2017 NatCroMo Blog Tour: DESIGNERS

Invitation to Crochet Designers

Professional crochet designers, we are happy to invite you to participate in Crochetville’s 5th annual blog tour in March 2017 in honor of National Crochet Month.

Each day of March 2017, the Crochetville blog will feature individual posts promoting:

  • Crochet designers
  • Crochet-friendly local yarn stores
  • Yarn companies, hook makers, tool makers, crochet events, and more
  • Giveaways

We are able to feature a maximum of three (3) crochet designers each day of the month.

Information We’ll Need from You

In November 2016, we will provide an Information Form for you to fill out. We will ask for information such as the following, although the exact information requested may change:

  • Answers to 5 or 6 questions to help crocheters get to know you better
  • Photos and descriptions for up to 3 of your patterns
  • Links tovarious places crocheters can find you online
  • Anything special you’re offering for National Crochet Month

You will need to submit your information to us on or before January 7, 2017.

Promotional Efforts

Crochetville

We will use the following methods to promote the blog tour:

  • Social media accounts: Blog, Facebook page, our Facebook groups (Daily Dose of Fiber and National Crochet Month), Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram
  • Press releases: To be sent to crochet publishers, yarn manufacturers, others in the crochet and fiber arts industry
  • Newsletter
  • From April through December 2017, we will also be happy to promote any of your new pattern releases, for both paid and free patterns. You can make a visitor post on  our Faceboook page, tag us in your post, or send a message to our page with a link to a Facebook post you’d like us to promote.

Designers

Please promote your participation in the blog tour through your various social media accounts. We also request that you promote Crochetville’s general activities throughout the year as well. We will provide you with graphics and promotional templates that you can use if you wish.

Participation Requirements

  1. You must publish a post on your blog on your scheduled date. The topic of your post is completely up to you.
  2. Your blog post must include a small section that will contain several blog tour links. We will provide this information to you by February 15, 2017.

Trademark and Copyright Use Policy

We can only accept into the tour designers and companies that are making a best-faith effort to comply with trademark and copyright law in relation to any products that involve the intellectual property of a third party, such as popular characters, sports teams, and corporate logos, for example. Be sure to read our Trademark and Copyright Use Policy before applying to be part of the tour.

How to Sign Up

  1. NOTE: Sign Ups are officially closed. We are unable to accept additions to the tour once the tour has started. Use our Sign-Up Sheet to select your featured date, selecting the link below titled “2017 Designer Sign-Up.” After the page refreshes, scroll down and click the “sign up” link to the right of your chosen date. When the page refreshes again, scroll down again, enter your information, and click the light blue “Sign me up” button.

    2017 Designer Sign-Up

    Designers, please use this Sign-Up Sheet to reserve your spot on Crochetville's 2017 National Crochet Month Blog Tour.

    Our 2017 theme will be glamping, otherwise known as glamorous camping. We'll be providing additional details about our theme next month.

    Sign up below...

