E-News May 10th, 2019

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Mother’s Day Ideas


The Nightshift is a large shawl knit in worsted weight yarn (but really almost any weight yarn will do). Shown here is an unblocked Nightshift shawl knit in two colors of NORO Ito. It is STUNNING!! Come see! Blocking to be done Saturday night.

Mother’s Day!!!

Consider an Atenti Bag for Mother’s Day.
Our entire stock is now on sale at 10% off until May 11.
Tear Drop Pure Silk Project bags from Thailand.
2 styles, about 10 colors. All on sale this week 50% off!
Were $23.00 now only $11.49. They are going fast.
Soaps from A Natural Alternative can make fine Mother’s Day Gifts. The scents are so soothing.
Locally made ceramic Yarn Bowls are a gift no Mother can resist.

A New NORO Yarn

Geshi by NORO is a blend of Cotton/Rayon/Silk/Wool in a large 656 yds/200g cake. Yarn has next to the skin softness, and striping colors as only NORO can do. Try our FREE Pattern for the Geshi Triangular Shawl- takes one cake.
Geshi is presented as a 200g cake in 8 beautiful colorways
Just arrived- come see this garment in person.
This is a really fun piece to knit and to wear. FREE Pattern.

Dye Class with Joe Cole!

This year’s featured dyeing class at The Knitter’s Edge is called “Speckle It !” and hopefully by the title you can guess what you’ll be doing. That’s right, we’ll be doing one of the many speckling dye methods. You’ll also get the option to do a lite single color over- dye.
There will be 2 sessions on Saturday June 15. 10 – 12pm & 1 – 3pm.
Class cost is $25, which includes materials needed for dyeing. Does not include yarn. Class fee covers the dyeing of 1 skein. Additional skeins may be dyed for an additional fee of $5 per skein.
The Knitter’s edge has the undyed yarn and sock blanks (superwash only for this method) for sale at the shop.
Please wear something comfortable that you do not mind getting ruined. This method of speckling can get messy and you might get dye on clothing.
Dye Class Seats on sale NOW at TKE.
Contact us at TKE to sign up. (610-419-9276) Registration fee payable upon sign up.

FREE Sock Pattern

Knit up a pair of short cuff socks for summer. Cobasi DK is a non- wool breathable fiber for great comfort. The pattern is written in many sizes from infant to adult large. Cobasi DK is available in a full range of colors.
Just ask for the FREE sock pattern with your Cobasi DK yarn purchase.

New Rustic Silk

Our Rustic Silk Shawl is a FREE pattern at The Knitter’s Edge with your purchase of 2 hanks of Rustic Silk.
100% Silk- 437 yds/100g Incredible!


This Week’s Classes
 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

Constellate Hat
Tuesdays in May 6:30 – 8:30 with Maggie
It is now MadMay- Ravelry’s annual event to celebrate everything Madelinetosh. Maggie’s new Tuesday project class is celebrating MadMay
by taking on the design Constellate. It’s a hat to knit in TML or Twist Light. Choose your Tosh color, and get your pattern. Please call to sign up. Constellate
Mondays 1-3pm with Julia
Beginning May 13
Join Julia to knit up your “one of a kind” Nightshift shawl or Shift cowl. We will have several samples to show and so many colors of yarn to choose from. If you can’t make Julia’s class- join in almost any other class to work on your shawl. This is a shop wide project! We are all joining in!
Julia also taking on The Shift!
Mondays 1-3pm with Julia
Beginning May 13
The Shift Cowl is finished and at the shop to view. We knit it in Silky Wool.
Now knitting one in Nuna. So many other Sport to DK weight yarns to use as well, such as Cleo & Phoenix DK.
Mitered Squares
Saturday May 18 |1-3pm with Becky
Learn to knit up a mitered square, link them together, and pick up & work a border. With these skills you can make a washcloth, purse, shawl, or even an afghan. Bring size 7 needles. Fantasy Naturale yarn kits will be available. Please call to sign up.
New Beginner’s Class
Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 with Regina
This will be a class with a theme- “Washcloths are a Great Way to Learn”. Using Fantasy Naturale cotton, Regina will help you work your way through many techniques- learning new knitting skills -one cloth at a time. Shown here is an owl cloth knit last week- time to learn cables! Please call to sign up.
Beginner & Intermediate Class- Knit & Crochet
Saturdays 1-3pm with Becky
Becky’s Saturday afternoon class has become a beginner-intermediate class- both knit & crochet, with a strong focus on techniques. ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME.
Please call to sign up.
Builder CAL
Wednesdays 3:30 – 5:30pm with Becky
Began May 1, ongoing class
Join Becky to take up Edie Eckman’s Skill Builder CAL project.
The yarn used for this afghan is Encore Worsted- with over 100 colors to choose from! Increase your skill level, one afghan square at a time.
Note time change.
This week: Skyping with Edie!
History of Knitting in The Americas
Saturday June 1 | 1-3pm with Pat
The final part of Pat’s lecture series- This time on knitting history close to home. Pat has the best stories in this part (in my opinion). Call to sign up please so we know how many to expect. Plan on bringing your knitting.
Saturday June 1 | 1-3pm with Lauren.
Needlefelting is fun- you all know that by now. First timers can make something great- like this turtle!
Bring extra cash for fiber and needles. Call to sign up.
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