E-News February 15th, 2019

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Definition of COWL:

“A large, loose covering for the head and sometimes shoulders, but not the face, worn especially by monks.” This is the traditional definition, now see

how cowls have changed …

Copenhagen Calling

A Ravelry Favorite to knit in 2 colors of What The Flock Flocking DK. We changed the cowl size, get specifics at the shop.

Copenhagen Calling

The same cowl knit in Malabrigo

Dos Tierras- just 2 hanks. Ask for alterations to pattern.

Traveling Stitch Cowl

Using 2 -50g balls of our new Concept Lagom- a Cotton / Merino blended chainette. The softly heathered shades looks as good as they feel. FREE Pattern with your yarn purchase.

Slash Dot Cowl

Knit in Worsted Merino Superwash- just 1-100g hank each of 2 colors needed. Get this FREE easy slip stitch pattern with your yarn purchase. We used a different number of stitches- see us for details.

Some Ravelry Ideas


WOW- a lovely poncho for Spring. Knit it in Worsted Merino Superwash.

Hudson Valley Cider

I really like this pullover and it would look spectacular in Homestead.


An elegant topper designed for a summery linen such as Zooey Dk. Available in many all natural shades.

Wooded Paths

An easy to crochet cowl or scarf to create in a DK weight yarn such as our new exclusive WTF Flocking DK.

Baby Blanket Offer Extended

The original book 636- The Encore 8 – Hour Baby Blanket … Revisited

has been updated with new colors for the 14 original designs. Come see all the new color combos and get one of the original books FREE with your 4 ball Encore Worsted yarn purchase until Feb 18 or while supply lasts. One book per customer please.

UPDATE: Since we lost 2 days this week to bad weather- we are extending this offer to Feb 23 or while supply lasts. And… they are going fast!

New Kits

Hello Baby Bonnet

A fun knit that will keep your interest.

Appalachian Baby Organic Cotton Colors are kitted, Natural color (as shown) available as well.

Cat Coaster Kit

More cute crochet coasters –

Make 2 cats with this kit containing Fantasy Naturale Cotton.

This Week’s Classes

Classes for the weeks of Feb 11 & Feb 18

 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

February & March offerings are full of technique classes and

new multi class projects.

Exploration Station with Julia
Mondays in February | 1-3pm

A Stephen West design for a beautiful shawl to knit in Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light. Knit it along with Julia.

Call to sign up. You can join in at any time.

Exploration Station

Cast Ons & Bind Offs Continued
w/ Becky
Saturday February 16 | 1-3pm

Take the next steps in adding to you cast on & bind off repertoire. Provisional cast ons, attached I- cord bind off plus so much more. Call to sign up.

Beginning Brioche with JoAnne
Monday February 18 | 1-3pm

We will be knitting a 2 color Brioche Cowl with Chunky Merino Superwash. You will need needles 24″ or 26″ size 10.5, (or 11 of you are a tight knitter).

Call to sign up.

Lovin’ Cables Sampler Cowl w/ Debra
Fridays Feb 15, March 1 & 15 |1-3pm

Learn all about cables while trying a half dozen beautiful ones. This sampler cowl is knit in 2 hanks Tosh DK. You can also use Worsted Merino Superwash. Bring needles, size 7 or those needed to get gauge of 5 sts =1″. Pattern provided in class. Sign up now.

Entrelac Cowl with Becky
Saturday Feb 23 | 1-3pm

Working Entrelac in the round is different than Entrelac worked flat. Take the next step with Becky using Kureyon or Gina- 2 balls needed.

Call to sign up. There is Homework.

My First Socks with Becky
Saturday March 2, 9, 16 | 1-3pm

Learn to knit socks with an easy pattern and the wonderful non-wool yarn: Cobasi DK. 2– 50g hanks needed for ladies size. This class will be using double pointed needles:

size 3 or 4, or to get gauge.

Call to sign up.

Learn 2 Handed Fair Isle with Julia
Monday March 4 | 1-3pm

Join Julia to knit the Clayoquot Toque, a FREE hat pattern sized from Baby to Adult. Learn to knit Fair Isle on this hat before taking on the DogStar Pullover shown below. Uses 3 colors of DK. We used DK Merino Superwash on ours. Call to sign up.

Fair Isle Yoke Pullover with Julia
Monday March 11, 18, 25 | 1-3pm

Join Julia to knit DogStar- a Fair Isle Yoke pattern from TinCan Knits, sized from Newborn to 4XL. Here we used Snuggly DK and Snuggly Rascal DK. Call to sign up.

Beginning Brioche with JoAnne
Tuesday March 5 & 12 | 6:30 – 8:30pm

\The response for Brioche class has been overwhelming! So… two more classes are now available for March. Call to sign up for one or both!

We will be knitting a 2 color Brioche Cowl with Chunky Merino Superwash. You will need needles 24″ or 26″ size 10.5, (or 11 of you are a tight knitter).

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