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Shawl KAL

We have been buzzing with all things Shawl and Hap related. The 2024 Shawl KAL is here and we couldn't be more excited.

Thistlers know and love the joy of a good woolly shawl and we want to share that with our community. Along with sign ups, you can browse some of our favorite shawls for all the shawl knitspiration!

Past Kals

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Colorwork Accessory KAL

Think mittens, hats, shawls, and this year we'll be including home accessories! To be eligible for prizes, choose any pattern with all-over colorwork and use mostly (80% or so) yarn from The Woolly Thistle. We have lots of fabulous kits in the shop!

This is a Free KAL. our Facebook and Ravelry groups where there will be lots of friendly chatter!

Use the hashtag #2024TWTColorKAL.

Jennifer Steingass KAL

Begins January 1 with no set end date

Knit any of Jennifer Steingass ( patterns in any yarn. A group of Ravelry members have teamed up to start this informal KAL based around their love of Jennifer Steingass’s patterns.

How to join: The main thread of discussion for this KAL is in our Ravelry group. If participating on Facebook or Instagram, feel free to share there using the hashtag #thewoollythistle so we can see what you’re working on!

Prize: The Woolly Thistle will be giving out a prize or two to a random participant during the KAL. To be eligible, post in the Ravelry discussion thread, or if not on Ravelry then send us an email with a picture of what you’re working on (doesn’t need to be finished).

TWT Sweater KAL

Knit or crochet any Adult Sweater pattern in any weight yarn. The sweater must be knit out of at least 80% of yarn which was purchased from The Woolly Thistle at any point in time. To be inclusive and to recognize the work that goes into colorwork vests, we will also allow adult-sized color work vests in this KAL. All other wip’s should have sleeves.

This 7 week KAL ran from August 25th and ends on October 13th.

Summer Sock Sprint

Our Summer Sock Spring is underway! Join us July 14-27 as we knit (or attempt to knit!) a pair of socks in two weeks. All are invited! Use any yarn and any pattern. Maybe you'll join us knitting one of the sock yarns from this year's Sock Bag (coming soon!)

This is a Free KAL with no formal signup. Join us in our Facebook and Ravelry groups, and be sure to use the hashtag #2023TWTSockSprint so everyone can see your sock knitting!