E-News January 31th, 2020

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Hats for February Cold

Katia Big Paint
Very soft slub yarn for knitting or crocheting cheerful and colorful accessories.
Try a Pompon hat with this new chunky spongy blend of wool and acrylic.
Available in 5 colors.
Big Paint Crochet Hat
FREE pattern
Big Paint Knit Hat
FREE pattern

Encore Makes the Best Throws

Remember that February is Afghan Month
With a possibility of snow coming sometime this next month,
it’s good to have a great project on hand.
And, afghans keep you warm while you are knitting them!
Our best yarn for afghans and throws- almost 100 colors available plus 100s of afghan patterns
Hotcakes Granny Blanket
FREE Pattern
at The Knitter‘s Edge
Mitered squares are fun.
Make this throw with 5 colors of Encore Worsted
A collection of 16 double stranded throws each knit with 10 balls of Encore Worsted
FREE Pattern for a double stranded baby throw.

February is Afghan Month

Get ready for Afghan Month- let’s look at one of my Favorites:
Homestead Classic Throws- a collection of 4 afghans.
Come see all 4 afghans this week at The Knitter‘s Edge.

Homestead Tweed

Booklet 660 is written for Homestead and Homestead Tweed
2 ply aran weight highland wool yarns.
These patterns can also be used for other worsted- aran weight yarns such as Galway Worsted, Encore Worsted, Comfort Worsted, and Worsted Merino Superwash

Appalachian Baby

Appalachian Baby Organic cotton is all American made and purely perfect for that special baby. Now available in several colors as well as Natural.
We have some of the best baby blankets you will ever find.
All are available as kits at The Knitter‘s Edge.
Our Mini Pick A Knit Baby Blanket is a sampler project to knit in 3 colors of organic cotton.
Mini Boho Baby Blanket
Our newest blanket is a ripple done in 2 colors. Choose your colors from the selection we carry. We will build a kit for you!
Campbell Baby Blanket
Available at TKE in 3 colorways.
Baby Soft Blanket
A favorite at TKE. An interesting stitch pattern for a reversible blanket.

Starting Now!!

5 Panel Blanket

Watch for Becky to take on this
Encore Crochet Along by Edie Eckman this Summer,
or you can join Edie NOW and get your afghan going!

Stunning Shawl

Take another look at this beautiful shawl to knit in Arroyo,
our favorite DK weight handdyed merino by Malabrigo.
Available in so many colors.
A soft and sturdy plied sport-weight, Arroyo has quickly become a favorite among knitters! It’s perfect for those everyday lightweight (but warm) garments, and the superwash wool means it’s easy to take care of.
We stock Arroyo in so many colorways,


This Week’s Classes

 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

Weaving 201 with Lynn
Tuesday Feb 18 & 25 | 4-6pm
Expand your basic knowledge of weaving on a rigid heddle loom by creating several mug rugs in different patterns using just one warp. Session One will be a refresher on warping the loom with a new twist. During Session Two we will weave several mug rugs using the Houndstooth pattern, and a Pick-up Stick!! Prior knowledge of warping a rigid heddle loom is a must to be able to successfully complete this project. Looms are available to rent for an additional $10.00. We will be using Fantasy Naturale which can be purchased during Session One.
Class cost: $45.00 Call to register.
Reversible Crochet Cowl w/ Becky
Continuing into February
Join Becky to create this 2 color crochet cowl. It’s reversible too. Becky used 2 contrasting colorways of Emma’s Practically Perfect Sock yarn, but any fingering weight yarn will work. FREE Pattern available for Class participants. Bring size E hook plus D and F if you have them.
Begin or continue in class sessions on Wednesdays | 1-3pm and 3:30 – 5:30pm. Due to the overwhelming interest in this class, more sessions with Becky will be added. Watch for info. Becky’s Saturday morning class is NOT available for this project at this time.
Socks with Maggie
Continuing into February| 6:30 – 8:30pm
Join Maggie on Tuesday evenings this January to knit up the OMG heel socks. You will need a 400 yd+ hank of Fingering weight sock yarn plus Size 1 or 2 needles- DPNs, Magic Loop or 2 circs.
Brioche 201 with JoAnne
Coming in February 2020!
Take your next step in Brioche and knit up a hat. We will be making ours in 2 colors. Knowledge of Brioche needed. Watch this space for more details.