2022 Christmas in July Make Along

I’ve teamed up with 27 other bloggers for the fourth annual Christmas in July Make Along! We’re bringing you a month full of free patterns to kick start the handmade holiday season — including crochet, knitting, and sewing projects. There’s something new to make every day in July, and you can also enter to win great prizes from some of our favorite companies!

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  • How the 2022 Christmas in July Make Along Works,
  • How To Join the 2022 Christmas in July Make along,
  • 2022 Christmas in July Make Along Schedule,
  • 2022 Christmas in July Make Along Giveaway Prizes, and
  • Enter the 2022 Christmas in July Make Along Giveaway.

If you’re looking for more handmade holiday inspiration, check out the Make Alongs from previous years!

How the 2022 Christmas in July Make Along Works

Every day in July, there will be something new to make, including crochet, knitting, and sewing patterns. Twenty-eight bloggers have teamed up to bring you a month full of free patterns perfect for winter holiday gifts. Each week will have a theme.

Week 1 (July 1-7): Babies, Kids, and Teens                   
Week 2 (July 8-14): Women               
Week 3 (July 15-21): Gifts for Anyone                    
Week 4 (July 22-28): Home                   
Week 5 (July 29-31): Pets

We’ve also partnered with some of our favorite companies to get some great prizes for you. Scroll down to get more details on the prizes from Baby Lock, Best Vinyl Cutters by Jolene, DMC, Eucalan, Fox and Pine Stitches, GlassEyesOnline, Knitter’s Pride, Kraemer Yarns, Shaggy Baggy, We Like Sewing, and Woodside Quilting, and to enter the giveaway for your chance to win one of 12 prizes by Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern.

How To Join the 2022 Christmas in July Make Along

  • Sign up for the Underground Crafter newsletter to get regular updates, including links to new Make Along patterns, each week. When you sign up, you’ll also get access to my subscriber vault which includes exclusive free PDF patterns, a coupon code for your choice of any crochet or knitting pattern or ebook from my Ravelry shop, and coupon codes from other indie designers and crafts businesses. 
  • You can join in by crocheting, knitting, sewing, or making the projects as you have time.
  • Share your progress and post pictures of your finished projects. Tag your projects and posts #CIJMakeAlong2022 on all social media.
  • If you’d like to chat with other crafters, join the Underground Crafters Facebook group.
  • If you need more handmade holiday inspiration, check out the weekly roundups with even more free patterns for gift ideas.
  • By the end of the Make Along, you’ll have up to 31 awesome projects. Get ready for the handmade holiday season while having fun with us!
  • 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 Christmas in July Make Along Schedule

This list will be updated during the Make Along to include links to each pattern and roundup as it is released.

2022 Christmas in July Make Along Giveaway Prizes

We’ve partnered with some of my favorite companies to gather great prizes for participants in this Make Along. Scroll down to learn more about all 12 prizes from Baby Lock, Best Vinyl Cutters by Jolene, DMC, Eucalan, Fox and Pine Stitches, GlassEyesOnline, Knitter’s Pride, Kraemer Yarns, Shaggy Baggy, We Like Sewing, and Woodside Quilting.

Baby Lock is providing one lucky winner with a Genuine Collection Notions Bag. This bag is perfect for carrying your sewing notions like thread, fabric shears, extra bobbin cases, and pins while on the go. Show your support by following Baby Lock on Facebook | Instagram.

Best Vinyl Cutters by Jolene is providing one lucky winner with the Mega Cricut Cheat Sheet Book. This softcover book includes 80 full-color cheat sheets with everything you need to know to get the most out of your Cricut Maker, Cricut Joy, or Cricut Explore Air 2 cutting machine. Show your support by following Jolene on Facebook | Instagram.

