E-News February 6th, 2018

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NEW from What The Flock: DC vs Marvel

Knit up 10 baby socks with 1 set of What The Flock Flocking Minis.  Each mini skein contains 46 yards of fingering weight merino.  FREE Pattern
Joe Cole’s Mini Skein set contains 5 DC colorways and 5 Marvel Colorways:
Aquaman – yellow orange / green / teal
bad ass smart ass great ass – red/black
captain america – red / blue / white
jubilee – black / pink / denim / green
incredible hulk – green / purple
jean grey – yellow / green / orange
jessica jones – blue / white / purple
the flash – yellow/orange / red
knight wing – black / denim / blue
1960s batman – grey / yellow / blue

We also have full size skeins of most
of these colorways.
WTF Cowl- Let the DC vs Marvel fight happen around your neck.

FREE Tubular Cowl Pattern using 10 x 10g mini skeins of Flocking Sock.  FREE Pattern

That’s just one set of DC vs Marvel!
Special Projects for Your Sweetie
Valentine’s Day is coming up quick.  We’ve got many great ideas to WOW that special someone.
Valentine Kitty Hat –  FREE Pattern.  Child’s size, make it with Sirdar Snuggly DK.
knit in Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light.

Little Queen of Hearts– we knit ours up

           in Cleo cotton- a very pretty red.

New Heart Washcloth- fast to knit up before Valentine’s Day.  FREE pattern needing less than one hank of Fantasy Naturale Cotton.

Love The Winter Hat– FREE pattern. Knit it in Encore Worsted for every member of the family.
Honeysuckle Fingerless Mitts–  a FREE Pattern Lovely lace mitts yield a delicate look.  Knit them for someone you love in Breathless, Airie, or Happy Feet.

Olympics Ideas

The Olympics begin on Thursday, will you be ready??? Knit up a Fair Isle hat (this is a different one than in the last newsletter), or just work on a Washcloth.  You need an Olympics project!  It’s a Tradition!
2018 Winter Games Hat –  FREE Pattern to knit up in DK Merino Superwash
Olympics Rings Cloth– A FREE Pattern to make in Fantasy Naturale cotton.

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:
Monday February 19  10:00 – 3:00
2 Handed Fair Isle with Linda Miller
Learn to work Fair Isle knitting with both hands.  There is homework.  Requires 2 half balls of Encore and size 7 or 8 circular needles.  Call to sign up and to receive the homework (getting ribbing started).
Wednesday Feb 27  3:30 – 6:30pm
Weaving 201 with Lynn
Take the next step in your riggid heddle loom work.  Learn different warp and weft colorwork patterns.  You will need to come with loom prewarped.  Call for more details.  Loom loan for class available.  Class cost:  $35.00
Saturday Feb 10  1-3pm
Needlefelting with Lauren
Time to make some Valentines, or work on some Easter Bunnies.  Please call to sign up.
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.


What’s In the Pool?

3 Chunky Yarns- all at 50% off!

Ella Rae Chunky Merino Superwash- Squooshy soft-  now only $7.50/100g hank.


Eta Beta is a 50/50 wool acrylic thick & thin that yields so much texture to ay accessory- now just $4.00/50g ball.

Mushishi Big is a one ply wool with a touch of Silk. Now just $7.49/100g hank.  We have so many project ideas for this beautiful yarn.