E-News May 14th, 2019

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Special Upcoming Classes

Miters! They come in all sizes.
Learn how to knit them, how to attach them, trim them, and create something beautiful with them. Join Becky on Saturday May 18 | 1-3pm for some
Mitered Madness. Call to sign up.
Call to register for Joe Cole’s Newest Dyeing Class: Speckle It! Saturday
June 15 | 10-12 and 1-3pm. Sign up for either session. Call for more info.

Charity Knitting Retreat Success

Our Charity Knitting Retreat yesterday was a huge success. We were 125 people strong! Toddler vests and hats are on so many needles now! If you couldn’t make the retreat, you can still help us supply Nurse Family Partnership with much needed baby garments with our free patterns.
Just ask for patterns at The Knitter’s Edge.

New Designs

Freia Scarf
A FREE pattern for a chevron scarf knit with just one Freia Shawl Ball.
A sweet baby cardigan that we knit in Worsted Merino Superwash.
FREE Pattern.

Nightshift & Shifts Complete!

Our beautiful Nightshift knit in NORO Ito has now been blocked. It is definitely a stunning piece. We all want to turn this into a blanket! You need to see this in person. Our 2nd Nightshift – knit in Kenzie – will be done any day now!
A DK weight Cowl, knit with just
3 hanks of Silky Wool.
Just finished- The Shift
Knit with 3 hanks of Nuna.
So soft with great drape.

Classes

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

Upcoming Classes

Constellate Hat
Tuesdays in May 6:30 – 8:30 with Maggie
It is now MadMay- Ravelry’s annual event to celebrate everything Madelinetosh. Maggie’s new Tuesday project class is celebrating MadMay
by taking on the design Constellate. It’s a hat to knit in TML or Twist Light. Choose your Tosh color, and get your pattern. Please call to sign up. Constellate
NightShift
Mondays 1-3pm with Julia
Beginning May 13
Join Julia to knit up your “one of a kind” Nightshift shawl or Shift cowl. We will have several samples to show and so many colors of yarn to choose from. If you can’t make Julia’s class- join in almost any other class to work on your shawl. This is a shop wide project! We are all joining in!
Julia also taking on The Shift!
Mondays 1-3pm with Julia
Beginning May 13
The Shift Cowl is finished and at the shop to view. We knit it in Silky Wool.
Now knitting one in Nuna. So many other Sport to DK weight yarns to use as well, such as Cleo & Phoenix DK.
Mitered Squares
Saturday May 18 |1-3pm with Becky
Learn to knit up a mitered square, link them together, and pick up & work a border. With these skills you can make a washcloth, purse, shawl, or even an afghan. Bring size 7 needles. Fantasy Naturale yarn kits will be available. Please call to sign up.
New Beginner’s Class
Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 with Regina
This will be a class with a theme- “Washcloths are a Great Way to Learn”. Using Fantasy Naturale cotton, Regina will help you work your way through many techniques- learning new knitting skills -one cloth at a time. Shown here is an owl cloth knit last week- time to learn cables! Please call to sign up.
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
Began May 1, 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.
Note time change.
This week: Skyping with Edie!
History of Knitting in The Americas
Saturday June 1 | 1-3pm with Pat
The final part of Pat’s lecture series- This time on knitting history close to home. Pat has the best stories in this part (in my opinion). Call to sign up please so we know how many to expect. Plan on bringing your knitting.
Needlefelting
Saturday June 1 | 1-3pm with Lauren.
Needlefelting is fun- you all know that by now. First timers can make something great- like this turtle!
Bring extra cash for fiber and needles. Call to sign up.

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