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IN THIS ISSUE >>> Page 2 | What’s new? Page 3 | Red Heart Yarn Winner! Page 4-13 | DW6 Patterns & Coupons! Page 14 | DW6 Poll Winners! Page 15 | DW6 STATS! Page 16 | Apply for DW7! Page 17-21 | Prizes for our challengers! Page 22 | DW6 Interviews! Page 23 | March Mystery CAL! Page 24 | Free patterns & Tutorials! Page 25 | The Swanky Challenge! Page 26 | What’s next?

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Every single one of these designs is a winner, and I know our community will enjoy more than just one! Your votes are in, and I have the poll winners in each category (see page 14)! Also, to show how much we appreciate your support, every challenger is offering a store wide coupon code: DW6SALE. Find the purple bubble to see what your favorite shop is offering, then click it to be redirected to their store! Hurry though; coupons are only valid from 12-15 March!













What is the Design Wars Challenge? Design Wars is a crochet challenge formed in late 2012 by Salena Baca. This forum is presented as an opportunity for independent crochet artists who are serious about their career, ready to progress professionally in their field, and looking to form meaningful networking opportunities within the crochet arena! Design Wars has worked to collaborate with such forums as Red Heart Yarns, Crochet Today, and Inside Crochet to broaden our reach and create a strong community of crochet enthusiasts!

When do challenges take place? Roughly, each new design challenge is held quarterly. We are introducing Alumni Challenges too, which will be held in between our quarterly design challenges.

How (where) can I follow along? Daily news and updates can be found on our FACEBOOK page. Challenges, interviews, giveaways and CALs are best kept up with by subscribing to our blog.

Who are the Design Wars Challengers? With each new round challengers are chosen from our application pool. Once selected to participate members are invited to become part of our Design Wars Alumni! Since Design Wars began we have taken great pride in continuing to network together in pursuit of forming a progressive crochet community. Meet our past challengers!







I am beyond proud to have snagged interviews with two of my favourite crochet icons: Stacey Trock of FreshStitches, and Linda Permann of Linda Made! These ladies were too kind to share a bit about themselves, work, and their future plans; and I hope the signed books we gave away went to adoring new homes. Thank you Stacey & Linda, we look forward to following your success! 22

Our March Mystery CAL is in full swing, and part 1 of 3 was th released on March 10 ! There’s still plenty of time to get a copy and participate! Plus, fans can enter to win a free pattern of choice from Rohn Strong. Full details are on the blog, click our AD image to be redirected! 23



March 31 >>>

 Swanky Challenge – A challenge involving our DW Alumni and a brand new yarn from Red Heart!  Giveaways – Follow our fun, and enter to win every color from the Swanky line!  DW7 Challengers – More to come on who will participate! 26

DW6 | Issue 19  

Design Wars 6 Challenge crochet patterns and store wide coupons, Red Heart Yarns prize pack winner, Apply for DW7, Prizes for our DW6 Challe...

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