Shawl Pin Shawl MKAL

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Want a chance to win a shawl pin by JUL Designs? How about Bonnie Bishoff’s Bee Shawl Pin? Perhaps a prize from the Black Mountain Yarn Shop or a custom made MKAL exclusive knitter’s project bag are too tempting to pass by? Well then, come and join the Shawl Pin Shawl MKAL on Ravelry!

Just a glimpse about the pattern: this easy level shawl features Drama by Claudia Hand Painted Yarns and comes in two sizes. The small – 10.5”/ 26.5cm deep by 64”/ 162.5cm wide – requires 2 skeins of yarn. The large – 12.75”/ 32.5cm deep by 74”/ 188cm wide – requires 3 skeins of yarn. The special features of the shawl are a secret, but the design works for both women and men. Suggested prerequisite skills include: knit, purl, increase, short rows (wrap and turn or method of choice), and I-cord. Pattern has been tech edited & test knit.

Now onto the fun – the Shawl Pin Shawl MKAL Details!

MKAL runs August 26, 2015 – September 18, 2015 in the Knit Eco Chic group on Ravelry.

Pattern Releases:
August 26 (Wed) – Release Part A
August 31 (Mon) – Release Part B
September 9 (Wed) – Final Release & open FO thread
Final projects due September 18, 2015 at 9am EST

Games:
Hunter game – clues (some visual and some textual) will be posted at random during the duration of the MKAL. After the clue is posted you have 48 hours to post the correct answer. All correct posts will be entered into a random draw for a prize! The Hunter game will include multiple opportunities to win, but participants may only win 1 prize per person. You can still participate in the fun, but your post won’t be entered into the random draw.

FO game – everyone (including winners from the Hunter game) who post their FO in the FO thread by the deadline (September 18, 2015 at 9am EST) will be entered into a prize random draw.

Requirement for game participation – purchased Shawl Pin Shawl pattern and a project linked to the Shawl Pin Shawl pattern page

Physical Prizes from:
Black Mountain Yarn Shop
JUL Designs
Knitter’s Project Bag (100% cotton) by Sashka Macievich – MKAL exclusive
Bonnie Bishoff “Bee” Shawl Pin

Electronic Prizes from:
Knit Eco Chic – 10% of participants will win!

Still undecided? Check out some of the comments from the secret test knitters:
•I found it to be a very intuitive pattern and thus a relatively easy knit, with concentration needed mainly for the short rows and bind off.
•I quite liked this project. It’s very versatile and can be used as a scarf or a stole 🙂 Perfect for those summer evenings outside that turn into midnight parties 😉

One of my designs won an award at the Ohio State Fair this year. Could your project from this MKAL be the next ribbon winning project?

Shawl Pin Shawl MKAL CoverGet your Shawl Pin Shawl pattern and join the MKAL today!

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