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Rachel26
« Reply #30 on: October 05, 2011 05:16:49 AM »

when will the next crochet challenge be
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« Reply #31 on: October 05, 2011 05:55:50 AM »

Excellent question!

How does a month-long challenge for November-ish sound to everyone?
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Rachel26
« Reply #32 on: October 24, 2011 03:45:56 AM »

Would love it
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jampvending
« Reply #33 on: June 13, 2012 06:57:59 PM »

Here are some of my suggestions:
- Original amigurumi
- scrap busting projects
- motifs
- using motifs in a manner that is not an afghan
- best interpretation of a knit pattern converted to crochet
- crocheted items used for yarn bombing

I'm excited to see what the next challenge will bring!  Grin
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« Reply #34 on: June 19, 2012 05:43:53 PM »

I like the scrap busting project idea!

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ahwiolf
« Reply #35 on: March 24, 2013 05:32:37 PM »

I am new to this but I was thinking about something to do with steam punk Smiley
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americandancer101
« Reply #36 on: November 22, 2013 07:29:28 AM »

I know that throughout November (maybe for the future?) Michael's is serving as drop-off places for Warm Up America, maybe in the future we could hold a challenge as to who can crochet/knit the most squares and or blankets?
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« Reply #37 on: November 22, 2013 08:24:48 AM »

Michaels is supposed to be running the Warm Up America / Warm Up Canada campaigns year-round.  The Canadian stores used to do Blankets For Canada, but recently changed, so if you're in Canada, check with your store to see what size motifs they're taking (B4C took 8" squares, WUC is asking for 7x9" rectangles).

Though, I'm someone who works at Michaels and who ran the B4C program quite successfully all last year, and even I don't know what we're doing now, so expect that the store associates might not know what you're talking about. Tongue

ETA: there was an idea kicking around a while back about the crochet board challenging the knitting board to see who could make the most squares.  I still think that would be cool. ^_^
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« Reply #38 on: November 22, 2013 10:42:00 AM »

Michaels is supposed to be running the Warm Up America / Warm Up Canada campaigns year-round.  The Canadian stores used to do Blankets For Canada, but recently changed, so if you're in Canada, check with your store to see what size motifs they're taking (B4C took 8" squares, WUC is asking for 7x9" rectangles).

Though, I'm someone who works at Michaels and who ran the B4C program quite successfully all last year, and even I don't know what we're doing now, so expect that the store associates might not know what you're talking about. Tongue

ETA: there was an idea kicking around a while back about the crochet board challenging the knitting board to see who could make the most squares.  I still think that would be cool. ^_^

That would be a great challenge Smiley
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« Reply #39 on: November 22, 2013 01:25:36 PM »

I was thinking, to make it more international, people could Finn a local group that takes squares and we'd determine who wins by square inches. 

That would leave it open for all square sizes as well as strips and full blankets.

Perhaps we could have bragging rights for the board that wins, a prize for the most square inches on each board, and maybe a vote for favourite square on each board.

Not sure how doable that all is, though.
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