E-News November 6th, 2018

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10,000 New Knitters!

On Saturday November 10!


On Saturday Nov 10 we are joining forces with yarn shops across the country to add 10,000 new knitters to our world.

How it Works: 
24 new knitters (Newbies) will get their first taste of knitting while making a pair of fingerless mitts with a yarn and needle kit supplied by Skacel.  
The 24 knitters (Sponsors) who bring these newbies to TKE will receive a Fingerless Mitt kit of their own provided by The Knitter’s Edge. 
A class for the newbies will be held on Sat 11/10/18 
1-3pm with our Beginner knitting teachers Becky and Julia.  Additional help will be provided by the Sponsors.  We will need their help most during cast on.
What you need to do:  
Find a newbie who would like to learn to knit and call The Knitter’s Edge to sign up. Arrive before 1:00 on Saturday Nov 10 to get a seat in one of our classes. This is not a free class, but it is half price as the pair of knitters will pay as one.  The Sponsors will need to bring double pointed needles size 3 & 5 to work on their own FREE mitten kit.  Call soon as space and kits are limited.
 

What’s New?

Pairfect Sock Yarn

REGIA’s innovation makes it easy for every sock knitter to knit two identical socks out of one ball – thanks to the yellow start thread!  6 colorways available.

New Stitch Markers

This set of six stitch markers will make your knitting extra cute! Choice of many designs. These fun stitch markers not only decorate your knitting but they’re a useful tool for assisting you with following your pattern. The markers are made of 1/8″ birch and the animals are laser cut onto the face.  Made in USA.  

New Point Protectors

Get 7 sets of assorted point protectors for an AMAZINGLY low price.  Share with your friends.

Snowman Kits

Make your own snowman with a double strand of sparkly Encore Starz.  It will look like icy snow.  Kit contains all yarn needed plus pattern. 
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It’s the time of year again to think about Holiday gift knitting and crochet.  For the next 12 weeks we will offer up some great gift ideas for everyone on your list. 

Week 6– Galway Hat

The Seamans 1898 Hat–  FREE Pattern
The construction of this hat was inspired by one pictured in a magazine published around 1910 (so I’m not sure why its called 1898 hat). Knitting the headband part side to side provides a double layer of garter stitch to keep the ears warm.  The hat has plenty of depth so it can be pulled low on the forehead, and the earflaps will naturally cup around the ears to keep them warm.
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You can also make just the headband part and add an
I- cord bind off.  Keep the ear mighty warm  For men or women.

an easy to knit comfy pullover from Andrea Mowry.
Knit it in Galway Worsted.
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Check out our version of The Weekender- 
knit in grey heather Galway Worsted.
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New Luci Yarn

 

Luci- by Louisa Harding

Luci is an acrylic wool blend- very soft and colorful fingering weight yarn. 349 yards/100g cake.

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The Capitol Reef Shawl is a FREE Pattern at the Knitter’s Edge with your yarn purchase of 2 cakes of Luci.  Pattern is NOT free on Ravelry, but is FREE from us. 

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The Capitol Reef Shawl looks so good wrapped around your shoulders.  Cozy warm too.  FREE Pattern at TKE.
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The Luci Cowl is an TKE exclusive FREE Pattern that uses just one cake of Luci.  Get it FREE at TKE. 

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The Luci Cowl- FREE Pattern.

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$2.00 Odd Balls Fill The Pool this week!

So much to choose from!! All just $2.00

 
The pool is overflowing!  Every hank or ball of yarn is just $2.00 with values as high as $25!  Come dive in for some outrageous bargains.
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Classes Coming Soon

This Week’s Classes

Classes for the weeks of Nov 5 & Nov 12 

Click on this link to get the full weekly schedule of classes.
We have over 30 classes each week!
Other classes coming soon:
 

 

 

Monday November 12– 1-3pm

Christmas Santa Gnome with Julia

Join Julia for a fun little project.  Bring some extra cash for a yarn kit.  Bring needles- size 5 and 6.

Please call to sign up.
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Beginning Wednesday November 7–1-3pm

Build your own Ripple Blanket with Becky

This design-your-own ripple blanket will commence on Nov 7 during the crochet class.
Becky has come up with four basic ripple recipes, with instructions and examples for each. Each student should come to class with an idea of what yarn they would like to use and appropriate hook(s). In the first session, we would review the patterns (they are all easy) and hand out the instructions for swatches. After a week or two, each student should return with a swatch she likes and a target size for a blanket/afghan. We’d use the swatch to calculate yarn amounts and go from there. The project would be finished at their convenience.  Call to sign up.
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Monday November 19– 1:00 – 3:00

Learn to read crochet charts with Milly

Milly’s Learn to Read Crochet Charts class was so well received that we are holding it again!
Milly will join us for a very special class to teach us how to work those wonderful charts that make crochet a whole lot easier.  Call to sign up.
Bring hook size C (2.75mm).  We will supply the yarn.
Learning to read charts will open your crochet world to so much, including all of the beautiful Japanese and Russian crochet patterns out there.
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Tuesday November 6  3:30 – 6:30pm

Weaving 201 with Lynn

Take the next step in your weaving education by exploring colorwork.  You will need to come to class with your loom (or a loaner loom) prewarped with Fantasy Naturale cotton.  You will be all ready to make 4 different coasters.  Call to sign up.

Tuesday November 13 — 6:30 – 8:30

Seaming with JoAnne

Learn to sew your knit pieces together like a professional!  Bring a metal seaming needle.
All else will be provided. Call to sign up.

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