E-News July 19th, 2019

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More Malabrigo Projects

Just Arrived:
A HUGE shipment of Malabrigo yarn- and we are now
with Arroyo, Mecha, Sock, Mechita, and Dos Tierras.
Arroyo: DK weight Superwash Merino
Mecha: Merino Superwash single in Chunky Weight
Sock: 440 yds of Superwash Merino
Mechita: Fingering weight Merino Superwash- Single ply
Dos Tierras: 50% Merino wool, 50% Baby Alpaca, DK weight
We have just about doubled our stock in each.
You must come see these amazing color selections
along with outstanding design inspirations.
shown here knit in Tosh Merino Light, but will work so well in
Mechita or Malabrigo Sock.
Perfect in Mechita or Malabrigo Sock FREE Pattern
Shown here knit in Dos Tierras
FREE Pattern.
Shown in one hank of Arroyo
FREE Pattern.

Upcoming Events

Iron Pigs Baseball!!- LAST DAYS to Purchase Tickets

Game Day is Monday August 19 — 7:05 start
Last Day to purchase tickets: Saturday, July 20
Please join us- its always a fun night of knitting & baseball!

Hurtin’ Fingers?

Join Denise for some certified Hand, Arm, & Shoulder stretches that will ease pain from Knitting and Crocheting
Stretching for Knitters- Sat Aug 3- $15 call to register
On Saturday Aug 10 we welcome back Joe Cole of What The Flock.
He will be teaching 2 dyeing classes: morning class for adults working with speckle dyeing and color washes; afternoon class for kids working with dyeing roving fiber for use later. Lots of information on this Downloadable Flyer
Call to sign up.

Learn to Read Crochet Charts with Becky

As is true with knitting, learning to read crochet charts will be a blessing. Join Becky on Monday July 29 | 1-3pm to start learning to read these charts. It may not all happen in a day, so please continue to work with Becky in future classes to learn more. Call to sign up.
Becky’s Virus Meets Granny is a crochet shawl that extends the
Virus motif into the Granny motif.
It is shown here so elegantly by Linda in her newsletter debut.
Becky started another Virus Meets Granny Shawl
shown here in Lang Yarns Jawoll Twin.

Travel Knitting

Summer Travel time is here and if you are like me, you pack your knitting first! Take a look at these projects for some interesting travel knitting.
If you have finished your Nightshift Shawl, why not use the leftover yarn to knit up these matching mitts. OR You can make them with new yarn- such as Galway with NORO Kureyon.
A fun piece to knit shown here in Zooey and Silk Garden Sock.


This Week’s Classes

 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

Weaving 101 with Lynn
Monday August 19 & 26 12:30 – 3:45pm
Join Lynn to start mastering the Rigid Heddle Loom. This class includes yarn to make a woven scarf, loan of a Cricket Loom, 6+ hours of instruction, and all handouts. Cost $85. Class limited to 6 students. Call to sign up.
Tuesday evenings
6:30 – 8:30pm with Maggie
Design your own Fair Isle Hat or Cowl. This wonderful fun design by Tin Can Knits comes with black & white grid charts to color in with colored pencils. See what your project will look like before you knit. We love Tin Can Knits! This is a
FREE Pattern. Check out Ravelry to see what over 500 others have done!
Maggie is using DK Merino Superwash. Anthology
Maggie’s Anthology Cowl looks so good in DK Merino Superwash
Its Summer Project Time
Monday August 5 | 1-3pm with Julia
Summer is a great time to work on a larger sweater or shawl project. So if you have one started or want to begin a perfect summer garment- Join Julia on August 5 to continue your project. Julia has lots of warm weather knitting ideas, such as Julia’s own design: Storm Chasing.
Call to sign up.
Soldotna Crop with Julia
Summer Mon & Wed Mornings 10-12pm
Knit in Silky Wool, this adorable crop top is so fashionable these days. Julia will lead you through the Fair Isle work in this fine design. During the Summer, come to Julia’s Monday &/or Wednesday morning classes for additional work on the Soldotna Crop or Navelli.
Navelli with Julia
Summer Mon & Wed Mornings 10-12pm
Another cropped Fair Isle Top- this one knit in a fingering weight yarn such as Breathless. Julia will lead you through this design if you choose, during any Monday or Wednesday morning summer class, plus Monday August 5 | 1-3pm.
New Beginner’s Class
Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 with Regina
Regina’s class is working on hats in the round right now, and soon will be taking on a baby sweater in pieces where they will learn increases, decreases. and most importantly seaming! Please call to sign up.
Horizonte – NEW CLASS in July
Mondays 10-12pm & 1-3pm
Fridays 10-12pm & 1-3pm w/ Debra
Debra’s design for a textured poncho in one of our favorite yarns: Silky Wool. This easy knit provides variety for the knitter as it progresses upward. Call to sign up- come to any of Debra’s classes throughout the month. Horizonte
Beginner & Intermediate Class- Knit & Crochet
Saturdays 1-3pm with Becky
Becky’s Saturday afternoon class has become a beginner-intermediate class- both knit & crochet, with a strong focus on techniques. ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME.
Please call to sign up.
Skill Builder CAL
Wednesdays 3:30 – 5:30pm with Becky
Ongoing class until August 7
Join Becky to take up Edie Eckman’s Skill Builder CAL project.
The yarn used for this afghan is Encore Worsted- with over 100 colors to choose from! Increase your skill level, one afghan square at a time.
Log Cabin Mitts
Monday July 22 | 1-3pm with Becky.
Using the easy techniques for making a log cabin piece- you can knit these mitts. We used DK Merino Superwash- 3 colors. Call to sign up.
Learn to Read Crochet Charts
Monday July 29 | 1-3pm with Becky.
Becky has worked to provide well done crochet charts for the Virus Shawl. Create a great piece while learning to read charts- a skill that you will appreciate! We suggest
Freia Shawl Balls. Call to sign up.
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