E-News November 27th, 2018

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Now its time for giving Tuesday

 

a time to think of those less fortunate.
We at TKE have chosen to support the local Soup Kitchen at Trinity Episcopal Church in Bethlehem.  
Mother Laura says they already have a large box of knit hats ready to go.  But they can really use scarves and cowls- (TKE has lots of patterns), and socks- not hand knit socks- just the good cotton ones from Target or Walmart.  
Dry socks are a most needed item for the homeless members of our community.  We will be collecting all these at The Knitter’s Edge. 
And remember, this Saturday December 1– 
Brian Young – our favorite local potter – will be at the shop with his beautiful wares- and he has much more than just yarn bowls!

Sales Continue!

 

All of our special sales from the weekend are still on sale!  

Lykke Straight Needle sets  
and Red Gate Jewelry kits still on sale too!
 

What’s New? 

 

Mountain Meadow

100% Mountain Merino from Wyoming’s Mountain Meadow is a yarn crafted in the heart of the American West.  Each 50g hank contains 200 yards of 2 ply squooshy fiber.  Colors are natural heathers in Cody and marled heathers in MM Tweed Sport.  You will love this yarn- the feel is incredible.

Faux Cabled Hat knit with just one 50g hank of Mountain Meadow Cody.  FREE pattern. 
Our Dash Line Mitts take one hank of Mountain Meadow Tweed Sport.  FREE Pattern.
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New “Socks Plus” from Blue Heron 

100g of Fine Merino with 20% added nylon.  420 yards of really nice sock weight yarn.   Make socks for sure, but also wonderful for scarves, shawls, hats & mitts.  This “straight to closeout” special is so well priced at just $18.00 /hank.

It’s the time of year again to think about Holiday gift knitting and crochet.  For these 12 weeks we will offer up some great gift ideas for everyone on your list. 

Week 9- Malabrigo Goodies

 
Mechita Diagonal Lace Scarf– FREE Pattern that uses just one hank of Mechita.

Mechita –  a fingering weight single with 420 yards/100g hank.  So many pretty colors to choose from!
100% superwash Merino.

Super Simple Sock Shawl- FREE pattern needing just one hank of Mechita.

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Berroco Aero! 

Berroco’s Aero is a light and lofty blend of alpaca, nylon, and wool that works up quickly with larger knitting needles and crochet hooks. The vivid color combinations work perfectly with easy, simple projects.  Lots of colorways to choose from.
 
Piave Cardigan –  pretty, and so light & lofty.  Perfect for inside wear on cold winter days.
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Aero Cowl- FREE Pattern.  You won’t believe how light this garment is!  Takes just one cake of Aero.
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Save these Dates!

Many special events are planned for December, and beyond.  Please save these dates!
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Remember… 
Tickets don’t go on sale until December 3. 
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Classes Coming Soon

This Week’s Classes

Classes for the weeks of Nov 26 & Dec 3

Click on this link to get the full weekly schedule of classes.
We have over 30 classes each week!
Other classes coming soon:
 

Tuesday December 11– 6:30 – 8:30pm

Moebius Cast on with Becky

Learn the Moebius cast on while creating a beautiful moebius cowl.  Becky knit hers with just one hank of DK weight Malabrigo Arroyo and a 40″ size 8 needle.
Please call to sign up.  You will need about 350 yards of a sport- DK weight yarn- (we love the Arroyo for its colorways), plus a size 8 needle- size 40- 47″.
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Saturday December 8– 1-3pm

Warping Board Demo with Lynn

Lynn will be showing how to warp with a warping board.
Come to see how it is done.  We seldom have time during our weaving classes to show this alternative method.  Come see it on the 8th.  Call to sign up please.

Saturday, Dec 8– Needlefelting with Lauren–  1-3pm

This class fills up fast so call to sign up soon.   Felted ornaments will be on the mix for sure!
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Monday, Dec 3– 1-3pm

Building Blocks with Julia

Its never too late to start your own afghan.

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Monday Dec 10– 1-3pm

Last minute mittens with Julia
Join Julia to knit up a pair of mittens with a FREE Tincan Knits pattern and any size yarn  (for any size hand).
Call to sign up.
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Monday Dec 17– 1-3pm

Super Fast Hat to Cowl with Julia

Knit up a hat that does double duty as a cowl.  Rasta and big needles wll make fast work of this project- just in time for holiday gift giving.   Other bulky yarns that will  work as well are:  WTF Flocking Bulky, Freia Super Bulky, and Reserve Robust.  Call to sign up.

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