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March 10, 2017


Hedge, Owner of A Natural Alternative Soaps & Toiletries is coming to The Knitters Edge on Thursday, March 23 at 6pm.  
She will be debuting her 2017 line of scented soaps & other new products.  

Hedge will also be talking about a special event coming to the Lehigh Valley this September.  

This is a FREE event- just call us to let us know you are coming.

Save the Date!
Monday, May 15 we will hold our annual Charity Knitting retreat at 
St Francis Center for Renewal in Bethlehem.  This is a day of relaxation, reflection, great food, and of course charity knitting.  
More info will follow soon- but for now- hold this date!

Maryland Sheep & Wool 

Bus Trip Tickets go on sale on Monday March 13
Call or stop in on Monday to get your seat.

CLICK HERE for a downloadable pdf on the Bus Trip

Feature Yarn of the Week 
Ella Rae Seasons

A chunky weight blend of acrylic & wool.  The chainette construction makes it light and lofty.  The striping colorways are great for kids & adults alike.

Seasons Mitered Baby Throw
Takes just 3 balls!

I designed my first mitered afghan 16 years ago for a House of White Birches book.  Now here is a mini version of that aghan!  FREE pattern with your yarn purchase.
Seasons Baby/Toddler Vest- FREE pattern.  Written in 3 sizes
 A quick to knit garter stitch vest for your little one.   Just add 3 large buttons.  This is an easy knit, perfect for beginners. 

  A beautiful 3 ball crescent shawl
Seasons Shrug- FREE pattern

Knit up this one piece open garment in no time. Just sew up 2 short seams.   
Written in sizes 32-50".

What's New?


Pendenza is a DK weight drifting cotton- soft and shimmery. Mercerized with a high twist for beautiful stitches. 

F760- Zig Zag Cowl - just one ball

Here is a better picture of the stitch pattern in this cowl (F760).  Just one ball will do it.

With 2 balls of Pendenza, you can crochet this multi stitch cowl.
Pendenza Eyelet Cowl- exclusive FREE The Knitter's Edge pattern
Knit with just one ball of Pendenza.

Adore Bunny Kits

Knit up one of these little bunnies- so cuddly and cute.  Our kits contain everything except the stuffing.   
Our kits are available in any of these colors. Adore is a 100% supersoft nylon.

Our Spring Cloth kits contain 2 illusion cloth patterns and a bar of A Natural Alternative soap.

Some Quick Kits for Upcoming Holidays
Shamrock pin kits- knit & crochet

Henry's Bunny Kits

Bella Lino by Classic Elite- Fully in Stock

Bella Lino has been a big hit!  This cotton- linen blend is light and fill of color  We have many colors available, and lots of pattern ideas. 

Knit up this beautiful 2 - 3 ball scarf with a FREE pattern. 
CLICK HERE to download.

Ravelry Ideas
Design Ideas for Early March

Crochet this lovely shawl with just 1 hank of Fingering weight yarn.  
May we suggest Tosh Twist Light, Happy Feet, or Vivacious 4ply. 

WOW- Make your knitting look like knitting.  Use your 2 handed fair Isle skills to create this stunning cowl. Knit it in fingering weight solids such as Ella Rae Lace Merino.

Another fingering weight beauty- knit it up in Tosh Merino Light, or use Arroyo or Nuna for a slightly bigger shawl.

A top down cardigan for Spring wear.  Knit it in Galway or Madelinetosh Dk for a great cool evening topper.

Weaving is Moving to The Next Level!

Announcing Weaving 201-- March 20 12:30 - 3:30pm
Take your weaving to the next level- working with color patterns. 
Using one warp, create 4 different coaster patterns using 2 shuttles at a time. 
Come with your loom prewarped.  Directions given upon sign up.  This is a 3 hour class- cost $30.  Class limited to 8 people. We will be using Cotton Supreme for this lesson on color work, multiple shuttles, and more.  Call for more details and to register. 

Monday March 13-- 12:30 - 3:30pm 
Warping Refresher Class- $20
You forgot how to warp already???
Yep we understand. 

Come to a refresher session with your loom and we will get you going.  If time permits we will have a warping board demo.   Must call to register.
Weaving 101 - Intro to Weaving 
Monday March 27 & April 3  
12:30 - 3:30pm 

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

New Classes

Wednesday, March 22  6:30 - 8:30
Brioche with JoAnne

Join me for one more Brioche class.  You will need 2-3 colors of either Ella rae Superwash Chunky, Rialto Chunky, Madtosh Home, or Fantasy Naturale or Cotton Supreme for a more summery cotton.  Bring 24" needles size 10.5 or 9 if you choose the cotton. We will be using Lori Versaci's Hester's Cowl pattern plus many class notes.
Call to sign up!
This is a regular priced class.

Beginning Lace with Julia
Monday March 13 -- 1-3pm

Conquer lace and lace charts while making 4 small sample lace squares.  Julia will take you from "what's a yarn over?"  to being ready for your first lace sampler scarf.  Class fee will include yarn for class.   Please call to sign up.
Needle Felting- with Lauren
Saturday, March 11 -- 1-3pm 

Join Lauren for another great Saturday of needle felting.  Call to sign up please.
Open Weaving Night- 
Monday March 20-- 6:30 - 8:30 pm. This is a FREE evening of weaving with others.  Call to sign up so we know how many are coming.   We have been having fun!
Wednesday March 15-- 1- 3pm
Crochet with Deb Field
 The class will be starting a shawl 
that can be made in either DK (500-600 yds) or worsted weight (420-470 yds) yarn.  Weekender and Madelinetosh are great choices.  The pattern is accessible to crocheters who have a bit of experience, not necessarily beginners.  FREE pattern provided in class.  Bring size H & I hooks.


What's in the Pool?

Baby Angel- $4.00/100g ball

Hundreds of balls available

Baby Angel is 100% acrylic DK weight beauty
297 yards/100g

FREE pattern with your yarn purchase.

FREE Pattern


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