The Softie Crochet Along is the second crochet along of 2019 hosted in the CAL Central Facebook and Ravelry groups. We’ve brought together ten of the top crochet designers out there to bring you free crochet patterns for softies. Five of our favorite companies are providing prizes for our end-of-CAL giveaway. Join us to make great amigurumi projects to cuddly and play with, chat with other crocheters, and enter to win fabulous prizes!
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This is the main post for 2019 Softie crochet along. Read on for more details including:
- How the 2019 Softie Crochet Along Works,
- How To Join the 2019 Softie CAL,
- 2019 Softie Crochet Along Schedule,
- 2019 Softie CAL End-of-CAL Giveaway Prizes, and
- Enter the 2019 Softie CAL End-of-CAL Giveaway.
How the 2019 Softie Crochet Along Works
Every Monday from April 1 through June 3, 2019, we’ll share a free crochet pattern for a softie! You can make fun softie projects 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!
Fairfield World has generously provided all of the participating designers with Crafter’s Choice Dry Polyester Fiber Fill to use in their softies. They will also be also be awarding the grand prize, a 5 lb. box of Poly-Fil and two Poly-Fil Basic 16” x 16” Pillow Inserts, to the crocheter whose project gets the most votes!
Clover USA, Search Press North America, LeitherCo, and Morgan’s Mane have also generously provided us with prizes for this CAL. Share your completed project pictures in this post (scroll down for details)by 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Monday, June 10, 2019 to enter for your chance to win!
How To Join the 2019 Softie CAL
- 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 #CALCentral on all social media. If you use Fairfield World Poly-Fil for your project, tag @fairfieldworld and use #fairfieldworld, too.
- 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 10 awesome projects. Make adorable softies 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.
2019 Softie Crochet Along Schedule
This list will be updated during the CAL to include links to each pattern as it is released.
- April 1: Announcement and End-of-CAL Giveaway Information (you are here)
- April 1: Pattern 1 by Underground Crafter
- April 8: Pattern 2 by Moogly
- April 15: Pattern 3 by Stitches n Scraps
- April 22: Pattern 4 by 5 Little Monsters
- April 29: Pattern 5 by Goddess Crochet
- May 6: Pattern 6 by The Stitchin’ Mommy
- May 13: Pattern 7 by Jessie At Home
- May 20: Pattern 8 by Oombawka Design
- May 27: Pattern 9 by Divine Debris
- June 3: Pattern 10 by Blackstone Designs
- Crochet at your own pace.
- June 10, 2019: Deadline for entering the end-of-CAL giveaways (see below for more details and to enter).
2019 Softie CAL End-of-CAL Giveaway Prizes
We work hard to find the best crochet along prizes from around the web for each CAL Central Crochet Along. Read on for more details about the prizes and how to enter for your chance to win.
The most popular project will win the grand prize from Fairfield World: a 5 lb. box of Poly-Fil and two Poly-Fil Basic 16” x 16” Pillow Inserts. Show your support by following Fairfield World on Instagram | Facebook.
Search Press North America is providing one winner with both Cuddly Animals to Crochet by Lucia Forthmann (reviewed here) and Crocheted Bears by Val Pierce. Show your support by following Search Press North America on Website | Facebook | Instagram.
Continue on to learn how to enter the giveaway for your chance to win one of these fabulous prizes!
Enter the 2019 Softie CAL End-of-CAL Giveaway
- This is the end-of-CAL giveaway for the 2019 Softie Crochet Along. The Crochet Along is hosted by CAL Central and the giveaway is organized by Underground Crafter.
- To enter the end-of-CAL giveaway for one of the prizes described above, share one picture of each project you completed using a 2019 Softie Crochet Along pattern by 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Monday, June 10, 2019. Each completed project will count as one entry into the giveaway.
- If you do not wish to share a project picture, you may also enter by mailing a letter with your name, the name of the CAL, and your email address (so we can contact you if you win) to Underground Crafter, Planetarium Station, P.O. Box 340, New York, NY 10024 USA. The letter must be received by Monday, June 10, 2019 to be eligible to win this end-of-CAL giveaway.
- You are not required to use a link to enter, but if you do, please link directly to the project on your blog/Ravelry/Instagram and not to your main page. If you are new to InLinkz Link Ups, you can find a tutorial here.
- The most popular project as selected by voting will win the Fairfield World grand prize.
- Four winners will be chosen from the remaining entries at random to win one of the prizes from Clover USA, Search Press North America, LeitherCo, and Morgan’s Mane. Each will win one of the prizes listed above.
- Winners will be contacted approximately one week after the entries close. Winners will have two weeks to claim their prizes. If winners do not respond within two weeks, prizes will be awarded to alternates.
- 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 our Facebook and Ravelry groups, too! You can share as many pictures as you like in the groups, but only pictures submitted here will be entered in the giveaways.