E-News January 30th, 2018

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Pick a fun project for Superbowl Knit & Crochet.  Here you will find some great ideas that are interesting, yet allow you to still watch the game!

Hugs & Kisses Blanket – FREE Crochet pattern

A colorful textured crochet blanket to work up in Encore Worsted.  We used 5 colors.  Much thanks to Amy for creating this beauty.  Come see it in person.


Small Projects in a Wonderful Yarn

DK Merino Superwash is a multstranded high twist Merino from Peru.  130 yards/50g in many colors.
Olympics Hat –  FREE

Support the USA Olympic team.  Knit this hat to wear during the Olympic Games, or cast on during the opening ceremony and knit while you watch your favorite events. Curling, anyone?

Knit in 3 colors of DK Merino Superwash.

2 sets of red, white, blue are available in DK Merino Superwash.  You can also use Dreambaby Dk or Snuggly Dk for non-wool options.

Serene –  FREE Pattern

This eyelet ribbed slouchy hat is knit in DK Merino Superwash.  It is so soft.

FREE Ravelry Ideas
Try these for Superbowl Sunday
3 Movie Cowl –  FREE Pattern

With just one Cake of Hotcakes you can knit up this cowl.  A fast project for the Superbowl or even the Olympics.

Inchworm –  FREE Pattern

I love this one.  Start with some fat ribbing and continue in the round to make a long tube.  Finish with ribbing.  Use some delicious fingering weight yarns or work up your stash.  It will be a one of a kind masterpiece.


Football – FREE Crochet Pattern

An easy to crochet toy to work up before next weekend for sure.  Use encore Worsted.
Renee Hat –  FREE Crochet Pattern

Work up this hat in no time with just 1 — 100g ball of Sirdar Aura.

Some Fun Additions for the Weekend …
Eagles Hat –  FREE TKE Pattern
Did you knit up your Eagles Hat yet?
Just 2 balls of Encore Mega and 2 hours of knitting time will get it done.
And if the Eagles aren’t your team, them you can knit up lots of other variations.
Encore Mega comes in many colors.
 Keep your game day project in one of our new Alpaca Bags.
Crochet & Knit Cloth & Mugrug Kits
Valentine’s Day is almost here- pick up a couple of Grab & Go Kits to make for friends & loved ones.  Just add needles.

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:
Saturday Feb 10  1-3pm
Needlefelting with Lauren
Time to make some Valentines, or work on some Easter Bunnies.  Please call to sign up.
Tuesday Feb 13  6:30 – 8:30PM
Fixing Mistakes with JoAnne

A great technique class for advanced beginners.  Learn to control your mistakes by fixing them.  Don’t let them get the best of your knitting!  Please call to sign up.  You will need to bring needles size 8 or 9, plus an optional crochet hook size F or G.

What’s In the Pool?
PASEA Only $5.00 /100g ball
Several patterns available- Just ask for them FREE with your yarn purchase.
Pasea- A 50/50 alpaca/wool blend.  This yarn was $15.00 now only $5.00 while they last.
130 yards/100g ball   Works up at 4 sts =1″
Imagine this cowl in the pink striped colorway shown above.  Yummmm.  Click Here to download.