E-News August 23rd, 2019

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More Produce Bags

In the past few years, there has been a global movement towards the phase-out of single use plastic bags. In our own local towns, grocery stores are considering alternate reusable bags. With this ecco friendly concept in mind- we announce our new Cotton produce bag kits. Each kit contains enough Anne, a 100% fingering weight cotton, to make one bag along with a knit and a crochet pattern.
Many colors are available.
Next week: Big Market bags in Fantasy Naturale!!
Our new Cotton produce bag kits are already a huge success. Both bag patterns shown above are in each kit. And now we have 2 more mini bag patterns available- both FREE. Our two new patterns come written for larger versions as well that can be knit or crocheted with full skeins of Anne- getting about 4 bags per 100g hank of yarn. See us for these additional FREE patterns when you purchase your yarn.
Each 100g hank of Anne contains 371 yards. This yarn is spun by the makers of Fantasy Naturale- a real shop favorite. Just one hank will make several produce bags- a definite bargain.
The mini cones of Anne are a perfect size for the small produce bags- each contains 71 yards of this fingering weight cotton. So many colors to choose from.
Our new Knit produce bags look like mesh. The small one takes less than 20g of Anne (one mini cone). The larger one takes 25g of Anne. One 100g hank of Anne will make 4 of these larger knit bags. Patterns are FREE with yarn purchase.
Our new Crochet bags come in 2 sizes- The smaller one takes less than 1 mini cone of Anne. The larger one takes 25g of Anne, so a full skein will make 4 bags. Pattern is FREEl

Bio Sesia- Half Price!

Bio Sesia 5 is a beautiful Organic cotton in a fingering weight. The firm twist keeps it from splitting while providing for a relaxing knit. Several colors available at this incredible low price. FREE patterns too.
FREE Pattern with yarn purchase
FREE Pattern with yarn purchase
A 2 ball shawlette- a very stylish accent piece.
FREE Pattern with yarn purchase.

Baby Bamboo for knits and crochets!

Baby Bamboo is a super soft 80% bamboo/20% wool blend. We carry it in many colors.
Yes Yes Shawl takes less than 5 balls of Baby Bamboo. We chose 5 coordinating colors and it worked out very well. Join Becky on Saturday afternoons to make this beauty. Link is now to correct full size pattern (sorry about that)
Milly Moo
A cute cardigan for a very special baby-uses 2 colors of baby Bamboo
Waistcoat by Sirdar
A preppy look for a little man. So soft in Baby Bamboo. Pattern available at The Knitter’s Edge.
Tickets on Sale Now!

Tickets on Sale Now

Bus Seat tickets for Our Annual Trek to the NY Sheep & Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY are now ready for Sale! Call or come in to purchase your tickets for either the Saturday (Oct 19) or Sunday (Oct 20) bus trip.

Click Here for Full Flyer.

Save the Date

This 3rd annual event has grown dramatically for this year. The number of vendors has doubled! Visit our Facebook Page for more details.

Classes

This Week’s Classes

 We have over 30 classes each week!
Upcoming Classes
Christmas Stockings with Eileen
Wednesdays | 4-6pm & 6:30 – 8:30pm
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!
Lets Play with Beads
Tuesday & Thursday evenings
6:30 – 8:30pm with Maggie
Join Maggie to try your first foray into the beading world!
Ironish starts at the tip of the right wing and works across to the tip of the left wing. The right wing has increases to get to the rectangular lace section, and the left wing uses decreases to bring your stitch count back down again.
Ironish plays with texture, an optional beaded edging and two colors of fingering weight yarn. Do we ever have a lot of fingering weight yarns- so your choices will be endless!
Please call to sign up. Other project ideas welcome as well.
The bottom photo is of Maggies own Ironish- Love the beads!
Stockings with Julia
Mondays in September – 1-3pm
Knit up a Christmas Stocking before the December rush! Embellish yours with Intarsia, Fair Isle and Duplicate Stitch.
We have many patterns to choose from. Please call to sign up.
Class Begins Sept 9.
Crochet Projects Class with Becky
Wed beginning Aug 14 | 3:30 – 5:30pm
Join Becky in a weekly session to work on your crochet project- and we have loads of suggestions. Beginners through expert crocheters welcome!
This will be fun and educational!
Call to sign up.
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.
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.
Note: The fish is a FREE pattern!
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