Knit the "Quintet Shawl", where color and stitches converge ...
Featuring Civility Sport from Elemental Affects!
Five colors and five stitch patterns compose this gorgeous Quintet Shawl! The intricate look of this shawl is achieved with a series of simple stitch repeats and fun color changes. The "Quintet Shawl" is that perfect addition of color to add to your favorite outfit. Grab it on the way out the door and never miss a beat!
Bonus: the Quintet Shawl Kits are 20% Off!
Quintet Shawl Kit
by Amy Loberg
Starting at one end with a simple garter stitch and adding color and pattern as you go, the asymmetrical "Quintet Shawl" is sure to keep you in tune with your knitting. Blocks of color show off rhythmic stitch patterns with one color used at the beginning, middle and end for a perfectly balanced motif. This shawl is fun to knit and gleeful to wear!
|Finished Size||16” x 53” blocked|
|Yardage||120 yards each of 5 colors|
Quintet Shawl Kit
Shown in Jewels
32″ or longer Size US 7 [4.50mm] circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
|Gauge||19 sts = 4″ in stockinette stitch|
|Care Instructions||Hand Wash, Dry Flat|
Yarn and Kits
Quintet Shawl Kits ... 20% Off!
We've composed five harmonious color combinations ... choose a bright or a more down-to-earth neutral colorway! Each kit contains five mini skeins of Civility Sport yarn and the pattern.
Made in the USA, Civility Sport is a beautiful blend of merino wool and mulberry silk. The silk adds durability to this soft yarn without adding man-made fibers and it's a versatile weight for almost any type of project. Make lovely shawls, durable garments or fun accessories with this terrific yarn!
|Fiber Content||70% US Merino Wool / 30% Mulberry Silk|
|Mini Skein Yardage / Weight||approximately 120 yds in 35g|
|Total Kit Yardage / Weight||approximately 600 yds in 175g - 5 skeins total per kit|
|Gauge||20 - 24 sts over 4″ on US 4 - 6 [3.50 – 4.00mm]|
|Care Instructions||Hand Wash, Dry Flat|
Join Amanda "Mandobug" Cowl "Crochet Along Together" ...
Featuring HiKoo Simplicity in over 60 colors ... 20% Off
“Easy as 1-2-3” is a three color cowl perfect for those looking to learn how to crochet. The pattern features three of the most commonly used crochet stitches in an order that allows you to build your crochet skills. Each stitch is worked in a different color creating eye catching blocks of color that also help you learn to read your stitches. If you have been wanting to learn to crochet and are looking for an easy and stylish design, this project is for you!
As always, we're delighted to help you find all the info you need to crochet this project and participate in the Crochet Along Together! This is a terrific way to start crocheting ... the Crochet Along Together starts March 2nd!
Easy as 1-2-3 Cowl
by Amanda Mannas
Pattern Free on Ravelry
This is not a Mystery KAL! The pattern will be released in 4 weekly segments starting on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017. You can put it into your Ravelry Library on or after March 2nd to automatically get the actual pattern and any updates during the CAT.
Skills you will learn during this CAT include how to crochet a chain, a single crochet, a half double crochet and double crochet. You will also learn how to whip stitch, weave in yarn ends ... not to mention how to read a crochet pattern and a crochet chart.
March 2nd, 2017
March 9th, 2017
March 16th, 2017
March 23rd, 2017
The Crochet Along Together will run for a month ... each week a series of written instructions, charts and video tutorials will take you through each step of the project. Updates will be posted to Ravelry ...
Video clips will be posted on Skacel's YouTube channel ...
47" Circumference x 5.25" Width (when laid flat)
3 skeins HiKoo Simplicity - 20% Off - 1 skein each of your three favorite colors!
Shown in Silver Hair (#36) / Aqua Mint (#09) / Deep Turquoise (#10)
117 yds color A (1 skein), 117 yds color B (1 skein), 117 yds color C (1 skein)
1 x 4.00mm Hook (see note below ...)
Note: There is no standard US sizing for crochet hooks! For example ... Skacel's addi 4.00mm hooks are labeled (F). Ravelry and other manufacturers call a 4.00mm crochet hook a size (G) ...
Adjust your size to obtain gauge.
20 stitches and 18.5 rows = 4 inches in Single Crochet
Machine Wash, Cold, Dry Flat
HiKoo's "Simplicity" is a buttery soft yarn that is available in a huge selection of colors. Machine washable and very hardy, this yarn is wonderful for afghans, children's wear, and anything else that gets daily use!
55% Superwash Wool / 28% Acrylic / 17% Nylon
Yardage / Weight
117 yarns in 50g
Crochet: 20 stitches and 18.5 rows = 4 inches in Single Crochet
Knitting: 20-22 Stitches over 4.0 inches/10 cm.
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Amanda put together the terrific Silver Hair / Aqua Mint / Deep Turquoise colorway ... but options are good! With over 60 colors of Simplicity to choose from, we thought we would create a few more colorways to get you started ... take a look!
Don't miss out on the fun! The CAT is FREE and Skacel is sponsoring a drawing for one first prize and two second place prizes. Winners will be chosen on April 25th! For more information on the contest, prizes and how to enter visit SkacelKnitting.com.
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.
Celebrating 25 Years of Mountain Color Yarns ...
Revisit a favorite project or discover a design you missed!
For the last 25 years, the creative team at Mountain Colors Yarn has brought us beautiful fiber in colors inspired by the Rocky Mountain West! Diana and Leslie each have a unique color sense. By combining their individual aesthetics they are continually introducing amazing new colorways that sparks creativity in both knitters and crocheters.
We are proud to have supported Mountain Colors in our LYS since we opened in Galena, Illinois in May of 2004. Watching them add to their color and yarn lines has been a continual source of inspiration for many of Amy's designs.
Creating new colors are another way we've enjoyed working with Mountain Colors over the years. To date we offer 15 FiberWild custom colors in 10 yarns, most of which have patterns Amy specifically designed to show off their gorgeous hues! Below is a sampling of Amy's "best of" designs worked in Mountain Colors yarns. We hope you will revisit a favorite project or discover a design or color you missed!
Happy 25th Anniversary
to Diane, Leslie and the entire team at
Mountain Colors Yarn!
"Best of" Amy's designs in Mountain Colors