E-News October 19th, 2018

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E-News October 19th, 2018

Owls – FREE Pattern

What a fun hat to knit up.  Plus, you can add some beady little eyes!  Knit it in Madelinetosh DK or Worsted Merino Superwash– just one hank needed.  
 
There are 2 options for the brim: a double stockinette brim for extra warmth or a snuggier ribbed brim.
Pattern instructions for the owls are both written and charted.
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Save The Date

 

Joe Cole will once again be coming to
The Knitter’s Edge; and it’s just in time to add some new colorways to your Holiday Knitting Stash!

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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 3– Icon Shoulder Wrap

This week we offer a really special wrap.  This easy piece takes just 2 –50g balls of a new chunky gauged yarn called Icon.  We carry Icon in about 10 colors- each one full of tweedy, glittery interest for a fun Fall knit.
FREE Pattern.

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Trendsetter Icon

Icon is a blend of Alpaca, Nylon, Silk and Cotton.  This light and lofty fiber has a hint of glittery paillettes shining through.  You need to see this yarn up close to really appreciate it.  Come take a look.
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Icon Traveling Cowl

Just 2 balls of Trendsetter Icon are needed to knit up this super soft traveling cowl.  Bands of knit and purl travel around the cowl in a dart like fashion.  An easy knit.
FREE pattern with your yarn purchase.

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Icon Cabled Scarf

2 balls of Icon make this long and lovely cabled scarf.  FREE pattern with your yarn purchase. 
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New Imagination Accessories

 
Sirdar Imagination is a 100% acrylic that looks prefelted.  Do some fast knitting with this chunky weight yarn.  
The colorways are amazing.
Our new Imagination Men’s Cowl takes just one 100g ball.  FREE Pattern
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Our ladies Spiral Cowl matches the look of our Spiral Hat shown below.  Both are free patterns for Imagination. 
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Spiral Hat for Imagination- needs just one ball. 
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Scented Goodies from 

A Natural Alternative

 
From our friend Hedge at A Natural Alternative Soaps- we have new Lip Balms!  Great soothing ingredients make these the perfect stocking stuffer.  Carry one with you always in this fall weather. Many scents to choose from.
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New item at The Knitter’s Edge: Hedge’s Lotion Bars smell and feel so yummy.  Keep those hands (and heels) soft  this fall and winter.  Great item to keep in your knitting bag.  About 6 scents to choose from. 
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Soaps by A Natural Alternative are loved by all. Full of moisturizing ingredients, and all natural (of course).  Shampoos available too- and they are awesome!!!
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Ravelry Inspirations

 

Night Shift

Add some fun mosaic work to your knitting schedule!  WOW- this shawl will keep you so interested.  Use a light worsted weight fiber such as Kenzie, or Galway.

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Garden of Shadows –  FREE Pattern

Just one hank of a fingering weight yarn such as Malabrigo Sock or Tosh Twist light will make these cabled fingerless gloves.

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Calming the Storm

Oh boy – now this is beautiful!  Cables are always impressive.
Try MadHatter or DK Merino Superwash for warmth, springiness, and a touch of sheen.

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The Baby Groot Cardigan is perfect for that little girl aged 2 to 10.   This piece is part of the Cardigans of The Galaxy pattern series.  Check out the rest of the collection through links on this pattern page.  Knit this little beauty in one of our many new colors of Snuggly DK.
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What’s In The Pool?

Cashmere Regalo at half price!

 

Cashmere Regalo

Cashmere Regalo is 95% Cashmere with 5% Extra Fine Merino added.  Each 76 yard ball of this Aran weight luxury fiber will take you far.   12 colorways available.

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Cashmere Regalo Hat-
Using the FREE That Easy Guernsey Hat pattern

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Cashmere Regalo Cowl –  FREE Pattern

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Classes Coming Soon

This Week’s Classes

Classes for the weeks of Oct 15 & Oct 22 

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


 

Saturday November 3– 1-3pm

Needlefelting with Lauren

It’s time to add some felted ornaments to your tree.

Join Lauren to make some ghomes, Christmas balls, plus many types of flat ornaments formed with cookie cutters.  Call to sign up.
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Monday October 22 & 29– 1:00 – 3:00

Dog Sweater With Julia

Knit up a sweater for your favorite 4 legged friend.  We will be using Encore Worsted and a pattern supplied in class.  Please come with your dgs measurements- neck to top of tail, and chest circumference.  Bring size 6 & 8 needles.  Please call to sign up. (This sweater is obviously too large for the dog here- we will make sure yours fits).
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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 October 30– 3:00 – 6:30

2 Handed Fair Isle with Linda Miller

Learn to work Fair Isle in the round by carrying the yarn with both hands.  This is an important class that will help you master this technique to take on the many Fair Isle designs out there that are so popular right now.  If you don’t feel confident by the end of this class you can stay with Linda into her regular Tuesday night 6:30 – 8:30 class on Oct 30.   Call to sign up.  There is Homework!! You will need to get your project hat started before class.  Homework info given at time of sign up.
This is a $18.00 class.