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October 2022 Reveal

October 2022 Reveal


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Who's ready to dance (and stitch) the night away? Our October 2022 club theme, Pop Dreams!

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

The music is thumping, the lights are flashing, and you’re ready to dance all night long... 

Knit & Crochet Club

Let's get the party started with the Knitologie Swirl, a worsted weight blend of 65% Superwash Merino and 35% Suri Alpaca. Each luscious 4-ply skein gives you 225 yds for your next accessory or sweater project. 

Energize Me: Dance Party

This energetic and sultry red violet will take your breath away!

Chill Out: Cinderella

Give up the glass slipper and dance the night away in this fabulous blue hue.  

All Natural: Coquette

Don't be fooled by the sugary sweetness of this pale orchid--she's no wallflower!

  

The Extra

Finishing your project includes blocking! We're including a little unscented Soak in each crate to help remind you to wash and block your FO's.

The Patterns

Knit Pattern

Twisted stitches pop and create faux cables in The X-Factor Cowl by Louis Boria / Brooklyn Boy Knits. This oversized cowl is worked in the round with textured faux cables on the top and bottom, and a small mesh panel in the center. Perfect for your autumn wardrobe!

KNIT Pattern Details

Needles: US 7 (4.50 mm) circular needles, 32” (81 cm)

Yarn Needed: 450 yds (412m) used / 2 skeins needed

Colorway: Coquette

Notions: stitch marker (1), tapestry needle

Sizes: One Size

Finished Measurements: 42” circumference x 14” high (107 cm x 35.5 cm)

Crochet Pattern

Keep your hands toasty with the Grape Soda Mitts by Janine Mudge / Capital Crochet. This beginner-friendly pattern features a slip stitch cuff and herringbone half double crochets for a soda-pop inspired set of mittens. Cozy warm with Swirl!

CROCHET Pattern Details

Hook: US G/6 (4 mm) 

Yarn Needed: 206 (220, 243) yds (190 (201, 222) m) used / 1 (1, 2) skeins needed

Colorway: Dance Party

Notions: Tapestry needle, locking stitch marker (1, optional), garment steamer or iron with steam setting 

Sizes: A (B, C)  

To fit hand circumferences: 6.5 (8, 9)”/16.5 (20.5, 23) cm with between -0.5 and 0.5”/-1.5 and 1.5 cm of ease. Choose the size based on how snug you want your mittens to fit. 

Finished Circumference (above thumb): 7 (8.5, 9.5)” / 18 (21.5, 24) cm 

Finished Length: 10 (11, 12)” / 25.5 (28, 30.5) cm (includes 2.5”/5 cm of ribbing for all sizes) 

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Sock Knit & Crochet Club

Stitch the night away with ultra-soft Knitologie Cozy Sock. Each fingering weight skein is 75% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, and 10% Nylon which we've hand dyed in the Afterglow colorway for all our vibes this month. 

All Vibes: Afterglow

Gray dawn moves from evening navy to sunrise pinks and oranges; a palette to greet the sun after a night of adventure.

The Extra

Don't forget to wash your socks! Give your newly finished socks a bath with Soak in their newly released scent -- Wild Mint! KnitCrate members are among the first to give this dreamy new scent a whirl.

The Patterns

Knit Pattern

The spotlight is on these Strobe socks by Ruth Brasch. Inspired by flashy lights at a pop concert, this uniquely constructed sock is worked flat and finished with a rolled cuff worked in the round. 

Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm) circular needle, 32” (80 cm) for magic loop, or dpns

Yarn Needed: 113 (151, 194, 242, 296, 355) yds (103.5 (138, 177.5, 221.5, 270.5, 324.5)m) used / 1 skein needed for all sizes 

Colorway: Afterglow

Notions: locking stitch markers (6-10) (optional), tapestry needle

Sizes: A (B, C, D, E, F) 

To Fit Ankle/Foot Circumference:  6.5 (7.5, 8.5, 9.5, 10.5, 11.5)” / 16.5 (19, 21.5, 24, 26, 29) cm. Choose a size with about 0.5” / 1.5 cm of negative ease. 

