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Friday, April 25, 2014

Holla Knits Blog Tour and Pattern Giveaway!

Now that I'm in Southern California, I cannot get enough of a good, lacy summer sweater. So I was holding my breath, waiting for the release of the most recent issue of Holla Knits!

And it did not disappoint with the Summery, beachy looks, perfect for the weather around here. 

However, there was one sweater that stood out for me....

When I saw the Cafe Au Lait cardigan by Kristin Singer, I knew I needed one in my wardrobe. So much so, that I've already cast on!


I'm knitting the pattern as written, but subbing Knit Picks Stroll Fingering in place of the suggested yarn. I expect to wear this cardigan a lot, so I wanted something that would stand up to that kind of wear. 

Thus far the cables and lace are gorgeous and I can't stop knitting it. It looks tiny on the needles, but I trust that once blocked, it will be large enough for an adult human! 

Cafe au Lait cardigan in progress

Do you want to make your own Cafe Au Lait? Or any other pattern from the Spring Issue of Holla Knits?

I'm giving away a free pattern! Just comment here before next Friday, May 2nd, with your favorite Spring design, and you'll be entered to win!

Holla Knits Blog Tour Stops:

April 11: Kirsten Singer

April 15: Canary Knits
April 16: Baah Yarns
April 18: DovieJay Knits

April 22: Mari Knits
April 23: Magical Grammar
April 24: Knit York City
April 25: Under the Red Umbrella

The giveaway is now closed, thanks!


  1. I am in love the Cafe Au Lait. In fact, I want to make the sweater and find a flowered dress to pair with it just like the model is wearing.

  2. Cafe au Lait is my favorite of the new patterns ... I would enjoy working all those gorgeous cables! thanx for the chance to win this pattern.

  3. Originally my favorite was Cafe Au Lait, but now I think I like Stoney Brook top more. ; ) Thank you for the opportunity!

  4. I love the Stoney Brook top! I just have yo decide on a color :)

  5. Stoney Brooke is definitely my favorite with Cafe Au Lait behind it. Beautiful designs. Thank you for the chance to win the pattern!

  6. I think Cafe au Lait is the clear winner! :) Thanks for the giveaway!

  7. I want Cafe au Lait, too. And I love that it's made with Stroll. What a beautiful sweater! (rav ID: fishgirl182)

  8. Cafe Au Lait is beautiful!