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Michelle “Knit-Purl-Hunter’s” Transient Shawl KAL

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Michelle Hunter's "Transient" Shawl Knit-Along ...
Featuring HiKoo's NEW Concentric yarn ... 20% Off!

Michelle's (a.k.a. Knit-Purl-Hunter) newest mystery KAL is a gorgeous shawl!  As with all of Michelle's designs, this shawl is sure-to-be well designed and very stylish.

Get your yarn just in time ... the KAL started Thursday, April 5th! 

The Transient Shawl is knit in with one ball of HiKoo's brand new, 100% baby alpaca yarn "Concentric".  The yarn is named after the concentric circles that this cake of yarn so closely resembles.  Concentric is made from four non-plied strands, which create the distinctive color change. The colors change at a regulated sequence allowing for a wide range of design possibilities.

Pictured is a prototype of the shawl. This simple garter stitch example is in the exact shape of the Transient Shawl and knit in color #1022 Rainbow’s End.

The final Transient Shawl will feature different stitch pattern with each color change. You will find yourself racing to the next color change to find out what comes next!  Imagine how much prettier the real version will be with multiple stitch patterns inserted at the thirteen color changes.

As always, we're delighted to help you find all the information you'll need to join the knit along and knit the project!

The Transient Shawl Knit-Along started Thursday, April 5th, 2018.

Shop Concentric Yarn ... 20% Off

The Project

"Concentric" Shawl

by Michelle Hunter
Free pattern posted
Progressively during the KAL, after May 15th, 2018 it's $6

All of the techniques Michelle uses will be supported by her video tutorials and she answers questions daily on her website and Ravelry group. Michelle's instructions, tutorials and videos have made her KALs extremely popular ... think of her KAL as an online class, worth far more than the price of admission — which is, of course, Free!!

You can also connect, ask questions, share photos, and get help via the Knit Purl Hunter KAL Ravelry group. You're also encouraged to share progress photos to the FiberWild and Friends group on Ravelry.

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.

Note: After May 15 the pattern will not be free on KnitPurlHunter.com!
It will be available for $6.00 as a Ravelry ePattern.

Schedule

Segment

Date

First

  April 5, 2018

Second

April 12, 2018

Third

  April 19, 2018

Fourth

April 26, 2018

The pattern will be released in four weekly installments. Each Thursday the next part of the pattern is revealed. Thus the mystery! This KAL starts on Thursday, April 5th and continues on the 12th, 19th and 26th.

The pattern and videos will be available at KnitPurlHunter.com/KAL where you can post questions as well. You can also connect via the Knit Purl Hunter Ravelry group. Questions are typically answered daily. The video lessons along with the forums let knitters of all skill levels participate and get whatever help they need. It's like having a knitting tutor 24/7!

Materials

Materials

1HiKoo's Concentric ... 20% Off!

Note:  The "Shades of Blue" and "Burbs" colors are sold-out and no longer available!​

Finished Sizes

One size: 53" at widest edge, 27" deep

Needles

US 8 [5.00mm] 32" circular needles or straight needles OR size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge

Approximately 20 stitches and 40 rows = 4" in garter, unblocked

Skill Level

Beginner 

The Yarn

HiKoo's “Concentric” is a beautiful worsted weight gradient yarn. Long color sequences of this yarn transition smoothly and will send your project on a fun color journey! Made from super soft baby alpaca, this yarn begs to be made into a stunning shawl, but would also look great as a cozy sweater or other colorful accessory.

Fiber Content

100% Baby Alpaca

Yardage / Weight

437 yarns in 200g

Gauge

20 sts = 4" on US 8 [5.00mm]

Care Instructions

Hand Wash, Dry Flat

Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit in Classic Elite’s Fresco

Sun motifs adorn the "Sierra Sun" hat and mitten set
featuring Classic Elite's Fresco ... Kits now 30% Off!

Wonderfully warm and supple, the Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens have a classic southwestern style. Three colors make this set super cute, but only two colors are knit at one time ... making it a fun and easy colorwork project. Knit a set for yourself or some one you love ... they would make an amazing gift!

Get the pattern and all the yarn you need for both the hat and mitts
in our Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit!

FIBERWILD EXCLUSIVE

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Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit

by Amy Loberg

The Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens feature easy colorwork that is perfect for those new to the technique, while still being fun for the more experienced colorwork knitter. The classic southwestern sun motifs are accented with nifty picot edges.

We love the Ozone, Tomato and Brown combination ... but we've also put together 7 other amazing colorways ... see them below.  Easy and fun knitting you will will treasure for years to come!

MITTENS

Finished Sizes

7" (7.5", 8") approximate circumference

Yardage

140 yards MC, 80 yards CC1 and 30 yards CC2

Materials

1 x Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit
Shown in Ozone

Note: You can make both the Hat and Mittens with 1 Kit

Needles

double point needles or 2 x circular needles to obtain gauge and sizes below ...

