2020 MCAL

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The 2020 Rose City Yarn Crawl Mystery Alongs are right around the corner. Our theme this year is “Birds of the Pacific Northwest” and the Mystery patterns are just the ticket to help us take flight.

Pattern sales will begin on Ravelry on December 9, 2019. With your purchase, you’ll receive a pre-clue description of materials needed and a schedule of clues, as well as a yarn suggestion list from the ten shops participating in this year’s Rose City Yarn Crawl. Clue #1 will arrive in your Ravelry library by the end of Monday, January 20, 2020, with a unique new clue each week thereafter – five clues in total.

Mystery Along Schedule

Pre-sales begin – December 9, 2019
Clue 1 – January 20, 2020
Clue 2 – January 27, 2020
Clue 3 – February 3, 2020
Clue 4 – February 10, 2020
Clue 5 – February 17, 2020

After the last clues are released on February 17, you’ll have two weeks to finish up in plenty of time to wear your finished project while you crawl! Around mid-March, each design will be released in its entirety as a regular, non-mystery pattern. See our Ravelry Help page for tips on using Ravelry.

2020 Mystery Crochet Along Designer – Laurinda Reddig

smiling woman with glasses in a hand crocheted hat

Laurinda Reddig enjoys experimenting with unusual crochet techniques and building community through her passion for crochet. She uses over 30 years of crochet experience to develop new twists on standard techniques, break them down and teach them through her designs, books, and classes. Her second book, Reversible Color Crochet: A New Technique (Interweave 2014), teaches the reversible intarsia technique she developed.

Laurinda’s innovative designs and articles have been published in various magazines, including Interweave Crochet, Crochet!, and Vogue Crochet. She is currently running Ficstitches Yarns, a quarterly crochet Kit Club, and ReCrochetions Retreats, both featuring her designs and classes. When not crocheting, she is busy raising two children and sharing her love of hand crafts with them.

Laurinda designed her first shawl for the 2014 RCYC MCAL, the first year of the Mystery Crochet and Knit Along, and is excited to be designing her 20th Shawl Pattern for the 2020 MCAL. Learn more about Laurinda at Recrochetions and Ficstitches Yarns.