Finish It for Fall

The end of summer is bittersweet; for those of us who love yarn, it’s time to start dreaming about chilly weather projects as well as plan ahead for holiday gifts. If a yarn basket full of UFOs (un-finished objects) is taking up too much physical and mental space, we’re here to set you free! Last year’s sweater project that just needs blocking and a neckband? Single skeins in search of stash-busting patterns? That second sock? Tidying up brings plenty of rewards when you participate in Finish It! for Fall. The idea is simple: before August 31, bring in any project you’ve finished since March using Uncommon Threads yarn, and we’ll heap admiration, recognition and yes, prizes on you for a job well done. Specifically…

  •     We’ll take a picture of you and your finished project for our Wall of Fame (real and virtual: in the shop; on Ravelry, Facebook, Instagram and our website. You can opt out of the virtual Wall if you wish.)
  •     Your name will go in to a prize drawing to be announced in September at Open Knit Night. The grand prize is a $100 gift certificate to Uncommon Threads!
  •     If you’ve finished a sweater, you’ll also receive a coupon for 10% off a future purchase.
  •     If you’ve finished your FIRST sweater ever, you’ll receive the 10% off coupon and a special gift.

Take a look at what your fellow knitters and crocheters have submitted so far:

Barbara S: Paulina

Barbara S: Paulina in Shibui Twig

Dana C: Poncho

Dana C: Poncho in Cascade 128 Superwash

Dana C: Boy's Hoodie

Dana C: Boy’s Hoodie in Cascade 220 Superwash

Jo Beth F: Original design

Jo Beth F: Original design in Malabrigo Mora and Habu N-84

Dina S: +SSS Cowl

Dina S: +SSS Cowl in Artyarns Silk Pearl and Ito Tetsu

Ann J: American Flag

Ann J: American Flag in Cascade 128 Superwash

Christine S: Baby Cardigan

Christine S: Baby Cardigan in Debbie Bliss Eco Baby Prints

Emma K: Rosemary & Thyme

Emma K: Rosemary & Thyme cardigan in Stacy Charles Nina

Emma K: Hamlin Peak

Emma K: Hamlin Peak in Katia Creta

Emma K: Simple Straight Skirt

Emma K: Simple Straight Skirt in Rowan Felted Tweed

Leah B: Amigurumi Horse

Leah B: Amigurumi Horse from Toft kit

Ngarling K: Jumo

Ngarling K: Jumo in Rowan Softyak

Janet R: Vivo Tee

Janet R: Vivo Tee in Filatura di Crosa Tempo

Naoko I: Vivo Tee

Naoko I: Vivo Tee in Filatura di Crosa Tempo

Jo Beth F: Nova, Rowan Pure Linen

Jo Beth F: Nova

Jo Beth F: Sweet Wrap

Jo Beth F: Sweet Wrap, Filatura di Crosa Nirvana, Be Sweet Extra Fine Boucle

Jo Beth F: Cameo

Jo Beth F: Cameo, Dragonfly Pixie and Rowan Kidsilk Haze

Jo Beth F: Shalom Cardigan

Jo Beth F: Shalom Cardigan, Frog Tree Chunky Alpaca

Veronica K: Shawl, Shibui Pebble and Koigu

Veronica K: Shawl, Shibui Pebble and Koigu

Kim H: Cowl

Kim H: Cowl, Cascade 128 Superwash

Karen B: Colina

Karen B: Colina, Shibui Staccato

Karen B: Vitamin D

Karen B: Vitamin D, Fibre Company Road to China Light

Karen B: Etch

Karen B: Etch, Shibui Linen and Cima

Karen B: Hyacinth Tank

Karen B: Hyacinth Tank, Stacy Charles Nina and Flora

Karen B: Seasilk Tunic

Karen B: Seasilk Tunic, Malabrigo Mora

Karen B: Shibui Mix 27

Karen B: Shibui Mix 27, Shibui Linen

Jo Beth F: Scarf

Jo Beth F: Scarf, Habu Kasuri

Jo Beth F: +SSS

Jo Beth F: +SSS, Rowan Pure Linen and Ito Tetsu

Jo Beth F: Fibonacci scarf

Jo Beth F: Fibonacci scarf, Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino and Filatura di Crosa Zara

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Jo Beth F: Striped Vest

Jo Beth F: Striped Vest, Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino

Jo Beth F: Ba-able Hat

Jo Beth F: Ba-able Hat, Jamieson’s Shetland Heather Aran

Jo Beth F: Picot-Edge Washcloth

Jo Beth F: Picot-Edge Washcloth, Rowan Cotton Glace

Jo Beth F: Scribbles

Jo Beth F: Scribbles, Rowan Kidsilk Haze and handspun

Kathy L: Anouk

Kathy L: Anouk, Berroco Modern Cotton

Kathy L: Ba-able Hat

Kathy L: Ba-able Hat, Cascade 220 Superwash

Kira V: Tunic

Kira V: Tunic, Classic Elite Sanibel

Kira V: Amiga

Kira V: Amiga, Rowan Panama

Kira V: Coral

Kira V: Coral, Isager Viscolin

Margaret P: Crochet tunic

Margaret P: Crochet tunic, Rowan Summerlite 4ply

Terrie W: Something in the Air

Terrie W: Something in the Air, Fibre Company Acadia

Leah B: Tee

Leah B: Tee, Handmaiden Seasilk

Leah B: Yuri

Leah B: Yuri, Rowan Cotton Lustre

Jo Beth F: Silken Straw Summer Sweater

Jo Beth F: Silken Straw Summer Sweater, Berroco Linsey

Sylvie L: Short Sleeve Cardigan

Sylvie L: Short Sleeve Cardigan, Bergere de France Cabourg

Sylvie L: Lorne

Sylvie L: Lorne, Rowan Pure Linen

Dee P: 5 Point Shawl

Dee P: 5 Point Shawl, Misti Alpaca Pima Silk

Cathy A: Baby set

Cathy A: Baby set, Malabrigo Rios

Cathy A: Cowl

Cathy A: Horizontal Ribbed Cowl

Barbara S: Meridian

Barbara S: Meridian, Shibui Rain

Barbara S: Slope

Barbara S: Slope, Shibui Twig

Carol D: Triangle shawl

Carol D: Triangle shawl, Freia Merino Silk Sport

Kim H: Cowl

Kim H: Cowl, Shibui Dune

Dana C: Volute

Dana C: Volute, Shibui Silk Cloud

Dana C: Shawl

Dana C: Shawl, Malabrigo Sock

Dana C: Cabled cowl

Dana C: Cabled cowl, Tosh Vintage

Dana C: Tunic

Dana C: Tunic, Noro Silk Garden

Sylvie L: Freshwater Shawl

Sylvie L: Freshwater Shawl, Swans Island Fingering and Noro Taiyo Sock