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Mystery Knit-A-Long Clue #2 is released 3/17/17!! March 17, 2017 13:22

The Second Clue of Grace Akhrem's LA Yarn Crawl Mystery Knit-A-Long is being released today!!! Go to http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/layc-mkal to get all of the information about the MKAL, download the MKAL pattern (It's not too late to get started if you haven't yet!), and become active in the MKAL forums. 

 

Happy Knitting!


LA YARN CRAWL MYSTERY KNIT-A-LONG!!! March 03, 2017 15:38

We have BIG NEWS!!!
 
For the first year EVER, the LA Yarn Crawl is having a Mystery Knit-A-Long!!!
 
Grace Akhrem has designed a 3 part MKAL that is going to begin next Friday, 3/10/17.
 
Here's how it will work:
-Purchase your pattern on Ravelry. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/layc-mkal
 
-Shop for yarn this week from your LYS… ANY FINGERING WEIGHT YARN WILL DO!!! (You'll need two different colored skeins of approx. 435 yards each.)
 
-Share your yarn pic and color choices with the Grace Akhrem Ravelry group.
-Receive your first of three pattern clues next Friday, 3/10/17.
 
-Once you’ve completed the first clue, share photos of your progress in the group.
 
-Wait for the next clue the following Friday, and repeat until done!
 
Sizes:
One size
 
Materials:
Size US 5 (3.75 mm) 40” or longer circular needles
Yarn needle
 
Yarn:
2 Differently Colored Skeins of Fingering Weight Yarn (Approximately 435 yards of each color). Your Local Yarn Store Will be happy to help you chose the perfect yarn for your MKAL.
 
Gauge:
20 sts and 40 rows = 4” in garter stitch before blocking
 
Special stitches used:
Kfb – knit into the front and back of the same st 1 st inc’d
K2tog – knit two sts together
P2tog – purl two sts together
Ssk – slip 2 sts kwise, one at a time, insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit together
W&t – wrap and turn: slip next st pwise with yarn in back, bring yarn to front, return slipped st to left needle, turn work
Yo – yarn over
 
Have fun, Everybody!

The 6th Annual LA Yarn Crawl is Coming Soon! January 26, 2017 11:55

Join us on April 6-9, 2017 for the 6th Annual LA Yarn Crawl!

The Association of Los Angeles Yarn Stores hosts the largest yarn crawl in the nation with 21 stores throughout our great city.

The dates have been announced! Starting next week we will be highlighting information about our amazing participating stores, as well as introducing you to our sponsors and vendors.

You can follow us and everything we are doing on most social media platforms. Be sure to follow us so you don’t miss a thing!

See you soon, 
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