E-News April 15th, 2022

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We Welcome Pima 100

This pure Pima cotton from Berroco is spun into a 4-ply yarn for
superior softness and stitch definition.
Unmercerized cotton lends a matte finish to the color palette.
219 yds/100g hank. 5 sts =1″
We are starting with about 20 colors of Pima 100.
Plus we have a trunk show coming from Berroco in early May!
FREE Pattern for a beautiful geometric baby blanket.
5 hanks makes this 36″ square design.
A form fitting tank for summer wear.
FREE Pattern.
One of the newest designs
for Pima 100.
A side to side colorwork tee.
FREE Pattern for a Poncho for girls age 2-10. Beautiful in Pima 100.
You have seen this one before. Here Summmer Sesame is used along with the Pima 100 to create a circular yoke design. FREE Pattern.
Our own sweater- Oh Baby Cardigan.
Written in 3 sizes: Newborn, 6 months, 1 year.
2 smallest sizes take just one hank of Pima 100- largest size takes 2 hanks.
FREE Pattern! at TKE with your yarn purchase.

Another New Spring Yarn:

Impressionist

A new super colorful summer fiber. 65% cotton/25% rayon/10% linen
in a DK weight, soft spun construction.
229 yards/100g hank. A joy to knit with.
This close-up shows the softly changing colors of this special yarn: Impressionist
A beautiful multi directional knit layering piece– or wear it alone as
a sleveless top.
We have this design at the shop
for you to see!
Flora (crochet)
Wear this top as a layering piece- perfect for 3 season wear.
Impressionist
Diagonal Lace Cowl
Takes just 1 hank of Impressionist.
FREE Pattern with your yarn purchase.

New Toys & Ideas for Mother’s Day

Word Bracelets
Our new beaded bracelets are perfect for layering- so you just GOT to have more than one! Words such as Knit, Knitter, Knit Happens, Yarn Snob, Crochet, plus several more. Hand made.
Here is a close-up of our Word Bracelets on Jen’s arm.
New stock of Stitch Markers has just arrived from Twice Sheared Sheep.
Several are fan favorites, others brand new.
Storage Tins
Two sizes of stitch marker storage tins from Twice Sheared Sheep.
Several styles available.
Twice Sheared Sheep Round Counters
Count your rounds the easy way.
Hands Free Use – No need to stop the flow of your knitting to make a tally mark, or click a clicker. Counting your next row is as simple as slipping a stitch marker. Available in 2 lengths- for 5 rows or 10 rows.
And they are so pretty too!

New Class: Brioche 2.0

On Wednesday evening April 20 (6:30- 8:30) and Monday April 25 (1:00 – 3:00) Maggie will be holding Brioche 2.0 classes. You will be knitting a trivet, or hotpad with 2 colors of Galway Sport. All you need is needles and the 2 balls of yarn. Pattern is FREE: Brioche Faded Trivet. Maggie will teach you everything you need to know! Call to sign up.
Maggie’s Brioche Trivet is almost done.

Time for Another KAL (or 2!)

A fun Asymmetric Shawl by Designer Casapinka. Join Maggie on our Facebook Group page and in her classes on Wednesday evenings
(6:30 – 8:30) to knit up this project.
You will need 2 full hanks of Tosh Merino Light plus a mini (or a partial)
for the trim and accent color.
Shown here Maggie’s Quindici in progress.

And yet another KAL has Started!!

A Tunic style poncho by Designer Thea Colman.
Julia will be running this KAL which began Friday March 11.
Join Julia on Mondays for Classes 10pm & 1 pm!
Julia has chosen Silky Wool for her Cranberry Gose. Here is her swatch in her color choice.
Julia is already done with the Front.
Now starting the back.
Besides Silky Wool, we have many other DK weight yarns to suggest for Cranberry Gose, such as Baby Alpaca Easy Care, DK Merino Superwash, Tosh Sport, Neve Cotton, Quaker Hill, and Sea Isle Cotton.
Come check out our wide selection of yarns suitable for this great KAL.
Join Julia on our Facebook Group Page and in her classes on Mondays.

Kits For Spring

Welcome to Opening Day! Baseball Season is officially underway! Celebrate with a Baseball shaped washcloth to knit or crochet or with a Pig Cloth in honor of our own local Iron Pigs AAA team.
Baseball Shaped Washcloth Kit
Both a Knit and a crochet pattern are included.
Our Piggy Cloth Kit
Kit comes complete with directions for its corkscrew tail and a black bead for its eye.
Oven Towel Kit
This Fantasy Naturale Cotton Kit contains enough cotton to make either of these hanging towels. Kit contains both patterns. Button included.
Kit Price: $10.00
Bunny & Chick Kit- WE MADE MORE KITS!!
A sweet little kit to knit up a chick and a bunny to cover a plastic egg.
Kit includes everything you need.
Kit Price: $6.00
Bunnies for Spring
Each Kit contains enough Fantasy Naturale to make one of these designs. Both patterns included. Kit Price: $5.00