"Make-Alongs"

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 in parts over 4 weeks starting 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 actual 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

​Shop Rub-a-Dub

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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Patty Lyons’ Magical Mystery Cruise Cardi

Patty's Nautical Knitting Cruise

Get your "Magical Mystery Cardi" Class Supplies
... including Classic Elite's Firefly
20% Off ... Plus Free Shipping!

Patty is at it again with another great sweater class on the Nautical Knitting Cruise leaving Miami on December 17th. If you have signed up for her "Magical Mystery Cardigan" class, you will need a supply of Classic Elite's Firefly yarn. The yarn is 75% Viscose / 25% Linen, dyed in soft, shimmery colors, it's soft, drapey and a bit dressy.  Take a look at the color card below then pre-order your Firefly ... and don't forget the needles!

Ordering Deadline
Place your order by Sunday, November 5th

We will ship the yarns directly to you in plenty of time for the cruise.
Orders placed after Nov. 5th will not get to you in time!

Use coupon code  SHIPFREEPATTY  during checkout
(USPS First Class or Priority Shipping Only)

For more visit Nautical Knitting Cruise and Patty's Ravelry Forum
with helpful info on the cruise!

Have fun on the Cruise ... and don't forget your yarn. Call or drop a note if we can help!

PROJECT AND YARN INFO

Magical Mystery Cardigan - Materials

Finished Sizes

Woman’s Sizes: S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)

Chest: 34 (36, 38, 42, 46.5, 50, 54) inches

Chest: 86.5 (91.5, 96.5, 106.5, 118, 127, 137) cm

NOTE: Cardigan does not close in front. Chest measurements are twice the back measurement

Front Length: 27.25 (27.75, 28, 28.75, 29.25, 30.25, 31) inches

Front Length: 69 (70.5, 71, 73, 74.5, 77, 78.5) cm

NOTE: Measured from center back from the base of the collar

Yardage

1395 (1550, 1705, 1860, 2015, 2170, 2325) yards

Materials

9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15) balls Firefly

Needles

24" - 40" US 4 [3.5mm] and US 5 [3.75mm] circular needles or size needed to achieve gauge.

Gauge

25 sts and 33 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Stockinette stitch on US 4 (3.5mm) needle, blocked
Be sure to measure gauge BLOCKED

Notions

Stitch Markers

Skill Level

Intermediate


Classic Elite - Firefly

Fiber Content

25% linen / 75% viscose

Yardage / Weight

155 yds in 50g

Gauge

Sport Weight
24 sts over 4" on US 5 [3.75 mm] needles

Care Instructions

Hand Wash Cold, Dry Flat

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Keep all your options open ... Buy an extra ball. You will need some yarn to swatch or maybe you are a “tight” knitter? Running out of yarn can be a real pain. Getting more yarn, in your color, with the same dyelot can be impossible! Purchase an “insurance” ball. We're glad to accept returns on full, unused balls of yarn!

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Michelle “Knit-Purl-Hunter’s” Oh! Cowl KAL

Michelle Hunter's "Behind the Scenes" Cowl Knit-Along ...
Featuring HiKoo's NEW Oh! Yarn!

Michelle's (a.k.a. Knit-Purl-Hunter) newest mystery KAL is a snuggly cowl!

As with all of Michelle's designs, this cowl is sure-to-be well designed and very stylish. Plus, it's knit in the brand new, 100% supersoft baby alpaca yarn named "Oh!" If you can let it out of your hands, this cowl is certain to make a great gift!

The cowl will feature a "study in cables" ... if you have never done cables, have no fear ... Michelle's the perfect teacher to guide you through your first cable project!

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 Behind the Scenes Cowl Knit-Along Started Thursday, October 5th, 2017.
Get your yarn now ... there's still time to join in on the Fun!

Shop Oh! Yarn

The Project

Michelle's knit alongs (KALs) are mystery knit alongs. So there are no preliminary photos ... all we know is that the finished cowl is one size about 8 1/2" wide by 47" long and will feature a cable.  If history has teaches us anything ... this design will be amazing!

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 Nov. 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

October 5, 2017

Second

October 12, 2017

Third

October 19, 2017

Fourth

October 26, 2017

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, October 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

2HiKoo's Oh!

Finished Sizes

One size: 8 1/2" wide, 47" long

Needles

US 10 [6.00mm] 24" circular needles or straight needles OR size needed to obtain gauge. Michelle recommends addi's new Olive Wood Needles!

Gauge

18 sts = 4" in stockinette, unblocked

Notions

4 x 30mm buttons - get the horn buttons Michelle used here!, cable needle

Skill Level

Beginner 

The Yarn

HiKoo's newest yarn is named after what you will you’ll say when you first touch it ... Oh! this is yummy! This 100% Super Baby Alpaca is the same luscious blend as SimpliCria but in a new aran/chunky weight!

Fiber Content

100% Super Baby Alpaca

Yardage / Weight

191 yarns in 100g

Gauge

 14-16 sts = 4" on US 9 - 10 [5.50mm - 6.00mm]

Care Instructions

Hand Wash, Dry Flat

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