12 Weeks of Christmas

Date/Time
Date(s) - Sun, October 2, 2016 - Sun, December 18, 2016
12:00 am

Location
Over The Rainbow Yarn


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Welcome to our fourth annual Twelve Weeks of Christmas yarn-along series!

This Christmas season, we’re publishing 12 original patterns for knitters and 12 original patterns for crocheters, and hosting 12 yarn-alongs for both crafts with free instruction every Sunday from October 2nd through December 18th. If you complete all 12 projects in your favorite craft, then you’ll have 12 hand-made gifts to give to your friends and family by Christmas time!


For the first time this year, we’ve designed 12 Weeks of Christmas patterns for knitters and crocheters!


We design our 12 Weeks of Christmas projects with three criteria in mind:

  1. It must be possible to finish within one week with moderate diligence.
  2. Materials must cost $25 or less.
  3. It will make a good gift for someone you know.

Patterns are free with the purchase of the recommended yarn for the duration of the season. Knit and crochet instruction is free with attendance at any of our Sunday knit-alongs.

We will also be posting all 24 patterns in our shop on Ravelry.com for purchase. See our Ravelry shop here: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/over-the-rainbow-yarn-design/

For those who live away, if you purchase the recommended yarn from our online store at shopovertherainbowyarn.com and include a comment with the 12 Weeks pattern you’d like us to include when you place your order, we’d be glad to send it along with your yarn. We’d love to see photos and comments on our Ravelry pattern pages! If you’re on Facebook, you can also post your comments+photos to our Facebook page.

Here’s the complete 12 Weeks of Christmas schedule. Show up at 10:00am or 2:00pm (whichever you like!) on the following dates to join us for a knit-and-crochet-along with free instruction. No need to register in advance. All levels of experience are always welcome!

Week #1 Oct. 2 | “All The Pretty Things” Hat (knit version & crochet version)

1 Skein Berroco Ginkgo, US 7 needles or US H hook

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Get the yarn. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

Week #2 Oct. 9 | Soap Sachet (knit version & crochet version)

2 skeins Cascade 220, US 7 needles or US G hook

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Get the yarn. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

Week #3 Oct. 16 | Zipper Slipper (knit version & crochet version)

1 skein Plymouth Homestead or Homestead Tweed, US 8 needles or US H hook

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Get the yarn. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

Week #4 Oct. 23 | Dryer Ball (knit & crochet versions)

2 or more skeins Cascade 220, US 7 needles or US G hook

dryer_ball_both

Get the yarn. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

Week #5 Oct. 30 | Brioche Cowl (knit & crochet versions)

2 skeins Quince & Co. Owl, US 5 needle or US H hook

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Yarn available in-store only. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

Week #6 Nov. 6 | 2-Color Unisex Hat (knit & crochet versions)

2 skeins Berroco Vintage Chunky, US 10 needles or US I hook

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Get the yarn. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

Week #7 Nov. 13 | Mug Hug & Rug (knit & crochet versions)

1 skein Malabrigo Worsted, US 7 needles or US G hook

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Get the yarn. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

Week #8 Nov. 20 | Boot Cuffs (knit & crochet versions)

1 skein Berroco Ultra Alpaca, US 7 needles or US E hookboot_cuffs_both

Get the yarn. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

Week #9 Nov. 27 | Fair Isle Mitts (knit & crochet versions)

4 skeins Plymouth Galway Sport, US 4 needles or US E hookcolorwork_mitts_both

Get the yarn. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

Week #10 Dec. 4 | Dolly (knit & crochet versions)

3 skeins Berroco Vintage DK, US 

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Get the yarn. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

Week #11 Dec. 11 | Felted Bowl (knit & crochet versions)

3 skeins Cascade 220, US 7 needles or US G hookfelt_bowl_both

Get the yarn. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

Week #12 Dec. 18 | Crochet Button Necklace & Knit Beaded Wristlets

Necklace: a few yards of any fingering-weight yarn & 20-50 buttons

Wristlets: 1 Skein Quince & Co. Chickadeebeads_buttons_both

Yarn In-Store Only. Get the knit pattern. Get the crochet pattern.

3 Comments on “12 Weeks of Christmas

  1. So sad you changed it to Sundays. I work Sundays and won’t be able to attend this year. Will you give the pattern free with yarn purchase the remainder of each week?

  2. Hi Emma!

    I’m sorry to hear you won’t be able to join us! We had so many events already planned on Saturdays this season that we realized we couldn’t possibly add one more. In November, we’ll be hosting Shawl Club, NaNiSweMo sweater workshops, and our regularly scheduled classes on Saturdays.

    The good news is we will give you any 12 Weeks patterns free with yarn purchase for the duration of the 12 Weeks of Christmas. And throughout each week, we’ll have the upcoming weekend’s project on display right up front in the shop, so you can come try it on or check it out whenever you want, including on Saturday.

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