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April 4, 2017

This is the weekend!!  Liz from Apple Tree Knits will be here to show and sell her fantastic gradient cakes plus lots of other goodies.  You do not want to miss this!  The selection will be incredible.  
See below in the Ravelry section for loads of ideas for gradient yarns.  Several classes are starting shawls this week and the gradients are going to rule! 

Liz Capik, owner of Apple Tree Knits, will be at The Knitter's Edge Saturday, April 8th  11-2pm  
Come see her magnificent gradients and hand dyed yarns!

Click Here to download a PDF with all the info on Apple Tree Knits Trunk Show & Pop- Up Shop.

Maryland Sheep & Wool 

ONLY 3 Seats left!

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Bus Trip Tickets are on sale now.
Call or stop in to get your seat.

  CLICK HERE for a downloadable pdf on our Bus Trip
  Click Here to see what's new this year at MD Sheep & Wool

Feature Yarn of the Week

Cleo is 100% mercerized cotton from Greece.  It has shine, depth of color, and strength.
We carry this DK weight in about 40 colors.

F668- FREE pattern for the Cleo Free Style scarf- Click Here to download

Cleo cotton- We carry this DK weight in about 40 colors.

A fashionable vest to crochet.

A very easy to knit 2 color top.  Good project for beginners!

What's New?

Try this new shawl pattern that's knit with one hank each of Reserve Fingering and Happy Feet 100 

New Reserve Fingering - Like Happy Feet with Cashmere- 400yds/100g hank- many Hand dyed colorways

Join Eileen in any of her classes to knit up this lovely shawlette in Reserve FIngering and Happy Feet 100.  Many colorways available in both yarns. 

Cheshire Cat is a set of Fingering weight gradients. Here is Sap to Syrup- Cheshire Cat's April Limited Edition colorway.  We have many other color sets to choose from!

 A Sweet Slip stitch scarf - and the wrong side looks as cool as the right side.  Come see in person.

Soap Chip Bags

A Natural Alternative Soap Chip kits are back.  Each kit contains one scented soap chip bag plus enough Fantasy Naturale to make a washcloth cover.  2 patterns to choose from- both are included. 
The Easter Bunny is coming to town!  Knit up this bunny toy- kit contains pattern and Encore Yarn.

Ravelry Ideas for Shawls & Cowls

All of these Design ideas will look awesome in a Fingering weight gradient fiber.  We carry several including Freia Fingering, WTF Gradient sets, and Cheshire Cat. 

Shifting Sands Shawl- written for Freia Fingering.

Treble Fantasy- crochet- FREE
Sugar Plum Shawl - crochet

Look at this gradient cowl.  I can so easily imagine it in a Cheshire Cat 5 pack gradient set. 

A lovely cowl written for both Fingering weight yarns and worsted weight yarns.  Would be so lovely in a gradient. 

Yarns of The Week!!  10% off Flax
offer good 4/4/17 to 4/10/17

FLAX  by Fibra Natura is 100% Linen

Linen is a fiber that's easy to knit with, and quickly softens as soon as it is washed. Flax makes wonderful washcloths as well as beautiful summer tops, scarves and shawls.
We carry Flax in about 12 colors.
Sport weight, 137 yards/50g hank.

Our newest washcloth pattern- Dandelion Stitch Cloth- FREE with your FLAX purchase. 

Our Flax Spa cloth is a shop favorite.  The pattern is yours FREE with your FLAX purchase. 

New Classes

Building Blocks
Monday, May 1-- 1-3pm with Julia

Julia continues her monthly look at the Building Blocks book of afghan squares.  
Next Month- Block 4 (or whatever block your are on).  You can still join in to make this 12 block afghan, learning new stitches all the way.
Bring needles size 8-10 to check your gauge before starting this fun afghan.
Call to sign up.

Monday April 10  1-3pm
Beginning Cables with Julia
Learn the basics of Cables, then begin a sampler scarflette.  Must purchase 1 ball of Encore or Galway.  Bring needles size 8.  We will supply the instruction, the scarflette pattern, and a cable needle.
Must call to sign up.

Fortune's Shawlette- A FREE crochet pattern -  Join Amy's crochet class on Thursday April 6 to make one for yourself.

Thursday April 6-- 1-3pm
Crochet with Amy
Amy's crochet class will begin work on Fortune's Shawlette- a crochet Shawl made with just one skein of twist light shown above in menthol blue.  This is a FREE pattern.

Twist Light by Madelinetosh
Wednesday April 5-- 1- 3pm
Crochet with Deb Field
 The class will be continuing to work on 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?  Revel- at half price! 

Revel is a lace- fingering weight Alpaca/ Merino Blend. 
So full of drifting color.  Knit it alone or as a carry along for subtle striping.

Amitola Prism Shawl - FREE pattern.

F568- A Modular Scarf
Knit this one piece scarf with just 2 balls of Revel.  Click Here to download this 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  
The Knitter's Edge, 1601 W. Broad St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
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