Welcome to the Spa Basket Crochet Along! This event will run from 8/30/16 through 12/7/16, and features 12 patterns from 12 amazing designers. The patterns will combine to make a lovely spa basket, perfect for gifting. All the patterns will be made in worsted weight, cotton yarn. We also have some wonderful prizes – scroll down for information on how to enter the giveaway. Our prize sponsors all sell a variety of items that would make great additions to your basket, so be sure to check them out!
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If you’re posting about the CAL, please be sure to use the hashtag #SpaBasketCAL. Follow along with us and share your progress! The Spa Basket CAL Facebook event is hosted by the Crochet Playground. Please note, if you are not already a member of the Crochet Playground group, you will need to join that group first in order to see the event. There is also a Spa Basket CAL Group on Ravelry.
Our generous sponsors have provided some wonderful prizes! They also all sell items that would make a great addition to your baskets.This post contains affiliate links – click here for more info.
Overhill Lane is providing 5 prize packages (1 each, to 5 separate winners). Each one will contain a handmade soap, a jar of Body Frosting, a bath bomb, and a lip saver. Visit Overhill Lane on Etsy for all of these items and more, including lotion bars, scrubs, and gift baskets.
CherryPak makes unique hot/cold packs filled with cherry pits. They come in all different shapes and sizes – even bunny shaped! CherryPak is providing 2 of their facial sized packs (1 each to 2 separate winners), in the premium linen fabric.
Our next prize is a pair of must-have books: The Secret Stitch is the first novel in a new historical fiction series by C. Jane Reid. Also included is The Secret Stitch, a Crochet Companion by Laurinda Reddig, which contains patterns for many of the accessories mentioned in the novel. Include one or both of these books in your basket as well – nothing says relaxation like curling up with a good book!
Our friend and Dove chocolatier, Lisa Jelle, is providing a Sea Salted Caramel collection from Dove Chocolate Discoveries. These are special chocolates, not the same as what you might find in your grocery store. Lisa has many beautiful gift packages available on her store – and who doesn’t want chocolate in their basket?
DoTerra is providing a body lotion and bath bar package. DoTerra specializes in essential oils, and carries supplements and personal care items as well. Any of these products would make a great addition to your basket!
From Eucalan we have a favorite of fiber artists everywhere – Wrapture Fragrant Balm. This versatile product can be used as a lotion or perfume and would be perfect for any spa basket. Eucalan’s main product is a delicate wash for handmade, baby, and other delicate items. They also carry stain treating wipes.
Red Turtle Plant Spirit carries a variety of organic herbal tinctures and balms. From soothing, to energizing, you can find just the right thing for your basket. Red Turtle Plant Spirit is providing a restful sleep package, containing an herbal sleep pillowette and Restful Slumber tincture.
Right now this section has links to each designer’s site. The links will be updated to go directly to each pattern as it becomes available, so check back often.
We have a total of 12 prizes, one for each of 12 separate winners. All the prizes will be awarded at the end of the event. Please note that all prizes are available to ship to US addresses only.
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The best way to get a lot of bonus giveaway entries is to post photos of (or links to) your finished projects from the CAL. You can do this up to 12 times (once for each pattern), and you get 2 entries for each link/photo. That’s up to 24 entries!