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August 2022 Reveal

August 2022 Reveal

KnitCrate .com
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We're ready to take a step into a futuristic world with August's theme, Glass Future. 

Meet the yarns and our themes in this month’s full crate reveal on YouTube.

A fast paced, high technology glimpse of a future shrouded in chrome and glass; a world reflected in buzzing lights and the faint glow of neon. 

Knit & Crochet Club

This month, we are bringing back a member-favorite: URU.Yarn Cotton Basic! This 100% Organic Pima Cotton yarn has been hand dyed to pool with your knit and crochet projects. There are 275 yds to play with in each 100g DK weight skein. 

Energize Me: Neon

A glowing orchid pink, streaked with white. 

Chill Out: Glazed

Soft periwinkle purples meet up with streaks of white for this calming colorway.

All Natural: Reflection

Soft minty greens swirled with white feel refreshing and clean. 

The Extra

Jot down notes and mark counts for the size you're making with this fun 2-in-1 pen. Twist on side to use the pen. Remove the cap to use the blue highlighter tip. Perfect for tossing in your project bag!

The Patterns

Knit Pattern

Bright city lights and skyscraper steel come to life in the Citylines cowldana by Rebecca McKenzie / Raging Purlwind. The woven stitches and eyelet border create fun with pooling from the hand dyed yarn 

 

KNIT Pattern Details

Needles: US Size 5 (3.75 mm) straight needles or circular needle, 16” (40 cm)

Yarn Needed: 185 (201) yds used/1 skein needed each size 

Colorway: Glazed

Notions: Stitch markers (4), tapestry needle

Finished Measurements: 

Circumference: 22 (24)” / 56 (61) cm  

Depth: 14 (15)” / 35.5 (38) cm 

Crochet Pattern

Brittany Garber of Knot Bad Britt brings us Verre, a triangular shaped kerchief/scarf that is named after the French term Pâte de Verre, a technique of turning powdered glass into paste. In this end-to-end design, stitches create window panes that look like column after column of skyscraper windows with the light reflecting off the glass as the yarn pools in different shades. 

CROCHET Pattern Details

Hook: US F/5 (3.75 mm)

Yarn Needed: 494 yds (451 m) used / 2 skeins required 

Colorway: Reflection

Notions: Tapestry needle

Finished Measurements: 80” x 13” / 203 cm x 33 cm  

 

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Sock Knit & Crochet Club

The soft and sturdy Audine Wools Superwash Sock fills our sock crates this month with its 80/20 blend of Superwash Merino Wool and Nylon. Each squishy skein gives makers 399 yds of lush, fingering weight yarn for their next pair of socks.

Energize Me: Alert

A vivid red-orange sure to set off your sirens. 

Chill Out: Xenon

A cool, pale blue that brings to mind mirrors and plate glass.    

All Natural: Diode

A sparky, electric yellow. 

 

The Extra

No notions pouch is complete without a pair of snips! These stork scissors are perfect for clipping the ends of your woken tails or fastening off at the end of a pattern. Each Knit & Crochet Sock Club Crate will include a pair in one of ten styles.

The Patterns

Knit Pattern

Feel the glow of reflecting lights of Neon Rays by Ashley Ratnam. Knit from the cuff down with the yarn held doubled, these anklets have columns of garter stitch along the foot in this quick knit sock.

Needles: US 4 (3.5 mm) dpns or circular needle, 40” (101 cm)

Yarn Needed: 230 (260, 290, 330, 370) yards used / 1 skein needed for each size 

Colorway: Alert

Notions: stitch markers (2), tapestry needle

Sizes: A (B, C, D, E)

To Fit Ankle/Foot Circumference: 7 (8, 9, 10, 11)” / 18 (20, 23, 25, 28) cm  

Finished Measurements: 
 

Foot Circumference: 6.5 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9.5)” / 17 (19, 20, 21, 24) cm  

Leg height: 1” / 2.5 cm 

Crochet Pattern

Spiraling columns of stitches remind us of high-rise windows in the Skyscraper socks from ACCROchet by Julie Sarah Desjardins. You'll love the extra plushiness of this textured sock that's worked from the toe-up with an afterthought heel. 

CROCHET Pattern Details

Hook: US D/3 (3.25 mm) and US E/4 (3.5 mm)

Yarn Needed: 140 (194, 275, 331, 399) yds (128 (177, 252, 303, 365) m) used / 1 skein required for all sizes  

Colorway: Xenon

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers (2, in different colors) 

Sizes: A (B, C, D, E)

To Fit Foot Circumference: 7 (8, 9, 10, 11)’’/18 (20, 23, 25, 28) cm 

If your foot is between sizes, choose the larger size.  

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Malabrigo Quarterly Club

The reflective glow of light on glass and steel comes to life this quarter on Malabrigo Verano, a DK weight, 100% Pima Cotton yarn. Shades of blue, purple, and gray find themselves mingling with speckles of pink and yellow to create a vibrant summer colorway. Each skein gives you 205 yds for stitching and each member will receive 3 skeins in the Glass Future colorway with their partner club crate.  

The Extra

Inspired by steel structures and neon colors, we've created this notions pouch complete with bright green zipper and blue print like bright and glowing lights.

Malabrigo Quarterly Club Patterns

Knit Pattern

The Summer Chevrons Bag by Cairo Romaguera combines simple stitching with clever construction for a meshy cotton tote that's as equally perfect for shopping as it is for toting around your yarn. This beginner-friendly pattern is a must-make for knitters of all skill levels, and is great with any hand dyed cotton yarn.

KNIT Pattern Details

Needles: US Size 8 (5.00 mm) pair of straight needles or circular needle, 16” (40 cm)  

Yarn Needed: 307 yds (338 m) used / 2 skeins needed   

Colorway: Glass Future

Notions: stitch markers (2), crochet hook in US size H/8 (5.00 mm) (optional), tapestry needle

Finished Measurements: 

Height: 20” / 51 cm 

Width: 16” / 41 cm 

Crochet Pattern

The clean lines and geometric style of modern architecture comes to life in the Nima Table Runner by Sarah Korth / SEK Handmade. With lacy stitch work on each end, the center is flat and even stitches that make placing centerpieces on top easy. Add a stylish flare to your table with this fun, beginner-level pattern 

CROCHET Pattern Details

Hook: US F/5 (3.75 mm)

Yarn Needed: 475 yds (434 m) used / 3 skeins needed

Colorway: Glass Future

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker (1) 

Finished Measurements11” / 28 cm wide, 72” / 183 cm long 

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