Knitalong SYF 2023 – We knit a shawl together!

To get the Swiss Yarn Festival into the right mood we have planned a Knitalong! We knit together on Instagram the “Suspiria Shawl” which was specially designed for the festival.

How does the Knitalong work?

At the Knitalong the pattern “Suspiria Shawl” by Soraya Garcia is knitted . An asymetrical shawl.

The manual is available in 5 languages. German, English, French, Italian and Spanish and will be published on January 29, 2023. Anyone who buys a kit from one of the exhibitors will receive the instructions free of charge.


Release: January 29, 2023
Start of the Knitalong: February 19, 2023
End of the Knitalong: April 02, 2023

condition of participation

Any national or international person who knits the “Suspiria Shawl” may participate. No matter which yarn is used or if the person is a visitor of the Swiss Yarn Festival.

Participation is via Instagram. You can also chat and ask questions in the Yedraknits Ravelry group during the Knitalong. However, the prizes will only be raffled via Instagram.

The Swiss Yarn Festival regularly shares entries with the hashtags below in their story and will keep it as a highlight.


Required: #syf2023knitalong
Optional: #swissysyarnfestival2023 #syf2023 #suspiriashawl

At the Festival

At the festival on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 13.30 a group picture will be taken in front of the Riverside with the designer. His “Suspiria Shawl” may also be presented on all 3 days.

Here you will find some kits from our exhibitors (is updated continuously) or on Instagram with #syf2023knitalongkits

During the Knitalong the following prizes will be raffled in regular intervals under the Instagram contributions with #syf2023knitalong.

One 50g skein Kid Mohair/Silk (70/30) and one 100g skeine Wool/Alpaca/Mohair (60/30/10) in a special dye.
– ForeverTaigaYarns-

Coupon Code for Ravelry, with which you can download a knitting pattern for free (excluded are the patterns which are currently only available as a kit)
– Butzeria-