Sharing Life...

 one stitch at a


February 3, 2017
February is the perfect time to knit or crochet an afghan!
Here are just a few to look at. 
Come see us for pattern and yarn ideas!

Encore Worsted Open Hearts Throw- pattern 2193- FREE until Valentine's Day with your yarn purchase.

Homestead Striped Throw- FREE pattern with your Homestead yarn purchase.

Seasons Baby Throw- FREE

Encore Chunky Throw- Free with your yarn purchase

Yarn of the Week- 10% off- 
Blackthorn & Wynter from Classic Elite
on sale 1/31/17 to 2/6/17
Blackthorn- all natural shades

Wynter- Dyed version of Blackthorn
Undyed alpaca and wool merge for naturally heathered colors rolled up into a plump, squishy 100 gram hank of chunky love.
The superfine alpaca makes garments soft and warm. While the wool lends it strength. Perfect for that big chunky sweater or throw that knit up quickly.

Come see our Blackthorn Trunk Show this week.  
See these garments up close; try them on!

Castlebridge- a one hank project.

Quincy- just one hank needed.

Forte- knit it w/ or w/o Fair Isle work
Spyder Lake- a warm cabled tunic top.

 Ravelry Ideas

Knit in Tosh Merino Light

Classy Cardi- crochet- FREE

A jacket to crochet in Encore Chunky or Fantasy Naturale for Spring.
Pyrrole by Heather Zoppetti

2 cakes of Freia Ombre Fingering will make up this beautiful striped cowl.

Use your scraps of fingering weight yarns to make up this doily.  Keep going to make it larger.

You can quickly knit this mosaic work beauty in Encore Mega.

Terra Vista -  FREE until Feb 14

Knit up this shawl with one of our many Cheshire Cat Kits of fingering weight gradient yarn, or Freia Ombre Fingering.

What's New?

Organically farmed on the Falkland Islands and spun in Yorkshire this exceptional yarn feels as soft in the knitted fabric as it does in the hank.  16 beautifully soft colors to choose from.

Blackberry Stitch Cowl - FREE

Jason's Cabled hat- Just one hank needed- FREE pattern

A beautiful blend of Cashmere and Yak from The Pure Bliss collection.

2 Color Cowl - FREE
Choose from 12 colors in this ultrasoft yarn from Debbie Bliss.

Long Lace Cowl - FREE

Vivacious 4ply

Vivacious 4 ply is a fingering weight 100% merino.  Beautiful tonal colorways that will shine in any design.  Many colorways available. 399 yards/100g hank

Comfort Prints

Same wonderfully soft and baby friendly blend of nylon and acrylic as Comfort, now in self striping shades.

Comfort Prints 
Reversible Baby Blanket

The new baby blanket pattern is ready for Comfort Prints! 
Get the pattern FREE with your yarn purchase.  
This 3 ball blanket was fast and easy to knit and it is totally reversible.  6 colors of Comfort prints to choose from.  

Sol Degrade
  7 colorways available. 

Sol Degrade

The Wave Cowl shown here took but one ball.  Pattern is FREE with your yarn purchase.
100% cotton ribbon with 218 yards of worsted weight color. Speaking of color- we have 7 to offer.  Most projects takes but one or two balls.  

Summer Capelet- just one ball needed- FREE pattern

New Classes

Our next Open Weaving Night is Monday Feb 20   6:30 - 8:30pm
Please call to sign up. 
This is a FREE event

Needle Felting- Saturday, Feb 18 -- 1-3pm with Lauren

Join Lauren for another great Saturday of needle felting.  Call to sign up please.

Building Blocks Afghan 
Monday Feb 13-- 1-3pm with Julia

Come make a great throw and learn so many new stitches along the way.
Call to sign up.  Make 1 square a month

Beginning Entrelac 
Monday, Feb 6 --1-3pm with Julia

Bring a Size 7-- 24" circ.  You will need to purchase 2 balls of the yarn- either Kureyon or Gina.
Must call to sign up.

Then, try an Entrelac hat in a future class.

You will be making a cowl in the first class- come in and pick out your yarn before class so you can get the ribbing done.  Loosely cast on 120 sts. Join and work in k1/p1 ribbing for 5 rounds. 
Advanced Cast ons & Bind offs
Monday, Feb 20  1-3pm with JoAnne

Join me to learn several more advanced cast on & bind off techniques such as provisional cast ons and kitchener stitch to name just two.  This class is for advanced beginners to intermediate knitters.  
Bring size 8 or 9 needles- double points and straights.

Call to sign up
Wednesday Feb 8-  1-3pm
Crochet with Debra Field

Debra's class will be participating in the American Heart Association's "Little Hats, Big Hearts" donation of preemie and newborn hats.  They have chosen 3 patterns to work with.  These free patterns will be available at class.  Bring hooks size G-I. 
100% cotton or acrylic yarns such as Dreambaby DK, Comfort, Eco Baby Cotton, or Cotton Supreme are appropriate for use.


This Week's Classes


Click on the link to get the full weekly schedule of classes- we have

over 30 classes each week!  

About Us
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Check out our extensive list of classes.
I know you will find one you will enjoy... and remember, 
there is never a commitment.  Try one class, or several, it's your choice.
JoAnne Turcotte
We are located at:
1601 West Broad St
Bethlehem, PA. 
Our Store Hours are:
Tues/Wed/Thurs: 9:30 - 9:00
Fri/Sat/Mon: 9:30 - 4:00
Closed Sundays