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Christmas CAL roundup part 1

Christmas Crochetalong and Contest at PlanetJune

The Christmas Crochet-Along has been a great success! For the past month or so I’ve had the pleasure of watching the entries come in, and seeing all the special little touches (yarn choices, pattern modifications, mix-and-matching, etc) that make each project a unique creation.

And what better way to celebrate Christmas than to show off the wonderful seasonal crochet-along projects! As there are so many, I’ve split them into 2 posts, and I hope you’ll enjoy looking through all the entries as much as I have.

Stay tuned for part 2 some time tomorrow (well, technically today – it’s after midnight). I’ll also be announcing the contest winners in the next post…

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
Seeing double with Silverlotus‘ cute PocketAmi.

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
La Mañosa crocheted 2 stars and stitched them together to make it more rigid – clever!

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
Ellen made both poinsettia types and a Christmas pudding!

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
Jo-Ann made this pretty poinsettia.

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
This stylish green and white candy cane is from Nadine.

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
Barbara decorated her tree with little decorations from Hobby Lobby.

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
Mack made a variety of candy canes and modified my Mop Top Mascots pattern to make it more Christmassy.

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
Robin took my Elf one step further and added a Santa to her PocketAmi collection.

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
Alicia made a poinsettia table centrepiece.

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
Jukatca made a striking set of baubles…

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
…a PocketAmi set with an added girl elf…

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
…some candy canes and a Christmas pudding…

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
…AND a poinsettia!

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
Leigh made some self-striping baubles using a patterned yarn.

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
Dee made a Christmas pudding for a Ravelry “Christmas Ornament” swap.

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
Pysselkiisen made 4 Christmas trees…

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
…a poinsettia…

PlanetJune Christmas CAL entry
…and a lovely candy cane and Christmas pudding wreath!

Aren’t they all lovely? Believe it or not, these are not all of the entries – I still have plenty more pictures to process and upload once I’ve had a little sleep and put the turkey in the oven tomorrow morning 🙂

HAPPY CHRISTMAS everybody, and look out for part 2 of the CAL roundup in a few hours…


  1. Lindy said

    Happy Christmas, June! Lovely photos of great projects made from your patterns, and I look forward to seeing part 2 later today. Love xx

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