Camp Loopy July Challenge and Store Week!

Loopy Pirate Art 2016It’s time to start planning your July projects for Camp Loopy! (Remember – this is a virtual camp. You can participate from the comfort of your own home. No travel involved. We just like to pretend we’re going somewhere.)

Each month this summer (June, July and August) we are knitting (or sewing) a different project. You can participate for one month, two months, or all three months. We’ll announce the challenge approx. two weeks before the month starts, to give you time to pick a pattern and order. There is no official sign up – just put your order in and indicate in the order notes that you’re participating in Camp Loopy with us this summer. Of course there are benefits to participating, and we have contests, drawings, and fun going on all summer long surrounding Camp Loopy. We hope you will join us! Here are the details:

Month two ProjectsHere is our schedule:

Project Two Yarn – The July Challenge: This project needs to be knit or crocheted between 7/1 and 7/31 (with a photo of the completed project uploaded to our Project Two Photo Gallery by 8/1).

Theme: Buried Treasure. You just never know what you’re going to find buried, do you? The challenge this month is to make something that has been in your Ravelry queue or on your Ravelry favorites list (or on your internal “must make” list) for more than a year. It has been buried in your list – now it is time to unearth it! Your project must use a minimum of 600 yards in this single project. (A single project meaning one item, not sets of things like a hat/scarf combo, matching shawls for you and a friend, etc.) If you don’t have a Ravelry list, or yours doesn’t go back that far, you can also take a peek at a friend’s list and “unearth” something from their list. Pirates do things like that, you know. 😉

ZL1bzg1465400193Project Two Fabric – The July Challenge: This project needs to be sewn 7/1 and 7/31 (with a photo of the completed project uploaded to our Project Two Photo Gallery by 8/1).

Theme: Buried Treasure. More fun with buried treasure! (Or buried project ideas…) The challenge this month is to make something that has been on your internal “must make” list for more than a year. It has been buried in your list – now it is time to unearth it. Pick a pattern that uses a total of 3 yards (or more) of fabric.

We are offering a 15% Camp Loopy discount for the yarn or fabric you are going to use for your project during “Camp Loopy Store Week” each month. The discount for Project Two, is valid for one project’s worth of yarn/fabric during Camp Store Week Two (June 8-15). To get the discount, you will need to leave us an order note on the order, telling us which yarn or fabric will be used for your Camp Project. We’ll apply the discount when your order comes through to us. If you’re going for free shipping in the U.S., please make sure that your discount won’t take you below the $100 free shipping level, or the website will add the shipping charge back in after we do the discount.

For additional Camp Loopy Benefits, Requirements, and FAQ’s please click over to this blog post, which details them all!

For those of you who signed up for Camp Club (new this year!), your Month Two Pirate Pack is in your cart and ready to ship whenever you check out. You are welcome to add your Camp project supplies to the order as well. We also have some extra Pirate Packs from Month One for anyone who would like to order one while they last!

Ok – pick your pattern and pop over to The Loopy Ewe to get your yarn or fabric order in. We’ll get them shipped right out so that you’re ready to start in on the new project on July 1st. And keep working away on your June projects. We so look forward to seeing your finished photos when they are ready!

Sheri and The Loopy Ewe Crew

5 comments

  1. Do you get any extra “credit” for using a pattern that has been buried for much longer than a year? There are some that have been there for multiple years and I keep asking myself why I liked them back when. Let’s hope that there is at least one that doesn’t make me ask that question. Such fun!

  2. From you timings, it looks like I will be out of the country when the August challenge is open for the yarn purchase. Hope I can still get my discount. How about opening it the first week of July?

  3. I found one! I found one! It is like finding buried treasure! Oh wait that is what we are suppose to find! Buried Treasure! I’m thinking Geology, I have wanted to make this for a long, long, long time and now I have decided the time is now and to knit it in Tosh DK in a drop dead gorgeous color! Aye, matey we be going digging!

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