E-News May 16th, 2020

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An Amigurumi for You

Crochet this cutie with just one hank of Cleo DK weight cotton.
FREE Pattern.
Cleo is available in many colors- very well priced.
If you need stuffing- just let us know.
Changes are coming soon!
New Projects Ideas will begin showing up in the next newsletter.
But for now- stay home, stay safe, and keep knitting!
We are at the shop Monday – Friday 10:00 – 4:00
for mail order & curbside pick up.
Please note that the shop is still closed to the public.
We have extended FREE Shipping, it now continues until May 31 with a $75.00 purchase. All of our standard shipping disclaimers apply.
Best way to reach us:
Please email us at unwind@theknittersedge.com or call us at 610-419-9276 and leave a message. We will get back to you.

Stay safe until we are together again,

JoAnne & Amanda

Adding a New Ball of Yarn

Adding a new ball of yarn can be easy when its at the beginning of a row, but far more challenging when its in the middle of a round. Take a look at these photos and video for ideas of how to handle this situation.

Magic Knot Method of Joining Yarn

Russian Join Method of Joining Yarn

And if you prefer watching a video:

Magic Knot and Russian Join

Jewelspun
100 acrylic
546 yds/200g
Worsted weight 18 sts =4″
Can’t wear wool? Try our worsted weight Jewelspun. So much drifting color. Try it for a Nightshift- see pictures here.
3 balls of Jewelspun for the Nightshift. Very affordable!
Pocket Shawl
FREE Pattern at The Knitter‘s Edge for just one ball of Jewelspun.
Knit this large impressive set with just 2 balls of Jewelspun.
Cabled Hat & Ribbed Cowl
A FREE pattern requiring just one ball of Jewelspun to make the set.
A fashionable cardi pattern
written in 6 sizes.
Baby Blossom DK
70 acrylic/30 nylon
362 yds/100g
DK weight 22 sts =4″
A very special DK weight baby yarn that forms rows of little flowers or Fair Isle specks depending on the color. The original colorways created flowers, but boys needed some designs too, so non- flowery colorways were created. Bottom row are non- flowery colors.
A total of 13 colorways available.
A classic design- needs to be on everyone’s bucket list. Knit it for a special little one. Takes just one ball of Baby Blossom DK for the smaller sizes.
Pattern available at TKE.
Such a sweet tunic top/dress for a little one. This is a shop favorite!
Baby Blanket
FREE Pattern written in 2 sizes.
Crochet Poncho
Make it with 2 balls Baby Blossom DK- written for age 3-6 years.
FREE Pattern
Baby Hats & Booties
Knit these in Baby Blossom DK- FREE Patterns available.
Alba
50 Wool/25 Alpaca/25 Rayon
382 yds/100g
Sport weight 23 sts =4″
A tweedy sport weight fiber that is warm for winter but light weight enough for the other seasons. We carry Alba in 12 colors.
FREE Pattern for a long 2 color V shaped shawl.
Garter stitch knitting.
Hat & Mitt Set
This entire set can be knit with just one ball each of 2 colors of Alba. FREE patterns at The Knitter‘s Edge.
A pretty textured top pullover. Perfect yarn weight for 3 season wear.
A FREE Pattern for a crochet triangular shawl to work up in Alba. Just one ball needed, but you can make it much larger with 2 balls of Alba.