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Join the Mithral KAL with Carol Feller

August 12 2015 – thisisknit

MithralKAL It's no secret that we love Carol Feller's designs. They are clever, stylish, fun to knit and fabulous to wear! Carol has run many wonderful Knit-a-longs over the last few years via her Ravelry group and this autumn she's embarking on her biggest KAL yet. It's for the truly stunning Mithral sweater, and we can't wait to get started! Even better, we have the garment itself on display in the shop, so don't be shy - pop in and try it on :) The Knitty Gritty:
  • We're offering a 10% discount on the yarn for this project (Fyberspates Cumulus), with every KAL sign up.
  • Yarn Dating guests can sign up on the evening of the event and receive a 15% discount.
  • Members of the KAL will receive a *free* hat pattern from Carol from the 1st September. This pattern uses the same stitch pattern as "Mithral", which makes it the perfect swatching project.
  • Yarn usage: The design calls for between 6 and 10 balls of Cumulus, depending on size and whether you decide to knit a cowl neck or not.

  • KAL Schedule: · 1st September KAL: sign ups begin and swatching can start! · 1st October: first KAL clue release. · 15th October: clue 2. · 5th November: clue 3. · 19th November: clue 4. · 4th December: Raffle drawing on Ravelry open to everyone who posts a photo of their completed Mithral. If you fancy joining in the fun then please post a comment below or get in touch with the shop directly. We'll be collecting email addresses over the next few weeks and getting in touch with everyone little closer to the KAL launch date. A little post update following on from some questions in the comments: You can sign up with us at any time from now on, but you won't receive the "pre-sale" PDF until the 1st of September. This pdf will contain the free hat pattern and information on sizing, materials needed and tension etc for the sweater. The yarn discount becomes available as soon as you sign up for the KAL. The pattern is purchased through us at a cost of €6.95. We will then provide you with a download code for Ravelry, and once you use the code you will automatically receive the KAL clues as they are released from Carol. All shades of Cumulus should be available in the shop in approximately 10 days time. Carol says of the pattern: "This sweater is knit from the top down with set-in short row sleeves, the gentle a-line body uses a simple lace flowing from below the empire waist which flatters most body shapes. The sweater comes with several different neckline options. Pictured is the cowl neck option but instructions will also be given for a rounded or a scooped neckline."

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    13 comments

    • Fiona O'Dea: September 16, 2020

      Hi Lisa, I want to sign up for the KAL too in anticipation of lovely Magenta arriving soon. Really looking forward to it!
      Fiona

    • thisisknit: September 16, 2020

      No problem Diana – thanks for letting us know :)

    • Marie Gunning: September 16, 2020

      I wish to join Kal. I hope I am not too late marie

    • thisisknit: September 16, 2020

      Not too late at all Marie – I’ll send you an email now to get you signed up :)

    • thisisknit: September 16, 2020

      We’ve added your name to our list Diana, and will be in touch by email again. Thanks for joining!

    • thisisknit: September 16, 2020

      Of course Elizabeth. The sweater is pictured at the start of our blog post, but you can see another image of it being modelled by staff member Jenny today here.

      Carol’s own description of the project is this:

      This sweater is knit from the top down with set-in short row sleeves, the gentle a-line body uses a simple lace flowing from below the empire waist which flatters most body shapes. The sweater comes with several different neckline options. Pictured is the cowl neck option but instructions will also be given for a rounded or a scooped neckline.

    • diana: September 16, 2020

      hi there! turns out i won’t be participating in this kal afterall. please release my spot for some other lucky knitter. be well, diana

    • ruth court: September 16, 2020

      Oh ya I’m in. I signed up for the yarn dating too so this is an extra bonus

    • thisisknit: September 16, 2020

      Great questions Florence! I’ll answer here and then update the original post too, so everyone has the info.

      You can sign up with us at any time, but you won’t receive the “pre-sale” PDF until the 1st of September. This pdf contains the free hat pattern and information on sizing, materials needed and tension etc.

      The yarn discount becomes available as soon as you sign up for the KAL.

      The pattern is purchased through us at a cost of €6.95. We will then provide you with a download code for Ravelry, and once you use the code you will automatically receive the KAL clues as they are released from Carol.

      We are stocking up on Cumulus with an order this week and expect to have the quantities available in about 10 days time.

    • Elizabeth: September 16, 2020

      I’m not in Ireland so cannot visit the store to see the full sweater. Can you please describe it briefly beyond the cowl or no-cowl neck? Is it a cardigan, a pullover, a tunic, a wrap? Thank you!

    • diana: September 16, 2020

      i’d like to join the mithral kal, please include me. would love to, but don’t have the opportunity to visit your shop.

    • Grainne: September 16, 2020

      Oh that look cosy…. I’ve never used that yarn before but I hear good things :)

    • florence: September 16, 2020

      Hi, I would like to join you for the KAL (unfortunately i am not In ireland anymore to join you on the yarn dating). Do I need to wait dro september to join? Is the discount available from the 1st of September? do I have to purchase the pattern from Carol? When will the quantities of supllies be available to order the yarn. Lots of question sorry
      Kind regards
      florence

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