E-News Sept 25th, 2018

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It’s Autumn.  Time for a beautiful fall sweater.

  Consider our new Nor’easter by Thea Colman.  Knit in Worsted Merino Superwash- about 70 colors to choose from.
With simple lines in the front and a strong cabled back- Nor’easter will be a go to sweater for the fall and beyond.
Come try it on.  Thea Colman also designed
Dark & Stormy- one of our most popular designs- come see that sweater too!

Dark & Stormy by Thea Colman.  Knit in Tosh Vintage.

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Ravelry Inspirations

 

Spider & Web Poncho –  FREE CROCHET Pattern

Create a fun Holiday “Garment” in Encore Worsted.  FREE Pattern.

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Fernet Branca by Thea Colman

WOW I love this pullover.  You can knit it in Galway or Homestead Tweed.  What a great rustic look!

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Loops by Martina Behm

What a strange looking piece!  Would you believe it can become a vest, a scarf, or a cowl?  Knit it in Dk Merino Superwash, or Tosh Dk.

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Belinda Vest –  CROCHET

A classic Crochet Vest to make in Homestead. 

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What’s New?

 

Fair Isle

Fair Isle is a superwash worsted wool/nylon blend.  
246 yds in a 150g cake.  It is the perfect yarn for worsted weight socks, and for so much more. 
One cake will make a baby sweater (FREE Pattern). 
With just one cake you can knit up a hat with enough yarn left to make matching mitts. (mitts coming soon)
Man & Woman’s hat

Furreal



With 2 balls of Furreal you can knit up a long cowl that will cover your neck and head while walking.  Nice for a windy day. FREE Pattern with your yarn purchase.
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.

Imagination

Imagination is a 100% acrylic multicolored fiber with a super soft prefelted feel.  This machine washable yarn will make great baby garments such as the blanket shown below.  We have hats & scarves knit in this fiber as well.   174 yds/100g

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This one ball Spiral Hat is a stunner!  FREE Pattern
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New for Tuscan Aire

Pattern 3290 for Tuscan Aire- a soft cabled pullover.

Tuscan Aire is a light as air blend of Merino wool and nylon.  163 yds/50g.  Many heathered shades available.

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Whats in The Pool?

Bio Sesia 5- Just $4.00 a ball!

Last days in the pool

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:
 


 

Tuesday Sept 25 & Oct 2– 6:30 – 8:30

Class continues this week and next!

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 15– 1-3pm- NOTE!! New Class date!

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.
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Tuesday October 9– 6:30 – 8:30

Learn to read crochet charts with Milly

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- 2.75mm.  We will supply the yarn.
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Sunday October 14  4-6:30pm

Yoga + Knitting Class

Join Amanda & JoAnne at Creative Actions Yoga for an evening of knitting – crocheting, wine, and 1 hour of restorative yoga.  Stretch your creative senses, then relax.  We will be making yoga socks
CLICK HERE to download the flyer on this fun event.

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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