E-News July 6th, 2018

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Cuzco Cashmere– a sport weight Silk/Baby Alpaca/Cashmere blend.  You won’t believe how soft this fiber feels.  This yarn and these small designs 
will make for perfect vacation projects. 
 

3156- 3 color cabled cowl – requires just 3 balls of Cuzco Cashmere.

 

The Knitter’s Edge carries 6 colors of Cuzco Cashmere.

 

F782- Cabled Hat takes just one ball of Cuzco Cashmere.

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Its Time for Baseball!! 

 
Our 8th Annual Iron Pigs outing will be held on 
Monday, August 27.  Tickets are on sale now.  
Cost $11.  Cash only please.  Call for more info or see the flyer download below. 
 

Besides the IronPigs- FeFe and Ferrous always put on a great show.

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Click Here to download the full flyer for the August 27 game. 
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Ravelry Inspirations

 

A delicate cardigan that can be knit with short or long sleeves.  Knit it in Calico- a DK weight cotton/acrylic blend.  

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Dragon Belly – FREE Crochet pattern

The asymmetric shawl has been so popular with knitters.  Here is a chance for crocheters to join in the fun.  This FREE design can be made with any Fingering weight yarn and we suggest Freia Shawl Ball with great gradient coloration.

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Cascading Vine Socks

These pretty socks can be summerized by using Cobasi or winterized by knitting them in Breathless (with Cashmere). 

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Lots & Lots of New Goodies at TKE

 

Appalachian Baby Organic cotton is 100% American made and now available in 4 dyed colors plus natural. 

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Baby Blossom Chunky– A favorite baby yarn at The Knitter’s Edge- now its available in boy/neutral colorways as well as the colors with flowered stripes.
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The more feminine colors have been a HUGE hit- now you can knit the same Blossom throw for a boy or more a more neutral look  FREE Pattern.

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Shown below is a Baby Blossom hooded pullover 
I photographed at TNNA last month. 
The Boy/Neutral colors are also available in 
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New animal face tape measures.  
Pull on the ear to release the tape.
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We had these years ago and I am so glad I found them again.  Lots of rubbery stitch markers; store them in a easy open pink plastic holder.  Stuff the entire thing in the sock purse. 
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New locking stitch markers in their own plastic carrying case.  Great kit for your travel knitting bag.
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Yarn Panties are Back!  Fully in stock now.  
Keep your yarn balls in line!
NEW!!  Oven Towels are the best, and during the summer- you can even attach them to the outdoor grill!  Each kit contains enough Fantasy Naturale cotton yarn to make 2 Oven Towels- reversing colors for the second one.  Buttons included.
New crochet cloth/hotpad kit.
Kit contains enough Fantasy Naturale cotton to make 1 cloth. 
Both sea themed hotpad patterns included.
This crocheted fish really came out looking great!  
A perfect hotpad.
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2 patterns:  the fish and the starfish are both included in this Grab & Go Kit-  Just add a hook!
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Classes Coming 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:

Needlefelting with Lauren- Saturday, July 21– 1-3pm

One of our favorite special classes will be coming around again later this month.  Call to sign up. 
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Technique Classes

We will be adding technique classes for the summer- come add to your skills with these one time classes.

Monday July 9  1-3pm – Building Blocks with Julia

Join in at anytime to build your basic skills while knitting a throw.

Some in the class are still working on the original book one.

While others have graduated to book two and are now working with color.  Call to sign up.  This class meets once a month.
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Monday July 16  1-3pm Intarsia with JoAnne

Intarsia is a technique of making areas of color in your knitting without carrying the yarn behind.  This technique allows for flexible color changes.  Yarn kits will be available.  You will need bobbins and size 7 needles.

Call to sign up.
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Monday July 23-  12:30 – 3:30pm

Weaving 201 with Lynn

In this 3 hour class you will examine 4 colorwork designs as worked in Fantasy Naturale on a loom you will prewarp prior to class.  Loan looms available.   Class fee is $35.  2 hanks of Fantasy naturale cotton (solids) are also required.  Call to register and for more information on this Level 2 class.

 
Pat is here in the evenings this summer- come join some of her Wednesday evening technique oriented classes.

Wednesday July 11- 6:30 – 8:30pm

All About Fiber with Pat & Lynn

All wool is not the same.  Learn a lot about different breeds and different fibers.  Learn about crimp, micron count, and how different fibers behave on the needles and in the garment.  Wools, cottons, silks, alpaca as well as others will be addressed.   This is one of Pat’s Lecture Classes.
You DO NOT want to miss this!  Call to sign up.
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Beginner Classes!

At TKE we are proud to have so many classes perfect for beginners. If one of these special sessions doe not fit your schedule- do not worry- beginners are always welcome in any regular class, at any time. 
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Wednesday 10-12 with Julia – Beginning knit & crochet 

Welcome all newbies.  Call to sign up.
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Wednesdays– 1-3pm with Becky –  Crochet for all levels

Learn to crochet with us- beginners as well as seasoned crocheters welcome.   Many project ideas available including our exclusive Crochet 101 series.  Call to join us.
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Spend your Saturdays with us:
Saturdays 10-12 with Becky- Beginning Knit & Crochet

Whether you are a newbie knitter or crocheter, join Becky for a new beginner’s class.   

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Saturdays 1-3 with Martha- Beginning Knit & Crochet
Whether you are a newbie knitter or crocheter, join Martha for a new beginner’s class.  Call to sign up.
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What’s in the Pool?   

Arequipa Boucle –  50% off

 

Arequipa Boucle– now Half Price!

100g balls of big fluffy light Baby Alpaca in a chainette construction.  6 colors available.  Many design ideas available at the shop. 
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F804 – FREE Pattern for a two tone hat
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This pullover is trimmed with Arequipa Worsted or Worsted Merino Superwash.

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 3140- Women’s Shell 

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6 colors available in Arequipa Boucle, and it works so well with the rest of the Arequipa line: Adventura, Worsted solids, and Fur as well as the entire Worsted Merino Superwash Line. 

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