E-News July 23rd, 2019

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Time for a Road Trip?

Summertime is travel time!
If a road trip is in your future- set your GPS to Bethlehem!
This coming weekend would be the prefect time as we are hosting
a HUGE Tent Sale!!
with our huge tent full of yarn bargains.
Friday, Saturday, Monday
July 26-29th.

Upcoming Events

Save the Dates: July 26-29th

Our Annual Tent Sale!

This coming weekend
Fri 7/26, Sat 7/27 & Mon 7/29 (inside the shop).
This year we will be concentrating all of our efforts on moving inventory off of our shelves to make room for new products.
Amazing low, low, low prices will be found under our tent.
You don’t want to miss this!

Hurtin’ Fingers?

Join Denise for some certified Hand, Arm, & Shoulder stretches that will ease pain from Knitting and Crocheting
Stretching for Knitters- Sat Aug 3- $15 call to register

Yarn Dyeing with Joe Cole

On Saturday Aug 10 we welcome back Joe Cole of What The Flock.
He will be teaching 2 dyeing classes: morning class for adults working with speckle dyeing and color washes; afternoon class for kids working with dyeing roving fiber for use later. Lots of information on this Downloadable Flyer
Call to sign up.

Learn to Read Crochet Charts with Becky

As is true with knitting, learning to read crochet charts will be a blessing. Join Becky on Monday July 29 | 1-3pm to start learning to read these charts. It may not all happen in a day, so please continue to work with Becky in future classes to learn more. Call to sign up.
Becky’s Virus Meets Granny is a crochet shawl that extends the
Virus motif into the Granny motif.
It is shown here so elegantly by Linda in her newsletter debut.
Becky started another Virus Meets Granny Shawl
shown here in Lang Yarns Jawoll Twin.

Christmas Stockings In August

Don’t wait til December 15 to decide you need to knit a Christmas Stocking!
Now is the time to choose your pattern (we have many more), yarn, and colors and join Eileen starting Wednesday August 7 | 4 – 6pm and 6:30 – 8:30pm.
Call to sign up!
Here, a traditional Christmas Stocking is knit in Encore. Santa has soft fuzzy Angora trim. Patterns by Ann Norling.
This is a more modern stocking, knit again in Encore Worsted. Outside the box color choices will shine in this design.

Travel Knitting

Summer Travel time is here and if you are like me, you pack your knitting first! Take a look at these projects for some interesting travel knitting.
A one skein project- perfect for those special hanks of sock yarn
FREE Pattern.
5 washcloths to knit in Cleo cotton or Fantasy Naturale. Small projects for trips. FREE Patterns.
Many consider socks the perfect car project. Knit these in CoBaSi DK or What The Flock Flockin’ DK.
FREE Pattern.
Be ready for Fall (cooler weather will come) with these one skein wonders.
FREE Pattern.


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

Upcoming Classes

Weaving 101 with Lynn
Monday August 19 & 26 12:30 – 3:45pm
Join Lynn to start mastering the Rigid Heddle Loom. This class includes yarn to make a woven scarf, loan of a Cricket Loom, 6+ hours of instruction, and all handouts. Cost $85. Class limited to 6 students. Call to sign up.
Tuesday evenings
6:30 – 8:30pm with Maggie
Design your own Fair Isle Hat or Cowl. This wonderful fun design by Tin Can Knits comes with black & white grid charts to color in with colored pencils. See what your project will look like before you knit. We love Tin Can Knits! This is a
FREE Pattern. Check out Ravelry to see what over 500 others have done!
Maggie is using DK Merino Superwash. Anthology
Maggie’s Anthology Cowl looks so good in DK Merino Superwash
Its Summer Project Time
Monday August 5 | 1-3pm with Julia
Summer is a great time to work on a larger sweater or shawl project. So if you have one started or want to begin a perfect summer garment- Join Julia on August 5 to continue your project. Julia has lots of warm weather knitting ideas, such as Julia’s own design: Storm Chasing.
Call to sign up.
Soldotna Crop with Julia
Summer Mon & Wed Mornings 10-12pm
Knit in Silky Wool, this adorable crop top is so fashionable these days. Julia will lead you through the Fair Isle work in this fine design. During the Summer, come to Julia’s Monday &/or Wednesday morning classes for additional work on the Soldotna Crop or Navelli.
Navelli with Julia
Summer Mon & Wed Mornings 10-12pm
Another cropped Fair Isle Top- this one knit in a fingering weight yarn such as Breathless. Julia will lead you through this design if you choose, during any Monday or Wednesday morning summer class, plus Monday August 5 | 1-3pm.
New Beginner’s Class
Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 with Regina
Regina’s class is working on hats in the round right now, and soon will be taking on a baby sweater in pieces where they will learn increases, decreases. and most importantly seaming! Please call to sign up.
Horizonte – NEW CLASS in July
Mondays 10-12pm & 1-3pm
Fridays 10-12pm & 1-3pm w/ Debra
Debra’s design for a textured poncho in one of our favorite yarns: Silky Wool. This easy knit provides variety for the knitter as it progresses upward. Call to sign up- come to any of Debra’s classes throughout the month. Horizonte
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.
Skill Builder CAL
Wednesdays 3:30 – 5:30pm with Becky
Ongoing class until August 7
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.
Fixing Mistakes
Monday August 12 | 1-3pm with JoAnne
Join JoAnne to learn to correct some of those simpler errors in your knitting. This class is for advanced beginners.
Bring needles- size 8 or 9, and a crochet hook size F or G.
Please call to sign up.
Learn to Read Crochet Charts
Monday July 29 | 1-3pm with Becky.
Becky has worked to provide well done crochet charts for the Virus Shawl. Create a great piece while learning to read charts- a skill that you will appreciate! We suggest
Freia Shawl Balls. Call to sign up.
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