    What When Name
    What When Name
    March 1 Designer Reservation March 1, 2017 #1: Kristin Omdahl
    #2: Kristine Mullen
    #3: Marie Segares
    March 2 Designer Reservation March 2, 2017 #1: Shelby Allaho
    #2: Tian Connaughton
    #3: Julie Blagojevich
    March 3 Designer Reservation March 3, 2017 #1: George Shaheen
    #2: Yuliya Tkacheva
    #3: Amanda Perkins
    March 4 Designer Reservation March 4, 2017 #1: Amanda Saladin
    #2: (empty) - sign-ups closed
    #3: (empty) - sign-ups closed
    March 5 Designer Reservation March 5, 2017 #1: Tanja Osswald
    #2: Akua Lezli Hope
    #3: Rachele Carmona
    March 6 Designer Reservation March 6, 2017 #1: Lisa Naskrent
    #2: (empty) - sign-ups closed
    #3: (empty) - sign-ups closed
    March 7 Designer Reservation March 7, 2017 #1: Ann Mancini-Williams
    #2: Jennifer Ryan
    #3: Amber Millard
    March 8 Designer Reservation March 8, 2017 #1: RaeLynn Orff
    #2: Michelle Ferguson
    #3: Lena Fedotova
    March 9 Designer Reservation March 9, 2017 #1: Phyllis Serbes
    #2: Darleen Hopkins
    #3: April Garwood
    March 10 Designer Reservation March 10, 2017 #1: Kathryn Clark
    #2: Sara Kay Hartmann
    #3: Susan Carlson
    March 11 Designer Reservation March 11, 2017 #1: Laurie Kahn
    #2: Liz McQueen
    #3: (empty) - sign-ups closed
    March 12 Designer Reservation March 12, 2017 #1: Joanne Salter
    #2: Lisa Ferrel
    #3: Jennifer Bisson
    March 13 Designer Reservation March 13, 2017 #1: Beth Major
    #2: Cylinda Mathews
    #3: Leslie Stahlhut
    March 14 Designer Reservation March 14, 2017 #1: Abbey Swanson
    #2: Rhondda Mol
    #3: (empty) - sign-ups closed
    March 15 Designer Reservation March 15, 2017 #1: Donna Childs
    #2: sylvie damey
    #3: (empty) - sign-ups closed
    March 16 Designer Reservation March 16, 2017 #1: Vashti Braha
    #2: Marty Miller
    #3: Andrea Lyn Van Benschoten
    March 17 Designer Reservation March 17, 2017 #1: Bonnie Barker
    #2: Karen McKenna
    #3: Alessandra Hayden
    March 18 Designer Reservation March 18, 2017 #1: Luz Mendoza
    #2: Kim Harvey-Nash
    #3: (empty) - sign-ups closed
    March 19 Designer Reservation March 19, 2017 #1: Carol Rupprecht
    #2: Darcy Johnson
    #3: Anneke Wiese
    March 20 Designer Reservation March 20, 2017 #1: Melinda Miller
    #2: Pam Dajczak
    #3: Julie King
    March 21 March 2 Designer Reservation March 21, 2017 #1: Kathy Kelly
    #2: Tove Fevang
    #3: Donna Knox
    March 22 Designer Reservation March 22, 2017 #1: Susan Heyn
    #2: Briana Kepner
    #3: Julie Yeager
    March 23 Designer Reservation March 23, 2017 #1: Sonya Blackstone
    #2: Christa Veenstra
    #3: (empty) - sign-ups closed
    March 24 Designer Reservation March 24, 2017 #1: Tatsiana Kupryianchyk
    #2: Jennifer Pionk
    #3: Kirsten Ballering
    March 25 Designer Reservation March 25, 2017 #1: Suzann Thompson
    #2: Valerie Bracegirdle
    #3: Ana Dyakova
    March 26 Designer Reservation March 26, 2017 #1: Brenda Stratton
    #2: Sara Leighton
    #3: (empty) - sign-ups closed
    March 27 Designer Reservation March 27, 2017 #1: Angelia Robinson
    #2: Denise Voie de Vie
    #3: Jocelyn Sass
    March 28 Designer Reservation March 28, 2017 #1: Natasha Robarge
    #2: Donna Hulka
    #3: Susie Allen
    March 29 Designer Reservation March 29, 2017 #1: Amy Shelton
    #2: Kirsten Holloway
    #3: (empty) - sign-ups closed
    March 30 Designer Reservation March 30, 2017 #1: Linda Dean
    #2: Katy Petersen
    #3: Mélissa Thibault
    March 31 Designer Reservation March 31, 2017 #1: Carolyn Calderon
    #2: Karen C.K. Ballard
    #3: Julie Desjardins
    .
    ……
  2. Please fill out and submit our Designer Information Form on or before midnight on February 21, 2017.