Here’s a little something for you mouth-breathers. Promise.
Steotchalong 2016 comes to its towering conclusion – with hundreds of pictures, tweets, posts and emails from stitchers around the globe, still humming with the heart-pounding action of CROSS STITCH. We’re pleased to post the final choose-your-own-ending pattern, below. We hope you like it and brag incessantly to your friends.
As always, a HUGE thank-you to everyone who played along and took the leap of faith, and especially to those who helped make this possible with their financial support..
Here is the final pattern discussion forum. Please use this forum to give us your feedback and tell us what you decided to do with your finished piece.
Steotchalong patterns will disappear after Labor Day, 9/5/16.
SEND US YOUR SELFIES – when you’ve got your piece finalized, post it on Twitter, our FB, or Instagram with hashtag #steotchalong – or send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We have plans once again for showcasing the work of the whole community here – so don’t dawdle!
You can help ensure future Steotchalongs by visiting us on Etsy.
Who’s thirsty for some cross stitch?
It’s all good unless you spill some.
DON’T SPILL SOME.
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Can you watch TV and count at the same time?
An All-Boob Tube edition of the Watchalong starts NOW.
— Skylar (@hard4justice) July 7, 2016
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Mystery #steotchalong year four, using my Friday off to catch up! I guessed Tyrion after pattern one and I do believe I nailed it! That’s what I do, I drink and I know things. #hadtogoogledank #isthisdank ?
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The kids are playing a video game where you pretend to be a goat, who is occasionally also a penguin, giraffe, or man pretending to be a slug. I am working on a ridiculously detailed cross stitch pattern, with no idea what it will turn out to be. I don’t know which one of us makes less sense, but at least we’re having fun! #steotchalong #goatsimulator #nannylife
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So far, we’ve had about 225 works-in-progress posted on Instagram, with dozens more on Twitter. Far too many to host here – but let’s hit some highlights.
This week – The Cats of Steotchalong
— Alexandra (@LexyMcCourt) June 26, 2016
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Steotchalong 4’s first pattern drops Monday. Be sure to check out the official landing page for complete guidance and updates.
Like last year, we’re going to run a contest for those of you playing along at home. Unlike last year, this year there will not be just one prize for the first person to correctly guess the pattern.
This year we’re giving away 4 prizes for best work-in-progress pics. Last year we had more than 500 WIPs appear on Instagram and across the webs. Let’s let a thousand WIPs bloom in 2016.
Post your work-in-progress picture using hashtag #steotchalong on Twitter or Instagram – to our Facebook page – or in the Steotch.com forums. Awards for WIP pics will be given in four categories:
- Dankest Place
The winners will receive notoriety beyond compare, and Steotch Do-It-Your-Ownself Cross Stitch Kits (we have new designs coming soon) (US/Canada only – international winners will receive digital downloads from the Steotch Etsy store of equal or greater value).
As always, we are counting on all of you to not take any of this too seriously. We will choose the winners based entirely on our own whims, and our decisions will be final.
Have fun, be safe, don’t hurt each other.
All December, we’ve been hosting Steotch Month on /r/crossstitch, with our AMA, a freebie ornament and special discounts and giveaways.
Now we’re wrapping things up with the Reddit Lovers’ Power Pack: seven minisampler patterns that will only make sense to Reddit enthusiasts:
Stitch and post for sweet karma.