Please note that this list may not be exhaustive; it's a big event, and I may have missed someone, particularly if they did not pin themselves to the event map that you can check out in the Gift-a-Long group.
So, here are a few excellent designers you should know about if you don't already from Alberta, plus one from Manitoba. This is just a small sampling of designs, so please follow the links to see more of their work and to purchase patterns:
Fellow Edmontonian, Kelly G.
|Cèlidh Fingerless Gloves © Kelly G.|
|Pillars of Creation © Kelly G.|
|Inis Oírr © Kelly G.|
|Puddle Jumper Cardigan © Heather Pfeifer|
|Odal Socks © AmethystKnits / Lyle Aspinall|
|Triquetra Mittens © klwillia|
|Oh Christmas Tree © VANGY Knits|
|Elwood © VANGY Knits|
|Jasper © VANGY Knits|
Kate Bostwick (OK, I know she is living in London, but she was living in Calgary, aka Cowtown, when I met her!)
|Lambton Panes © Kate Bostwick|
|Stripy Ziggy Stripy Zaggy © Kate Bostwick|
|They're Paisley! © Kate Bostwick|
and, representing Manitoba, Sarah Schira
|Crossed Furrows Hat © Sarah Schira|
|Wired Fingerless Mittens © Sarah Schira|
|Travelling Landscapes Shawl © Sandra Schira|
Next up: The Northwest Territories!