E-News October 15th, 2019

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New Baskets & Bags

Our New African Baskets are absolutely Beautiful!
Extremely well made for long wear.
Laurel Burch Designs is back with some new styles and prints.
You might want one of each!

New Yarns Arriving

Cashmereno Sport

A supersoft and elegant blend of Merino, Cashmere, & Acrylic. Perfect yarn for special baby garments and prized adult designs. We are carrying Cashmereno in 24 solids and 8 speckled shades. A multi piece trunk show in house now- make sure you stop to see, and touch these special items.

Ravelry Inspirations

Close your eyes and think “Fall”.
Now do these designs make you feel warm inside?
An easy to knit shrug to work up in Encore Mega.
Knit this easy topper in
Trendsetter Icon.
A FREE capelet design for a worsted weight yarn such as Encore, Comfort or Galway Worsted.
A beautiful cabled cardi. I made a smaller version of this over 20 years ago for a 7 year old Amanda.
FREE Pattern
A cropped cardigan by Thea Colman.
Knit this DK weight beauty in DK Merino Superwash or Rustic Tweed.

Holiday Gift Ideas

From now through the Holidays I will feature a gift project idea in
each newsletter.
Some will be classics, others brand new, but all patterns will be FREE!
They will be linked for you to immediately download and get to work!
Aireado Hat & Cowls
Make the patterned hat & short cowl out of just one hank of Aireado, or
make a longer cowl out of one hank. FREE Pattern at TKE.
Literally lighter than air! Made of soft baby alpaca, warm merino wool and nylon. The structure of Aireado is unique as the fibers are blown through an ultra-thin nylon tube with air creating an airy yarn with extraordinary yardage. 283 yards/100g hank.

What’s in the Pool?

Lhasa- at 40% off!

Chunky gauge, but light as a feather. 50% Cashmere, 50% Yak. It doesn’t get much better than that! Many colors available. Now in the pool at 40% off!
2 Color Cowl
FREE Pattern at TKE.
Lhasa Long Lace Cowl
FREE Pattern at TKE.

Community Knitting Fall Collection

Every holiday season the Community Knitters chooses a project for giving, this season we have chosen to help our local soup kitchens supply their clients with toiletries. We will be collecting both full size (preferred) and travel size supplies which will be distributed to local soup kitchens and shelters.
We suggest:
ladies sanitary products
shaving supplies
We will be collecting items at TKE through Thanksgiving.
Thank you for helping.


This Week’s Classes

 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

Warping Lab with Lynn
Tuesday Oct 15 | 3:15 – 6:15pm
Ready to take the next step in your rigid heddle experience? Join us for a “Warping Lab” . You will plan and warp your own project. Weavers must have some experience with direct warping as this is not a “teaching how to warp” class. However, guidance will be available to assist and answer questions. Students will then complete their work at their own pace. Loom rental available for a fee of $10.00.
Class fee: $35.00.
Project materials are additional. Please call to register.
Entrelac Cowl with Pat
Any Class – ongoing now
Join Pat in any of her classes to knit up an Entrelac cowl with Kureyon, Gina, or Ito!! No previous knowledge of Entrelac needed- Pat will teach you! You can easily adjust the size of this cowl.
Bath Puppets with Maggie
Tuesday October 15 | 6:30 – 8:30pm
Easy enough for beginners, fun enough for experts. Using Fantasy Naturale and FREE Patterns create a Bath Mitt for yourself or a little one.
Call to sign up. Bring Size 7 dpns.
Choose from Froggy or Hushpuppy.
Crochet Projects Class with Becky
Wednesdays- ongoing | 3:30 – 5:30pm
Saturdays – ongoing | 1:00 – 3:00pm
Join Becky in a weekly session to work on your crochet project- and we have loads of suggestions. Beginners through expert crocheters welcome!
For rest of October, consider designing your own Poncho!. Pick a size, a yarn, and a stitch. Becky will guide you the rest of the way.
Shown here is another sample stitch pattern.
Knit & Crochet Animals
Mondays in October |1-3pm with Julia
Now is the time of year to make some animals. Knit and crochet ideas are plentiful and Julia is a wiz at these. Toys can be used as Christmas gifts for the little ones or as ornaments.
Our Cabled Sheep- shown here is just one easy to knit idea.
New Beginner’s Class
Tuesdays | 3:30 – 5:30pm with Regina
Regina’s class is finishing up their baby sweaters, where they learned so much about construction. Next project will be the Birthday Cake Cowl to be knit in almost any DK weight yarn. This will be a relaxing knit, while still a learning opportunity. FREE Pattern given out in class. Please call to sign up.
Birthday Cake Cowl shown here in Pendenza color drifting cotton.
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