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Spot Sweater by Anne Ventzel KAL

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  • For a limited time only - you can have access to our Pattern Tips and Help, as well as recordings from the 6 Zoom sessions from Aug - Sep 2021 by purchasing this KAL Coupon which is 100% redeemable against your yarn purchase for the Spot Sweater!

    The Spot Sweater by Anne Ventzel is a gorgeously soft sweater with a simple stranded pattern, twisted rib details and a folded rig edge at the neck.

    Worked from the top down on circular needles, this sweater can be knit in 2 or more colours, and is great for men and women alike!

    We will be on hand to help you choose the perfect yarns and colours for your sweater. Check out our custom Artyarns Spot Sweater kit here.

    Tribe KALs are all about community, yarns friendships, support and laughs. We keep doing them because they are so much fun! Try to keep your Friday evenings free during the KAL so you can get the most out of the KAL. Whilst there is a good amount of technique discussed during the sessions, the idea is more of a "knit-along" as opposed to workshops. It's more of a social thing😁!

    Everyone is welcome, but bear in mind that this pattern is classed as Intermediate for Skill Level. So you should be comfortable with knitting and purling, and ready for some stranded colourwork and knitting in the round.

    (NB - if you're knitting from silk mohair, it takes 3 strands held together.)


    Your KAL Kit Includes:

    Your Yarn
    Coupon! 🧶
    We just couldn't narrow down the vast number of Kit Options open to you, so we've included a list of our favourite yarns for this pattern in the "Kit Details" tab, along with the number of skeins you'll need for each size.

    When you purchase this KAL, we will email you a £75 coupon to apply towards your yarn purchase so you can choose whatever yarn combo you want, along with all the Zoom info!
    Choose Yarn Zoom We will go over all the recommended yarns and pattern info so you can build your perfect combo! This private session will be on Friday 6th Aug, 8pm BST (it will be recorded if you can't make it live)
    Weekly
    Zoom
    Sessions
    Informal and friendly, to guide you through the steps, beginning Friday 20th August at 8pm BST! (Sessions will be recorded if you can't make it)
    Ravelry Group A private Ravelry group just for us where we can share our progress, tips and more!


    You will also need the following:

     The Pattern: purchase from Anne Ventzel's website here (approx £5.15)

     4.5 mm (US 7) circular needle 40–80 cm (16–32”) or 32" only for magic loop
    3.5 mm (US 4) circular needle, 40–80 cm (16–32”) or 32" only for magic loop
    3.5mm double pointed needles or shorties for sleeve cuffs if not magic looping
    [We highly recommend Chiaogoo 5" Interchangeable Tips with a small 30" Chiaogoo Cable and Chiaogoo Shorties for sleeves

    Stitch holders

    Stitch markers

    Suitable for intermediate level knitters.

    As always, please feel free to book a Virtual Shopping Session if you'd like to create a bespoke kit!


  • Recommended Yarns (feel free to mix and match between yarns too!):
    Krea Deluxe Silk Mohair (420m / 20g ball, £10.75) [3 threads]
    Le Petit Silk & Mohair (212m / 25g ball, £9.95) [3 threads]
    Isager Silk Mohair (212m / 25g ball, £9.95) [3 threads]
    Artyarns Silk Mohair (285m / 25g skein, £21.50) [3 threads]
    Artyarns Double Mohair  (566m / 90g skein, £76.50 [1 thread plus one other]
    Indie Dyed Silk Mohair (450m / 50g various) [3 threads]
    Pascuali Manada (200m / 25g, £11.80) [1 thread plus one other, or 2 threads]
    Cirro (225m / 50g, £12.90) [1 thread]


    Total meters per strand, per size*


    Background 
    Colour(s)**

    Motif 
    Colour(s)
    XS 840m 525m
    S 840m 525m
    M 840m 525m

    L

    1,050m 525m
    XL 1,050m 700m
    XXL 1,260m 700m
    * i.e. if you're knitting in lace weight silk mohair, in Size M, you will require 840m x 3 three strands for the Background Colour. If you choose all the same colour, this means 2,520m for the Background Colour. (In Krea Deluxe Silk Mohair, this equates to 6 balls.)

    ** Background colour(s) refers to the yarn used for the main, background, neckband and cuffs. You can choose how many colours to use. This is the total yardage per thread. For example, if you want to use 6 colours, in size M, you might choose to purchase 1 ball in 6 colours in Krea Deluxe Silk Mohair.)


    SIZES : XS (S) M (L) XL (XXL)
    Chest circumference:
    98 (104) 109 (115) 120 (125) cm  / 38.5 (41) 43 (45 ¼) 47 ¼ (49) inches 
    Total length:
    55 (56) 57 (58) 59 (60) cm / 21 ½ (22) 22 ½ (22 ¾) 23 ¼ (23 ¾) inches
    Sleeve length:
    36 (36) 36 (38) 40 (40) cm / 14 ¼ ( 14 ¼) 14 ¼ (15) 15 inches

  • Zoom Dates for your Diary:

    Fri 6th Aug, 8pm BST: 
    Yarn recommendations and discussion
    Fri 20th Aug, 8pm BST: Intro zoom and cast on!
    Thu 26th Aug, 5pm BST:Regular Zoom session
    Fri 3rd Sep, 8pm BST:Regular Zoom session
    Thu 9th Sep, 8pm BST: Regular Zoom session
    Fri 17th Sep, 9pm, BST: Regular Zoom session
    We can add more Zooms as necessary after this date...

    Yarn Coupon:

    Your £75 Yarn Coupon can be used towards any yarns in the shop, and redeemed in store or online. It is valid until 31st October 2021.

    Zoom and KAL Rules:

    Please do not share Zoom details with anyone, including recordings. All attendees on Zoom are required to have their camera (don't worry - no one will judge you for messy hair, messy bedroom etc 😁). Upon joining, Zoom attendees give permission for the sessions to be recorded and shared amongst KAL participants only. 

    I (Milli) will be available for KAL help during Zoom sessions and via the Ravelry group only. I'm afraid I can't address individual help via emails or phone.

    Be kind and courteous.

    No hate speech or bullying.

    No promotions or spam. Please do not use the group to promote products from other shops.

    Respect everyone's privacy.

    Have fun! That's the most important rule.

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