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Blog Events

There’s always something exciting going on with FreshStitches! You’ll want to read the start here! page to learn about weekly posts… but every once in a while, there’s a special week-long event you won’t want to miss!

Previous CALs:

We do a FreshStitches Crochet-a-long every other month… complete with helpful blog posts designed to help you with that particular project!

Click on any of the previous CALs to see related posts!

tiny-a-long

amber mystery CAL

Previous Events:

Teaching Amigurumi Week

Want some tips on How to Teach Amigurumi? Check out this series of blog posts!

How to Teach Amigurumi

2013 Knitting and Crochet Blog Week

It’s happening again! This time, from April 22-28th! Check out my first post here, and then flip through the entire week!

knitting and crochet blog week 2013

Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2012

This is an annual blog event run by Eskimimi Knits, and it’s a blast! Click here to read this years’ posts.

Kool-Aid Dye Week

Did you know that you can dye yarn with Kool-aid? Check out a week of exciting tutorials on how to achieve different effects with Kool-aid. Click here for the tutorials.

Knit and Crochet Design Week


Looking for a chance to stretch your design muscles? Knit and Crochet Design Week is for you! Even though it’s over, feel free to read through the posts for inspiration!

Crocheted Softies Blog Tour


My newest book, Crocheted Softies was released on November 14th… and you can bet we had an awesome blog tour! Click here to check out the awesome stops!

the Ultimate Crochet Hook Review


There are tons of crochet hooks on the market… how do you go about finding the right one for you? In this series, I’ll teach you crochet hook anatomy, show how these differences occur in different hooks, investigate your crochet style, and help you pick the hook that’s right for you! Oh, yeah… and of course, there are crochet hook reviews! Click here to read the entire series.

Indie Yarnie Week


You know… there are folks out there who dedicate their lives to creating beautiful, hand-dyed and hand-spun yarns and fibers- and it’s time for them to have a week in the spotlight! Indie Yarnie Week showcases 6 fabulous spinners and dyers in a series of interviews and product reviews. The yarnies are awesome, so you won’t want to miss a single post! Click here to read them all.

Knitting and Crochet Blog Week, 2011


This year, I participated in the 2nd annual Knitting and Crochet Blog week! Click here to view the week’s blog posts!

Every day in Knitting and Crochet Blog week has a question, and knitting and crochet bloggers all across the world answered the same questions each day. It’s an absolute blast!

Plush Week


For a week in August, I invited plush-makers from all different crafts (needle-felting, knitting, sewing, crocheting) to come over to my blog for interviews. It was a fabulous week… you’ll want to click here to meet these awesome fiber artists!

Cuddly Crochet Blog Tour


When my book, Cuddly Crochet: Adorable Toys, Hats, and More was released in March 2011, numerous bloggers were kind enough to host me on an awesome 2 week-long blog tour! Click here to view the posts!