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A Year of Giving - March - Anchor Bay - Pannonica Slouch

For March, I made a lacy slouch in Anchor Bay, one of my favorite yarns. It is an ultra-soft and versatile blend of Superwash Merino and Cotton that is fabulous for a variety of projects - from babies to adults in both knit and crochet. We will be giving away 3 kits of 2 skeins each (enough to make at least 2 hats per kit) - 2 through the Cascade Yarns Facebook page and 1 through the blog. To enter on the blog, comment with your favorite spring knitting project. The winners will be drawn at 3 pm PST on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Materials 1 skein Anchor Bay (50% Cotton/50% Merino Wool - 262 yds/100 g) - shown in #22 (Chrysanthemum) US 4 - 16" circular needlesUS 6 - 16" circular needles and DPNsStitch MarkerAbbreviations K - Knit P - Purl YO - Yarn Over K2tog - Knit 2 Together SSK - Slip, Slip, Knit 2 Slipped stitches together
Gauge 7.5 sts = 1" in K3, P3 - US 4
Finished Measurements  15, 16" unstretched at brim Approximately 8.75", 9.75" long
With US 4 - Cast on (108)…

Year of Giving - February - Cherub Chunky Wave - Introspection

For February, I made a quick hat out of Cherub Chunky Wave - a new color effect for Cherub Chunky with a gradation wave. Cherub Chunky Wave is a nylon-acrylic blend that is easy care - machine wash and dry making it perfect for charity knitting and gift giving. We will be giving away 3 kits (2 skeins of Cherub Chunky Wave in each) - 2 through the Cascade Yarns Facebook page and 1 through the Blog. To enter on the Blog, please comment with the last person/organization you gave a handmade item to. The winner will be drawn at 3 pm PST on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.
Materials

1 skein Cherub Chunky Wave (55% Nylon/45% Acrylic - 137 yds/100 g)US 8 16" Circular NeedlesUS 10 16" Circular NeedlesUS 10 DPNs (Double Pointed Needles)Stitch MarkerYarn NeedleAbbreviations K - KnitP - PurlK2tog - Knit 2 TogetherSts - Stitches
Gauge Approx 4 sts = 1" in Stockinette (unstretched) With US 8 circular needle, Cast On 63, 72, 81 sts (Child, Adult - S/M, Adult L)
Place Stitch Marker to show beginning o…