E-News June 8th, 2018

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Hope you are keeping this date open!

 

Donita- A Great Cotton

 
Donita –  100% cotton
A  soft striping yarn in a DK weight.
A cropped cardigan for a special little girl.  
FREE Pattern at The Knitter’s Edge.

A Hooded Baby Jacket for any wee one in your life.  

FREE Pattern. 
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Donita is available in many brilliant colors. 
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Ravelry Inspirations 

Martina Behm is one of our favorite designers.  Hitchhiker is a must knit on everyone’s list.  Here are 3 of her newest shawl designs- and we love all 3!   
Knit them in one of our many fingering weight yarns. 

Karnickel – knit with less than 2–100g hanks of solid or semi solid fingering weight yarns.

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Plum Leaf Shawl – A 100g hank and a 20g mini will knit up this beauty.

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Lightning Shawl –   A true Martina creation! A mean looking lightning bolt!  Use a single 100g hank of a bright multi to make the most of this design.

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New Grab & Go Kits

 
 
This Fantasy Naturale Cloth Kit contains 3 patterns. 
Just add needles. 
Little Flutters
Big Boxes
Reversible Rib
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Patriotic Cloth Kit- Large Pinwheel Hotpad to knit in Fantasy Naturale cotton.
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Mug Rug Kits 

Each kit contains enough Fantasy Naturale to make three 
5″ coasters.
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We have restocked our Watermelon Dress yarn kits.  
Buttons included.  FREE Pattern.
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Vivara – 40% off was $7.49 now $4.49

A shiny blend of Rayon and Linen with a hint of texture.  Worsted Weight.  Now at a great low price.

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Many colors of Vivara are available.  Lots of design ideas too.
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Ponchetta – a short lightweight poncho-  shiny and drapey when knit in Vivara.  Perfect for summer nights.

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Zoe Cardi – a top down easy to knit summer topper.  
So pretty with an elegant sheen in Vivara!
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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:

Saturday June 23– 1-3pm

Needlefelting With Lauren

Come play with wool in a new way- needlefelting.

No skills needed.  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 June 25  1-3pm – Left Slanting Decreases with Becky

The right slanting k2tog always looks good, but what about that left slanting decrease?.  Well there is more than one way to make it look as good as its counterpart.  Let Becky show you how while knitting up this fun washcloth.
You will need 1 hank of Fantasy Naturale cotton and size 7 needles.  Call to sign up please.
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Pat is here in the evenings this summer- come join some of her Wednesday evening technique oriented classes.
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Wednesday June 13 & 20 —  6:30 – 8:30pm

Tunisian Crochet with Pat

You will be learning this style of crochet while making a small project- more info on that soon.
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Weaving is Back!!

Open Weaving Night- Monday June 25– 6-8pm
Bring your loom and join us for a FREE evening of weaving with other weavers.  Learn a thing or two, ask questions, or just relax and weave.  Call to sign up please.
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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?   

Phoenix DK- Select Colors- 25% off

Sulka Nina- 25% off

Phoenix DK

The pool is full of these 6 great colors.  We have many ideas for this wonderful 100% cotton yarn. 

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 Zick Zack Scarf– a great FREE pattern using 2 balls of Phoenix DK- See us about cast on numbers.

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Sulka Nina

Sulka Nina is 60% Merino Wool, 20% Alpaca, and 40% Silk- A lovely soft sport weight at 164 yards/50g hank.
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 Dance Around the Trees– what a pretty cowl to knit in Sulka Nina.   Just 2 hanks needed.
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Shawl With No Name – A FREE pattern to knit up a sweet shawlette with just 3 colors of Sulka Nina.