E-News April 16th, 2019

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The Sale Continues

Our great close-out prices continue on so many fine yarns.

Baby Yarns

Eco Baby Cotton- 37% off

Eco Baby is an organic cotton in Sport weight.
So soft and pure.
Many colors available- now at a close out price.
A beautiful sweater for your little one.
A FREE pattern. Make 2 hats with
2 balls- reversing colors.
Baby Washcloths
FREE pattern at TKE with your yarn purchase.
A one piece baby cardigan

Toybox Yarns – 43% off

100% acrylic worsted weight baby yarn.
240 yards /100g ball.
Many colors available at a low, low price.
2 crochet blankets designed by our own Amy Gromes.
FREE pattern with your yarn purchase.
A blanket knit from the center out. Look at that striping!! FREE pattern with your yarn purchase.
Mitered Square work with Encore Worsted and Toybox. FREE Pattern with your yarn purchase.

Ravelry Inspirations

Spring Sweaters!!

An easy to knit raglan for baby- knit in Snuggly DK or Dreambaby DK.
FREE Pattern.
A poncho for child to adult- knit it in Encore Chunky or Forget Me Not
A sport to DK weight design. Knit it in Tosh Sport or Calico for spring.
Knit this beauty in WTF Flocking DK or Zooey cotton/ linen blend.

For Our Veterans

Patriotic Prayer Shawl
A prayer shawl design perfect for our Veterans in Hospice.
Knit it in 3 balls of Encore Worsted. We will collect the finished shawls and deliver them to local hospice units.
6 colors of Encore (2 reds, 2 whites, 2 blues) on sale 10% off until end of April.
Upcoming Special Events
Our Bus Trip to MD Sheep & Wool Festival has a couple of seats still available- call soon to sign up. Date: Saturday May 4.
Our Charity Retreat on May 13 still has some seats available. You will want to sign up soon so as to not miss out on this relaxing day.


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

Upcoming Classes

April offerings are full of technique classes and
new multi class projects. More May classes coming soon!

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 are cloths done in 1 week by beginning knitters. Please call to sign up.

Beginner’s Class- Knit & Crochet

Saturdays 1-3pm with Becky

Starting Saturday April 6, Becky’s Saturday afternoon class will become
a beginner’s class- both knit & crochet, with a strong focus on techniques. Please call to sign up, just so we know who’s coming.
Easy mosaic work. Knit it in Malabrigo Dos Tierras or another
DK weight yarn.
A stunning Mosaic shawl. We knit ours in Silky Wool- 3 colors needed.
Use other DK weight yarns as well.

Mosaic Shawl with Julia

Monday April 15 & 29 | 1-3pm.

I am always asked “What more can I do with Mosaic work beyond washcloths?” Well, here are some perfect examples. Both of these beautiful shawls are knit with DK weight yarns. Call to sign up.

Weaving 101 wth Lynn

Tuesday May 14 & 21 | 3:30 – 7:00pm

Learn to weave with our beginner’s class on the Cricket Rigid Heddle Loom. Class includes 6.5 hours of class, loan of the loom, all handouts, plus yarn for your first project- a scarf. Only 6 students per class. Cost: $85
Call to register.

Short Rows with Becky

Monday April 22 | 1-3pm

Learn to work short rows while making a cloth with Fantasy Naturale.
Becky will take a look at other short row methods as well. Other short row cloth patterns will be available for you to take home too. Please call to sign up.

Needlefelting with Lauren

Saturday April 27 | 1-3pm

Needlefelting is fun! You can needlefelt onto a flat piece or you can create 3D creatures such as this snail. So many options! Call to sign up. This class does fill up!

History of Knitting with Pat

Saturday April 27 | 1-3pm

Pat will continue her lecture series (now it’s a series) with History of Knitting in the Scandinavian countries, as well as Iceland, Eastern Europe, the Faroe Islands and the Baltic. Call to sign up, and bring your knitting. Part 3- Coming soon:
History of Knitting in the Americas.

Skill Builder CAL

Wednesdays 4-6pm with Becky

Begins May 1
On May 1, Becky will 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.
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