Wednesday, May 4, 2011

New Pattern in Knitcircus Summer! And a GIVEAWAY!


The new Summer 2011 edition of Knitcircus went live today and I'm SO excited to have a design featured in it!

Meet Litha:



Litha is a midsummer festival centered around the summer solstice that celebrates the warmth, abundance, and light of the long summer days. Named for this festival, this slightly slouchy hat is worked from brim to crown.The simple eyelet lace and twisted stitch cable repeat lends a breezy and casual air to any summer wardrobe. The yarn used for this piece provides excellent stitch definition and shows off an amazing shade of blue, the exact color of the summer sky.


It was a last minute opportunity to be apart of this issue and I’m so glad I was able to do it. This was a hat I had whipped up for myself and planned to eventually self-publish but it turns out the universe had other plans for it! 


Pattern Details:

Knitting
May 2011
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) 
20 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches in Pattern stitch (Eyelet and twisted st cable)
US 7 - 4.5 mm
200 - 300 yards (183 - 274 m)
Women's Medium (20-22" head circumference) and Women's Large (22-24" head circumference)



And now for the giveaway details:


Leave a comment on this post before midnight Alaska Time on Sunday May 8 and be entered into a drawing to win some awesome Knitcircus prizes!


There will be 2 winners....The first person drawn will win a year-long subscription to Knitcircus Magazine and the second person drawn will win a Summer 2011 Pattern Collection!


Please make sure you leave a way to contact you in the event that you are the lucky winner.  I'll notify the winners on Monday and the link to the subscription and pattern collection will come directly from Knitcircus.


Happy Knitting, everyone!

25 comments:

  1. I'd love a chance to expand my pattern library! Especially love you contribution to this collection. ^- ^

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  2. Beautiful hat! You are so talentet!!

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  3. Gorgeous hat!! And congratulations on having it published, you're so talented.

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  4. Congratulations on getting the pattern published! It's beautiful. Thanks also for the giveaway!

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  5. I love the hat! Thank you for the giveaway!

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  6. Your hat is sooooo cute! Congrats on the publication.

    KNitDesigns (Rav)

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  7. Love the cables on that hat, congrats! And thanks for the giveaway, too. Knitcircus is a great publication. (Kamigaeru on Ravelry)

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  8. Love this design, beautiful choice of yarn and stitches, congratulations!

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  9. I love the hat and I' would also love to be considered for the giveaway!

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  10. That hat is gorgeous!! Great job.

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  11. Litha looks great and I loved reading about the festival.

    Lynn
    Lnupermom on Ravelry

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  12. THe hat is beautiful congrads on finishing it!

    fit2bfrogged@gmail.com

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  13. Like the hat and love giveaways! I've got my fingers crossed :)

    dinysue@hotmail.com

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  14. That's a super cute hat! Awesome Allison, Congrats!

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  15. Lovely hat!

    ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

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  16. Such a pretty hat. Congrats on it going to publication. Great prizes

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  17. Congrats on the pattern! The eyelets within the cables are beautiful.

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  18. I fell in love with this hat when I first saw it on ravelry, and your description of it being a celebration of summer solstice makes me love it even more. Congratulations on another great pattern! I'm so glad you were able to share it with us.

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  19. What a lovely hat! And thank you for such a wonderful giveaway. :)

    Lina
    photoknitdog.com

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  20. Love the hat, there's something nice about slouchy hats.

    sable at xtra.co.nz

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  21. Great job on a gorgeous hat & congrats on being in Knitcircus.

    Raeknitsnwa@gmail.com

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  22. congratulations. It looks like a fun hat to make.

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  23. Congratulations! That design is perfect. love it love it love it.

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  24. I would love to win. Debbie - Another Alaskan
    (Yes, I'm Valley trash - LOL)

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  25. Such a wonderful hat. I'm crossing my fingers and toes:)


    monkey_business@rogers.com

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