E-News February 20th, 2018

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The Knitter’s Edge is busy with new classes  this month.  Julia is moving to Wednesday mornings for a My First Sweater Class; Martha is starting with Saturday afternoon beginner’s classes, and Becky is continuing a crochet sampler afghan class on Wednesday afternoons.  

We will continue to add new classes, and new projects.  Download our class list and join in!


Calling All Beginners!

TinCan Knits explores the basic ingredients of knitting!! The Simple Collection has quick accessories and simple sweaters, sized from newborn to Dad, in worsted weight yarn and best of all – the patterns are all free for you to use!
These 9 free patterns are perfect for newer knitters building skills and confidence; and also a treat for more seasoned knitters who enjoy a relaxing project.

Stop by to see all of these designs in person at The Knitter’s Edge.
Grain … Knit in Malabrigo Worsted.  A large garter stitch triangular shawl made in 3-4 colors.
Maize …  A simple mitten pattern to knit with or without fingers.  We knit ours in Encore Worsted.
Maize Mitts in Encore Worsted.  Learn to knit in the round.
Flax … My favorite go to baby sweater.  I knit this one for my little Munchkin in Tosh Vintage.
Rye … Socks that are so easy to knit up in Worsted Merino Superwash.
Oats … knit in Malabrigo Worsted.  A simple cowl written in 2 lengths.
Malt … The simplest of baby blankets- but one that shines with its Garter Stitch accents.  
Knit here in Berroco Comfort.
Wheat … A wooly warm scarf knit in Homestead Tweed.
Barley … A hat for every member of the family .  Here knit in Tosh Vintage with a Worsted Merino Superwash Accent.
Harvest …  A wonderful cardigan written in all sizes.  Shown here is a child’s size knit in Worsted Merino Superwash.   Julia is working this pattern in her My First Sweater classes.

Classes Coming Up Soon

This Week’s Classes
Click on this link to get the full weekly schedule of classes- we have over 30 classes each week! 
Other classes coming soon:
Monday, March 5– 1-3pm
Building Blocks Afghans with Julia
Continue your building blocks afghan or forge ahead to your next afghan with Book 2: Building in Color.  Come in for more info and to sign up.
Tuesday Feb 27  3:30 – 6:30pm
Weaving 201 with Lynn
Take the next step in your riggid heddle loom work.  Learn different warp and weft colorwork patterns.  You will need to come with loom prewarped.  Call for more details.  Loom loan for class available.  Class cost:  $35.00
Monday, Feb 26– 1-3pm
My First Top Down Sweater
This is the final session of this class… things are wrapping up.  Are you upset that you missed this project? 
Julia will be starting up this class again on Wednesday Feb 28– 10-12 noon.  Knit up your first top down sweater using either Flax or Harvest by Tincan Knits.  Call for more info and to sign up.
Flax by Tincan Knits
Harvest by Tincan Knits
Wednesday Feb 21– 1-3pm 
Crochet Sampler Afghan continues with Becky

Next week the class will address bordering a square followed by starting the next block.
Be there!

New Beginner’s Class starting Saturday Feb 24
1-3pm with Martha

Whether you are a newbie knitter or crocheter, join Martha for a new beginner’s class.  Maybe even try your hand at one of the Tincan Knits patterns.  Shown here is a Seasons garter stitch scarf.  Call to sign up.

An Heirloom for Sure!

Dolce … A large and lovely throw by Melissa Leapman can certainly become a family heirloom.   Ours is about 40″ square, but you can stop at so many points to make it whatever size you wish.  A stunning baby blanket to knit in DK Merino Superwash,  Come see it in person!
DK Merino Superwash is the perfect yarn for this beautiful throw.   Very soft, with a high twist for great stitch definition, plus its machine washable & dryable.  So many colors available.
What’s in the Pool?
Baby Angel- Just $4.00/100g ball
Baby Angel is back!  This all acrylic DK weight yarn is perfect for knitting or crochet for the little ones.  Very well priced!!   3 FREE patterns available for Baby Angel.
       3004- Girl’s Pullover– Pattern is FREE this        week at The Knitter’s Edge
F617- 2 Ball Baby Blanket –  FREE Pattern
F616- Cropped Cardi –  FREE Pattern