Alpaca Direct is excited to participate in the upcoming Malabrigo Dos Tierras Knit-Along, beginning on April 1, 2020. We have a fresh supply of Malabrigo Dos Tierras to help you plan your project!
Odyssey is a beautiful, crescent-shaped shawl designed by Joji Locatelli. This shawl uses three colors to create layers of lace-edged garter stitch. Worked from the top down, Odyssey begins with a garter tab and quickly increases at the sides to create the graceful crescent shape.
We're hosting the knit-along for our customers in our Facebook VIP Group. We're looking forward to lots of fun, learning, and photos in the group. And there will be a prize, so you'll want to join the group! Also, Malabrigo is giving away prizes so be sure to sign up here.
To get started, download your free copy the Odyssey Shawl pattern. Then choose your colors of Dos Tierras to create your own cascade of color. KAL participants are invited to share their progress and photos on our VIP Facebook Group, Ravelry, and Instagram. Use the hashtag #malabrigoKAL.
Here's Kelley to tell you all about this glorious pattern/yarn combo!
For more information, check out this blog from the folks at Malabrigo.
The Odyssey Shawl KAL will take place April 1 through 30, 2020. Here's the suggested schedule.
April 1, 2020: Cast on!
Week One, April 1-12, 2020: Work to the end of Lace Band 1
Week Two, April 13-19, 2020: Work to the end of Lace Band 2.
Week Three, April 20-27: Work to the end of Lace Band 3.
Week Four, April 28: Picot Bind Off
April 29-30: Wash and block
PLEASE NOTE:The gauge of the pattern has been adjusted from the original for this project to 17½ sts = 4" after blocking on a US 8 (5.00mm) to ensure that you have enough yarn. You may need to unravel your swatch for your project. Use color 2 for swatching.
Sizes: One Size
Width – 62½”
Depth – 17”
Gauge: 17½ sts = 4” in garter stitch
Yarn: 3 hanks of Malabrigo Dos Tierras yarn (50% Merino Wool/ 50% Baby Alpaca; 100g/210yds), 1 in each of 3 colors.
Needles: US 8 (5.00mm) circular ➤ Shop Knitting Needles
Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, blocking pins and wires