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Skein Games 2022

Image of a skein of yarn with the text 'Skein Games 2022' wrapping across the top of the skein. Set on a light beige background

We had so much fun in last year's competition that ran alongside the Olympics that we knew we needed to host our games again this year to run alongside the Cross fit games. 

This years competition is going to run much like last years and with some new shiny modifications to keep things fresh and help everything run a bit more smoothly! 

First-off you may be wondering what is the Skein Games? Well, its a competitive Make-a-long that offers different categories for makers of all abilities to challenge themselves and potentially win some fun prizes along the way. 

You'll need to register for this year's games by completing THIS google form. Each competitor is sent a commemorative sticker for this year after registration and from there you can either join us from afar or in shop for our kick off on Saturday, August 6th. The competition will run through Saturday, August 20th at 9am central time and we'll be announcing winners on the morning approxiamtely at 10:30amCST of Saturday, August 20th in store and on an instagram live as well for any folks joining in from out of town.

As you complete projects in the events below you'll use THIS google form to submit your projects and select the category or categories it falls under.  We are operating on an honor system here and trust that you're being honest with your submissions. 

  • Projects do need to be started on or after the kick of of Saturday August 6th and finished by Saturday August 20th in order to count!
  • Yarn does not need to have been purchase from us, this is a fun community event!
  • With the exception of the baby items, projects do need to use roughly around 50 grams or a half of a full size skein. 

This years categories: 

Modified Wod (5pts): Complete any baby knit or crochet project (ex. Booties, Hat, Jacket, Blanket, etc)

Brioche Burpees (10pts): Complete any brioche project 

Cabled Crunches (10pts): Complete any project with cables

Lace Lunges (10pts): Complete any project with lace

Colorwork Cleans (10pts): Complete any project with colorwork

Max 'CAT'pacity Deadlift (10pts): Complete any project using Suri yarn (Must be 1 or more skeins of suri/not a teeny tiny amount)

Sock Squats (10pts): Complete an adult pair of socks that have at least 4" of length on the leg

Saved by the barbell Shawls (15pts): Complete a shawl that uses more than one 100 gram skein of yarn. 

Marathon (15pts): Complete a short sleeve or waist-length/cropped adult sweater/garment. Does need to have sleeves.

Triathalon (25pts): Complete a full length (to hips) full sleeve adult sweater or cardigan.

Bonuses: There will be a couple bonus options as well! Subscribe to our newsletter and see 😉

Each Project can entered in up to 2 categories. 


We have some excellent prizes this year and we're excited to share them with our winners. We'll be hosting two categories for makers and there will be prizes for each category. Check back here for more info about prizes soon!