E-News January 2nd, 2018

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Happy New Year!

You spent the last few months working on gifts for those you love- now it’s time to turn your crafting attention to yourself. No deadline pressures,
just relax and knit or crochet. We will start small… with cowls.
January Knitting- A Time for You
The Farmer’s Almanac and other weather gurus are calling for a very cold winter here in the mid atlantic states. For 2019, long, tight fitting cowls are
very popular, plus stylish and oh sooo warm.
Beekeeper Cowl – Knit it in
Worsted Merino Superwash or
Malabrigo Worsted.
Walnut Bark Cowl – A FREE Pattern for pretty cables knit in
Malabrigo Dos Tierras or Tosh Sport.
Changing Seasons Cowl – a crochet piece to stripe up with Cheshire Cat or Freia Shawl Ball.
Syzygy – do some asymmetric knitting with Ella Rae
Lace Merino Chunky.
Mistake Rib Cowl – easy knitting with a Sport or DK weight such as Nuna or New York. FREE Pattern.
Slash Dot Cowl– Shown in Malabrigo Mecha- Slip Stitch Knitting.
FREE Pattern.
Compliments is Coming!
Susan Fenner, owner of the Compliments Boutique in Bath, will be visiting The Knitter’s Edge with her
one-of-a-kind pins, painted vintage bags, and jewelry. Susan Fenner was a fashion illustrator for many upscale shops in and around the Lehigh Valley. She began designing her own jewelry in 2002.

Classes

This Week’s Classes

Classes for the weeks of Dec 31 & Jan 7 

 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

January offerings are full of technique classes and special projects.
Add to your skill set with Becky on Saturday afternoons…
in January, and beyond!

Susies Reading Mitts with JoAnne
Saturday January 5 | 10-12pm

Knit up these beautiful mitts with one hank of Worsted Merino Superwash or two hanks of Davila. Bring size 5 needles- dpns, 2 circs, or magic loop- your choice. Can’t make the class? Susie’s Reading Mitts is FREE.

Plymouth Davila is 100% merino with a 2 ply beaded twist for a bit of texture- 12 mostly heathered colors in stock.

Cast ons & Bind Offs with Becky
Saturday January 5 | 1-3pm

Learn to work some important cast on and bind off techniques. Bring needles- size 8 or 9 plus one set of double points- same size range.
We supply the yarn.  Call to sign up.

My First Baby Sweater with Julia
Mondays, January 7, 14, & 28 | 1-3 pm

Learn all the basics of knitting a cardigan- just in a mini size.  Note that this class will not meet on the 1/21. You will need 2 balls of Encore Worsted or Comfort Worsted. Bring size 5 & 7 needles. Pattern provided. Call to sign up.

Fixing Mistakes with JoAnne
Tuesday, January 8 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Better your knitting by learning to correct easy mistakes. Bring pair of needles- size 8 or 9 and one crochet hook- size F, G, or H. We’ll supply everything else. Call to sign up.

Cabled Fingerless Mitts with Becky
Saturday January 12 | 1-3pm

Make a pair of fingerless gloves while trying some interesting cables. There is homework- must come to class with the first mitt’s ribbing done.  You need one 100g hank of Queensland Rustic Tweed. Double pointed needles size 4 & 5 and a cable needle needed. This class is suitable for Beginners + up. Homework provided at sign up.

EntreLac & GarterLac Cloths with Becky
Wednesday January 16 | 6:30 – 8:30pm

Learn Entrelac or GarterLac while knitting a washcloth. Bring size 7 needles and 1 hank of Fantasy Naturale cotton.
Call to sign up.

Choose Garterlac of you have already done Entrelac. Both cloths look best in Fantasy Naturale’s variegated colorways.  Call to sign up.

EntreLac Cloth with Becky
Saturday January 19 | 1-3pm

Learn Entrelac while knitting a washcloth. Bring size 7 needles and 1 hank of Fantasy Naturale cotton. Cloth looks best in variegated colorways. Call to sign up.

Seaming with JoAnne
Saturday January 5 | 1-3pm

Learn to make your garments look more professionally finished. Bring a metal seaming needle. We will provide the rest. Call to sign up.

Thrummed Mittens with Becky
Saturday January 26 | 1-3pm

Knit up the warmest mittens you will ever own! Need 2 balls of NORO Kureyon or Plymouth Gina +
1 ball of Galway Roving.
Homework: Get the ribbing of one mitt done prior to class. Homework provided at sign up.

Wonderful Wallaby with Debra
Fridays January 11, 18, 25 | 1-3pm

A #1 beloved pattern, sized from toddler 2 to XXL 52. Hooded with a pouch pocket. Lots of skill building on this project. Knit it in a worsted weight. Encore, Comfort, Worsted Merino Superwash yield great results. Call to sign up.

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