Indie Design Gift-A-Long: Design Spotlight – Candy!

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (Gene Wilder is the one true Wonka, and I will not even speak of that other abomination) is still one of my favorite movies – even though I’m too old to think a lifetime supply of chocolate is a good idea. Even so, the scene with the edible (or do I mean, eatable?) garden of candy still haunts my dreams. Apparently I’m not the only one, because…

Today’s #giftalong2014 Design Spotlight theme: Candy!

What better inspiration for design than all things sugary sweet! All the designs below are part of the Gift-A-Long sale period – use code giftalong2014 for 25% off through November 21, 2014 @ 11:59pm (EST)!

Button Candy Dress – by Heidi Atwood-Reeves (mightcouldknits)

Button Candy DressImage Copyright Heidi Atwood-Reeves

Candy buttons – that weird mix of super sugary goodness and that little bit of paper you were too impatient to get off the candy before you ate it. Ah, memories…

Candy Shop Socks – by Beverly S. (yarnintercept)

Candy Shop SocksImage Copyright Beverly S.

I would rock these cheerful gumball socks

Cosy Cover Jelly Bean – by Brenda Castiel (goodstuff)

Cosy Cover Jelly BeanImage Copyright Knit-Now

A hot water bottle usually means I’m not feeling well, but this cheerful candy inspired cosy would lift my spirits (and make me want to eat jelly beans)

Candy Wrapper Hat – by Denise Balvanz (DeniseInIowa)

Candy Wrapper HatImage Copyright Denise Balvanz

Cables turned into sweets wrappers!

Sweet Shoppe Shawlette – by Tori Gurbisz (LachesisandCo)

Sweet Shoppe ShawletteImage Copyright Tori Gurbisz

Not sure what to do with that candy-colored variegated yarn you couldn’t stop yourself from buying? Sweet Shoppe Shawlette!

Jelly Beanie – by Sharon Boswell (SharonB)

Jelly BeanieImage Copyright Sharon Boswell

Must not eat the child’s delicious looking head…

Boiled Sweets – by Fiona Hamilton-McLaren (Littlebitsheepish)

Boiled SweetsImage Copyright Fiona Hamilton-McLaren

Cabled sweets for your feets!

Designs inspired by the candy make perfect gifts for those with a sweet-tooth in your life and all of these patterns are 25% off during the GAL sale period with code giftalong2014! Ready, set, gift!

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