The Who, What, When, Where & Why of the Infamous 4 Day Sweater Knitalong

Quick Reference: Find the Third Annual 4 Day KAL sweater pattern here. Video 1: 4 Day KAL kick-off video with me and Lauren from Lolodidit here on Youtube. Video 2: 4 Day KAL Q & A with me and Lauren from Lolodidit available on Facebook. Video 3: 4 Day KAL Sweater Details available on Facebook. See the […]

The 2nd Annual 4 Day Sweater KAL

It’s been a bit of a tornado here at Olive Knits headquarters (and by “headquarters” I mean my house), and much of it can be attributed to two things: I’m writing a book with a very aggressive deadline. I had the bright idea to host another 4 day sweater knitalong. Frankly, the book project should […]

The Return of the 4 Day Sweater

The 4 day sweater is back and you can find it here. Last year scores of knitters climbed aboard the party bus of the 4 Day Sweater KAL. Were you one of them? Here’s how it went down: I spontaneously knit a sweater in 4 days (you can read about it here). Knitters across the […]

How to Knitalong

Remember the old adage “there’s safety in numbers”? When it comes to knitting with friends – especially on a timeline – this little nugget of wisdom seems especially true. A knitalong (or KAL) or crochetalong (CAL) is an opportunity to knit/crochet with a support team. Maybe you’ve tried one before, or maybe you’ve wanted to […]

A Four Day Sweater KAL

We did it! – We completed a whirlwind knitalong and lived to tell about it. See the finished projects and hear the tales here on Ravelry. Even though the official knitalong is over, knitters across the map are still giving it a shot! —————- It started with my crazy personal challenge to knit a sweater […]