Join us for our special knit-a-long preview event with the founder of the 4 Day KAL, designer Marie Greene of Olive Knits. Marie will be sharing insights about this year's design, as well as color and yarn suggestions from our shop. PLUS she'll share a crash course in choosing the perfect size for your sweater! You won't want to miss this fun, informative event for knit-a-long success.
This year's sweater is a top-down, seamless cardigan with a round yoke and traditional button bands. It features one main color and two contrast colors. Sailaway features a range of gauge options and fibers.
June 11 2:00 pm Pacific- 3:00 PM ZOOM
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We will gift the pattern for our first 10 customers who purchase sweater quantities in time for the knitting Kick off in July.
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Sizes—1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
The amount of ease will depend on your measurements and the size you choose (based on finished measurements). For help choosing a size, please visitthis blog post.
Gauge— This pattern is written to work for either DK or worsted weight at the following gauges
DK –21 st and 30 rows in 4 in/10 cm in color/texture pattern with largest needle (test sample knit on US size 6/4mm), blocked. A few yarn suggestions: — Miss Babs Yowza | 100% superwash Merino wool | 560 yards/512 meters in 8 oz/225 grams —Madelinetosh Wool + Cotton | 50% Superwash Merino Wool / 50% Pima Cotton | 219 yards/200 meters in 100 grams
Worsted weight:20 stitches and 29 rows in 4 in/10 cm in color/texture pattern with largest needle (test sample knit on US Size 7/4.5mm), blocked.A few yarn suggestions: — Knit Picks High Desert | 100% USA Grown Shaniko Wool | 113 yards in 50 grams — Berroco Ultra Wool | 100% Superwash Wool | 219 yards/200 meters in 3.5 oz / 100 grams — Knit Picks Comfy Cotton | 75% Pima Cotton, 25% Acrylic | 109 yards in 50 grams
Gauge Note:The slipped stitch pattern makes the rows denser than the stockinette stitch rows. When taken together, the result is an approximate row gauge specified above. Do not fret too much about row gauge.
Yardage— (These estimates translate nicely for both DK and worsted weight, but may vary slightly according to your yarn selection)