Pinhole Knitalong

I can't believe how quickly people have ditched their WIPs and cast on for Alex! The knitalong thread in our Ravelry group is already buzzing with excitement. If you're new to posting in our group, please do feel free to just drop in and share your progress. We're a very chatty bunch, but there's no obligation to wade through all the posts in any of the threads, just dive in and say hi!

We are always very happy to answer questions about any aspect of your knitting, and the wealth of experience and knowledge in our group is extraordinary - group membership now stands at 1,260 so wherever you are in the world, someone will be awake and on hand to encourage you along!

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PictureThisKAL Prizes

We are into the final weekend of the PictureThisKAL.

Get your photos of your finished objects onto the FO thread before midnight on Monday night and you could be in with the chance of winning one of these brilliant prizes.

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Will you be lucky and win a Funyin kit from Kate Davies?

This graphic hat was inspired by John Clappison's 'onion' cruet design for Hornsea pottery (1963). Combining colourwork with cables, it is also a fun knit. During the design process, onion became fun-ion, which in turn morphed into funyin, which translates from Scots as one-that-is-fun or that-fun-thing. 

The kit includes two skeins of Buachaille yarn, a digital download of the patterns and a project bag to keep everything in.

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The other prize is a digital download of the KNITSONIK Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook. This is perhaps perfectly matched with the inspiration behind this KAL. Whereas we asked you to knit something based upon a photo, this book takes you through a process to produce your own colourwork motifs from everyday objects or views.

Containing twelve case studies and three accessory patterns, the KNITSONIK Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook offers a wealth of tips, tricks and inspiration for you to take your stranded colourwork knitting to the next level. Beautifully photographed and clearly illustrated throughout, this book reveals how everything from factories to fruitcake can be used to inspire knitting projects based on the things, places and plants that you love.

We are hugely grateful to Kate and Felix for donating the prizes and to all of the knitters who have shared their inspirations and projects from start to finish. The lucky winners will be announced on the Prizes thread next week, so if you want to be in with a chance, get your needles going!