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Avena Knit-Along

Avena Sweater/Pullover Knit-Along with Aurora!

Join Aurora and other knitters as she walks through the knitting of this wonderful sweater -- with chances to win prizes along the way!

After signing up for FREE (add to cart and check out with attendee name and email address), you will receive an email from us that will include:
  • a link to the pattern on Ravelry
  • a discount code for the project's yarn to preorder at The Tangled Ball (online or in person)
  • confirmation of the Knit-along schedule, with follow-up emails including video/instruction links timed with each milestone
  • shared hashtags to show off your work

Avena Sweater:

Suggested yarn: West Yorkshire Spinners Bluefaced Leicester DK

Gauge: 20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
Needle size:
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
Yardage: 1135 - 2170 yards (1038 - 1984 m)
Sized inclusively with 13 size options:
MC: 950 (1100, 1150, 1200, 1250, 1400, 1450)(1500, 1550, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1850) yds / 869 (1006, 1052, 1098, 1143, 1281, 1326)(1372, 1418, 1463, 1555 1646, 1692) m
CC1: 45 (50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75)(80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105) yds / 41 (46, 51, 55, 60, 64, 69)(73, 78, 83, 86, 92, 96)
CC2: 140 (145, 150, 160, 170, 180, 185)(190, 195, 200, 205, 210, 215) yds / 129 (133, 138, 147, 156, 165, 170)(174, 179, 183, 188, 193, 197) m

Knit-Along Anticipated Schedule:


Milestone / Video Link


July 1st

Cast On Day!!

Look for the "Getting Started" video from Aurora Talks Knit to find help getting your sweater on the needles!

July 6th

Start Colorwork Yoke

Aurora will walk you through all the tips & tricks of colorwork acrobatics in the "Colorwork Yoke" video.

July 20th

Start Short Rows

Short rows are the key to shaping! Learn how to do German short rows in the "Avena Short Rows" video.

July 23rd

Progress Photos!

Check in with us on Social Media by posting your project photos with the hashtag #avenakal

July 27th

Separate Sleeves

The yoke is DONE, and now it is time to separate the sleeves! Look for the "Separating Sleeves" video for help.

August 10th

Finish Up the Body & Hem

Doing all that body work was a much needed technical break, but now it's time to do the bind off! Learn how in the "Finishing Body" video.

August 15th

Progress Photos!

Check in with us on Social Media by posting your project photos with the hashtag #avenakal

August 24th

Pick up Sleeves; TaaT

The body is DONE! Now it's time for the sleeves! In the "Pick Up Sleeves" video, you can choose between finishing your sleeves one at a time, or learning two at a time!

September 8th

Last push for the finish!

If you got behind, now is the time to catch up! You are ALMOST THERE! Share your progress pics with the hashtag #avenakal

September 15th

Finish! Try on & Block

Hooray! You did it! Now it's time to try it on before blocking; a better fit can be achieved by blocking, so let's find out what details we need to address in blocking. More info in the "Finish & Try On" video!



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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.