Betwixt Blanket Cape Knit-Along with Katie Rempe
Katie Rempe's new "Betwixt Blanket Cape" KAL ... Featuring HiKoo Kenzie Yarn!
Are you ready to cast on the season’s hottest garment? The Betwixt Blanket Cape is on-trend and sure to become your go-to garment. Whether you’re bundling up to go outside, or curling up inside to watch TV, this versatile blanket cape has you covered! A terrific project for after the Holidays ... the KAL starts January 5th!
Veteran designer Katie Rempe is hosting her second KAL sponsored by Skacel. You may know her from last summers' "Totem Like Mitt" KAL or from Skacel's “The Fiber Factor” design challenge a couple of years ago. As always, we're delighted to help you find all the info you need to knit the project and participate in the knit along.
This is not a Mystery KAL! The entire pattern will be released on Thursday, January 5th at noon eastern time. You can download the free informational PDF from Ravelry now ... just put it into your Ravelry Library to automatically get the actual pattern and any updates during the KAL.
HiKoo's "Kenzie" yarn is a fun New Zealand creation! This soft and slightly fuzzy yarn features a wonderfully unique blend of fibers and has good stitch definition. It's available in splendid colorways and even has a slightly tweedy look. Kenzie is the perfect yarn to create warm and comfy sweaters or other cozy fall and winter accessories!
You can connect, ask questions, share photos, and get help via the Skacel Collection, Inc. Ravelry group. Questions are typically answered daily. It's like having a knitting tutor 24/7! You're also encouraged to share progress photos to the FiberWild and Friends group on Ravelry.
Don't miss out on the fun! The KAL is FREE and Skacel is sponsoring a drawing for one grand prize and two second place prizes. For more information on prizes and how to enter visit SkacelKnitting.com.
Betwixt Blanket Cape Knit-Along
Starts Thursday, January 5th
Order your yarn Today!
Betwixt Blanket Cape
by Katie Rempe
Pattern Free on Ravelry
This fashionable blanket cape is made all in one piece and features simple colorwork for a fun and engaging knit. With a south-west feel, this one size fits most garment is on trend and flattering for everyone!
|Finished Size||53.25” Wide x 60” Long (30” for Front & Back = 60” total when laid flat)|
Shown in Takahe / Glacier
|Yardage||1440 yards color A (9 skeins), 1120 yards color B (7 skeins)|
40″ Size US 8 [5.00mm] circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
|Gauge||20 sts = 4″ in stockinette stitch after steam blocking|
|Care Instructions||Machine Wash, Cold, Dry Flat|
"Kenzie" is a soft and slightly fuzzy yarn features a wonderfully unique blend of fibers and has good stitch definition. It's available in splendid colorways and even has a slightly tweedy look. Kenzie is the perfect yarn to create warm and comfy sweaters or other cozy fall and winter accessories!
Katie has put together five lovely colorways to choose from. Go for a classic, neutral look with any of the combos that use Pavlova or Glacier. Saddleback and Lupin is great if you are looking for something with a little more punch. Or, if you are really into fun, bright colors, the Hokitika and Boysenberry may be the one for you. There are several colors options to choose from ... call if we can help!
|Fiber Content||50% New Zealand Merino / 25% Nylon / 10% Angora / 10% Alpaca / 5% Silk Noils|
|Yardage / Weight||160 yards in 50g|
|Gauge||20 sts over 4″ on US 6 - 8 [4.00mm - 5.00mm]|
|Care Instructions||Hand Wash, Dry Flat|