Yarns With A Twist will be participating in the Progressive Needles Knit-Along, with Michelle Hunter sponsored by Skacel yarns.From a Shawlette to Socks each month between October 2011 and February 2012 a different pattern worked as a knit-a-long. Patterns will be supplied online at http://knitpurlhunter.com/kal/kal-info/ and YWAT will be have in stock the required yarn from Skacel for each project. There are prizes too….
More information on how you participate can be found at http://www.skacelknitting.com/s.nl/sc.2/category.55525/.f
YWAT is the first yarn store in Connecticut participating in this KAL. If you want to join in the fun, don’t wait to long to stop at the shop and purchase your yarn for the current months KAL.
The yarn for the October project will be available soon at YWAT. So get Ready, Set and Let's Knit.
RUCKLE HAT CLASS
An impromptu class to learn how to knit the Ruckle Hat has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 21st from 5pm to 7pm.
The Ruckle Hat is described as "a soft,scrunchy hat with folds or puckers knit into the body". The pattern is available in the current issue of KnitCircus. Knit Circus is an online publication. http://www.knitcircus.com/. You can view the magazine, but must purchase a subscription for the patterns. Patterns for a specific issued can also be purchased for a nominal price at: http://www.knitcircus.com/patternshop/index.php.
The hat in the photo was knittied with two skeins of Berroco Pure Merino and Size 8 - 16" circular and double pointed needles. Choose from the many colors of Berroco Pure Merino available at YWAT or choose another yarn that is will give you 4 1/2 stitches to the inch.
This class is excellent for any one with basic knitting skills. This hat will be knitted in the round on circular and double pointed needles, using a provisional cast on, stockinette stitch, increase and decreases and picking up stitches on the wrong side for the tucks.