E-News April 27th, 2018

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Thank you

A very big Thank You from the bottom of our hearts to all of our wonderful employees and customers for making Local Yarn Shop Day and our 9th Anniversary so very successful.   

You are our family.  We love you all.

Amanda & JoAnne

Berroco Weekend

Berroco shawl pattern booklet! 

FREE from Berroco.  

Get your copy, while they last, with a $25.00 Berroco Yarn purchase.
Thank you Berroco for these fine designs.

 Comfort by Berroco

We carry a full color range of this worsted weight acrylic/nylon blend.  Washable and dryable. 

Color Block Poncho by Erika Flory

4 balls of Berroco Comfort needed- just one ball of each color.


Berroco Comfort Stripes
Berroco Comfort Worsted in a fun striping look
Comfort Stripes Tubular Cowl
A FREE Pattern for an easy to knit tubular cowl using just 2 balls of Berroco Comfort Stripes.  
Let the yarn do all the work!

Medina by Berroco

Medina is a new DK weight cotton/acrylic/rayon blend.  The soft “brushed look” striping will surprise you with its beauty.  Several colorways available now.


Villa– knit in Berroco Medina
A very flattering top for Spring & Summer to knit in Medina by Berroco.

Weekend By Berroco

This worsted weight cotton/acrylic blend is a very popular yarn from Berroco.  It is an easy care fiber which is great for kids garments as well as adults.  TKE carries Weekend in about 20 colors.
Child’s Striped Hooded Cardigan is a winner when knit in the 3 season yarn Weekend.  So soft.  
FREE Pattern written for sizes 1- 8.

Back in Stock!

So many great yarns & kits sold out so fast last weekend- but now they are back!
Pendenza is a beautiful DK weight cotton- with drifting colors and a soft shimmer.   Fully back in stock!
Pattern 3220 is a real winner.
This sampler shawl takes just 3 balls of Pendenza.

Shelly is a cute little turtle.  Make this FREE pattern with our very low priced yarn kit.  They sold out in one day the last time- Shelly never even made the newsletter!  Hopefully these kits will last a couple of days this time.


Our watermelon washcloth yarn kits are back as well.
This one begins with a belly button cast on.
Time to learn a new technique.



This DK weight blend of acrylic & wool is presented in a striping cake of 569 yards.  That goes a long way!


Our own TKE pinwheel baby blanket pattern- free to you with the purchase of one cake of Colourwheel.


Lost in Time – a FREE Crochet shawl that is a definite stunner!
Uses 2 cakes of Colourwheel.

Our Baby Cardigan Yarn Kits are back in stock.  Each kit contains enough cotton/acrylic blend yarn to make this newborn summer top, including buttons!

Classes Coming 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:
Wednesday May 2– 6:30 – 8:30pm
2 handed Fair Isle Refresher with Linda Miller
Call to sign up, there are still a couple of seats available.  There is homework.
The Sunset Slouch Hat provides perfect training in 2 handed Fair Isle work.  We worked this FREE pattern in Worsted Merino Superwash.

Beginner Classes!

Wednesdays– 1-3pm Crochet with Becky
Learn to crochet with us- beginners as well as seasoned crocheters welcome.   Many project ideas available including our exclusive Crochet 101 series.  Call to join us. 
Wednesday mornings 10-12
Beginning knit & crochet with Julia
Welcome all newbies.  Call to sign up.

Friday May 19– 10-3pm

2 Handed Fair Isle with Linda Miller
Join this 4 hour class (with a 1 hr lunch break) to learn how to use both hands to work Fair Isle in the round.  There is homework.  Class cost $18.  Call to sign up.
Pat is Back! (in the evening)
Every year Pat teaches an evening class once the sun sets after 8pm (that’s our deal).  

So on Wednesday May 23- Pat is Back! and teaching her now famous History of Knitting Class.  

Call to sign up.  This is a lecture class so bring your knitting and get ready to relax & learn.
Other New Beginner’s Classes in progress-
Beginning Knit & crochet- your choice

Saturdays 10-12pm with Becky
Saturdays 1-3pm with Martha
Whether you are a newbie knitter or crocheter, join Becky or Martha for a new beginner’s class.  Call to sign up.

 What’s in The Pool? 

 Bio Sesia 5— 50% off!!

Bio Sesia 5 is a certified organic cotton- fingering weight  198 yds/50g.  
11 colors available, in the pool at 50% off.

Patterns for Bio Sesia 5
FREE with your yarn purchase
8 patterns available- 2 shown here