by Kelley Hobart September 21, 2018 2 min read


We love new Sueno yarn and hope you join us for the upcoming KAL featuring Michelle Hunter of Knit Purl Hunter!

We are pleased to participate in the the next Progressive Needles KAL, sponsored by skacel and hosted once again by Michelle Hunter of Knit Purl Hunter.

Here's a quick review from Kelley on this new yarn.

October 2018 KAL – Match Play

The first clue for this KAL goes live on October 4, 2018!

The KAL begins October 4th with a portion of the pattern revealed each Thursday in October. Knitters who finish the shawl by November 15th are eligible for the prize drawing sponsored by Skacel.

Match Play is an easy to wear poncho teeming with essential knitting skills. Its central motif features a new twist on a favorite stitch. Perhaps life changing is a strong sentiment, but you will be amazed at the improved version of this technique.Match Play has a bit more structure than some ponchos to nudge knitters toward sweater projects.

Knit in Sueno by HiKoo®, the poncho has a gorgeous drape with excellent stitch definition to flatter every silhouette. As always, the mystery knit along will be supported with Michelle's video tutorials and expert advice.


8 hanks of Sueno by HiKoo®, 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Viscose from Bamboo • 255 yards per 100 gram hank

US #6 (4mm) addi® needle, 32” circular; US #6 (4mm) addi® needle, 16” circular;
US #7 (4.5mm) addi® needle, 16” circular; or size needed to achieve gauge.

Approximately 23 stitches and 33 rows = 4” in Stockinette.

35” across front, 23" long from shoulder to hem.

The KAL is FREE and no registration is required.Simply go to anytime after 9 am on October 4th to download the first installment of the pattern. 

Michelle Hunter will answer questions daily on her website and in herRavelry group.

Prizes are generously provided byskacel Collection.

Keep in touch with others and show off your progress and finished work on Knit Purl Hunter's Ravelry Group and on our Alpaca Direct VIP Facebook group page.  

Kelley Hobart
Kelley Hobart

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