E-News November 19th, 2019

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Timely & Timeless

Last week we celebrated World Kindness Day with thoughts of Fred Rogers.
This week the much anticipated movie starring Tom Hanks debuts.
So, it’s time to knit up the Neighborly Cardigan in honor of this great man. Make it in Encore Tweed. FREE Pattern.

Welcome Big Paint

A chunky weight blend of Wool & Acrylic. 109 yards /100g cake of
striping color. Five colorways to explore.
Our new Crochet Big Paint Hat!
Takes just one cake of Katia Big Paint. FREE Pattern!
The Big Paint knit hat takes just one cake of Big Paint, complete with Pompon! FREE Pattern.

New Kits

A new addition to the DMC yarn family, Lovey Tops! Lovey Tops are the perfect way to greet any new baby. This quick stitchable takes less than 2 hours to complete. The cuddly plush character has a soft hook and loop closure to hold a pacifier secure.
Lovey Top Knit Lovey
FREE Pattern at TKE.
Crochet pattern available too
Tree Illusion Cloth Kit
Look at it straight on, and it just looks like a striped cloth, but view it on an angle and Voila! A Tree!l Kit contains Fantasy Naturale.
Christmas Tree Washcloth Kit
Kit contains Fantasy Naturale to knit up this Intarsia washcloth.
Oven Towel Kits
Each kit contains enough Fantasy Naturale cotton to make 2 Oven Towels, Buttons included.
Our Welcome Home Cloth Kits for the holidays. Contains Fantasy Naturale to knit the house cloth plus green & red yarn for the optional wreath.

New For the Season

Knit up a quick Santa Hat in Encore Mega- FREE Pattern!!
Pattern is written in 3 sizes- Baby/Toddler, Child, and Teen/Adult.
F954- Santa Hat pattern takes just one ball each
of 2 colors of Encore Mega.
This is a fast knit!

Elephant Inspiration

Just for fun… 4 patterns featuring one of the world’s most majestic animals.

A Hat designed for newborn through adult. Knit it in Encore or Worsted Merino Superwash.
A very sweet stuffed baby elephant for your favorite baby.Crochet this in Encore or Comfort.
FREE Pattern.
Fast to crochet, then pin it to your lapel. make it with Dreambaby DK.
A lovely baby blanket to knit in DK Merino Superwash or Neve.

Holiday Gift Ideas

From now through the Holidays I will feature a gift project idea in
each newsletter.
Some will be classics, others brand new, but all patterns will be FREE!
They will be linked for you to immediately download and get to work!
Knit in Malabrigo Dos Tierras. Then add a locally made pompon!
A beautiful textured blend of Alpaca and Merino.
Available in so many colors- variegated and solids.
Ready to try your hand at Mosaic work? Knit up this asymmetric shawl with 2 colors of Dos Tierras.
Lace and texture reign supreme in this oversized shawl.
Soft and cozy too.
FREE pattern.

Community Knitting Fall Collection

Collecting Through Dec 4

Every holiday season the Community Knitters chooses a project for giving. This season we have chosen to help our local soup kitchens & shelters supply their clients with toiletries.
We suggest: soaps, shampoos, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, lotion
ladies sanitary products, shaving supplies.
We will be collecting items at TKE through Dec 4.
Thank you for helping.

Classes

This Week’s Classes

Classes for the weeks of Nov 18 & Nov 25

 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

Beaded Cowl with JoAnne
Saturday Nov 23, 30 | 10-12pm
We took a field trip last Saturday to Owl Be Beading!!!! where we chose beads for our new beaded Cowl. This week- many of us will get started on our cowls.
Beginner Brioche with JoAnne
Monday Dec 2 | 1-3pm
Learn the basics of the trendy technique of brioche knitting.
Knit up this cowl with 2 colors of Chunky Merino Superwash. You will also need 24-26″ circular size 10.5, and 1 stitch marker.
Please call to sign up.
Afterthought Heel with Julia
Monday December 9 & 16 | 1-3pm
Join Julia to learn the afterthought heel – a technique that can be used for an afterthought thumb on mittens as well. Dreambaby DK yarn kits will be available for purchase to knit this mini Christmas stocking. Bring dpns size 4 or 5. Please call to sign up.
Magic Loop with Julia
Monday Nov 18 & 25 | 1-3pm
Learn to work Magic Loop while making an easy pair of Fingerless Mitts. Materials: 1–50g ball Gina plus a 32-35″ needle size US 7
Please call to sign up.
Twisted Tornado Cowl with Becky
Wed Nov 20 & 27 | 3:30 – 5:30pm
Sat Nov 23 & 30 | 1-3pm
Join Becky in late November
to crochet this beautiful cowl in Katia Air Lux– a stunning viscose and wool yarn with deeply saturated colors that will have your next project shimmering like molten metal. You can also continue to work on your Infinity Cowl.
Two great crochet projects!
A FREE Pattern
328 yards/50g ball
New Beginner’s Class
Tuesdays | 3:30 – 5:30pm with Regina & Eileen
Regina’s class is finishing up their baby sweaters, where they learned so much about construction. Next project will be the Birthday Cake Cowl to be knit in almost any DK weight yarn. This will be a relaxing knit, while still a learning opportunity. FREE Pattern given out in class. Please call to sign up. Eileen will be taking over teaching this class as of Nov 26.
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