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Do The Wave KAL

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Do The Wave Knit-Along!

Now through December 15th!

Show spirit for your favorite teams in this cute hat and mitten set - it's a great gift, too!!! 

This kit is our exclusive product for the 2017 Pigskin Party KAL, hosted by the Down Cellar Studio Podcast.  We are so proud to be a sponsor of this Super Fun Football Knitting Event!

Description:  Doing the Wave at a stadium is a fun show of team spirit whether you are part of a group of 6, 60, or 60,000!  Now you can individually Do The Wave with this two-color hat and mitten set that will be the envy of your tailgate party!   After tricked out ribbing featuring a two-color technique, wide lacy stripes alternate with defined narrow stripes to give the fabric an interesting texture.  The hat has a stylish "scrunched" look with a slightly boxy crown.  With three pattern sizes available, the whole family can Do the Wave together!

Three Sizes:

   Child (Adult Small, Adult Large)
   Circumference:  (17-19"), [(20-21"), (22-24")]
   Mitten length from wrist bone to tip:  6.5 (7.5, 8.5) inches
   Mitten circumference around knuckles:  Child 6.5" (Adult Small 7.5", Adult Large 8.5")
   Mitten length from wrist bone to tip of mitten:  Child 6.5" (Adult Small 7.5", Adult Large 8.5")

Yarn Requirements for Set:

   Main Color:  Approximately 190 (240, 285) yards, or 100 (125, 150) grams
   Contrast Color:  Approximately 115 (145, 170) yards, or 60 (75, 90) grams


No yarn purchase is required to participate in the KAL, but kits are available in your choice of custom team colors by scrolling below. Or, if you prefer to visit your stash, you can download the pattern below, or on Ravelry by Clicking Here.

How to Play Along:

  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. Our KAL will be using the Do The Wave hat and mitten pattern by Wendy Gaal, which is also available as part of a kit - see details below! 
  3. 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.

dtw-sm.jpegKits Include:

  1. Two (Three, Three) 100g skeins of Sock-aholic Brewski 100% superwash merino worsted weight yarn in your choice of custom team colors.
  2. A sporty football stitch marker to help you cheer on your team!
  3. and, the Do The Wave pattern by Wendy Gaal in pdf - with options for hard copy and/or Ravelry Library copy.

Prizes! At noon (Pacific time) on Friday, December 15, the names of all participants who have posted a photo of a completed hat and mitten set on the Ravelry discussion board will be entered into the random drawing for 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.

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

What You Can Do To Prepare:

  1. Purchase your kit by scrolling below, or decide what yarn you are going to use and download the pattern.
  2. Recommended needle size US 6. 
  3. Standard knitting tools will be used, plus a few stitch markers, and a blunt-tipped darning needle.

Go Team Knitters!


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