"Katie Rempe"

Rub-a-Dub Bathrobe Knit-Along with Katie Rempe

Katie Rempe's new "Opulence Bathrobe" KAL ...
Featuring HiKoo Rub-a-Dub!

After weeks of creating gifts for others, it's time to treat yourself! This bathrobe, made in HiKoo Rub-a-Dub yarn, will not only warm your heart but you're entire body, too. Join the fun with veteran designer Katie Rempe and her fourth KAL sponsored by Skacel.

This is not a Mystery KAL but the pattern will be released on Thursday, Jan 4th 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 pattern and any updates during the KAL.

As always, we're delighted to help you find all the info you need to knit the project and participate in the knit along. Call if we can help!

​Download the Free PDF from Ravelry

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Opulence Bathrobe Knit-Along starts January 4th ... order your yarn Today!

The Project

Opulence Bathrobe

by Katie Rempe
Pattern Free on Ravelry

This super cozy robe, features after thought pockets, easy mosaic colorwork and a sturdy i-cord belt to keep you snug and warm after your shower or on a relaxing night in. Knit from the bottom up with no seaming, pick your two favorite colors or go with one color and get to knitting on this luxurious micro-fiber robe. Rub-a-Dub knits up quickly and is machine washable and dryable. Treat yourself to a bit of spa luxury with this cute bathrobe!

Finished Sizes

One size fits many, 37" length

Materials

8 x HiKoo Rub-a-Dub - 6 skeins MC and 2 skeins CC

Shown in Snuggles and Snuffy

Yardage

648 yards MC and 216 yards CC

Needles

40" - 47" US 10 [6.00mm] and 16" US 10 [6.00mm] (for sleeves if not using magic loop) circular needles OR size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge

8 sts = 4" in Stockinette stitch.
Note: Because of the size of this project, proper gauge is crucial to ensure the correct yardage is being used. Please check your gauge often during your project to ensure you are on gauge throughout.

Notions

Stitch markers, tapestry needle, measuring tape and extra needle for 3-Needle Bind Off

Skill Level

Intermediate

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.

Materials

Rub-a-Dub

HiKoo's “Rub-a-Dub” is a fluffy, soft, and super absorbent microfiber yarn. Made with towels, washcloths, cleaning, and absorbing in mind, Rub-a-Dub is strong, durable, and made of recycled materials. Grab a couple skeins and make a super soft towel or spa mitt today!

Fiber Content

100% Microfiber

Yardage / Weight

108 yds in 200g

Gauge

6 - 8 sts over 4" on US 11 [8.00mm]

Care Instructions

Machine Wash, Warm, Tumble Dry

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Summertime Flip Floppers Knit-Along with Katie Rempe

Katie Rempe's "Summertime Flip Floppers" KAL ...
Featuring HiKoo CoBaSi Yarns ... 20% Off!

Cast on some super cute "toe-less" socks! The Summertime Flip Floppers are the perfect summer socks for sandals or flip-flops! These socks are a fun and portable project for summer knitting!

Flip Floppers KAL with Katie Rempe

Veteran designer Katie Rempe is hosting her third KAL sponsored by Skacel. You may know her from last winter's "Betwixt Blanket Cape" 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 but the pattern pattern will be released in parts over 4 weeks starting on on Thursday, July 6th 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.

​Download the Free PDF from Ravelry

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.

Summertime Flip Flippers Knit-Along
Now Going On

Order your yarn Today!

The Project

Summertime Flip Floppers

by Katie Rempe
Pattern Free on Ravelry

The Summertime Flip Flopper socks are knit ‘toe’ up ... even though there is no toe! If you prefer tighter ribbing, use one needle size smaller in those areas. These socks can be worked two-at-a-time with Magic Loop or two circular needles. Just note that you will either need to split the solid color hank into two balls, or pull from the inside and outside of a caked yarn.

Katie will also include notes if you would like to use DPNs. We can't wait to see all the fun color combos for these summer socks! 

Finished Sizes

6.5" approx foot circumference (stretches to 10" around), 7" from foot ribbing to heel, and 8.25" from heel to cuff

Materials

2 x  HiKoo CoBaSi Multi

1 x  HiKoo CoBaSi Solid

Shown in Funtastic and Posey Petals

Yardage

440 yards color A (2 skeins) and 220 yards color B (1 skein)

Needles

40" US 1 [2.50mm] circular needles OR size needed to obtain gauge. Double check the millimeter size of your needle to ensure accuracy!

Gauge

Notions

32 sts = 4" in Stockinette stitch in the round

Tapestry needle, waste yarn in comparable weight, stitch marker (optional)

Skill Level

Intermediate

Materials

CoBaSi and CoBaSi Multi - 20% Off!

HiKoo's "CoBaSi" yarn is a cotton, bamboo, and silk blend that also has a generous amount of elastic. If you have been looking for a wool-free sock yarn, look no further! This soft yarn will not irritate or overheat, and it is machine washable. Use it to create cute but hardy baby items or add some fun colorwork to your summer knitting!

Katie recommends picking a solid color that does not appear in the multi color to retain a clean look. We put together 6 of our favorite combos below, but there are lots of other options to choose from ... call if we can help!

Fiber Content

55% Cotton / 16% Bamboo / 8% Silk / 21% Elastic Nylon

Yardage / Weight

220 yds in 50g

Gauge

26 - 32 sts over 4" on US 1– 4 [2.50 – 3.50mm]

Care Instructions

Machine Wash, Gentle, Cold. Dry Flat

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!  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.

​Download the Free PDF from Ravelry

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!

Shop Kenzie

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!

The Project

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)
Materials 16 × Kenzie
Shown in Takahe / Glacier
Yardage 1440 yards color A (9 skeins), 1120 yards color B (7 skeins)
Needles
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
Skill Level Intermediate

"Betwixt Blanket Cape"   |   Kenzie  
Shown in Takahe / Glacier 

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Materials

Kenzie Yarn

"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

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