In The Rough MKAL by Michelle Stead

In The Rough MKAL

July 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
780 yards (713 m)
Medium Triangle Shawl
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD buy it now

Mystery Knit A Long hosted in my Ravelry Group! Click HERE to join

For Yarn Kits Click Here
For Beads, Beading tool or Shawl Pins Click Here

Like a diamond in the rough this mysterious pattern will use many skills to alter yarn into a stunning shawl! This Mystery Knit-A-Long will be released in 4 clues starting on Labor Day, September 3rd. As the final pattern in the Evident Allure collection it will include cable, lace, mosaic, and beading techniques.

C1- 390 yd fingering weight yarn solid or semi-solid color
C2- 390 yd fingering weight yarn variegated or speckled contrats
US #3 / 3.25mm needles with 40-60 inch cable
Cable needle (If needed. For tutorial on cables without a cable needle Click Here)
550 size 6/0 beads (approx 35g or 1.2 ounces. Click Here for sparkly clear beads and beading tool)
Beading tool or 1mm crochet hook
4 stitch markers
Tapestry needle (for weaving in ends)

Cables (For tutorial on cables without a cable needle Click Here For tutorial on colorful cables that pop Click Here)
Slipped Stitches
Adding Beads As You Go (Click Here for Tutorial)
Chart Reading (optional: all stitch patterns are both written and charted)

Clue Release Dates
Swatch- Anytime-Cable Pop Swatch
Start- Clue 1 September 3rd
Clue 2 September 21st
Clue 3 October 5th
Clue 4 October 19th
Finish by November 11th for a chance of a prize in the MKAL Rav Group

How do I join in the MKAL?
There are basicaly 2 steps. 1 buy the pattern. 2 post in the MKAL thread that you are planning to knitalong. Et viola; you’ve joined! :) See post 1 in the MKAL thread for general mystery knit a long ettiquite.

This pattern call for two colors of yarn, what type of colorwork is used for this pattern?
The exact answer I’d prefer to leave a mystery. Here are the types of colorwork it most definitely is not: fair isle, double knitting, brioche, stranded, or illusion.

When will I receive the pattern so I can start knitting?
On September 3rd , Labor Day, in the morning an e-mail will be sent to everyone who has purchased the pattern with a link to download the first clue.

What colors of yarn would you suggest pairing together for this pattern?
Color 1 is darker. Color 2 is lighter.
Either C1 or C2 could be: Variegated within the same color family (green/blue, red/orange, pink/purple, blue/purple/ orange/yellow, etc), gradient, or speckled.
Either C1 or C2 could be: solid or semi solid.
Which is C1 and Which is C2 depends on which color is darker and which is lighter. See photos with yarn and pin pairings for ideas. Kits will be available by early-mid August.

Yarn for Samples Supplied by
Shawl Pins Supplied by

Clue 1- all erratta from the 1.1 file have been fixed in the 1.3 file available for download. Chart clarity for screen viewing and printing has been improved.

The clue 2 erratta below have been corrected in the clue 2.2 file available for download.
Clue 2, Chart 4, written rows 4. It should be sl2wyif (not sl2wyib)
Clue 2 Chart 5 there should be an extra k1 on the RS and p1 on the ws between the M1 and the repeated stitches.