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March 17, 2017

The Ultimate Spring Vest

Lori Versaci's new design: 
Summer Fog is the perfect Spring/Summer/Fall "throw on" vest.  Knit in 3 pieces and sewn for firm structure.  One pocket shown, but you can always do two. We knit ours in Queensland Rustic Tweed- as shown only took 3 hanks. 
 Rustic Tweed is a DK weight blend of Alpaca & Merino with Donegal Tweed color neps. Shown here are just a few of the many colors we have in stock.

Some of the other DK weight yarns that would work well in Summer Fog are: Tenzing, Song, Acadia, DK Merino Superwash, and Tosh Sport. 

Lori's personal Summer Fog vest

A test knitter's Summer Fog vest as shown on Ravelry

Next week:  Spring arrives as do MANY Spring yarns!

Maryland Sheep & Wool 

Bus Trip Tickets are on sale now!
Call or stop in on to get your seat.
CLICK HERE for a downloadable pdf on the Bus Trip
Click Here to see what's new this year at MD Sheep & Wool

What's New?

New Atenti Bags have arrived- Just in time for Spring!

Pendenza- along with 4 FREE Cowl patterns!

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

Pendenza Birthday Cake Cowl- Just one ball & a FREE pattern.

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.

Ravelry Ideas      

A light and airy shawl to knit in 
Malabrigo sock, or maybe Tosh Twist Light.  You can even add beads.

 An adorable sport weight baby sweater that is knit in garter stitch. Try using one of our baby special   yarns such as Eco Baby Cotton or Baby Bamboo.

 A sweet one ball cowl written for Sol Degrade- a drifting cotton available in many colorways.
Simplicity Wrap - FREE, Crochet

A gorgeously soft wrap that will keep you warm in any weather.
Encore, Comfort, or Cotton Supreme would work so well in this design.

This drapey top  is designed for a yarn like  Linaza.  The lightness of the yarn will create an equally light and lovely fabric.
Granito by Joji

The perfect design for a yarn like Tosh Merino Light.

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. 

Holly's Ruana!  
Worked in plain weave with 3 balls of Marble Chunky on a 15" Cricket with a 5 dent reed. Join a weaving class to make your own Ruana.

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.


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!

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.

Entrelac 201 with Julia
Monday March 27 -- 1-3pm

Take your Entrelac to the next level by knitting up an entrelac hat in Malabrigo Arroyo.    You will need circular needles- size 6 & 7 plus 1 hank of Arroyo.  Many colorways to choose from.  Please call to sign up. 
Needle Felting- with Lauren
Saturday, April 1 -- 10 - 12pm 

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 22-- 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

The pool is full once again!

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

FREE pattern with your yarn purchase.

FREE Pattern


This Week's Classes


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over 30 classes each week!  

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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
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1601 West Broad St
Bethlehem, PA. 
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