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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!

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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

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!

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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

Shop Kenzie

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