E-News Sept 18th, 2018

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Jul Designs

This past Saturday we held a very well received event highlighting Jul Designs.  Laura, the owner of Jul, came to show us all how to wear our shawls, and other garments, anchoring and accessorizing with Jul Pieces.  After the event we filled the bulletin board with many styling ideas.  Come take a look, and choose your own Jul pieces to add to your wardrobe.

Lehigh Valley Fiber Festival: Save the Date

To be held at The Macungie Memorial Park. 
More more info: VIsit the Lehigh Valley Fiber Festival website: www.LVfiberfest.com
 

NORO Ito Continues to Shine

 
NORO’s new Ito is a 200g Cake of Kureyon Wool with over 30 colors in each Aran weight cake. 
8 colorways are available in NORO Ito. 
Our new Ito Chevron Poncho- just 2 cakes needed. This is an absolutely beautiful piece- and just the time for it- Enjoy the Autumn season in your Ito Poncho.
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The pattern for the new Ito Chevron Poncho is in the New Noro Magazine- and it’s in stock now!
Other patterns for Ito are included in the magazine as well.  Our other designs- shown here are FREE with your purchase of Ito.
 
Noro Ito Zick Zack Scarf –  FREE Pattern
Noro Ito Garter Chevron Wrap –  FREE Pattern
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What’s New?

 

Furreal

Furreal Faux Fur makes a wonderfully soft cowl.  Just one ball is needed.  FREE Pattern. 
Fast Knitting on a size 17 needle!!
Furreal 100% Polyester comes in 100g balls of 71 yards.
7 colorways available.
The Furreal 1 ball hat is a quick knit.  FREE Pattern.

Amitola Brushed

Our new Amitola Brushed by Louisa Harding is a mohair/cotton/wool blend loaded with color.  
Try one of our easy to knit designs. 328 yards/100g.
6 colorways to choose from. 
The Eyelet Cowl takes just 1 ball of Amitola Brushed.
FREE Pattern.
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The Acadia Shawl is written in 2 sizes needing 
1-2 balls of Amitola Brushed.  FREE Pattern.
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Whats in The Pool?

Bio Sesia 5- Just $4.00 a ball!

100% Organic Cotton- Fingering weight.  196 yards/50g
 

Classes Coming Soon

This Week’s Classes

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

Other classes coming soon:

 


 

Monday Sept 17 & 24– 1:00 – 3:00

Entrelac with Julia

Spend a couple of sessions with Julia learning the technique known as Entrelac.  Wonderful for self striping yarns such as Noro Silk Garden, Kureyon or 
our new Ito.  Julia has scarf, hat, & cowl sample pieces to share as examples.  Bring a selection of needles if you have them- 16″ & 24″ circulars in sizes 6-8.   Your chosen yarn and project will determine exactly what needles you need.  Call to sign up. 
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Tuesday Sept 18– 6:30 – 8:30

Fair Isle Mittens & Hat with Linda Miller

What beautiful Fair Isle Mittens- knit in 2 colors of Galway Worsted.  The Golden Oak Mittens now have a matching Golden Oak Hat – Linda has worked this up as well.  Patterns will be provided by the designer at a discount during the class.  You will need 2 balls of Galway Worsted for the set.  Call to sign up.  Must have experience with 2 handed Fair Isle work. 

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Monday October 1– 1-3pm

Building Blocks with Julia

The building blocks program will take you methodically

through advancing your knitting skills while making an afghan. Join in at any time  This class runs once a month.  Call for more details.
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Monday October 8– 1-3pm

Linen Stitch with Julia

Have you ever wanted to learn the elegant Linen Stitch but were afraid it was too difficult?  When worked in the round, Linen Stitch is easy to do.  Join Julia to create a Linen Stitch cowl.
You will need just one hank of Ella Rae Lace Merino Chunky to knit up your Linen Stitch Cowl.  Lots of colorways to choose from.  Call to sign up.
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Saturday Sept 29– 1:00 – 3:00

Needlefelting with Lauren

We love it when Lauren comes for a class- and especially during Pumpkin time.  This is a great My First Needlefelting Class project.  You will get it done before the end of class.   Call to sign up. 

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Tuesday Oct 16 & 23– 3:30 – 7:00pm

Weaving 101 with Lynn

Join Lynn for your first lesson in Weaving.   Included are 6.5 hours of class, all handouts, yarn to make a scarf plus loan of the loom for the 2 classes and week in between.  Cost is $85.  Call to sign up and for more information.