The Secret Skein MKAL by Gillian Harkness

The Secret Skein MKAL

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April 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
437 yards (400 m)
One size
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Discontinued. This digital pattern is no longer available online.

The Secret Skein MKAL will go live on 14th April 2017 (Good Friday) and weekly pattern clues will be released over four weeks.

Clue 1: 14th April 2017
Clue 2: 21st April 2017
Clue 3: 28th April 2017
Clue 4: 5th May 2017

Clues will be in your ravelry libraries around 12noon GMT.

At the end of the MKAL the shawl name will be revealed and you will receive an updated full pattern as one PDF document.

MKAL will remain open until 26th May 2017 to allow everyone time to finish their shawls.

Prizes (yes there is prizes!!) will be announced on Wednesday 31st May 2017. You must have your shawl completed and an FO picture in the finish thread to be included in the prize draw.

So what is the Secret Skein MKAL…

A collaboration between Mina Loves Designs, Ellie & Ada Yarn and the Cottage Notebook Podcast, bringing you an MKAL with a difference!

A shawl pattern clue will be realised each week along with a special podcast mystery story. So you can listen while you knit along. There will be a dedicated chatter thread in Mina’s ravelry group and individual clue and spoiler threads to guide you on your journey.

Perhaps the best part is that you can grab a mystery skein from Ellie & Ada that has been exclusively hand dyed for the MKAL.

Sign-Up Options
You have two sign-up options for this MKAL. You can go pattern only option and purchase here through ravelry (remember there is an automatic discount until the MKAL goes live).

OR you can grab an exclusive secret skein from Ellie & Ada Yarn along with a download code for the pattern and enjoy the full surprise of the MKAL. This is a non-repeatable colourway that is sure to delight!

The sign up for the pattern & skein option is here

NB: Please note that if you sign up for the yarn/pattern option you will receive a download code for the ravelry pattern in your yarn parcel.

Either way you will receive access to a mystery audio story that runs weekly during the course of the MKAL, from the lovely Nadia of the Cottage Notebook Podcast.



4mm circular needle - I would recommend 80 cm
1 skein of fingering weight yarn 437 yards


24 sts to 30 rows to 10cm/4” in stocking stitch

Do you have questions?
Head over to my ravelry group here and we can chat…