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Hofsos Hat

April KAL 2015

Hofsos Hat 2015 KAL Knit-A-Long

Hofsos 2015 KAL

 by Stephen West

 This pattern costs $6.00.  You can purchase your digital copy when you are in the shop.  Please purchase the pattern from us - same price for you but we get a commission.

   

 

The opportunity to knit projects together is one of the best ways to build our knitting community. If you have not been able to participate, please consider this project. Even if you can't join us at the table; you can still participate.

      

           

Fingering weight yarn is held double in three colors for a worsted gauge and marled fabric effect. The hat’s body is worked sideways in diagonal lace, corrugated ridges and seed stitch. The brim and crown shaping are worked in the round with twisted ribbing and garter stitch. Wear the hat pushed back with slouch or fold the brim for extra warmth on the ears.

One Size.


Finished Measurements: 20” / 51cm brim circumference, 13” / 33cm long from brim edge to top of crown.

Yarn: Fingering weight held double

Yardage:
Color A: 140yds / 128m
Color B: 160yds / 146m
Color C: 85yds / 78m

 

For this project we will be using three skeins of yarn.  You can mix and match your colors of fingering (sock weight) yarn.  You will hold 2 strands together - sometimes 2 of the same color and sometimes 2 different colors.  Michael is planning on using Cobasi by HiKoo and Painter's Palette Premium Merino by Koigu.

 

The pattern calls for Size 8, 16" needles. Gauge needed is 18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in seed stitch. (yarn held doubled)

 

Michael will be hosting this KAL at the table on Thursday, June 18th and June 25th from 3:00p - 5:00p. 

 

On Thursday, June 18th, we will cast on at the table for the hat using the long tail cast on.

 

The KAL is free, but please register so that Michael will know who is participating.

 

Skill level Moderate.

Materials

  • 3 skeins of fingering weight yarn  (Purchased at Knit N Purl)
  • U.S. size 8, 16" or size required for gauge - 18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in seed stitch.
  • stitch marker

 

Stitches in pattern:  K, P, YO, SL, M1L, K2Tog, P2Tog, SSK, k1tbl, sl wyib, sl wyif

 

We will meet on Thursday, June 18th and June 25th from 3:00p - 5:00pm to work on this KAL. (you do not have to be present to participate.)

Those participating in the Hafsos 2015 KAL can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any questions on the KAL or pattern.

Barndom KAL

April KAL 2015

Barndom 2015 KAL Knit-A-Long

Barndom 2015 KAL

 by Stephen West

 This pattern costs $6.00.  You can purchase your digital copy when you are in the shop.

   

 

The opportunity to knit projects together is one of the best ways to build our knitting community. If you have not been able to participate, please consider this project. Even if you can't join us at the table; you can still participate.

      

          

 

Choose two or three colors of fingering weight yarn for this top down triangular shawl. The entire fabric is worked in garter stitch with columns of stockinette slipped stitches that travel to form bold geometric shapes.

Sizes: 2 color medium version 3 color large version

Finished Measurements: 19 22″ / 48 56cm from CO to BO along center stitch, 80 90″ / 203 229cm wingspan along top edge stitches. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Fingering weight

Yardage: 2 color version
Color A: 390yds / 357m
Color B: 425yds / 389m

3 color version
Color A: 390yds / 357m
Color B: 280yds / 256m
Color C: 415yds / 379m

 

For this project we will be using three (or two) skeins of yarn.  You can mix and match your colors of fingering (sock weight) yarn in solids and/or multi/self-striping.  Michael is planning on using Heritage Sock by Cascade and Shepherd Sock by Lorna's Laces. 

 

The pattern calls for Size 4, 40" needles. Gauge needed is 24 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch.

 

Michael will be hosting this KAL at the table on TBD from TBAp - TBAp.  We will start on TBAth. 

 

On TBD, TBAth, we will cast on at the table for the shawl using the long tail cast on.

 

The KAL is free, but please register so that Michael will know who is participating.

 

Skill level Moderate.

Materials

  • 3(2) skeins of fingering weight yarn  (Purchased at Knit N Purl)
  • U.S. size 4, 40" or size required for gauge - 24 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch.
  • Cable needle
  • 22 stitch markers

 

Stitches in pattern:  K, P, YO, SL, M1L, M1R, C4F, C4B, K2Tog

 

We will meet on Thursday from 3:30p - 5:30pm to work on this KAL beginning on July 2nd and ending on July 30th.  (you do not have to be present to participate.)

Those participating in the Barndom 2015 KAL can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any questions on the KAL or pattern.

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