CAL giveaways (see below for more details and to enter)
2022 Softie CAL End-of-CAL Giveaway Prizes
We love to partner with our favorite companies to bring you amazing prizes at the end of each CAL Central Crochet Along. For the Softie CAL, we are collaborating with GlassEyesOnline, Gurumi Supply, and Hooked for Life Publishing. Read on for more details about the prizes and how to enter for your chance to win one of these prizes!
GlassEyesOnline will provide one lucky winner with a 130-piece assortment of amigurumi safety eyes and noses. You can use these high quality eyes and noses for crochet, sewing, and other dolls and critter makes. Show your support by following GlassEyesOnline on Etsy | Facebook | Instagram.
GurumiSupply is providing one lucky winner with a prize package including a crochet hook keychain, 10 plastic yarn needles, 20 plastic stitch markers, 2 pairs of 15 mm paint-free blue safety eyes, 3 pairs of 12 mm purple violet safety eyes, 5 pairs of 10 mm solid black safety eyes, and 4 pink triangle safety noses in the 8 mm size. Show your support by following GurumiSupply on Facebook | Instagram.
Hooked for Life Publishing will provide one lucky winner with a Hookers Rule sticker. Now everyone will know how much you love to crochet! Show your support by following Hooked for Life on Facebook | Instagram.
Continue on to learn how to enter the giveaway for your chance to win a prize!
Enter the 2022 Softie CAL End-of-CAL Giveaway
- This is the end-of-CAL giveaway for the 2022 Softie Crochet Along. The Crochet Along is hosted by CAL Central and the giveaway is organized by Underground Crafter.
- Enter the end-of-CAL giveaway using any of the options on the Rafflecopter widget below by 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, June 26, 2022.
- Winners will be chosen from the entries at random. Each will win one of the prizes listed above.
- Winners will be contacted approximately one week after the entries close. Winners will have three days to claim their prizes. If winners do not respond within three days, prizes will be awarded to alternates.
- This giveaway is open worldwide, except where prohibited by law.
- Don’t forget to join the fun in our Facebook and Ravelry groups, too!