E-News January 3rd, 2020

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Welcome Ryberry Yarns!

Located in Hillsboro, Oregon, Ryberry Yarns is a home-based business established three years ago by Fiber Artist Kathy Simpson. 
Kathy will be sending a beautiful display of fibers including her Signature Collection, Marlie Collection, and Yak Collection as well as mini gradient sets.
Watch this space for more info and photos to come as we get closer to Jan 18.
Ryberry Yarns Trunk Show is being brought to us by The Yarn Liason.

Here are some of Kathy’s colorways- what beautiful socks they make.

This sweater is knit in Ryberry yarn. Picture used with permission from Bcknits: Valentine Pulli
Shawl is knit in Ryberry Yarn.
Picture used with permission from Mckknits: Radiant
One of our favorite dyers: Joe Cole of WTF yarns has a new business venture: The Yarn Liaison. In 2020, Joe will be bringing us some of the best hand dyed yarns in the business. There are many Indie dyers out there who are too far away to visit TKE with a Trunk Show, Though The Knitter’s Edge is the hosting shop, Joe, as the Yarn Liaison, will be the very knowledgeable brand representative here at TKE for the trunk shows.

Still More Design Ideas for January

Make something for YOU this month. Here are some more design ideas for January knitting and crochet.
A beautiful cabled asymmetric shawl to knit in Galway, Worsted Merino Superwash, or Kenzie.
This slipped stitch polka dot pattern is a simple way to add a beautiful texture to Stockinette stitch. Knit it with 2 colors of Malabrigo Arroyo.
Candied Orange (crochet)
WOW! What a beautiful crocheted piece! Work this up in a worsted weight such as Worsted Merino Superwash or Madelinetosh Tosh DK.
Knit up this interesting cabled hat with Malabrigo Worsted.
Marshland by Tincan Knits
We love Tincan Kits patterns for their ease and clarity. Marshland is a top down fairIsle written in 25 sizes!!
Knit it in Encore, Comfort, or Worsted Merino Superwash.
Welcome Cassidy Louise Evans
Cassie was born Dec 19, 2019. Congratulations to parents Wes and Amanda and big sister Thea.
She’s a little cutie– expect to see more of her in hand knit outfits from The Knitter‘s Edge.
Here is my favorite picture of my new granddaughter- at 9 days old.

Baby Yoda

Every little baby deserves a Yoda outfit. Knit it in Encore Chunky.
FREE Pattern.
Shown on Cassidy Louise.
She makes the cutest little Yoda, doesn’t she? FREE pattern.
Crochet this stuffed toy for the Mandalorian Lover in your life.
FREE Pattern

Addi Click Sets

The addiClick interchangeable needle set is the only complete system which provides a patented click-in tip that will never come unscrewed while knitting.
The addiClick system offers you four tip choices (Original Turbo®, Bamboo, Standard Rocket and Short Rocket) in sizes ranging from a US 4 to a US 19, 8 cord lengths, a multi-purpose connector, and even crochet hooks, providing you the opportunity to create just the right tool as you need it.
Come see Addi Clicks and try them out at The Knitter‘s Edge.


This Week’s Classes

 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes & New for January

Reversible Crochet Cowl w/ Becky
Beginning Jan 15 & 18
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.
Beginning in class sessions on Wed Jan 15 | 1-3pm and 3:30 – 5:30pm plus Sat | 1-3pm.
Socks with Maggie
Beginning Tues Jan 14 | 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 January 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.
Working with 2 Strands & More
Monday Jan 6 | 1-3pm with Julia
In January, Julia will help you learn to easily work with a double strand of yarn or more. Putting 2 strands together will make such a different look. Try it! Here Julia used a sport weight yarn with a lace weight silk/ mohair strand for a soft halo look.
Patterns will be available for class.
Hearth Mitts
Monday Jan 13 | 1-3pm with Julia
Time to make a pair of mitts for YOU. Written for Encore Worsted, but consider a more luxurious yarn such as Worsted Merino Superwash, Madelinetosh DK, or Davila. Pattern will provided FREE in class for class participants. Call to sign up.
New Beginner’s Class
Tuesdays | 3:30 – 5:30pm with Eileen
Eileen is now teaching this Tuesday class. Next project will be the Birthday Cake Cowl to be knit in almost any DK weight yarn. This will be a relaxing knit, while still a learning opportunity. FREE Pattern given out in class. No need to call. Just show up ready to learn!
New Beginner’s Sampler Scarf
Coming in January with Eileen
With 2-3 hanks of Worsted Merino Superwash you can knit up a great sampler- learning new stitches as you go. This class will be on Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30pm as well as in other beginner’s classes.
More details to follow.