The current enrollment period is closed. We’re going to switch over to a month-by-month subscription system starting in August! This way, you can join in, without the big payment! You’ll want to sign up for the FreshStitches newsletter be notified about the next enrollment period!
It’s the super-awesome kit club!
Do you hear the trumpets sounding?
That’s because the FreshStitches Kit Club is finally here! I know FreshStitches fans have been waiting a while for this… but I’ve been waiting to put this club together until I had a plan that would guaranteed knock your socks off!
Ladies and Gentleman… today’s the day! Hang on to your socks… they’re about to go flying!
Get ready for the next level
I’ve chatted before about how my goal in designing patterns is that they’re accessible to everyone. I use mostly single crochet stitches that are accessible to beginners, a medium weight yarn to avoid hand-cramps and spend oodles of time taking progress photos to stuff in the pattern. This is because I think everyone deserves the chance to make super-adorable stuffed animals!
My commitment to easy-to-understand-and-execute patterns will never change.
However… I’ve had my ear to the ground, and I’ve heard murmurs. Many of you are ready for the next level. You’re craving a new technique you’ve never tried before. You’re willing to put a little more time into making your amigurumi work of art. You’re asking for a surprise.
I’ve heard you. Here’s the club for you!
What is the Kit Club? How does it work?
When you sign up for the FreshStitches kit club, you’ll receive an exciting, exclusive kit every other month for a period of 6 months (that’s 3 kits, total).
Each kit will include:
- A FreshStitches pattern for an adorable animal
- Yarn and eyes necessary to complete the project
- A special something (keep reading!)
- A note from Stacey about the inspiration for the month’s kit
- Exclusive pattern notes or technique video
Are you excited yet? Curious about that special something?
The special something could be anything! It could be a little treat to make your crocheting more enjoyable. Or, it could be a crucial component of the new technique you’ll be learning (such as a supply or tool). All I can tell you for sure is that you’re going to love it!
Your club package will ship out on the 10th of alternating months, beginning the month indicated at sign-up.
How do I sign up?
Sign-ups for the kit club only open every 6 months. This is because I need a head count so that I can prepare the awesome-est goodies for you guys.
The current enrollment period is closed. You’ll want to sign up for the FreshStitches newsletter be notified about the next enrollment period!
Each super-fabulous kit is $16 (no more than a standard kit!), plus shipping.
I still consider myself a ‘beginner’… will these kits be too hard? No way! If you’ve crocheted one or two amigurumi before, then you have all of the skills you need for the Kit Club. The tutorials/new techniques will not assume any advanced knowledge. However, you should be prepared for learning something new!
I already own a lot of your patterns… will I get duplicates? The patterns in the Kit Club will be existing FreshStitches patterns, so if you’re a hard-core fan, there’s a possibility that you may already own the pattern. However, the modifications/adjustments that you will receive to the pattern are exclusive to the club for the 6-month time period, and I don’t think anyone will feel like they ‘just got an old pattern’. The patterns in the club are not limited to patterns currently available as kits.
Will I automatically be enrolled in the next 6-month period? My PayPal button isn’t that fancy! You’re signing up for a one-time-only payment, and you’ll need to sign up again if you’d like to continue in 6 months. I do not personally have your account information, and can not charge you again. (i.e. this works a little differently than other ‘subscription’ clubs you might belong to)
Come join in!
I am so excited about this club, and I’ve been lovingly crafting kit ideas that will knock your socks off!
What are you waiting for? Sign up!
For even more Kit Club fun, you’ll want to pop on over to the FreshStitches Ravelry group to join in on the chatter! We’ll be having a special thread so you can ooh and aah over the goodies and show off your Kit Club crochet progress!