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Date(s) - 02/15/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Brain FriezeThis cold an rainy weather makes it a perfect time to tackle a new, cozy and beautiful cowl! This lovely pattern, called Brain Frieze (yes, that’s spelled correctly) is created using one solid yarn in a light color and a self-striping or handspun yarn with sufficient contrast to be able to clearly see the stitch pattern. You can make it as a single loop (approximately 28″) or a double loop (approximately 56″).

The pattern is available on Ravelry for about $3.20, designed by Susan Ashcroft, Stitchnerd Designs. You can purchase it yourself or at Yarn & Thread Expressions.

The Brain Freize KAL will begin on February 1st, and goes through February 16th, Wednesdays, from 5:00 pm to 7:00pm. While the pattern calls for double knitting (DK) weight yarn, you can adapt it to use worsted weight or sport weight yarn as well.

Skills You’ll Learn:

  • Color Changes
  • Knitting in the round
  • Different edging stitches – such as picot
  • Quilt stitch
  • Finishing techniques

Brain Frieze CowlWhat You’ll Need

  • US 6 – 8 needles depending on yarn weight
  • Two colors of similar weight yarn – one neutral/light and one multi-color or self striping
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Pattern​​​​​​​

Remember, participation in our knit and crochet alongs is free when you purchase your materials at Yarn & Thread Expressions. Otherwise, the cost is $15 per session. Please plan to work only on the current or past KAL/CAL project. 

UPDATE: This Knit-Along has been very popular and we have no more space. Please check with us on February 2 to find out if there were any no-shows and you can join us the second week.


Bookings are closed for this event.

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