Patterns to Use with Advent Calendar Yarn Sets

I’ve written about the existence of calendar yarn in 2017 Advent sets and 2018 Advent sets, Advent KALs, using the Bear in Sheep’s Clothing Advent set, and even creating your own mini skein fade from leftover bits – but today I’m focusing just on the patterns that work well with mini skein sets.

This post includes a list of knitting patterns ideally suited for mini skein fades or sets. As we get into Autumn, I’ll do a post with Hanukkah calendar sets (like this one) because I’m hoping that becomes a thing. And as my book release gets closer, I’ll divulge more information about the two mini skein shawls to be released at Halloween.


Mini Skeins Shine in These Patterns:


Not Designed for Minis, but Works Well:

Advent Focused Patterns:

Leftovers/Minis with a Full Neutral Skein:

(sometimes a full skein is offered as an add-on for Advent sets)

Fades for larger yardages:

Countless Leftovers/Mini Skeins:

Useful for Leftovers:

What is your favourite pattern for mini skeins?

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