Summer Knitalong 2016 (#summerkal2016)


Our Summer Knitalong (#summerkal2016) starts in just over two weeks and it’s a good one. Here’s a chance for you to try knitting with one of our many fine Summer yarns, and make yourself a light and wispy summer cardigan, tank, or tee. This year we have an even wider range of yarns from lace to bulky, so come in and see what’s available before you decide on a project!

We have some great recommendations picked out on Ravelry. Just check out our Summer Kal 2016 Bundle under favourites in our user profile @handknityarn, or click here.


The requirements for the knitalong are:

-You must purchase yarn for your project from us. We’re a Ravelry pro-shop so you can purchase many Ravelry patterns from us too!

– Projects should be a garment, minimum 750 yards, and made in a summer yarn- cotton, linen, silk, or blend. Wool fingering and lace weight yarns are acceptable, as are shawls in fingering, lace, or summer yarns.

-You should be familiar with most of the techniques used in your pattern. We do not provide instruction during a knitalong or at knitalong meetings, but you can book a private consultation ($20/hour) if you need extra help with your project.


We’ll be kicking off the Summer Knitalong with a Cast On Party on Sunday May 8th, and Casting Off on Sunday July 3rd. If you finish by the Cast Off date, your name will enter a draw for a chance to win $60 store credit!

Meeting dates are:
Sunday May 8th (Cast On): 10am-noon
Sunday May 22nd: 10am-noon
Sunday June 5th: 10am- noon
Sunday June 19th: 10am-noon
Sunday July 3rd (Cast Off): 10am-noon

How to Join

Just come in before May 8th and let us know you want to participate, pick your pattern and purchase your yarn! Meetings are every second Sunday for the duration of the knitalong and you’re welcome to come to any or all of the meetings.

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