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Cowloncho KAL

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Cowloncho KAL!

The Fun is On!

Join us for some fun summer knitting, and you might even win a prize!  cowloncho-front2.jpg

Description: It's a cozy cowl attached to an even cozier poncho - what else would you call it?!  Beginning at the neck, this design uses a variety of fun stitch patterns to blend five colors into one awesome garment.  Short-row shaping on the sides allows this poncho to drape evenly over the shoulders.

The pattern is written for One Size which fits women through size Womens XL. When worn, the circumference (after blocking) around the bust and upper arms is:

  • Approximately 60 inches measured 10 inches below the shoulders
  • Approximately 66 inches measured 12 inches below the shoulders

Circumference at hem is approximately 80 inches after blocking.

No yarn purchase is required to participate in the KAL, but kits are available for $75 or $80 in your choice 10 beautiful Fade Set colorways, or in any of our Brewski solid colors. Or, if you prefer to visit your stash, you can download the pattern from Ravelry.

sm-cowloncho.jpgKits Include:

  1. Five - 100g skeins of Sock-aholic Brewski yarn in your choice of Fade Set or solid color.
  2. A cute little Cow Progress Marker to commemorate your participation in this COW-loncho project KAL, and to keep track of your progress between show and tell opportunities like Mark It Monday!
  3. The Cowloncho pattern by Wendy Gaal in pdf, with additional options for hard copy and Ravelry library copy.

 

 

 How to Play Along:cowloncho-closeup.jpg

  1. To sign up, just Click Here to find the Ravelry discussion thread for this KAL, and let us know You’re In! All KAL related chit chat, pattern support, show and tell, and prize awards will be managed through this Ravelry group.
  2. Purchase your kit by scrolling below, or decide what yarn you are going to use.  You will need approximately 950 yards of worsted weight yarn.  Usage is distributed fairly equally across the five colors. 
  3. Gauge: Approximately 19 sts = 4” in Stockinette Stitch using recommended needle size US 7.
  4. Circular needles are needed in lengths that can accommodate project circumferences from approximately 20 to 80 inches. Standard knitting tools will also be used, plus a few stitch markers.
  5. Our KAL will be using the Cowloncho pattern by Wendy Gaal, which comes with the kit, or is available as a Ravelry Download by Clicking Here

The Moderating Brewmistress also reserves the right to add any needed guidelines that she may have overlooked. She is blonde, you know. 

Prizes!cowloncho-shoulder.jpg

At noon (Pacific time) on Friday, September 13, the names of all participants who have posted a photo on the Ravelry discussion board of their completed Cowloncho will be entered into the random drawing for prizes.  No yarn purchase is necessary to participate in this KAL, however the Grand Prize will be awarded to a knitter who uses Knitters Brewing Company Sock-aholic Brewski yarn. Knitters who use other brands of yarn are eligible for the Runner-Up prizes.

Runner Up Prizes (2 to be awarded): A $25 Gift Certificate from Knitters Brewing Company.

Grand Prize (1 to be awarded): A $50 Gift Certificate from Knitters Brewing Company.

We hope you can join us for the fun!!