Join Michelle Hunter's "Adorable Ewe Baby Sweater" Knit-Along ...
Featuring HiKoo's Simpliworsted Yarn ... 20% Off!
This April Michelle Hunter (a.k.a. Knit-Purl-Hunter) brings you her next mystery KAL ... knit a baby sweater, the Adorable Ewe! This sure-to-be cute sweater is knit in the soft Simpliworsted yarn and is brimming with essential sweater knitting skills. When you're done, you will have the perfect gift for your favorite baby or grandbaby! As always, we're delighted to help you find all the information you'll need to join the knit along and knit the project!
"Adorable Ewe" Sweater
by Michelle Hunter
Pattern FREE posted Progressively during the event
Michelle's knit alongs (KALs) are mystery knit alongs. So there are no preliminary photos ... only a general of descriptions of the finished project. But she has told us that the baby sweater has a sheep-theme and will be way too cute to miss! ... checkout the sheep buttons!
The sweater is sized to fit a 6 month old baby and is appropriate for a boy or girl. Pick a boy or girl color ... or a gender neutral color if you are still waiting for the gender reveal!
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!!
The Adorable Ewe Knit-Along
Starts Thursday, April 6th
Order your yarn Today!
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.
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.
April 6, 2017
April 13, 2017
April 20, 2017
April 27, 2017
The pattern will be released in four weekly installments, so each Thursday the next part of the pattern is revealed. Thus the mystery! This KAL will start on Thursday, April 6th and continue on the 13th, 20th and 27th
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!
2 x Simpliworsted - Main Color - 20% Off!
1 x Simpliworsted - White or Natural (sheep color) - 20% Off!
1 x Simpliworsted - Black (sheep accent) - 20% Off!
One size: Infant Six months
24" US 9 [5.50mm] circular needles OR size needed to obtain gauge
32" US 8 [5.00mm] circular needles
Note: If larger needle size is adjusted, remember to adjust both needles!
16 sts and 24 rows = 4" in Stockinette
HiKoo's "Simpliworsted" is a buttery soft yarn that is available in a huge selection of vibrant colors. Machine washable, this perfect all around worsted weight yarn is wonderful for just about any project!
55% Superwash Wool / 28% Acrylic / 17% Nylon
Yardage / Weight
140 yarns in 100g skeins
16 sts over 4" on US 10 [6.00mm]
Machine Wash, Dry Flat
Stroll down a beach paradise in our "Biscayne Bay Socks" ...
Featuring HiKoo's CoBaSi Yarn ... 20% Off!
The emerald islands and bright, aquamarine waters of Biscayne National Park features jeweled coral reefs, mangrove forests and tropical beaches. This National Park emcompasses Biscayne Bay and its offshore barrier reefs just south of Miami in the Florida Keys. Beautiful beaches provide nesting grounds for sea turtles ... and the reefs and waters harbor more than 200 species of life, including 16 endangered species!
95% of the park is covered in water, making most of it accessible only by boat. Visitors can camp, watch wildlife or snorkel their way along the underwater Maritime Heritage Trail which links dive sites, including six shipwrecks. The calm waters also offer divers a view of dolphins, manatees and sea turtles ... which are the inspiration for our Biscayne Bay Socks!
Biscayne Bay Socks
by Amy Loberg
Pattern FREE with purchase of CoBaSi
These toe-up, three-color socks have fun and easy colorwork details. Amy has combined three colors of CoBaSi to reflect the gorgeous aquamarine waters of Biscayne Bay. The toe features a cool wave pattern and the leg of the socks have cute sea turtles all the way around it. The sock is finished with a 1 x 1 rib cuff and an easy afterthought heel!
|Finished Size||6¾" (7½," 8", 8¾") approximate foot circumference|
|Yardage||approximately 120 (130, 140, 160) yards each of 3 colors|
3 skein of
(each a different color)
Shown in Deep Turquoise, Seafoam and Indigo
2 x Size US 1.5 [2.5mm] circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
|Gauge||32 sts = 4″ in Stockinette stitch|
US C [3.00mm] crochet hook to cast on
Cotton, Bamboo, and Silk give CoBaSi its name, but it’s the 21% Elastic Nylon that gives this wool-free sock yarn the kind of stretch and bounce that makes CoBaSi a great choice for socks ... for even the most die-hard fans of wool. It’s light-weight, cool, durable, and soft. Plus it stays up your leg instead of bunching around your ankles. All that at a price that’s hard to beat!
|Fiber Content||55% Cotton, 16% Bamboo, 8% Silk, 21% Elastic Nylon|
|Yardage / Weight||220 yds in 50g|
|Gauge||26 – 32 sts over 4" on US 1– 4 [2.25 – 3.50mm]|
|Care Instructions||Machine Wash Gentle & Cold, 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.