Business Casual KAL – Prize Alert

Wow these weeks are slipping by so quickly!

We have 2 weeks left in the KAL!

I’m working away on my second pair of Business Casual’s while admiring my beautiful new Yarn Bowl.

My dad is a tad addicted to his lathe and I asked him to try making a few yarn bowls. This one is made out of Oak, Ash and Mahogany. I’m a complete sucker for Mahogany! He has several more finished up that I need to take pictures of so expect a full blog post with purchase information shortly..

Now onto the socks!!!

AndreaSJ chose London-Wul Heidi’s by Hand for her Spring-ish pair of socks.

Hannah finished her socks using Calkwalk Yarns Walk

FancyBell knit her BC’s with Tanis Blue Label in the colourway Thrills

 Susieville chose Tanis Blue Label in Chestnut for the version she knit for her husband.

Hege has been hard at work. These are her third(above) and forth(below) pairs of Business Casuals.

She used Garnstudio Drops Fabel for both pairs.

Megan finished her stripey BC’s using Marigold Jen Superwash/merino/nylon sock yarn in the Harvest Moon colourway.

 LesleyBadger knit these beauties with The Plucky Knitter Plucky Feet in Emerald CIty.

Mamagiff used Premier Yarns Serenity Sock in pink for her version.

Vava22 used Fortissima socka mit bambou in colourway 0018

Rhonda of Wandering Cat Yarns used Wandering Cat Yarns Alley Cat sock in the Campfire Colourway.

Kylie used Cascade Heritage Solids for her beautiful pair.

Tammy finished her socks using Ball and Skein Sophia in the Oceania colourway.

Leslie used Tanis Blue Label in Brick for her socks.

That brings our total up to 39 finished pairs and counting!!

 I have more prize to show you this week.

 Susan of Girl Cave Bags has kindly donated this cute sheep sock bag perfect for your current sock WIP.

 Make sure to check out her Etsy shop for updates and uber cute bags to house your knitting. Love!

We also have three fabulous designers who are each generously donating patterns.

SpillyJane is a master when it comes to quirky knits. If your socks are covered in Gnomes or Pints of Beer everyone knows you’ve knit a SpillyJane pattern!  She takes inspiration from pottery songs and food and I just love her quirky style.

Jane is kindly offering up one of her patterns for one lucky finisher!

Photo’s Copyright SpillyJane

Jeannie Cartmel is an amazing sock designer. There isn’t one of her designs that I do not love and I may have gushed about her before. You’ll have a chance to win one of her gorgeous designs!

Photo’s Copyright Jeannie Cartmel

Elinor Brown is a queen when it comes to colourwork. You will have a chance to win her pattern Culture Socks featured below but make sure you have a look at her other designs as well. They are all beautiful!

 Photo Copyright Elinor Brown

Hope you are all chugging along and will make it to the finish line on time. Who wouldn’t want one of these prizes right???

We’ve had 156 people sign up for this KAL. I know not all will make it or even cast on but do you think we can get 70 pairs by the end date??

There are 100 project pages started on Ravelry right now so we’ll see what happens over the next two weeks!

Hurry, Hurry Haaaaard!!! *kidding Happy Knitting ya’ll!*

16 thoughts on “Business Casual KAL – Prize Alert

  1. Wow! Lots of great FOs and prizes. The green pair of Lesley’s in the Plucky Knitter are seriously making me want to knit another pair!

  2. Everyone’s socks look great! With a 6 month old, I have not been able to get much knitting done otherwise, I would be working on these too!
    Thanks for the curling reference! Makes me homesick for NB!

  3. Wow, the bowl your dad made is so beautiful! And the socks look amazing! I love seeing the same pattern on so many different feet with different yarns :-) This is going to be one of my go to patterns — so fun :-)

  4. All the socks are extremely lovely.. but the coup de grace of coolness is the yarn bowl your dad has made !!!! I’ve never seen one. WOw !

  5. love seeing all these finished socks – but whats amazing me right now is your yarn bowl!! going to keep my eye out for those details!!!

  6. I’ve read this blog post last night on my iPad, but I don’t like writing with it (two finger system) so here I am today.

    What wonderful prizes! I love the little lamb pouch. There are also so many beautiful finished socks! The knitting bowl looks fantastic. I’m looking forward to seeing more photos of it!

  7. Love the yarn bowl – so unique! And all the finished pairs are looking great. I just have to finish up a last minute birthday gift, and then I’m starting my second sock.

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  9. Such great looking socks! I had high hopes of knitting along but other things got in the way but I plan to do a pair some day.

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