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 one stitch at a


February 7, 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! 
All of these afghans are at The Knitter's Edge this week- come take a closer look!

Book 659- Crochet Sampler- Encore
Book 654- Knit Sampler- Encore

Book 638- Done by Monday- knit in Encore

Double moss stitch blanket knit in Dreambaby DK- FREE pattern

Yarn of the Week- 10% off- 
Sublime LOLA
on sale 2/7/17 to 2/13/17

100% extra fine merino wool.   
Spun in Italy.  Available in soft feminine colors.

Lola one ball cowl- FREE pattern

Lola one ball hat-- FREE pattern

 Valentine Freebies

Heart Dishcloth- crochet

Hook up this one with Fantasy Naturale cotton. Makes a great Hotpad or dishcloth.
Knit up this hat quickly in Encore Mega.

 Ravelry Ideas

A geometric designed for Tosh Merino Light

Intermezzo- FREE this month

A lace cowl design perfect for Worsted Merino Superwash.

Choose 2 colors of a Fingering weight yarn to create this cowl. We suggest Canopy Fingering.
 A worsted weight pullover.  We suggest Baby Alpaca Worsted.
Use some fingering weight yarns with great colors.  Madelinetosh Twist Light for example.
A DK weight yarn such as Mirasol Nuna will look great here.
Another job for Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light

What's New?

Joe Cole of What The Flock yarns has created a Yarn color of the month. February is Katy Perry Month. 

February is Katy Perry Month.
We also have January- Chaka Khan!  Beautiful blues & purples.

Knit Me knit in WTF February Merino/yak/nylon blend.

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

American Worsted by MJ Yarns
American Worsted lives up to its name. The wool is 100% raised, milled and dyed in the USA. The merino is as soft as you'd expect but with a really high twist.

Brickless in American Worsted by MJ Yarns

Texture and color work join forces to create a really dynamite hat- needs just one hank of MJ Yarns American Worsted.

Brickless requires just 2 hanks of MJ Yarns American Worsted

Sol Degrade
  7 colorways available.  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.  

The Wave Cowl shown here took but one ball of Sol Degrade.  Pattern is FREE with your yarn purchase.

Adirondack is a scarf accented with scallops created by short rows.  Just 2 balls of Sol Degrade will quickly knit up this dazzler. 

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 Brioche with JoAnne
Tuesday Feb 14 6:30 - 8:30pm

Learn to work Brioche while making  2-3 color cowl.  
Yarn: Purchase 2-100g hanks of Ella Rae Superwash Merino Chunky for a 2 color cowl, or 
3-50g balls of Rialto Chunky (see pool info below) for a 3 color cowl. You need to bring a 24" size 10.5 circular needle, and 1 stitch marker.

Weaving 101 with Lynn
Tues. 2/21 & 2/28-- 3:30 - 6:30pm

Learn to weave a scarf on a Rigid Heddle Loom.
Class Fee includes all materials, and loan of the 15" Cricket loom, plus 6 hours of lesson.  Call for more details and to register.

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.


What's in the Pool?

Rialto Chunky- 40% off


Rialto Chunky is a squooshy soft superwash Merino.  We have a pool full still available at a very low price. 66 yds/50g ball.   We have many patterns available.

My Brioche Cowl

I knit my latest Brioche cowl (Hester's Cowl by Lori Versaci) with just 3 balls of Rialto Chunky- 1 ball each color.
Rialto Chunky Cabled Hat
Just 2 balls of Rialto Chunky made this super soft and super warm cabled hat.


This Week's Classes


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

over 30 classes each week!  

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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