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Piper the Pixie || Creator Challenge Intro

Dear fellow crocheters,

Welcome to Sweet Softies' third annual Creator Challenge, featuring Piper the Pixie!  She's the perfect amigurumi doll to make during this uniquely crazy, shelter-in-place time because she will surely bring some magic and smiles to your home! 

Piper is a charming and playful pixie who sits ever so perfectly in the palm of your hand with her dangly legs. 

She is very excited to meet all her sisters (and maybe brothers!) very soon.  Interested in making one of her siblings?  Read on for the FREE pattern, rules, and important information pertaining to this Creator Challenge!  

You can also PIN this pattern for later! 

Creator Challenge is an event made up by Sweet Softies where crocheters can enter to:
  1. Join a CAL featuring one of my new pattern designs (Piper!)
  2. Complete the project
  3. Customize their creations however they'd like!  
In this crochet-a-long (CAL), crocheters are encouraged to add their own unique flair to finish the doll.  All acceptable submissions (that follow the rules below) will be shown on my website, and one will be handpicked by me for a prize!

Join the Community!
Participants are encouraged to share work in progress (WIP) photos in the Sweet Softies FB Group!

You can also save this pattern or add your project on Ravelry!


Timeline & Links for Piper's Pattern
Note: Links will be made available once the post date arrives (12:00am PST).
Piper's pattern will be FREE on my blog, but an ad-free printable PDF pattern with photo references is also available for purchase. (Thank you for supporting Sweet Softies!)

Don't want to wait for all CAL instructions? Want a printable, ad-free, and easy-to-read PDF file with photo references? Want to also get two bonus hair tutorials for making a "hair down" and "hair in a bun" variation for your pixie? If so, you can purchase the PDF file for a small fee. Thank you for supporting Sweet Softies!

  1. You must follow the pattern stitches and rows exactly as they are written.
    Note: You may choose to do the hair using the "Original Piper" style, or the "Hair Down in Strands" / "Hair in Bun" methods (included in the PDF pattern file). 
  2. You may use any yarn color you'd like.
  3. You may add any embellishments you'd like.
  4. You may submit as many entries as you'd like.
  5. Entries must be submitted by: May 30th, 2020 at 11:59pm PST.

How to Submit Entries
Note: Your entry will not count unless it has the tag! (I must be able to find it to include it!) 
  • Submit a photo of your finished doll on the Sweet Softies Facebook Page or Facebook Group with the tag, #sweetsoftiescreatorchallenge
  • OR, post on Instagram with the tag, #sweetsoftiescreatorchallenge

The winner will receive a premium doll pattern!  Winner can choose one of the following dolls:

Thank you so much for reading, and I hope you'll join in on this fun Creator Challenge!

Happy crocheting~