The random number generator has spoken:
Comment #5 is Katinka, who said:
“I usually want to knit all the things, all the time, but one specific fall goal is a red sweater. I just **need** a red sweater — it’s my happy color.
Love your cardi coat! Enjoy the time with your little guy — he’s about to get into a really fun stage of interacting back, if he’s not already.”
Congratulations, Katinka! Send me your address in an email to email@example.com, or a Ravelry PM to otismurph, and I’ll get the pattern book sent out to you!
Boy, people aren’t kidding when they say babies are a lot of work, haha. I’ve been working hard to keep up with my knit design work, and I’m afraid my poor blog has suffered. But I’m resurfacing to show off a new design!
Scroll down to the bottom of this post for your chance to win a copy of the pattern book that includes this design.
This is Roundstone Coat, from the Knit Picks Fall 2014 collection, Burnished:
The bold cable pattern is my favorite part of this coat. It’s challenging enough to keep your interest, but easy enough to be fun:
Here are the pattern details:
S (M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X)
35 (39.5, 43, 47.5, 52, 56.5, 59)” finished bust measurement; garment is meant to be worn with 2-3” of positive ease.
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky (100% wool; 137 yards/100g): Masala 24681, 9 (10, 11, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins.
US 10 (6.0mm) 24-32” circular needle, or size to obtain gauge
US 9 (5.5mm) circular needle, at least 47” in length
Yarn Needle, Stitch Markers (at least 6 should be the removable type or safety pins), Cable needle, Stitch holders or Waste Yarn, 6 buttons, 1” to 1.25” in diameter
14 sts and 21 rows = 4” over St st, blocked.
Knit Picks generously provided me with an extra copy of the pattern booklet that includes the Roundstone Coat. The collection, Burnished, is gorgeous. There are at least half a dozen sweaters I want to make immediately!
For a chance to win the collection, leave a comment by the end of the day this Thursday, September 25th and tell me what you’re planning to knit this fall. On Friday, I’ll use a random number generator to choose the winner. (Contest is open to everyone, so international entries are welcome!)