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Love Letter Cardi ~ Knitalong Kit

price: $168.00

Registration closes tonight, April 21st at 11:59 PT! These patterns and the knitalong will not be available for another 6 months. 

Welcome to the Spring 2021 Knitalong! Our knitalongs are wonderful way to learn and grow in new ways. We accomplish that through learning knitting skills, accountability (to stick to your knitting goal!), round the clock knitting support and connection with other like-minded makers. So we hope you'll consider joining in! Watch the videos below to learn what sets them apart!

Video 1, Video 2, Video 3.

About the pattern:

Spring is in the air and it is the perfect time for the Love Letter Cardi! This lovely style is knit top down with stunning design features such as set-in sleeves, a cropped body, lacy ruffled collar, and pleated sleeves with a finished picot edge. Wildflower mini skeins are used to finish the edges of the lace collar, as well as striped throughout the sleeves to keep them lightweight and cool. The entire body is worked seamlessly except for the lace collar and sleeve pleats. This flattering cardi is perfect for styling with a sundress or all the warmer weather clothes!

In the video tutorials, Amy will guide you through every step of how to make this sweater from start to finish. Tap the link here to check out our Ravelry page for this style and see the Love Letter Cardi on some of our lovely test knitters!

Here's what you can expect in our knitalong:

~ Exclusive - these patterns will be exclusive to those that sign up for our KAL for 6 months. You will have access to all 5 patterns and video tutorial content forever through teachable.

~ Round the clock help - Amy and the Knit Collage team are here to help you make your project a total success! Zoom help sessions with knitting teachers when you need it.

~ Bonuses (!!!): This time around we are offering a ton of bonus patterns, the Flower Power Cardi, the Gumdrop Sweater, and the High Fives Cardi, plus a discount to purchase yarn for any future project at 20% off (you'll get that at the end of the KAL). 

~ Mindfulness - restorative yoga classes with incredible Boston area teachers, blog post and events with celebrity knitters who will share about how knitting helped them find their creative voices.

The kits will be available for ONE WEEK only. You'll be able to purchase them from April 14th through the 21st. 

What comes in your kit:

* The yarn needed to complete this project, including 2-4 skeins of Spun Cloud and 1-2 skeins of our Wildflower Mini Skein Sampler Kit(s) in the same color. The samples pictured are in the combo's: Lavender/Bon Vivant  in a Size 3 (Shown on a 34" bust) and Fog/Taffy in a Size 6 (shown on a 50" bust).

 * Knitalong Guide with the pattern and all the info and resources you'll need to be successful with your project. You will receive this as a PDF download with your kit purchase that will arrive by email once your kit ships.

* Muslin pouch, tape measure, darning needle, 8 Cocoknits stitch markers, faux leather Knit Collage label for you to sew onto your finished KAL piece and a pretty embellished ribbon from Amy's India travels tying it all together.

What's not included:

* Needles - if you'd like these added to your kit, click here to see them.

Pattern details:

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate Knitter

Needle Size:

Size US 17 (12 mm) 32” / 81.2 cm circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge for the body and collar, and for working the sleeves using the magic loop method (or additional needles of the same size for your preference of small circumference knitting)

Sizes: 

1 (2, 3, 4, 5)[6, 7, 8, 9]

Finished Measurements:

30 (34, 38, 42, 46)[50, 54, 58, 62]” / 76 (86.5, 96.5, 106.5, 117)[127, 137, 147.5, 157.5] cm

Recommended to be worn with 0-2” / 0-5 cm of positive ease at the bust, depending on your preferred fit. 

Gauge:

7.5 sts and 11 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch worked flat using Spun Cloud, steam-blocked 

Materials:

Main Color (MC):  2 (2, 2, 3, 3)[3, 3, 4, 4] skeins Spun Cloud Yarn (100% wool; approx. 100 yds / 200 g) shown in Lavender Dust

Contrast Colors (CC):  1 (1, 1, 1, 1)[1, 2, 2, 2] Wildflower Mini Skein sampler kit(s) [(approx. 85 yds / 170g) - 5 mini skeins of yarn included per kit, 17 yds / skein] shown in Bon Vivant colorway

Pattern Designer: Laurel Gervitz

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