Ocean Moon MKAL

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A knitting mystery to unveil….full details here

Join us for a Mystery Knit-a-long (MKAL) over April – May 2022.
Enjoy tips & tutorials along the way and an opportunity to try new techniques and create something spectacular.

Sign up by purchasing the pattern on Ravelry here and on Payhip here and joining us in the MKAL chat threads either in my Ravelry group in Ambah’s Knitterati and on social media with #oceanmoonMKAL

April 1: Swatch update
April 15: Clue 1
April 22: Clue 2
April 29: Clue 3
May 6: Clue 4
May 13: Clue 5
May 20: Bonus Option

Enjoy our Moon songs playlist here.

Choose between option A or B.
Both options result in a wearable crescent shaped shawl with a lace component, option A features Intarsia, option B has no intarsia.
Suitable for a confident advanced beginner to intermediate knitters.

Fingering weight
Both Option A & B:
C1: 390 yd/357 m
C2: either 340 yd/311 m or 5 colour gradient/mini skein set, each skein consisting of 80 yd/73 m, Colours in gradient/mini set will be referred to as C2-A through C2-E*.
C3: 355 yd/325 m
*Colours in the sample fade from Darkest, C2A to lightest; C2E.

Shown in:
Option A: Sunshine Yarns, Classic Sock (fingering weight/4-ply, 100% Superwash Merino, 425 yd/389 m per 115 g) C1: Thunder, C2A – E: Turning Point, Mystic, Visions, Blue Heart, Spirited, C3: Ghost Whisperer
Option B: Miss Babs, Yummy 2-ply, (fingering weight, 100% superwash Merino, 400 yd/366 m per 110 g), C1: Interstellar
Sunshine Yarns, Classic Sock Shimmer Sock (fingering weight/4-ply, 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Silk, 390 yd/356 m per 100 g) C2: Orchid Blossom, C3: Dusted Peony

Colour Notes
This will work beautifully with a fade with C1 being the darkest colour and C3 the lightest.
There needs to be a strong contrast between C1 and C3.
I used a 5 colour fade for C2 for my Option A sample and a single colour for C2 for my Option B sample.

C1: The Sky: Best to lean toward a solid/semi solid here
C2: Ocean, sunset sky or landscape: depending on your colour theme. Solid, variegated or speckle will all work well here
C3: The Moon: Speckle yarn is lovely for this, softly variegated or solid are also good options.

Where to get yarn?
Stash dive, support your LYS or order a kit from one of our yarnies; enabling list below:

Ocean Moon Kit Enabling list
I’ll be adding to the list this week as our yarnies prepare their kits.

Amanda Hope Yarns (USA)
Blackwattle yarn (Australia)
Cherry Hill Yarn (Australia)
Chicken Coop Dyeworks (USA)
Cloudberry Yarns (Sweden)
Cornbread and Honey (USA)
Cookston Crafts (Scotland)
Dyed by Hand Yarns (Australia)
Dying to knit Yarns (Australia)
Four Purls Yarn (USA)
Giddy Aunt Yarn (UK)
Koigu Yarn (Canada, USA & LYS)
Lucky Violet Color co (USA)
Mama Wooling (NZ)
Miami FIbers (USA)
Mont Tricot (Canada)
Northfield Yarn (USA)
Seven Sisters Arts (USA)
Sunshine Yarns (USA)
The Unique Sheep (USA)
The Woolly Dragon (USA)

Yarnaceous Fibers (USA)