E-News Sept 4th, 2018

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It’s September now… unofficial beginning of the Fall Knitting Season (yeah I know its 90 degrees outside).  Time to start thinking about a Fall project- maybe time for a sweater?  We have some great ideas for you.

Trunk Show Saturday, Sept 15, 2018

jul Designs are well sought after pieces.  The Knitter’s Edge has the honor of holding a jul Designs Trunk Show  & demonstration on Saturday Sept 15 11-3pm.  
CLICK HERE for the full flyer and…
SAVE THIS DATE!!
This is a FREE event.
Surely you have noticed how often Jen reaches for a jul accessory when we shoot photos.  Here is your chance to see all the accessories and learn how to use them from the designer herself!
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What’s New in the Yarn World?

 
NORO Ito is a large 200g Cake of Kureyon with over 30 colors in each cake.  8 colorways available.
8 beautiful colorways available
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NORO Magazine #13 is now in stock, featuring a collection of one cake Ito projects plus additional Ito designs.

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Our new Exclusive Zick Zack NORO Scarf- Knit with just one cake of our new NORO Ito. FREE Pattern with your Ito Purchase.  More Designs are still coming!
Another TKE Exclusive design for NORO Ito- a Garter Chevron Wrap.  Takes just one cake of NORO Ito. 
FREE Pattern with your Ito purchase.   This is a great wrap to show off a jul design piece.
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Ravelry Inspirations

 
The Throwback can be your 2018 Rhinebeck Sweater.  Knit it in Galway Wool or Tosh Vintage.  Fair Isle yoke sweaters are ‘Hot Right Now’ designs. 
The latest Issue of Vogue is ready and it features a Fair Isle Yoke Sweater on the cover, as well as a collection of other Fair Isle designs inside.  Classic, and Modern.
Golden Oak Hat.  This set can be knit with just 2 balls of Galway.  
If a Fair Isle Sweater is a bit much for you- consider trying a pair of mitts or a hat.  This set was knit in Galway Worsted- just one ball each color.  Join Linda Miller on Tuesday Sept 18 to take a small step into the world of Fair Isle. Patterns will be provided at a discounted price for class participants.

Starboard Rock – A new Pullover by Lori Versaci.
Knit it in Tosh Sport, Cleo Cotton, or Nuna.

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Soulshine –  An interesting shawl to knit in any of our many fingering weight yarns- try Breathless, Ella Rae Lace Merino, or our new Illimani Sabri– a cotton/ baby alpaca blend.

Madelinetosh Color Inspiration!

 
Woods & Water – Knit in Tosh Vintage- FREE pattern
Limerick Shawl – FREE Pattern
Limerick Shawl– Knit in Tosh Twist Light

 

Tosh Colorway Gold Lion- available in all the Tosh bases.
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Rhinebeck Buses!

Tickets are on sale now!  The Saturday Bus is FULL but the Sunday Bus has a few seats left. 
Eileen and I go on Sunday and it is always a relaxed day – and there is always plenty of stuff left to be purchased (including WINE!!!).  
 
Call or stop by the shop to reserve your seat.  
Download the event 
Flyer with full information by   
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Whats in The Pool?

Jeannee Worsted- Just $3.00 a ball!

Last Few Days- This is all we have left!

Still the very best yarn for Chemocaps!

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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 10– 1:00 – 3:00

Building Blocks with Julia

Work on your own sampler throw- learning new stitches as you progress.  Start at any time.  Call for more info.

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Tuesday Sept 11– 6:30 – 8:30

Fixing Mistakes with JoAnne

 A class for advanced beginner to intermediate knitters.  Learn to correct some of those goofs.  Bring a pair of needles- size 8 or 9.   Call to sign up.
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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 with Linda Miller

What beautiful Fair Isle Mittens- knit in 2 colors of Galway Worsted.  The Golden Oak Mittens now have a matching Hat- Linda is working that up right now.  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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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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Beginner Classes!

At TKE we are proud to have so many classes perfect for beginners. If one of our special sessions does not fit your schedule- do not worry- beginners are always welcome in any regular class, at any time. 
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Help Feed the Pets

The Animal Food Bank of The Lehigh Valley helps pet owners keep their animals when times get tough. Donated cat & dog food is distributed to those in need.  Next time you are shopping, please consider adding a bag of food to your cart.  The Knitter’s Edge is a collection point for The Animal Food Bank- you can drop it off here.  Cat Litter is always needed too.
 

Thank you