DMC is providing one lucky winner with the Peaceful Plant Pots Mindful Making crochet kit. Inside the kit you’ll find 3 skeins of DMC 100% Baby Cotton yarn, a 3.5 mm crochet hook, a tapestry needle, and pattern instructions for crocheting your own beginner-friendly plant pot covers. Show your support by following DMC on Facebook | Instagram.

Eucalan is providing one lucky winner with a gift pack including five 3.3 ounce bottles of Eucalan delicate wash in each of their scents and a reusable zip bag. These are perfect for hand washing your handmade projects. Show your support by following Eucalan on Facebook | Instagram.

Fox and Pine Stitches is providing one lucky winner with a pair of stitch stoppers. These silicone cuties fit snugly on the end of your knitting needles to prevent you from losing your stitches. Show your support by following Tara on Facebook | Instagram.

GlassEyesOnline is providing one lucky winner with a 130-piece set of assorted safety eyes and noses for your crochet, knit, or sewn dolls and toys. Show your support by following GlassEyesOnline on Etsy | Facebook | Instagram.

Knitter’s Pride is providing one lucky winner with a Ginger Deluxe Interchangeable Knitting Needles Set. These are my favorite knitting needles to use and you can watch my unboxing to see what’s included in the set here. Show your support by following Knitter’s Pride on Facebook | Instagram.

Kraemer Yarns is providing one lucky winner with their choice of the Crochet Bathroom Gift Set Kit or the Knit Bathroom Gift Set Kit. Each kit includes all the yarn and patterns needed to make a basket, bathmat, washcloth, and soap sack. Show your support by following Kraemer Yarns on Facebook | Instagram.

Shaggy Baggy is providing one lucky winner with their choice of a large bucket bag. These handmade totes are perfect for carrying your latest crochet, knitting, or sewing project out and about, or you can use it as a decorative storage basket for your project while at home. Show your support by following Shaggy Baggy on Facebook | Instagram.

We Like Sewing is providing two lucky winners each with a one-year Gold Club membership! Your subscription includes designer sewing patterns for quilts, home décor, bags, wearables, gifts, and so much more. In addition to the monthly digital magazine, Gold Club members get instant access to a growing library of pattern collections, and an exclusive video library with step-by-step tutorials of sewing and quilting basics. Show your support by following We Like Sewing on Facebook | Instagram.

Woodside Quilting is providing one lucky winner with a Christmas fabric panel and eight coordinating fat quarters — enough fabric to make your own holiday wall hanging! Show your support by following Woodside Quilting on Facebook | Instagram.

Continue on to learn how to enter the giveaway for your chance to win one of these fabulous prizes!

Enter the 2022 Christmas in July Make Along Giveaway

  • This is the giveaway for the 2022 Christmas in July Make Along hosted and organized by Underground Crafter.
  • Enter the giveaway using any of the options on the Rafflecopter widget below by 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, August 4, 2022.
  • Eight winners will be chosen from the entries at random to win a prize. Each will win one of the 12 prizes listed above.
  • Winners will be contacted approximately one week after the entries close. Winners will have three (3) days to claim their prizes. If winners do not respond within three days, prizes will be awarded to alternates.
  • By entering this giveaway, you are agreeing to share your contact information with Rafflecopter and/or Underground Crafter. You can read the Rafflecopter Privacy Policy here and the Underground Crafter Privacy Policy here to understand how this information is used.
  • The names of winners will be made available in list form by request from Underground Crafter.
  • This giveaway is open worldwide, except where prohibited by law.
  • Don’t forget to join the fun in the Underground Crafters Facebook group, too!
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4 thoughts on “2022 Christmas in July Make Along”

  1. Wow Marie! I love that this one encompasses so many different crafts! Thank you for always providing us with so many sources of patterns and resources to keep us going!! Have a Wonderful Summer!

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  2. I’m so excited about these projects! I am trying to learn how to knit ( I know how to knit and purl, just don’t know how to make anything. I have been crocheting since I was 14 yr old. I can still learn new stitches and love learning them.

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