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Soft Pretzels Sock KAL

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Join us for the Soft Pretzels Sock KAL

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Now Through October 11th!

Join us to make these fun socks, and you might even win a prize! 

Description:  This toe-up design features a fun four-round stitch pattern reminiscent of the traditional pretzel twist!  And since this pair is knit with our merino yarn - these are definitely Soft Pretzels.  The fancy flap-style heel is integrated into a pair of tricked out gussets, and stitch counts are increased through the heel creation for an optimized fit.  Instructions for this design are provided in text and charts.

No yarn purchase is required to participate in the KAL, but kits are available for $25 in your choice of 33 colors and three yarn bases by scrolling below. Or, if you prefer to visit your stash, you can download the pattern to your Ravelry library.

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Kits Include:

  1. One 100g skein of Sock-aholic II, Sock-aholic® Old No.8, or Sock-aholic Confootie yarn in your choice of 33 colors.  (Please note there is an additional $2 charge for Sock-aholic Confootie.)
  2. A fun pretzel progress marker to commemorate your KAL participation  :-)
  3. The Soft Pretzels sock pattern by Wendy Gaal in pdf, with the option for a Ravelry library copy and/or a hard copy.

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. Purchase your kit by scrolling below, or decide what yarn you are going to use and download the pattern below, or on Ravelry.  You will need approximately 350 to 375 yards of fingering weight yarn.
  3. Gauge: Approximately 32 sts = 4” in Stockinette Stitch using recommended needle size US 1.  The project is worked in your circular method of choice. 
  4. Standard knitting tools will be used, plus a few stitch markers, and a cable needle.
  5. Our KAL will be using the Soft Pretzels sock pattern by Wendy Gaal which comes with the KAL kit, or is available as a download below or on Ravelry by Clicking Here.
  6. We have prepared a selection of video tutorials for this KAL that might be helpful with any techniques that are new to you.  Click Here to find that video tutorial thread on Ravelry.

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

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Prizes!

At noon (Pacific time) on Friday, October 11, the names of all participants who have posted a photo on the Ravelry discussion board of at least one finished Soft Pretzels sock 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 any Knitters Brewing Company Sock-aholic 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 join us to make these tasty socks!!