E-News March 11th, 2019

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Beginning Brioche Class

Tuesday March 12 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm- Join me for Beginning Brioche. Whether you are totally new to Brioche, or have taken the class before and just need a refresher- join in to make a 2 color cowl using Chunky Merino Superwash.

Bring 1 hank each of 2 colors, 24″ size 10.5 needles and a stitch marker.

Call to sign up.

New Beginner’s Class Coming Soon

Beginning on Saturday April 6, Becky’s Saturday afternoon class will become

a beginner’s class- both knit & crochet. But don’t worry- technique classes won’t disappear! Our technique classes have successfully brought so many new skills to our class members – they will continue!

Becky’s New Beginner’s Class- Starting Saturday April 6 | 1-3pm.

Call to sign up.

Upcoming Events!

Our annual Bus Trip to the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is Saturday

May 4. We are taking only one bus and it will fill up. Join us for this fun trip!

Get your gang together and be ready to call or stop by the shop to reserve your seat. Tickets are on sale NOW.

See the Full Flyer for More Details

Each May, for the past 8 years we have held a Charity Knit & Crochet Retreat at St Francis Center for Renewal in Bethlehem.

This year- our 9th Annual Retreat Day will be held on Monday, May 13, from 10am-3pm. The St. Francis Center for Renewal will be hosting again.

We will have a morning of knitting, crocheting, learning, and chatting followed by a wonderful lunch and an afternoon of knitting with reflection. The Knitter’s Edge will provide yarn and patterns both for knitters and crocheters. You will have the opportunity to learn some new skills (or brush up on those you already know).

This year we will be knitting and crocheting Toddler Vests and Hats to be donated through Nurse Family Partnership. We will be taking sign ups beginning Monday, March 18.

Cost is $20.00- cash or checks written to St Francis Center for Renewal.

See the Full Flyer for More Details

New Degrade Sun

Degrade Sun

100% DK weight cotton with vibrant striping.

9 colorways available. 126 yds/50g ball

Our Degrade Sun Crochet top shows off the many magnificent colors this yarn can project. So many DK design ideas out there- let us help find one for you.

Ravelry Inspirations

Moana

DK weight, sized for girls newborn to size 10. Knit it in our new Degrade Sun or Calico/Calico Jakar.

Cabled by Lori Versaci

Try your hand at cables. Make it for summer in Neve Cotton or for fall in Worsted Merino Superwash.

Riopelle

What a colorful shawl. Knit this one with a Cheshire Cat gradient set plus a full skein of any fingering weight yarn such as Happy Feet 100.

Edie

A featherweight top for spring. Knit it in Sabri fingering weight chainette cotton/alpaca blend or in Hempathy- a light sport weight. Many naturals & colors available.

Luci

Luci

A fingering weight striping fiber blend of wool, acrylic, and rayon.

349 yds/100g cake. 10 colorways available.

Capitol Reef Shawl

An easy to knit side to side shawl.

Come try it on.

Luci Cowl

So springy- both in look and in feel.

A knit for everyone. FREE Pattern.

New Kits

Set of 3 washcloth patterns in a kit containing Appalachian Baby Organic Cotton. Enough yarn to make any 2 of the 3 designs. Just add needles.

Washcloth KitA new Kit for Appalachian Baby Organic Cotton.

Each kit contains enough Appalachian Baby Organic Cotton to knit up both cloths.

Our fan favorite baby cardigan kits are back for Spring! Each kit contains enough Calico (a DK cotton/acrylic blend) to knit up a 0-3 month cardi and matching hat. Buttons included. Choose Watermelon, Daisy or Patriotic.

Classes

This Week’s Classes

Classes for the weeks of Mar 11 & Mar 18

 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

March & April offerings are full of technique classes and

new multi class projects.

Exploration Station with Julia

CLASS UPDATE

Due to the weather related cancelation of a class in February- there will be a make up class on Monday March 18| 1-3pm.

Exploration Station

Lovin’ Cables Sampler Cowl w/ Debra

Fridays Feb 15, March 1 & 15 |1-3pm

Learn all about cables while trying a half dozen beautiful ones. This sampler cowl is knit in 2 hanks Tosh DK. You can also use Worsted Merino Superwash. Bring needles, size 7 or those needed to get gauge of 5 sts =1″. Pattern provided in class. Sign up now.

My First Socks with Becky

Saturday March 2, 9, 16 | 1-3pm

Learn to knit socks with an easy pattern and the wonderful non-wool yarn: Cobasi DK. 2– 50g hanks needed for ladies size. This class will be using double pointed needles: size 3 or 4, or to get gauge. Call to sign up.

Box Stitch Crochet with BeckyWednesday March 13 | 1-3pm

Join Becky during her regular Wednesday afternoon crochet class to learn the box stitch while making a shawl, scarf, or throw. Any yarn, any gauge. Please call to sign up.

Fair Isle Yoke Pullover with JuliaMonday March 11, 25 | 1-3pm

Join Julia to knit DogStar- a Fair Isle Yoke pattern from TinCan Knits. Here we used Snuggly DK and Snuggly Rascal DK. Call to sign up. Must know how to work Fair Isle in the round.

DogStar

Beginning Brioche with JoAnneTuesday March 12 | 6:30 – 8:30pm

The response for Brioche class has been overwhelming! So… one more class is now available for March. Call to sign up – new brioche knitter, or refresher!

We will be knitting a 2 color Brioche Cowl with Chunky Merino Superwash. You will need needles 24″ or 26″ size 10.5, (or 11 of you are a tight knitter).

Baby Surprise with BeckySaturday March 23 & 30 | 1- 3pm

The Baby Surprise Jacket is one of the most enduring designs there is. Using Sport or DK weight yarn make one for a little one in your life or one to come. A really fun technique oriented project. Call to sign up.

Needlefelting with LaurenSaturday March 23 | 1-3pm

Needlefelting is fun! You can needlefelt onto a flat piece or you can create 3D creatures such this bunny. So many options!

Class is FULL- Please consider taking the History of Knitting Class- You won’t regret it!!

History of Knitting with Pat

Saturday March 23 | 1-3pm

Pat usually gives this lecture on a summer evening, but now she is offering this special fan favorite class on a Saturday afternoon. Call to sign up, and bring your knitting.

Beginning Fair Isle with JuliaMonday April 1 | 1-3pm

Learn the basics of working Fair Isle. This class sold out earlier this month so we are holding it again!

Knit the Clayoquot Toque, a FREE hat pattern sized from Baby to Adult. Uses 3 colors of DK. Call to sign up. There is homework.

Clayoquot Toque

Beginning Mosaics with Julia

Monday April 8 | 1-3pm

Mosaic knitting is easy, yielding impressive results. Learn the technique while making a washcloth with Fantasy Naturale. Yarn kits available. Bring size 7 needles.

Call to sign up. Learn this, then on to a larger mosaic project!

Barnstable

Easy mosaic work. Knit it in Malabrigo Dos Tierras or anotherDK weight yarn.

Meet Me at Midnight

A stunning Mosaic shawl. We knit ours in Silky Wool- 3 colors needed.Use other DK weight yarns as well.

Mosaic Shawl with Julia

Monday April 15 & 29 | 1-3pm.

I am always asked “what more can I do with Mosaic work beyond washcloths?” Well, here are some perfect examples. Both of these beautiful shawls are knit with DK weight yarns. Call to sign up.

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