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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday Talks of KALs Starting Today September 1st

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Here's the KALs starting September 1st-

KAL de la rentrée 2016

Group: It is organized in a facebook group, here. 
  By popular demand, for the school beginning, the designer proposes a second mystery KAL … This time it will be a hybrid between a shawl and a cowl. Instructions in English and French. 
Sept 2: clue 1 
Sept 9: clue 2 
Sept 16: clue 3 
Sept 23: clue 4 (and final version) 
Price: 5.00 CAD (plus VAT where it applies) 

Starts Sept. 1st

"MKAL cowl. Join in the colorwork fun! Explore four different types of colorwork: patterned, striped, checked, and lace."

Starts Sept. 1st

"Color changing bias shawl (recommended yarn Wolle’s). It features a lace motif beginning at the tip and growing and changing as the shawl grows, along with beads, if you like!" MKAL chat thread 

Counter Current

Starts Sept 1st

 "A triangular shawl knit modularly in garter stitch using a set of 6 colors of gradient yarn." 

First Christmas KAL 
Hosted by Deborah Tomasello--ColorworksbyDebi group 
September 1-30, 2016 
FREE with promise to post progress pics in group

Choose to knit any Deborah Tomasello winter/holiday pattern*. (It can be a pattern you already have, or you can choose one you don’t yet have, PM me, and I will gift it to you on Rav.) SEE THREAD in CBD group for rules:

“Early In the Seasons KAL”

Sept 1 – Oct 15, 2016 

"Knit any or all 4 of Heather’s newest shawls from the “Early in the Seasons” Collection. Have lots of fun & enjoy the support of the designer herself, Heather Anderson. Win WIP & FO raffle prizes, too!" Heather Anderson Designs Group 

Peanuts KAL

Pattern: Any knit or crochet pattern that is cartoony in nature :) 
Group: Knitting for Boys 
What item is: Anything cartoon-related (example: I will be knitting charity squares that are Peanuts related) 
KAL/CAL Start/End Dates: 9/1/2016 to 9/30/2016 (but our KCALs are pretty open-ended heh) 
Link to KAL/CAL thread:  Peanut KAL Thread

A Jeweler’s Lament by Carolyn (Candy) Degel 

Group: SolidSocks 
 This is the September/October mystery sock for the Solid Socks group. MKAL socks worked from the toe up.
  Sept 1-  Sept 29


 Marigold’s Loft 

  Come and join in the Sock-along knitting fun. You can join me in knitting the pattern stated above, or feel free to knit along on your own choice of pattern. Double-dipping welcome. 
Prizes: There are prizes up for grabs too :) 
 1st September - 1 October 
Price: Free

A KAL starting September 6th- Cast On Date!

The 2016 Many Mitts KAL includes all fingerless gloves and their matching hats and ebooks designed by Elizabeth Ravenwood.
The 2016 Many Mitts KAL will take place in A Big Comfy Doghouse and be hosted by zillalatte.
This is A Big Comfy Doghouse’s annual KAL that celebrates Autumn, Back-To-School, and gets us going on those gifts we want to give in the upcoming holiday season and for winter weather. All mitts and their accompanying hats and ebooks are included in the KAL.
 Cast-On date is September 6  to October 6. 
The KAL thread is now open for planning projects and chatting.
 There are discounts available; please see the KAL thread for details.

Some Ongoing KALs you can still join-

Deep Stash Along

"Hello everyone, 
here is the place to post your finished objects for the deep stash along where we dig deep in our stash and use hidden treasures or old odd skeins - finally!
For prize eligibility the following applies:
  • knit/spin/crochet/weave any project using pre 2015 yarn/fibre, at least 50g
  • combinations with other yarns are fine
  • post a photo of your finished project in this thread with a short explanation to the yarn/fibre used
  • be a member of this group
  • the Deep Stash Along KAL runs from Aug 20th until Oct 1st. As long as this thread is open, you can enter (regardless of time and date)

Hat KAL 

In this Hat KAL you knit as many hats as you can before October 1st and each one makes you eligible for a prize.   
More hat patterns-  Friday Fantasy Knits- Hats To Knit.
And more Free Hat Patterns- Free Pattern Thursday- Hat Patterns Galore!

"IMPROV is a basic pattern — and full tutorial — for a seamless top-down sweater.
  AUGUST 15th, we’re kicking off the Fringe and Friends Knitalong 2016, which is a Top-Down Knitalong, with fun, friends and prizes." Improv: Basic pattern for a top-down seamless sweater

For a more complete list of KALs check out kal fanatics.

Join a KAL to learn and to be inspired!



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