E-News July 5th, 2019

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Got 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

Bed & Play Socks in WTF

With just one hank of Joe Cole’s What the Flock Flockin’ DK you can knit up a pair of low cuff socks for
any member of the family.
Use this FREE Pattern for any of the many colors we have in
WTF Flockin’ DK.


A new fingering yarn that will amaze you! All 12 colors are stunners, and as soft as can be. The Lurex sparkles so!
Houndstooth Woven Scarf
Our first real weaving pattern!
Make this easy to weave scarf on a Cricket Loom
with just 2 hanks of Electra-Lite.
FREE Pattern

Toys R Fun!

Stitch marker sets, exclusively at The Knitter’s Edge,
and very well priced.
Pretty Heart tins filled with two types of markers- ones with and without felted balls on therm. Really Cute.
These floral tins are really special, and each contains 20 safety pin
stitch markers. Great gift idea.

Iron Pigs Baseball!!

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!

Summer Knitting Ideas

Summer projects are exciting to plan. Some are small, simple, and portable,
but all of them definitely need to be FUN.
Well it’s finally happened!
Stephen West has designed a child’s sweater, sized through Age 12.
Interesting textured socks to knit in any fingering weight yarn such as Tosh Twist Light. FREE Pattern.
A “keep your interest” knit (a fast one too) to make with
2 cakes of Berroco Estiva 100% cotton tape.
Available in 6 colorways- all softly drifting shades

Welcome to Happy Cotton

Sirdar’s new Cotton entry features 50!!!! colors of DK weight cotton offered in the cutest little 20g balls. Many crochet patterns are available for the sweetest mini toys plus we are coming up with some knit ones of our own.
This adorable panda is a fast project to crochet. The same pattern can make a little brown bear.
These mini balls of cottons are so cute, you may not want to use them.
So fill a basket with them and enjoy!
There are 10 pattern booklets to choose from- each with several patterns inside.
Its never too early to crochet some Christmas ornaments. These are just 2 of the 10 booklets available.


This Week’s Classes
 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes


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

Its Summer Project Time

Monday July 15 | 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 July 15 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 July 1 | 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 week. Begins Monday July 1.

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

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.
This Wednesday: Skyping with Edie!

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.
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