Small        Cuff: US 1 [2.50mm]   Body: US 2 [2.75mm]

Medium    Cuff: US 2.5 [3.0mm]  Body: US 3 [3.25mm]

Large        Cuff: US 3 [3.25mm]   Body: US 4 [3.50mm]

Yarn Gauge

26 sts = 4" in Stockinette on US 5

Pattern Gauge in Stranded Colorwork

32 sts = 4” on US 2 [2.75mm]

30 sts = 4” on US 3 [3.25mm]

28 sts = 4” on US 4 [3.50mm]

Notions

Waste yarn

Skill Level

Intermediate

HAT

Finished Sizes

21" (22") approximate circumference

Yardage

120 yards MC, 80 yards CC1 and 30 yards CC2

Materials

1 x Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit
Shown in Ozone

Note: You can make both the Hat and Mittens with 1 Kit

Needles

Small
16" US 2 [2.75mm] and 16" US 3 [3.25mm] circulars
and US 3 [3.25mm] double point needles

Large
16" US 3 [3.25mm] and 16" US 4 [3.50mm] circulars 
and US 4 [3.50mm] double point needles

Yarn Gauge

26 sts = 4" in Stockinette on US 5

Pattern Gauge in Stranded Colorwork

30 sts = 4” on US 3 [3.25mm]

28 sts = 4” on US 4 [3.50mm]

Notions

Skill Level

Stitch Marker

Intermediate

Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit  |   Classic Elite Yarns Fresco   |   Shown in Ozone

Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit

KIT YARN

Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit ... 30% Off!

Each kit comes with 4 skeins Classic Elite's "Fresco", 2 skeins of the Main Color and 1 skein each of 2 contrasting colors. Choose from 8 great color combos ... there is something for everyone!

Fresco is a super soft blend of wool, baby alpaca, and angora that has great stitch definition as well, making it fantastic for lace, color work, or good old stockinette stitch projects!

Fiber Content

60% Wool / 30% Baby Alpaca / 10% Angora

Yardage / Weight

164 yds in 50g

Gauge

26 sts over 4" on US 5 [3.75mm]

Care Instructions

Hand Wash Cold, Dry Flat

Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit

Melodious Wrap Kit in Malabrigo’s Sock and Silkpaca

Harmony or Melody? Hum a few bars as you knit this easy wrap!
Kits feature Malabrigo Silkpaca and Sock yarns

It's hard to believe that a project so easy could be so attractive … the “Melodious Wrap” strikes the perfect chord between simplicity and beauty. We've put together several new color combos to tempt your needles.  This kit is great for gift knitting ... or for gifting to your favorite knitter!

Shop our Melodious Wrap Kits in nine harmonious colorways.

FIBERWILD EXCLUSIVE

Malabrigo Yarn at FiberWild!

Melodious Wrap Kits

by Amy Loberg

This simple asymmetrical triangular wrap consists of alternating rows of Stockinette stitch in one yarn and Reverse Stockinette stitch in a second yarn. Basic increases and decreases give it it's shape, and a sneaky little wrapping technique means you don't have to cut your yarn at the color changes … so there are just four tails to weave in! 

Finished Sizes

15″ × 88″ after blocking

Materials

1× Melodious Wrap Kit

Shown in Bobby Blues/Lotus

Needles

US 6 [4.00mm] circular needles OR size to obtain gauge

Gauge

20 sts = 4″ in Stockinette stitch blocked

Skill Level

Easy

Care Instructions

Hand Wash, Dry Flat

Melodious Wrap Kit   |   Malabrigo Silkpaca and Sock |  Shown in Bobby Blues/Lotus

Melodious Wrap Kits

YARN

Melodious Wrap Kit

We've put together eight different kits for the Melodious Wrap for you to choose from … see below. There is something for everyone: brights, several pretty autumn inpsired palettes, plus a nice neutral and a classic red and tan combo. Each kit contains the pattern and a skein each of two next-to-skin soft yarns from Malabrigo: Silkpaca and Malabrigo Sock!

Silkpaca is a soft lace-weight silk and baby alpaca blend available in lovely hand-dyed solids.

Fiber Content

70% Baby Alpaca, 30% Silk

Yardage / Weight

420 yds in 50g

Gauge

varies on US 3 - 8 [3.25mm – 5.00mm]

Care Instructions

Hand Wash Cold, Dry Flat

Malabrigo Sock is a fingering-weight 100% superwash merino wool kettle-dyed in a striking palette of variegated colorways and tonals.

Fiber Content

100% Superwash Merino Wool

Yardage / Weight

440 yds in 100g

Gauge

32 sts over 4" on US 1 - 3 [2.50 – 3.25mm]

Care Instructions

Machine Wash Gently, Cold. Dry Flat

Melodious Wrap Kits

1 2 3