Advent Calendar Crochet Along FAQ

Advent Calendar Crochet Along

It’s time for a new crochet along with The Crochet Crowd! We’ll be crocheting the Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar together! Below please find the stitch-along FAQ.

Want to join in on the fun? Check out our FAQ below to get all the info you need, and click here to sign up!

Advent Calendar Crochet Along

Q: What is it a CAL?

A: A Crochet-Along (CAL) is simply people crocheting a project together! In this case, we’re crocheting the Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar together! You’ll receive the pattern and tutorials starting November 10th, 2017! You can share your experiences, meet new friends, learn new skills, enter our photo contest and have an amazing project at the end!

Q: How does it work?

A: On Friday November 10th, 2017, we will release the pattern and tutorial, sign-up here to get it in your inbox! The project tutorial will be realized in several parts, starting on November 10th with the base of the advent calendar and worked through November 28th to December 9th, 2017 as we crochet each ornament in the advent calendar together!

Q: When does it start and how long does it last?
A: The project will start on November 10th with crocheting the base of the advent calendar. We will begin crocheting all 24 ornaments starting on November 28th, 2017 to December 9th, 2017. We’ll be crocheting 12 different ornaments, two a day, over the course of 12 days!

Q: What is the project?  
A: The project we’ll be crocheting is the Countdown to Christmas Crochet Along, sign-up here and get your yarn!

Q: Do I need any special skills to participate?

A: From beginners to stitching superstars, anyone who loves to crochet is welcome to participate! Don’t worry if you’re not experienced – we’ll be releasing videos to help you!

Q: Is there a place for me to share photos of my progress?

A: Absolutely! We love to see what you’re making, and sharing photos of your projects and seeing other people’s photos is one of the most fun parts of a CAL! Share your progress photos with us on Facebook and Instagram. Make sure tag your photos with #yarnspirations so that we can find them!

Q: Do I have to use the yarn specified in the pattern?

A: You can use any yarn you’d like as long as it’s the right gauge, but we recommend using the yarns that the patterns are designed in for best results.

Q: My postal code isn’t being accepted!

A: No worries! If you’re outside of the US or Canada, just type in 00000 and you’ll be good to go!

Q: Can I use different colors than the ones in the pattern?
A: Of course! You’re welcome to get creative and choose your own colors.

Q: How to I enter the photo contest?

A: The details of about the photo contest can be found here.

Q: Where can I get help if I have questions or need help?

A: We’re always here to help! If you have any questions, chat with us on the Yarnspirations Facebook page or send us an email at


  1. can you send a picture of the placement of the buttons on the tree

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