E-News January 2nd, 2018

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January is a time for new beginnings (as in projects), new things learned (as in classes), and new directions (as in time to make something for me).
So spend a few days thinking about what might be new in your future.  In Friday’s newsletter I will begin to share our ideas for a NEW January.


 
Save the Date!
Purple is the 2018 color of the year!!
 
What’s New?
 
FLEECE 100% Bluefaced Leicester from
West Yorkshire Spinners

Beautiful, natural single ply aran weight Fleece

is so supersoft!  Perfect for that cowl around your neck, and so warm on your head.  3 colors.
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A FREE 2 hank softly cabled Hat/Cowl set.

One hank will make each piece.  Get the pattern FREE with your yarn purchase.
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Try this Project this Week
 

 Silk Garden V – Stitch Cowl (CROCHET)

We took the Crocheted cowl designed for Hot Cakes and used it here with NORO Silk Garden.  F830- FREE Pattern.
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We carry NORO SIlk Garden in about 20 colorways.   3 — 50g balls needed for the crocheted V Stitch Cowl.

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Use can also use FREE pattern F830 with  Hotcakes as designed.
Download Hot Cakes V- Stitch Cowl F830

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Classes Coming Up Soon
 
This Week’s Classes
Click on this link to get the full weekly schedule of classes- we have over 30 classes each week! 
 
Other classes coming soon:
Monday Jan 8– 1:00 – 3:00
Building Blocks with Julia– A Knit Afghan
We will be continuing with this great class.  Make a throw with different blocks- learn new stitches and techniques as you go.  Join in anytime.  Class meets once a month.  Call to sign up and for more details. 
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Tuesday Jan 9–  6:30 – 8:30 pm
Needlefelting with Lauren.  
Join Lauren on a Tuesday evening for some felting fun.  Please call to sign up.
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Weaving 101- Tuesday Jan 16 & 23
Beginning Weaving is back with Lynn.  Learn to warp your loom, and calculate how much yarn you will need.  Weave a scarf using one of several color patterns.  Class includes yarn, use of a loom for the 2 weeks, all teaching materials, and 6 hours of lesson.  Cost:  $85.  call to sign up and for more information.  Great gift to ask for this Christmas!
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A Crochet Throw- a year long project with Becky
Beginning Wednesday Jan 17– 1-3 pm

A collection of 12 blocks to crochet in Encore Worsted- each block teaching a new stitch so your skills will grow with each month’s class.  Less than one ball of yarn needed for each block.  Requires  

Book 659.   

Call to sign up.
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Beginning Monday Jan 22– 1:00 – 3:00
Make a sweater for ME! with Julia
Using a choice of top down sweater patterns, its time to make a sweater for yourself … or for a loved one.  Call to sign up.
 
What’s In the Pool?
Encore Dynamo at $5.00 a ball
Last Few Days
Encore Dynamo- a 2 ply version of Encore with lots of color variation and mixing.  Worsted weight- interchangeable with Encore in most patterns.  Try this one…
Dynamo Log Cabin Throw— Download this FREE Pattern by clicking on the link.
About Us
You can email us at unwind@theknittersedge.com 
Visit our website at www.theknittersedge.com
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  18018
610-419-9276
Store Hours:
Mon: 9:30 – 4:00
Tues/Wed/Thurs: 9:30 – 9:00
Fri/Sat: 9:30 – 4:00
Closed Sundays