To celebrate summer knitting Mari Knits is hosting the Holey Hug Shrug Knit A-Long. This shrug is the perfect summer accessory. This is a great quick knit instant gratification project that is suitable for all levels.
How to participate: Purchase the pattern and create a project page and link to the Holey Hug Shrug pattern page by June 3, 2012.
Everyone who finishes their shrug and posts pictures on their project page by June 17th will be entered into a drawing to win a free pattern from Mari Knits. Here is a link to Mari Knits Ravelry group: LINK.
For anyone in Raleigh, NC this Knit A-Long is being sponsored by Yarn Tree Studio, so be sure to attend these KAL events!
On Sunday June 3rd at 11:30 AM Mari Chiba, the designer of the Holey Hug Shrug, will be hosting a cast on party for the Holey Hug Shrug Knit A-Long at Yarn Tree Studio.
On Sunday June 17th at 11:30 AM Mari Chiba will be hosting a finished shrug show-off. Everyone who attends both events and has a finished shrug on June 17th will receive a coupon for 10% off their next Knit A-Long yarn purchase from Yarn Tree Studio.
What's a knit a-long? Well, it's when a group of people knit the same item, at the same time.