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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

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Patty Lyons’ Costa Maya Knit-Along

Patty's Nautical Knitting Cruise

Get your "Costa Maya Cardi" KAL Supplies
Featuring Classic Elite's Firefly Yarn ... 20% Off

Free Shipping on orders over $75
No Coupon Required ... Easy!

Once again, it is our pleasure to work with Patty Lyons on her latest Costa Maya KAL! Just like her past KALs, Patty's winter project is more like an online class with how-to's and videos for the price of a pattern!

The KAL starts on February 26th and runs through the end of April.

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 sizing below for the number of balls you'll need ... and don't forget the needles!

Registration is easy, simply purchase the pattern along with your yarn! You will be automatically registered for the KAL ... just remember to add the pattern to your Ravelry Library during the download process!

Visit Patty's Ravelry Forum for more information, including prize drawings!

Join the KAL anytime ... the KAL info will stay live on Patty's Ravelry Group forever, and the video tutorials will never expire!

PROJECT AND YARN INFO

Costa Maya Cardigan - Materials

Finished Sizes

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

NOTE: Cardigan does not close in front. Chest measurements are twice the back measurement. Do NOT use your full chest measurement to pick size! Use your cross back measmeasurements. Pick a set in sleeve top that fits you well across the shoulder and measure it shoulder seam to shoulder seam. (See this post)

Cross Back: 13.5 (14, 14.5, 15.75, 16, 17.25, 17.75) inches

Cross Back: 34.5 (35.5, 37, 40, 40.5, 44, 45) cm

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

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

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 when the garment is lying flat

Materials

10 (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

Call or drop a note if we can help!

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!

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

​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

​Shop Rub-a-Dub

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