E-News August 30th, 2019

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As August Ends…

It always seems that as August passes, so does summer. While there are certain to be warm days yet ahead, we as knitters and crocheters are beginning to dream about our fall projects.

Early Fall Favorites

A blend of alpaca, nylon, silk, and cotton. This brushed fiber is super lightweight with a white cotton strand and paillettes throughout. Knits up at a chunky weight gauge- each 50g ball boasts 165 yards.
10 Colorways of Trendsetter Icon
Add these New Colors, and now we have 10 total! This yarn has been such a shop favorite that when Trendsetter offered us new colors- we gladly said YES! These two pastels make lovely additions. Soft aqua and lavender.
Icon Shoulder Wrap
Knit in the round in garter st, this drapey garment is a fashion statement as well as a shoulder warmer.
Icon Shoulder Wrap
A fast knit, this shoulder wrap takes just 2 balls of Icon! FREE Pattern with your yarn purchase.
Icon Traveling Cowl
This textured pattern gives this easy cowl great depth. A 2 ball project. FREE Pattern
Icon Cabled Scarf
A long scarf to knit up with just 2 balls of Icon. It is so drapey.
FREE Pattern
The chainette construction of this wool /cotton blend yields a lightweight yarn that works up at an aran weight gauge. Super soft in color and in hand, this yarn is perfect for early fall projects. Each 50g balls contains 218 yards of heathered beauty.
Easy Garter Stitch Shawl
FREE Pattern with your yarn purchase at TKE.
Easy Garter Stitch Shawl
A large wrapping shawl to knit with 4 balls of Lagom.
Lagom Cowl
Eyelet tracks spiral around this soft neck warmer. Picot edgings make it really special. Still an easy knit.
FREE Pattern
Lagom Hat & Cowl Set
Cable pairs yield a nice textured hat & cowl. FREE pattern for just 2 balls of Lagom.

Some Kureyon Colors on sale!

Select Kureyon Colors 25% off

To make room for this seasons new NORO Kureyon ocolorways, we have had to remove a few. These closeout colors are now 25% off! Although there are only a couple of balls of each color available, we have loads of great one- ball project ideas! Take a look at just a few below. And these patterns are all FREE!
Kureyon Mitts
Just one ball of Kureyon needed. FREE Pattern.
1 ball headband
Less than one ball makes this FREE headband pattern- a Quick gift!
A classic headband design with a lot of flair! FREE Pattern for just one ball of Kureyon.
A FREE Pattern with lots of style. Knit this up with just one ball of NORO Kureyon.

The Knitter’s Edge will be closed Monday September 2

for Labor Day- please relax and knit!

Large Market Bags

Everyone is loving our mini produce bags, so practical. Now how about a large market bag? We have so many to choose from- most knit in Fantasy Naturale, a wonderfully strong worsted weight Brazilian cotton.
V Stitch Market Bag
A crochet classic that needs just
3 hanks of Fantasy Naturale
FREE Pattern.
A Free crochet pattern- dk weight yarn such as Cleo cotton or Zooey can be used for this very pretty bag. Make it in one color or stripe it with several colors as shown.
My original market bag, and of course knit in Fantasy Naturale. Takes just
2 hanks and works up fast.
FREE Pattern.
Market Bag 3
Market Bag #3 means there are at least 2 others, & really there are more than that! Fantasy Naturale works so well for these FREE patterns.

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.

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
Weds- ongoing | 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 – 5:30pm 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.
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