Progressive Needles Knit-Along, with Michelle Hunter - January
Featuring Michelle Hunter of Knit Purl Hunter
We are pleased to announce the next Progressive Needles KAL, sponsored by skacel and hosted once again by Michelle Hunter of Knit Purl Hunter.
First Clue for this KAL goes live on January 7, 2016!
**While Prize Entry Forms are usually due the 15th of the month following the month of the KAL, we are extending the Prize Entry Deadline for this KAL until February 29, 2016!**
Kick off the New Year by ramping up your knitting skills with a stunning two-color cowl using HiKoo® Sueño called Ambiguous. The stranded cowl (also known as Fair Isle knitting) will feature lessons on hand positioning, yarn dominance, managing floats and a surprising take on an old favorite. The cowl is available in two sizes to suit your style. The sneak peek at the cowl was met with rave reviews – you won’t want to miss this one!
Materials: • HiKoo® Sueño (80% Washable Merino Wool / 20% Bamboo: 255 yds/100g) - 1 (2) skeins Background Color; 1 (2) skeins Main Color Note: Pair high contrast colors for optimum results. • Two US 5 (3.75mm) 16 (24)” circular needles. Second needle is used to graft stitches in finishing. • Size F crochet hook for provisional cast on • 10 yards smooth, contrasting color waste yarn • Tapestry needle • Markers
Gauge: Approx. 26 sts and 32 rounds = 4” in stockinette worked in the round. **Gauge is crucial to yardage so please take the time to swatch.
Keep in touch with others and show off your progress and finished work on Knit Purl Hunter's Ravelry Group. Michelle can be found there to help with any questions.