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Bibliophile Stitches & Stories

Alicia and I are super excited to cohost another Stitches & Stories knitalong for you guys for our Bibliophile Sweater collaboration!

The Details

Who: You! Anyone can participate

What: A readalong AND knitalong! We will be reading a fantasy novel (TBD) while we knit--you can read or listen to an audiobook, totally up to you.

When: April 14, 2023 - June 9, 2023

Where: Instagram for posting; we will use my discord server for our group chat.

Why: Because it's fun! There will also be prizes!

Hashtag: #StitchesAndStoriesKAL

 

Yarn Info

Pattern Info

Here is the info for the Bibliophile 2 & 3 Sweaters:

  • Gauge: 20 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette on larger needles
  • Needles: US 6/4.0 mm and US 4/3.5 mm circulars and coordinating DPNs or 9" circulars if not magic looping
  • 2 - Finished Bust Circumference: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)[56, 60, 64, 68, 72, 76] inches / 81.5 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122, 132)[142, 152.5, 162.5, 172.5, 183, 193] cm
    • Intended to be worn with 2-4"/5-10cm positive ease
  • 2 - Yardage: 1050 (1175, 1275, 1425, 1550, 1650)[1825, 1950, 2000, 2200, 2325, 2475] yards / 950 (1075, 1175, 1300, 1400, 1525)[1675, 1775, 1850, 2000, 2125, 2250] meters
    • Please note the yardages are estimates and your actual usage will vary depending upon gauge, length, neckline choice, modifications, etc.
  • 3 - Sizes Available: 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72 inches / 91.5, 101.5, 112, 122, 132, 142, 152.5, 162.5, 172.5, 183 cm
  • 3 - Yardage: 1150, 1250, 1375, 1500, 1625, 1725, 1850, 1975, 2100, 2225 yards / 1055, 1145, 1260, 1375, 1490, 1580, 1695, 1810, 1925, 2035 meters
    • Notes: This sweater is worked from the top down, flat to start and then joined in the round at center front when neckline shaping is completed.

    Book Options:

    • First book club meeting will be Wednesday, April 19th
      • All meetings will be Wednesdays at 6pm MT on discord in the readalong thread of our Bibliophile channel
    • Both books are available on Kindle Unlimited!
    • Vincula Realm Duology by Jamie Applegate Hunter
      • Page numbers taken from kindle edition
      • Book 1: The Umbra King
        • April 19th: Chapters 1-9 (to page 108)
        • April 26th: Chapters 10-21 (to page 222)
        • May 3rd: Chapters 22-31 (to page 327)
        • May 10th: Chapters 31-Epilogue (to page 430/end)
      • Book 2: Aeternum
        • May 17th: Chapters 1-13 (to page 136)
        • May 24th: Chapters 14-28 (to page 281)
        • May 31st: Chapters 29-42 (to page 422)
        • June 7th: Chapters 43-Epilogue (to page 551/end)

      Some Rules:

      • Using one of my Smut DK or MINE. DK bases is preferred, but absolutely not required.
      • You must make the Bibliophile Sweater pattern--any of the three are game!
      • Be friendly; no putting down others/body shaming/anything unkind. There is zero tolerance for negativity here.
      • You must start your project on or after April 14th. The goal is to finish by the close of the KAL on June 9th, but you can still join in and are eligible for prizes if you don't finish on time but have participated in our chat. This is a relaxed, fun knitalong 🖤
      • Use the hashtag on a grid post to document your project(s)! This is how we will be tracking entries for the prizes. Please tag us in the actual photo too!

      Prizes: