E-News August 17th, 2018

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It’s Rhinebeck Time!

Bus Tickets on Sale Now!

Tickets are on sale now!  Call or stop by the shop to reserve your seat.  Download the event 

Iron Pigs Tickets are In!

If you ordered Iron Pigs Tickets for our 
Monday, August 27 Stitch N’ Pitch Night –they are now ready for pickup!!  Stop by the shop anytime prior to August 27 so you can take your tickets with you.   
We can also leave them at Will Call for you at CocaCola Park.
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This Saturday!  

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Come join Joe Cole of What The Flock Yarn & Fiber at The Knitter’s Edge for a fun Saturday on August 18th from 11am-3pm while we host “Mini Bar Madness.”
This event will showcase over 50 colors of 20g fingering weight Superwash Merino minis for you to pick from. We’ll also have something special setup for those that buy 5 or more minis. What’s not to love about creating your own color palette?  Make you own 5 pack, 6 pack, or even 10 pack!  Plus, we will have lots of pattern ideas to share.  Here are just a few:
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Mini Bar Exclusive Shawl- we used 5 minis to create 
this easy to knit piece.  FREE pattern.
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Cirrus – FREE Crochet Pattern.  We crocheted this with a What the Flock 10 step gradient set- (10 minis).

Our exclusive Unicorn Fist Fight Cowl.  Knit with 1– 50g hank plus 4 minis.  Perfect project for beginners. FREE pattern with your yarn purchase.

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Joe will be able to bring us some of his new 17 micron Aran superwash.  This yarn will blow you away!! 

Our Traveling Cowl looks great in Joe’s 17 micron Aran- colorway is Lady Rainicorn.  FREE Pattern.

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The Amanda Hat is a classic textured stitch beanie that is ultra soft in the 17 micron Aran.

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The Graham Hat is a wonderful topper for man or woman.  The textured ribbing works so well with the colors.
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What’s New?

Welcome Mega Cakes!

 
Same great Encore Mega now in a 150g self striping cake.  96 yards.  One cake will make a bunch of great projects.  Two cakes, or a pairing with Solid Encore Mega, will make things even better!  This will be a BIG winner for the holidays.  8 great colorways available. 
8 FREE patterns- all downloadable on Ravelry. 
F861- Chula Earflap Hat– takes just one cake of 
Mega Cakes
F865- Girls Poncho uses 1 or 2 cakes plus 1 ball of Encore Mega, depending on size. 
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What’s in The Pool?

Sprout & Song at 40% off!

Sprout by Classic Elite

Sprout  is a 100% organic cotton at a nubby chunky weight gauge. 109 yards/100g

Sprout Chevron Baby Throw is a FREE pattern using 3 skeins of Sprout.

 

Song by Classic Elite

Song is a soft cotton/wool blend.  This is a great year round yarn.  Wonderful for baby as well as adult pieces.
110 yds /50g  DK weight gauge.
Song Baby Hats  — 3 hat designs are available on this FREE pattern for baby/toddler hats using just one ball of Song in each color.
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Prayer Shawl Gathering

The 11th Annual Prayer Shawl Gathering will be held on Sunday Oct 28.  This is a yearly gathering of Prayer Shawl ministries from the Lehigh Valley and beyond.  If you know of any Prayer Shawl or Charity Knitting groups that may wish to attend, please forward their contact information to me: JoAnne@theknittersedge.com.   It is difficult to keep an updated list without everyone’s help. 
You may also forward the linked Flyer to interested parties to invite them to this event.  Thank you.
 

Classes Coming Soon

This Week’s Classes

Classes for the weeks of August 13 & August 20 

Click on this link to get the full weekly schedule of classes.
We have over 30 classes each week!
Other classes coming soon:

DYEING!!

2 Dyeing Classes with Joe Cole

Saturday Aug 25 — 10-12 and 1-3.

Joe has an exciting new technique to share with you for this class. Yarn Marbling! He’ll be showing you how to

yarn marble on knitted blanks in fingering and aran weight, as well as on regular skeins.  Come see the dyed blanks & hanks in person!
(Disclaimer: results will vary from person to person and between preknit fabric and loose skeins.)
Price for class will be $30 (excluding yarn).  Fee is payable by cash or credit card at time of sign up.
The Knitter’s Edge will have Yarn & Blanks needed for class for purchase.
If you’d like to dye additional yarn, an extra $5 for class + purchase of the additional yarn will be required.  Call to sign up.

WEAVING!!

Monday August 20 & 27-  12:30 – 4:00pm, and 12:30 – 3:30pm

Weaving 101 with Lynn

Learn to weave using a Cricket rigid heddle loom.  Class includes 6.5 hours of instruction, all class handouts, Galway yarn for a scarf such as the one shown here, and loan of a cricket loom for the week.  Cost $85.  Call to register- class size limited to 6 students.

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Beginner Classes!

At TKE we are proud to have so many classes perfect for beginners. If one of our special sessions does not fit your schedule- do not worry- beginners are always welcome in any regular class, at any time.