PlanetJune Craft Blog

Latest news and updates from June

November update

Yep, I’m still working on my book, and I still can’t tell you any details, but I’m moving into the home stretch of my responsibilities (researching, desigining, writing, photographing, etc), so, very soon, you won’t hear any more book talk from me for a few months! After that, I’ll be able to spill the beans and share some sneak peeks of some of my beautiful projects, and you’ll finally be able to see that all my hard work was worthwhile 😉

November/December Crochet-Alongs

We’re doing things a bit differently for the rest of the year in the Ravelry group – we’re running 2 extra-long CALs simultaneously. Here are the details:

The PlanetJune Accessories CAL runs November 1 – December 31, so you have plenty of time to complete a large project and/or to make accessories as Christmas gifts. You can join in by making any of the PlanetJune Accessories patterns pictured below, or by turning any of my other patterns into a wearable accessory.

PlanetJune Accessories crochet pattern range, 2013
The new shawl pattern (top left) is almost ready – look out for the new pattern announcement very shortly!

And the Christmas CAL will have prizes for all, as in previous years, but this year you have an extra month to get your entries made and ready for the big day! This CAL ends December 24th, so you can keep making Christmassy designs right up until Christmas Eve, and we’ll have a big celebratory roundup on Christmas Day 🙂

PlanetJune Christmas designs, 2012
I’ll also have a new Donationware addition to this range coming later this month…

You’ll find all the details in the relevant threads in the PlanetJune ravelry group – please join us!

Review and Win contest

October’s ‘Review and Win’ winner is Alison J, with her review of my Protoceratops dinosaur (the sweet little pink dino from the Dinosaurs Set 3 Expansion Pack):

Dinosaurs Set 3X Expansion Pack crochet patterns by PlanetJune: Protoceratops, Iguanodon, Panoplosaurus
Dinosaurs Set 3X, L-R: Protoceratops, Iguanodon, Panoplosaurus

What a cutie!!!! And what could be better than only the 4 legs to sew on! Her head, frill, and body are worked very cleverly as a single piece with very nice details and super clear instructions. I love all of June’s dinosaur patterns, and I think this was the quickest one I have made so far.
Definitely recommend!!!

Congrats, Alison – I’ll email you to find out which pattern you’d like as your prize 🙂

And to everyone else: please remember to write a Review every time you’ve enjoyed a PlanetJune pattern – thank you!

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