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Fireworks 5th Annual 4-day Knit-a-long with Olive Knits

Fireworks 5th Annual 4-day Knit-a-long with Olive Knits

4-day KAL

JULY 1, 2021.  Get your yarn NOW!

A celebration of life, friendship, and new beginnings. Are you ready for a party on your needles? The unique firework stitches in this design cascade down the yoke like streams of light in the night’s sky. It may look complex, but the little bursts are easy to knit and become intuitive after just a few repeats. Get ready to light up the room with this show-stopping design. Fireworks is knit seamlessly from the top-down, with round yoke shaping and a slightly cropped lower body length.

Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) See finished measurements to choose your fit Fit Advice This sweater is meant to fit with about 2 inches/ 5 cm positive ease.

Yarn: Sheep Graffiti, Freckled Ewe, DK Tweed | 85% superwash merino, 15% nylon neps | 230 yards in 100 g | 1010 (1182, 1335, 1485, 1597, 1688, 1784, 1886, 1994) yards/923 (1080, 1220, 1357, 1460, 1543, 1631, 1724, 1823) meters Note: Yardage is an estimate and may vary based on your gauge and yarn choice. If in doubt, please round up.

Other yarn recommendations:  Knittinbro Tweed DK, Life in the Long Grass Tweed DK, Malabrigo Rios, Berroco Ultra Wool.

Needles US Size 6/4mm (24-32 in/60-80 cm) circular – body US Size 6/4mm (12 in/30 cm) circular or DPNs – sleeves US Size 4/3.5mm (16 in/40 cm) circular – neckline US Size 4/3.5mm (12 in/30 cm) circular or DPNs – cuffs

Gauge 20 st and 28 rounds/rows in 4 in/10 cm in stockinette stitch, blocked

Schedule of events:

  • May 28th: Pattern pre-order will be available beginning on this date at a discounted price of $9.00. 
  • June 7th: Pattern photos are finally revealed. 
  • July 1st: Virtual Cast On Party with Marie AND In-Store Cast on Party at TYC.
  • July 30th: Official end of KAL and Virtual Bind Off Party

I'll be live streaming on the primary Olive Knits Facebook page throughout the month of July and we'll have lots of tutorials and support. Prize drawings from Marie Greene will be ongoing throughout the duration of the knitalong.  Sign up on her FB page for more details.