E-News January 23rd, 2018

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Joe Cole’s Purple Invasion- 
This Saturday!!

Joe Cole is coming this Saturday with lots of incredible colors in some great bases!!

Fun Knitting Ahead!
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What’s New?
Reserve Robust is a Bulky weight single ply Fine Merino.  The hand dyed colors are awesome.
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This one hank Reserve Robust cowl has a delightful pattern stitch.
Free Pattern at The Knitter’s Edge.
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These fast knit mittens take just one hank of Reserve Robust.  Free pattern at TKE.
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7 colorways available in Reserve Robust

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Charity Knitting
Charity knitting is alive and booming at The Knitter’s Edge.  Besides our weekly Charity Knit & crochet class, we have crafters who work on their own projects.
Shown here is a beautiful lap throw crocheted by Michelle- one of our most energetic charity crocheters.  Her work is so appreciated.
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SAVE THE DATE
 
Thanks to Mother Laura- we have just set the date for The Knitter’s Edge Charity Retreat Day. This year- our 8th Annual event will be held on Monday, May 14, from 10am-3pm. The St. Francis Center for Renewal on Bridle Path Road in Bethlehem will be hosting us again.

 

No sign ups at this time- just put this date on your calendars.  This event just keeps getting bigger & bigger each year.
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Some New Designs to Try

Love- Heart Washcloth – FREE pattern

I have additional instructions for making this a  double thickness hotpad.  Reverse side is just plain garter st.  Takes just one hank of Fantasy Naturale.  Ask for the pattern when you purchase the Fantasy Naturale.
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Autopilot –  FREE Pattern
It is designed for Worsted weight yarn but can be done using any yarn you like.  We suggest Tosh DK or Tosh Vintage for a great hand as well as great colors.
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Tiny Parlor Cat –  FREE Pattern  Knit these little cuties in Encore or Berroco Comfort.

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This is a designer after my own heart- read what hr thoughts are on sock construction:
These Beachgrass Socks are knitted in the way that I believe it’s the easiest, best fitting and most durable way to knit as sock… which is also the most classic one: cuff-down and with a heel flap.
 
Make your own pair of these sweet tootsie warmers using any of the many sock weight yarn we carry.
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Classes Coming Up Soon
 
This Week’s Classes
Click on this link to get the full weekly schedule of classes- we have over 30 classes each week! 
 
Other classes coming soon:
Saturday January 27– 1-3pm
Purl Hunter Lace Sampler Shawl with Eileen

Join Eileen as she works on her shawl, and helps you work on yours!

Saturday Feb 10  1-3pm
Needlefelting with Lauren
 
Time to make some Valentines, or work on some Easter Bunnies.  Please call to sign up.
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Tuesday Feb 13  6:30 – 8:30PM
Fixing Mistakes with JoAnne

A great technique class for advanced beginners.  Learn to control your mistakes by fixing them.  Don’t let them get the best of your knitting!  Please call to sign up.  You will need to bring needles size 8 or 9, plus an optional crochet hook size F or G.

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Beginning Monday Jan 22– 1:00 – 3:00
Make a sweater for ME! with Julia
This class will continue next Monday Jan 29. 
Using a choice of top down sweater patterns, its time to make a sweater for yourself … or for a loved one.   Make a pullover or a cardigan such as Harvest shown here.  Call to sign up.
 
What’s In the Pool?
PASEA Only $5.00 /100g ball
Several patterns available- Just ask for them FREE with your yarn purchase.
Pasea- A 50/50 alpaca/wool blend.  This yarn was $15.00 now only $5.00 while they last.
130 yards/100g ball   Works up at 4 sts =1″
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Pasea cowl- wonderful for a man or a woman.

F450- Pasea Man’s Cowl

FREE pattern for one or two balls of Pasea.
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Pasea Slouchy Hat
FREE pattern – just one ball of Pasea needed.
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Pasea Ribbed Hat
FREE pattern for this one ball project.  
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About Us
You can email us at unwind@theknittersedge.com 
Visit our website at www.theknittersedge.com
Check out our extensive list of classes.
I know you will find one you will enjoy… and remember,
there is never a commitment.  Try one class, or several, it’s your choice.
JoAnne Turcotte
We are located at:
1601 West Broad St
Bethlehem, PA  18018
610-419-9276
Store Hours:
Mon: 9:30 – 4:00
Tues/Wed/Thurs: 9:30 – 9:00
Fri/Sat: 9:30 – 4:00
Closed Sundays