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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Flutter of the Wings Mystery KAL

ETA: The MKAL is over, you can buy the full pattern and kit here.


Flutter of the Wings is a crescent shaped shawl worked from the bottom up without short-row. The pattern is worked both wrong and right side but it is easy enough to memorize and knit. Because of the shape, this shawl is very easy to wear and stays put on the shoulder. You can use lace-weight yarn for lacy shawl or you can use thicker yarn (Fingering/DK) for more textured effect.

Pattern includes charts and row-by-row written directions. If you would like to add beads to your shawl, instructions are included as to where to place the beads. 

Suggested yarn and yardage needed: Any lace, fingering, or DK weight yarn (see table for yardage needed).

Lace weight: I used Rendezvous Cashmere Lace (100% Cashmere)
For 4-Repeat sample I used Double Fuchsia colorway 1 skein (50g, 400 yards).

DK weight: I used Rendezvous Cashmere DK (100% Cashmere)
For 3-Repeat sample I used Rossetta colorway 2 skeins (100g, 800 yards).


Finished Sizes (in blocking board):
Lace weight:
Across top edge: 92 (110, 128, 146, 164, 182, 200, 218, 236) cm / 36.2" (43.3, 50.4, 57.5, 64.6, 71.7, 78.7, 85.8, 92.9)"
Depth: 38 (43, 48, 53, 58, 63, 68, 73, 78) cm / 15 (16.9, 18.9, 20.9, 22.8, 24.8, 26.8, 28.7, 30.7)" 

Fingering weight:
Across top edge: 100 (120, 140, 160, 180, 200, 220, 240, 260) cm / 39.4 (47.2, 55.1, 63, 70.9, 78.7, 86.6, 94.5, 102.4)"
Depth: 40.5 (46, 51.5, 57, 62.5, 68, 73.5, 79, 84.5) cm / 15.9 (18.1, 20.3, 22.4, 24.6, 26.8, 28.9, 31.1, 33.3)"

DK weight:
Across top edge: 110 (132, 154, 176, 198, 220, 242, 264, 286) cm / 43.3 (52, 60.6, 69.3, 78, 86.7, 95.3, 103.9, 112.6)"
Depth: 43 (49, 55, 61, 67, 73, 79, 85, 91) cm / 16.9 (19.3, 21.6, 24, 26.4, 28.7, 31.1, 33.5, 35.8)"

Needle:
Lace weight: At least 24" / 60 cm long circular needles size 3.5 mm (US 4).
Fingering weight: At lease 24" / 60 cm long circular needles size 3.75 (US 5).
DK weight: At least 24" / 60 cm long circular needles size 4.00 mm (US 6).

Notions: Tapestry needle, blocking pins, size 14 US / 0.75 mm steel crochet hook for beads (optional), stitch markers, size 8 seed beads for lace weight yarn or size 6 seed beads for fingering/DK weight yarn (optional).

Level: Advanced.

The Mystery KAL is divided into 4 Clues published every Thursday starting on Oct 10. 
1st clue: October, 10
2nd clue: October, 17
3rd clue: October, 24
4th clue: October, 31

To participate into The “Flutter of the Wings” Mystery KAL, there are 2 options:

Option 1

  • You can buy the "Flutter of the Wings" kit from my etsy store
  • The kit includes hand-dyed yarn Rendezvous Cashmere Lace/DK, clues, and shipping to anywhere in the world. 
  • There are 4 kits available: USD 35,- for single skein, USD 55,- for 2 skeins, USD 72,- for 3 skeins or USD 87,- for 4 skeins (shipping and clues are included). 
  • I will refund you USD 4,- if you bought my e-book “Shawl Collection to Knit 3”. Just leave a message during check out.
  • You can choose your color here.
  • Payment by Paypal, no accounts required. Credit cards accepted. The pattern will be sent to you via Ravelry and the yarn will be sent to your address (please make sure to update your shipping address in Paypal). Please allow 10 - 21 days to reach your hand.
  • Latest date to order: September 9, 2013.

Link to my etsy store: https://www.etsy.com/shop/lprajogo?section_id=10883130
Note: Make sure you choose your color and weight from the drop down box.

Option 2
You can buy the clues only for USD 4,- or the e-book for USD 15,- The e-book consist of 4 patterns: Dandelion on A Meadow, Princess and The Pea, Fox and The Grapes, and Flutter of the Wings MKAL.
Payment by Paypal and delivery by Ravelry, no accounts required. Credit cards accepted. Latest date to order: October 10, 2013.

If you bought 1 of these patterns/kits before, you will get USD 5 discount.
If you bought 2 of these patterns/kits before, you will get USD 10 discount.
If you bought 3 of these patterns/kits before, you will get the e-book for free.
Pm or email me at lprajogoathotmaildotcom for the discount code
Note: If you bought "Shawl Collection to Knit 3" before, you will automatically get the "Flutter of the Wings" pattern.

Flutter of the Wings Pattern only 
USD 6,- 

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Shawl Collection to Knit 3 
(Consist of 4 patterns: Dandelion on A MeadowPrincess and The PeaFox and The Grapes, and Flutter of the Wings MKAL)
USD 15,- 

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Project Set-up:
- Once you bought the clues or the yarn, you’ll receive a notification every time a new clue is uploaded. - You also need to sign up here.
- On your Ravelry Project Page: Click photo, then choose slurp from web, copy and paste this link: http://images4.ravelry.com/uploads/lprajogo/178076447/Flutter_of_the_Wings_with_text.jpg

Additional Information:
At the end of the KAL, the participants will receive a copy of the complete pattern at no additional cost. After October 10, 2013 the pattern will be released with a full price USD 6,-
Pattern is protected by copyright, so participants in the KAL are required to not distribute copies of the clues or copies of the whole pattern.

Info about the yarn for the kit:
Weight: Lace/DK
Fibers: 100% Cashmere
Yardage/Weight: approx. 400 yds / 50g for laceweight and 200 yds / 50g for DK weight.
Hand Wash/lay flat to dry using bleach-free detergent.
May bleed slightly upon first wash.


3 comments:

Rachelle said...
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kaide23 said...

Hi There,

How to find courses learn how to knitting in Penang? My wife wanted to learn but thru videos she found difficulties.

Thanks and hope for your reply.

Lily said...

Hi Kaide, there is a yarn shop in Queensbay Mall that if you buy the yarn there, they will teach you how to knit. Or you can ask your wife to learn from knittinghelp.com. I learned knitting from there.