Alpaca Direct Blog

Ready to start our first Knit Along!

We are so excited to be participating in our first Alpaca Direct Knit Along! I'd like to introduce a few of our staff who are knitting along with everyone else:     [caption id="attachment_3407" align="alignleft" width="150"]Kelley, Owner of Alpaca Direct Kelley, Owner of Alpaca Direct[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3402" align="aligncenter" width="150"]Sweet Georgia Tough Love sock in "Storm Chaser" Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock in"Storm Chaser"[/caption] Kelley is planning to do her socks two at a time using the magic loop technique. Her gauge is 7.75 sts/inch on a #1 addi Turbo needle.   [caption id="attachment_3406" align="alignleft" width="150"]Tina, Store Manager Tina, Store Manager[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3401" align="aligncenter" width="150"]Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock "Blue Cove" Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock in "Blue Cove"[/caption] Tina is also doing her socks two at a time using the magic loop technique. She is using a #0 Kollage needle. Her gauge is 7.5sts/inch. [caption id="attachment_3408" align="alignleft" width="150"]Kjirstine, Customer Service Manager Kjirstine, Customer Service Manager[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3404" align="aligncenter" width="150"]Cascade Heritage 150 "Snow" Cascade Heritage 150 in "Snow"[/caption]   Kjirstine is using double pointed needles, Kollage #2.5 and her gauge is 7sts/inch.   [caption id="attachment_3405" align="alignleft" width="150"]Courtney, Order Fulfillment & Store Courtney, Order Fulfillment & Store[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3403" align="aligncenter" width="150"]Misti Tonos Carnaval sock "Mint" Misti Tonos Carnaval Sock in "Mint"[/caption]   Courtney is using the magic loop technique and a #0 needle. Her gauge is 7sts/inch. [caption id="attachment_3432" align="alignleft" width="150"]Melissa, Social Media Melissa, Social Media[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3434" align="aligncenter" width="150"]Cascade Superwash 220 Cascade Superwash 220[/caption] Melissa plans to use a size 8 needle with a gauge of 4.5sts/inch We're knitters of all different levels and styles. It will be fun to see how each person puts a little of themselves in their project. We're looking forward to knitting with you for the next few weeks. If you haven't signed up yet, go to our Ravelry page and join the fun. Kjirstine, for the Alpaca Direct staff

Post a Comment!



About Alpaca Direct addi adknitalong ADsockalong afghan knitting patterns alpaca alpaca direct Alpaca Socks alpaca store alpaca yarn company Alpacas alpacor amex apparel store arnold austermann step baby baby janes backpacking bag bay area shopping beginner beginning knitting beginning spinning bind-off blocking booties brentwood brioche knit building blocks building in color bulky bulky yarn Cable Knitting cardigan cascade heritage Cascade Pacific cascade ultra pima cascade yarn cashmere cast on challenge Challenges charity chunky chunky yarn circular needles Classes cnn coeur d'alene cold cold feet color work cotton cowl craft crafts crochet crochet along crochet class crochet classes crocheting Customer Stories dahlgren darning needle dead fish hat debbie bliss DIY dog sweater dress casual drop spindle dropped stitch duplicate stitch dye dyeing wool earth day easter egg dye eco-craft end of summer environment fair fall fashion felting fiber fiber prep figure eight fingerless finish free finishing knitting fish Fixitfriday footwear fortune foster kids frank free freshwater friendship gift giveaway gloves golf great wheel groupon hand dye yarn hand spinning hat hayden health heel hiking hiya hiya how to how to crochet idaho ideas iluvalpacadirect Image independent Independent's Celebration inspiration jack James Hobart Jennifer Wood jessica jewelry jody-moody KAL karbonz kelley-hobart kitchener stitch kjirstine knit knit along knit group knit ribbing knit shawl patterns knit toys knitted hat knitting knitting classes knitting group knitting in the round Knitting News knitting notions knitting patterns knitting problems knitting retreat knitting techniques knitting tips Kollage Needles koolaid lace lace knitting lace weight yarn learn to crochet learn to knit madelinetosh madelinetosh yarn magic loop malabrigo malabrigo nube malabrigo rasta malabrigo rios malabrigo worsted man hat mari Maria Welke mattress stitch memory mentoring misti alpaca mittens mom neckwarmer needle felting needles nicklaus north face north idaho fair northern california obermeyer old shale open knitting Our Alpaca Ranch owl owls palmer Palouse Yarn Company Panda Sock Patterns pearl performance peru pet photo contest picot pima plarn plastic plymouth yarn pollution powerreviews prize product review Products Reviews project red scarf Projects Promotions purl side Queensland Llama Lace rasta reading recycle red scarf project retail reuse review ribbing roving scarf Seamed sweaters sewn bind off shawl shawl knitting patterns sheep Shooting Yarn Shop Small short rows shrug sinatra ski slippers slouch hat small business saturday snow sock sock blockers sock heel sock knitting sock monkey sockalong socks socktober sox stix speckled yarn spin Spin In spindle spinning spinning classes spinning group spinning wheel spinzilla spinzilla2014 split stitch sports spring knitting patterns stitch patterns stitches west Store News stranding stretchy stretchy bind off stretchy cast on summer super bulky yarn super stretchy superwash sweater knitting patterns sweaters SweetGeorgia Yarns t-shirt teamalpacadirect techniques throw toe up toe up socks top 10 lists top down trail trekking xxl turkish cast on tutorial Tutorials twins Uncategorized unisono upcycle vest waves win winter women wool wrap yarn yarn show yarn store Zauberball Sock Zen Yarn Garden zitron