Knitvent 2021: Our last yarn spoiler

On November 4th Knitvent 2021 will start for real! And the patterns will come thick and fast.

This year, I’m revealing the yarn info for the Knitvent designs early, so you can stash dive or shop with plenty of time. But if you don’t want to know anything about the mystery patterns before they drop, click away now!

 I’m back with one more yarn spoiler for you. …here’s what you’ll need for the final pattern

Knitvent 2021 presales are now open, with a special early bird price from now until the first pattern is released on November the 04th

Knitvent 2021 Presale on Ravelry

Knitvent 2021 Presale on Gumroad

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For this last pattern, I used two contrasting skeins of sock yarn.

Pretty much any sock weight or fingering yarn would be perfect. For the sample, I chose the lovely Luxe High Twist Sock from NNK Yarns, a brilliant indie dyer out of Brisbane, Australia.

I’m a super fan of the subtle yet saturated colours that they produce. And the high twist of this yarn means that you get a fabric with fabulous stitch definition, which is a nice bonus.

For some extra fun, this design also used optional beads to add some sparkle and weight!

The details…

Yarn:

NNK Luxe High Twist Sock (80% SW Merino, 20% Nylon; 365m/400 yds per 100g skein)

2 x 100g skeins

Colour A: Vintage

Colour B: Currant

Colour A: 80g, 320m/ 350yds

Colour B: 85g, 340m/ 372yds

Stash divers: the sample used 165g, 660m/ 722yds total of fingering weight yarn

Needles:

4mm (US 6), 80/100cm (32/40”) long circular needles (or size to obtain gauge)

If using beads (optional):

US Steel Size 12/1.0mm Crochet hook (or hook small enough to fit through holes in beads)

Approx. 308 beads / 25g size 6 seed beads (beads used in sample are Miyuki Beads)

Lisa at NNK Yarns has also come up with some gorgeous shawl colourway way options; check out her ‘Shawl DUOs’

SHAWL DUO on hand dyed

Merino High Twist Sock Yarn

Colourways “CHARCOAL” & “CELESTIAL”

SHAWL DUO on hand dyed

Merino High Twist Sock Yarn

Colourways

“SILVER FOX” & “GRANDMAS GARDEN”


That’s it!

Now you’re all ready for Knitvent.

If you haven’t grabbed your copy of the collection yet, make sure you do before the Early Bird Special ends!

Knitvent 2021 Presale on Ravelry

Knitvent 2021 Presale on Gumroad

Share your potential yarn choices with the community so we can see what you’re thinking and get inspired! 

Just tag your photos on Instagram with #knitvent2021 or join us over in the Curious Handmade Ravelry group for some friendly Knitvent chat.

Happy knitting!


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