E-News January 18th, 2019

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A Natural Alternative Soaps are

Back in Stock!

We know we got low over the holiday season, but a full stock of Hedge’s soaps is now back! A Natural Alternative products are all free from preservatives and detergents as well as dyes and phalates.
These all natural soaps are hand milled for more luxurious lather, and a longer lasting product. So many scents available. Shampoos too!

Amitola Brushed

Amitola Brushed is a soft fluffy mohair/ cotton/ wool blend. The drifting colors make the knitting exciting. Long yardage of 328 yards will provide for a great project with little expense. Several colorways to choose from.

Amitola Brushed Eyelet Cowl
An easy to knit cowl using just one ball of Amitola Brushed.
Get the pattern with your
yarn purchase.

a 1-2 ball project for a beautiful asymmetric shawl.

Kim Dyes Yarn

Kim Dyes Yarn offers gorgeous hand dyed quality yarns.
Incredible bases and colorways.

A fingering weight blend of Superwash Merino, Yak and Nylon. Subtle undertones of rustic browns prevail. 438 yards of softness.

Sweetness overload. Superwash Merino with a Glittery Lurex wrap. Makes great shawls, scarves, cowls and more.

January Knitting- Fun Projects

Patterned yoke sweaters are so popular.
Knit this one in Classic Galway Worsted.

A crochet basic to make in a sport weight such as
NORO Silk Garden Lite

WOW- the colors are awesome!
An interesting textured set to knit in Sirdar Aura or Katia Azteca.

Breathless Cush – Finals Days at TKE
Breathless Cush is a superwash luxury chunky weight with an amazingly soft hand. The big sister to our Breathless. 75% Superwash merino, 15% Cashmere and 10% silk. You will love the soft squooshy hand. Here at TKE until Monday only- come see our 30+ colors! Solids & Prints

A fun 2 color Fair Isle Hat.
Plus there are matching Mitts
on Ravelry.

My favorite design for Breathless Cush- simple texture.

New Grab ‘N Go Kits
Valentine’s Day is Close at Hand

Heart Hotpad
One kit- 2 projects. Make the double thickness hotpad then …

Heart Coaster
…use the remaining Fantasy Naturale to knit up coasters.

Heart Washcloth
Kit contains Fantasy Naturale
to knit up one beautiful eyelet heart cloth.

Crochet Heart Coaster
An easy to crochet heart with white lace trim.
Fantasy Naturale cotton.


This Week’s Classes
 We have over 30 classes each week!
Upcoming Classes
January & February offerings are full of technique classes and
special projects.
Add to your skill set with Becky on Saturday afternoons…

My First Baby Sweater with Julia
Mondays, January 7, 14, & 28 | 1-3 pm
Learn all the basics of knitting a cardigan- just in a mini size.  Note that this class will not meet on the 1/21. You will need 2 balls of Encore Worsted or Comfort Worsted. Bring size 5 & 7 needles. Pattern provided.
Call to sign up.

EntreLac Cloth with Becky
Saturday January 19 | 1-3pm
Learn Entrelac while knitting a washcloth. Bring size 7 needles and 1 hank of Fantasy Naturale cotton.
Cloth looks best in variegated colorways. Call to sign up.

Seaming with JoAnne
Monday January 21 | 1-3pm
Learn to make your garments look more professionally finished. Bring a metal seaming needle. We will provide the rest. Call to sign up.

Thrummed Mittens with Becky
Saturday January 26 | 1-3pm
Knit up the warmest mittens you will ever own! Need 2 balls of NORO Kureyon or Plymouth Gina + 1 ball of Galway Roving.  Make the roving pieces thin or thick. Homework: Get the ribbing of one mitt done prior to class. Homework provided at sign up.

Wonderful Wallaby with Debra
Fridays January 11, 18, 25 | 1-3pm
A #1 beloved pattern, sized from toddler 2 to XXL 52. Hooded with a pouch pocket. Lots of skill building on this project. Knit it in a worsted weight. Encore, Comfort, Worsted Merino Superwash yield great results. Call to sign up.

Moebius Cowl with Becky
Saturday February 2 | 1-3pm
Learn the Moebius Cast On while knitting a cowl. DK weight yarn suggested- about 350 – 400 yards. Needles size 7– 40″ long. Call to sign up and for more specific details about suitable yarns and needle sizes.

Exploration Station with Julia
Mondays in February | 1-3pm
A Stephen West design for a beautiful shawl to knit in Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light. Knit it along with Julia.
Call to sign up.

Crochet Cables with Becky
Saturday February 9 | 1-3pm
Cables are as interesting in crochet as they are in knitting. Join Becky to learn a new skill while making this hat. Worked in 2 balls of Galway Worsted or Encore Tweed.
Call to sign up.

Needlefelting with Lauren
Tuesday February 12 | 6:30 – 8:30pm
Needlefelting is fun! If you have never tried it before- maybe now is the time! Call to sign up.

Cast Ons & Bind Offs Continued
with Becky
Saturday February 16 | 1-3pm
Take the next steps in adding to you cast on & bind off repertoire. Provisional cast ons, attached I- cord bind off plus so much more. Call to sign up.

Beginning Brioche with JoAnne
Monday February 18 | 1-3pm
We will be knitting a 2 color Brioche Cowl with Chunky Merino Superwash. You will need needles 24″ or 26″ size 10.5, (or 11 of you are a tight knitter).
Call to sign up.