CHECK OUT WITH THIS LISTING TO BUY THE STITCHALONG FOR A FRIEND! You'll receive the "SAL introduction" PDF that you can send to your friend. Please put your friend's email address in the order notes so I can keep them updated on the SAL.
Well, here it is! A mystery stitchalong for funky animal lovers. This is a sweet, quick stitch to keep up with. I designed it out of my love for funky animals, both real and sampler-esque. To join up, please read the information below!
This pattern will be released in four parts, clockwise. All you need to do to "join" the SAL is check out with this listing ONCE. You will automatically be emailed the pattern on the dates listed below. Each update will be emailed to you using the email you check out with. This pattern is a digital PDF file, not a physical copy. Joined late? Never to worry, you'll automatically be able to download the latest update.
Part one will be released on December 31 at 8:00 AM Eastern Standard Time. The other three parts will drop at the same time on Jan 31, Feb 28, and March 31. Please check your SPAM folder if you don't receive an update.
OK, now on to the fun details!
STITCH COUNT: 135 x 135
SIZE on 32 count fabric: 8.4 square (21.4 cm)
FABRIC: 32 count Flax linen by Zweigart
FLOSS: DMC only
STITCHES USED: Full cross, a tiny bit of back stitch
FLOSS LIST: DMC BLANC, ECRU, 310, 368, 413, 640, 680, 801, 840, 955, 967, 3362, 3609, 3766, 3799, 3826, 3856, 3861.
Since this is a SAL, feel free to choose your own colors. However, since this is a menagerie of animals, make sure you include some browns, grays, and greens. Unless your animals are all from space. In that case, allow thy imagination full reign.
Don't forget to show off your amazing project on Instagram using the hashtag #funkymenageriesal. Or come visit with other SAL-ers in my Facebook group called LINDY STITCHERS. You get extra SAL points for totally making up scientific names for the ambiguous motifs in this sampler.