E-News January 22nd, 2019

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Tuesday January 22, 2019

New from

‘What The Flock’

New from Joe Cole of What The Flock Yarns: our own WTF Flocking DK, with exclusive colorways for TKE. 16 colors in stock now…with 5 more coming!
231 yards in each 100g hanks.
Our first Flocking DK project is a Ribbed Hat, and we offer it FREE with your purchase of just one hank of Flocking DK. More designs coming!

Kenzie

Kenzie just may be the perfect tweed! New Zealand merino, angora and alpaca lend softness and body, nylon lends strength and the silk noils contribute delicate texture and color accents. The smooth, round 3-ply yarn knits into a cohesive fabric that blooms when wet blocked. Work it at a DK to WW gauge. 20 colors to choose from.

Our large 5 color shawl can be knit even larger if desired. Design by Stephen West.

Uses just 2 colors of Kenzie. This is a beautiful design, and an easy to knit project.

Practice your 2- handed Fair Isle skills with this tubular cowl. Make it long or short.

A fan favorite design to knit in any DK weight. Our Kenzie version is a stunner- come see.

Kim Dyes Yarn

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

The Sockhead Cowl takes just one hank of fingering weight yarn.
We chose our new SugarCookies Sock from Kim Dyes Yarn for its
deep colorways and fun sparkle. FREE Pattern on Ravelry.

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.

Beginning Knitters- Rejoice!

TinCanKnits Simple Collection is on our board NOW!
Every project is accented with garter stitch.
All Simple Collection Patterns are FREE on Ravelry.

A simple and first shawl to be knit in any weight of yarn!
We knit ours in Malabrigo Worsted.

A simple and classic first cardigan with interesting construction and modern details.
Knit it in Berroco Comfort.

Cute hat so you can practice knitting in the round on circular and double pointed needles.
Shown in Tosh Vintage.

Simple, textural, reversible scarf, to practice your knits and purls.
Shown in Homestead Tweed.

My absolute favorite go- to baby sweater- yet it is written up to size 4XL. My favorite yarn for Flax is WTF 17 Micron Aran.

Plus… There are several more Simple Collection designs,

see the rest here on Friday,

or see them all NOW at The Knitter’s Edge.

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.

Classes

 

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.

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.

Exploration Station

Crochet Cables with BeckySaturday 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 Continuedwith BeckySaturday 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.

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