New Year's Eve Mitered Square Blanket
Every year our shop hosts a fun tradition to celebrate the New Year! We learned about this idea from a group of UK knitters who start a pair of socks every New Year's Eve. We have always chosen different projects each year. This New Year's Eve, we're hoping you'll join us in putting your new mitered square basics to work knitting a cozy, soft and roasty-toasty blanket! Louise Tilbrook Designs offers a great start with mitered squares! We're using Universal Yarns Major for our kits. Or you can jump into your personal yarn collection and just knit as you go!
Medium Sized Throw approximately 47" X 53" takes about 6 skeins
Smaller Throw approximately 41" x 47" takes about 4 skeins
US 9 - 11 depending on your gauge
Call or visit the shop to personalize you own kit beginning November 25 & 26. Special orders must be placed by December 17 for delivery right to your house before December 31.*
Yarn photos here provide a great visual of what Major looks like. Click here to see all the colors, but please order from us. Our pricing is the same and our shipping is less expensive than ordering directly from the vendor. Yarn is shipping only no pick up.
You can use as many different colors as you want. However, with Major's color changing awesomeness, we suggest at least two coordinating colors. Major, a lovely 100% soft acrylic bulky with 328 yards and knits on a US Size 9-11 needle. We especially love this yarn for it's color play and that you can throw it in the washer & dryer (on low.) It's blanket! These things get dirty living in front of the TV with snacks and fast food! (Don't ask us how we know!)
We'll kick-off the project Wednesday, December 28, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, with a free online, how-to discussion of the pattern and various techniques led by Tiffany Perry and Cathy Hougan. Then start on December 31st! We know you're going to be watching the ball drop and other New Year's festivities and this can be a new one! Share your cast-on on social media!
Hope you'll join us for this fun shop tradition!
Zoom link to post here closer to our Zoom How-To on December 28
*Home delivery cannot be guaranteed by December 31 so please order as early as possible.