Finished Ankle/foot circumference: 6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11)” / 15 (17.5, 20, 22.5, 25, 27.5) cm 

Crochet Pattern

Dance the night away with the Nightlife Socks by Liz Salazar / mommylovesyarn.com. These cuff-down socks feature an extended single crochet sole with lacy V-stitches around the cuff and across the instep. 

CROCHET Pattern Details

Hook: US B (2.5 mm) crochet hook

Yarn Needed: 200 (250, 300, 350, 400) yds (183 (229, 274, 320, 366) m) used / 1 skein needed for all sizes

Colorway: Afterglow

Notions: Stitch markers (2 in same color and 1 in alternate color), tapestry needle 

Sizes: A (B, C, D, E)

Finished foot/ankle circumference: 6 (7, 8, 9, 10)” / 15 (18, 20, 23, 25.5) cm

Socks have 1” (2.5 cm) negative ease.

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LL Yarn Co. Quarterly Retreat Club

We like to party, and by party, we mean kick back and party with our yarn!

We've set this yarn party with Hollywood, California as the backdrop in our LL Yarn Co. Quarterly Retreat Club. Cue up your favorite films for a festival movies and fiber with LL Yarn Single, a single ply fingering weight 100% Superwash Merino yarn packed with 375 yds/100g. Dyed in the Sunset Strip colorway exclusively for KnitCrate, these skeins are layered with purpley pinks, violets, grays, and black with speckled pops of greens and blues. Club members will receive 3 skeins of this yarn packing in over 1100 yds in each crate.

The Extra

Pause for a little me-time with a cup of Tea Drops tea! We're including both Chai Spice and Sweet Peppermint for sipping while you stitch.

LL Yarn Co. Quarterly Retreat Club Patterns

Knit Pattern

Take a stroll down Hollywood Boulevard in the Glow Ruana by Julee Mackessy / @naluknits. Worked in one piece, this patterns uses garter and dropped stitches that allows the hand dyed colorway to be the star in this breezy accessory.

KNIT Pattern Details

Needles: US 6 (4 mm) circular needle, 30” (75 cm) 

Yarn Needed: 1055 yards (965 m) used / 3 skeins needed

Colorway: Sunset Strip

Notions: stitch markers (4), tapestry needle

Size: One size 

Finished Measurements: 

Width: 26“ / 66 cm

Length at center back: 28" / 72 cm

Crochet Pattern

Feel like a starlet in the Sunset Boulevard Top by Michelle Muskett / Tales of Knots. Crocheted from sleeve to sleeve, this lacy shell works well for a casual day at the movies or an evening out on the red carpet.

CROCHET Pattern Details

Hook: US H/8 (5 mm)

Yarn Needed: 650 (725, 800, 890, 960, 1035, 1115, 1205, 1270) yds (595 (665, 730, 810, 880, 945, 1025, 1105, 1165) m) / 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins needed

Colorway: Sunset Strip

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers (2) 

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X) 

To Fit Actual Bust Circumference: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)” / 76 (86.5, 96.5, 106.5, 117, 127, 137, 147.5, 157.5) cm. Pattern includes approximately 2-4" / 5-10 cm positive ease; choose the size from the Finished Bust Measurement below that corresponds to this for a comfortable fit. If a more oversized fit is desired, I recommend choosing one size up.  

Finished Bust Circumference: 32 (36.5, 40, 44, 48, 51.5, 56, 59.5, 65)” / 81 (92.5, 101.5, 112, 122, 131, 142, 151, 165) cm 

Finished Body Length: 24 (25, 25, 25, 26, 26, 26, 27, 27)” / 61 (63.5, 63.5, 63.5, 66, 66, 66, 68.5, 68.5) cm 

Finished Sleeve Length (from shoulder): 8 (8, 8, 8.5, 8.5, 8.5, 9.5, 9.5, 9.5)” / 20.5 (20.5, 20.5, 21.5, 21.5, 21.5, 24, 24, 24) cm 

Finished Neck Width: 9.5 (10, 11, 12, 12.5, 13, 13, 13.5, 13.5)” / 24 (25.5, 28, 30.5, 31.5, 33, 33, 34, 34) cm 

Sample Size: Large (L), to fit 42" / 106.5 cm bust (shown on a model with 32” / 81 cm bust)

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