Well, guys, the big day is here! After numerous reader suggestions, we winnowed it down to a top 5, and you chose the pattern you most wanted to stitch (and the winning suggestion won an awesome prize, let's not forget).
Then our talented artist friend Corvus Tristis drew it up for us, and lo and behold, a gorgeous Narwhal with tattoo script for this month's stitchalong. I think she really outdid herself, don't you? The scroll is blank so that you can include any sentiment you see fit - from "Feeling Stitchy Forever" to "Pancakes Rock." It's up to you, peeps.
She also included a color guide if you need a bit of help deciphering those gorgeous scrolly lines:
All this, for the wonderful, low low price of.... FREE! :) This is an amazing pattern - so I'd like to say thank you to everyone who voted to make this possible, and especially thank you to Tala for drawing it.
Download the Pattern
How about it? How many stitchers are we going to have joining us this month? I'd love to see how creative you get with that scroll...
To join in this stitchalong, tag your pics "JuneStitchalong 2012" and add them to the Flickr group. I'll be back a few times this month to check in and share your work and my progress. Let's get stitching!