E-News April 2nd, 2019

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New Painted Cotton!!

Painted Cotton

200g cake of 100% dk weight cotton in glorious drifting tones

357 yards/cake. 11 colorways available

Picasso

An easy to knit shawl- large in size. Perfect for beginners.

FREE Pattern with your yarn purchase

Technique Classes

Over the past few months we have focused our efforts toward adding new project & technique classes to our knit & crochet schedule. They have been so well received. Now we want to ask all of you: “What else would you like to learn?” New project & class ideas are welcome. Please email us at unwind@theknittersedge.com and put “new class ideas” in the subject line.

Let’s make it a fun learning spring & summer!

Ravelry Inspirations

Alphabet Squares

Every letter ready to use as a washcloth or afghan square

FREE Pattern

Harriet Bolero

A DK pattern for a sweet baby girl to a 6 yr old. Knit it in Calico or

Sirdar 100% cotton

Weekend Pullover

We saw this knit in Encore Mega and

it was amazing!!

Vintage

Crochet this stunning shawl in United Foursome or Cleo Cotton

New Spirit Chunky

Hayfield Spirit Chunky

80% Acrylic/20% wool 169 yards/100g

8 Self Striping colorways

Set on Thea, as promised!

Spirit Chunky Top DownBaby/ Toddler Pullover

FREE Pattern at TKE

Spirit Chunky Family Hat

FREE Pattern at TKE

New Pairfect DK

Pairfect 6plyA large 150g ball of 75/25 dk weight Merino/Nylon blend.An innovative creation from Schachenmayr; two matching socks from one ball of yarn. Just snip your ball at the end of the yellow string and start knitting! Instructions included on the inside of the ball band.Available in 6 colorways.

Adult Socks- uses just one ball of Pairfect 6ply

FREE Pattern at The Knitter’s Edge

Classes

This Week’s Classes

Classes for the weeks of Apr 1 & Apr 8

 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

April offerings are full of technique classes andnew multi class projects.

New Beginner’s ClassTuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 with ReginaBegins April 2

This will be a class with a theme- “Washcloths are a Great Way to Learn”. Using 100% cotton, Regina will help you work your way through many techniques- learning new knitting skills -one cloth at a time.

Please call to sign up so we know who is coming.

New Beginner’s Class

Saturdays 1-3pm with Becky

Begins April 6

Starting Saturday April 6, Becky’s Saturday afternoon class will become

a beginner’s class- both knit & crochet, with a strong focus on techniques. Please call to sign up, just so we know who’s coming.

Beginning Fair Isle with Julia

Monday April 1 | 1-3pm

Learn the basics of working Fair Isle. This class sold out earlier this month so we are holding it again!

Knit the Clayoquot Toque, a FREE hat pattern sized from Baby to Adult. Uses 3 colors of DK. Call to sign up. There is homework.

Clayoquot Toque

Beginning Mosaics with Julia

Monday April 8 | 1-3pm

Mosaic knitting is easy, yielding impressive results. Learn the technique while making a washcloth with Fantasy Naturale. Yarn kits available. Bring size 7 needles.

Call to sign up. Learn this, then on to the larger mosaic shawl project!

Beginning Mosaics with JoAnne

Tuesday April 9 | 6:30 – 8:30pm

Same class as on Monday- can’t make Monday? Come Tuesday!

Mosaic knitting is easy, yielding impressive results. Learn the technique while making a washcloth with Fantasy Naturale. Yarn kits available. Bring size 7 needles.

Call to sign up. Learn this, then on to the larger mosaic shawl project!

Barnstable

Easy mosaic work. Knit it in Malabrigo Dos Tierras or another

DK weight yarn.

Meet Me at Midnight

A stunning Mosaic shawl. We knit ours in Silky Wool- 3 colors needed.

Use other DK weight yarns as well.

Mosaic Shawl with Julia

Monday April 15 & 29 | 1-3pm.

I am always asked “what more can I do with Mosaic work beyond washcloths?” Well, here are some perfect examples. Both of these beautiful shawls are knit with DK weight yarns. Call to sign up.

NEW CLASS POST!

Weaving 101 wth Lynn

Tuesday May 14 & 21 | 3:30 – 7:00pm

Learn to weave with our beginner’s class on the Cricket Rigid Heddle Loom. Class includes 6.5 hours of class, loan of the loom, all handouts, plus yarn for your first project- a scarf. Only 6 students per class. Cost: $85

Call to register.

Short Rows with Becky

Monday April 22 | 1-3pm

Learn to work short rows while making a cloth with Fantasy Naturale.

Other short row cloth patterns will be available for you to take home too. Please call to sign up.

Needlefelting with Lauren

Saturday April 27 | 1-3pm

Needlefelting is fun! You can needlefelt onto a flat piece or you can create 3D creatures such as this snail. So many options! Call to sign up. This class does fill up!

History of Knitting with Pat

Saturday April 27 | 1-3pm

Pat will continue her lecture series (now it’s a series) with History of Knitting in the Scandinavian countries, as well as Iceland, Eastern Europe, the Faroe Islands and the Baltic. Call to sign up, and bring your knitting. Part 3- Coming soon:

History of Knitting in the Americas.

Skill Builder CAL

Wednesdays 4-6pm with Becky

Begins May 1

On May 1, Becky will take up Edie Eckman’s Skill Builder CAL project.

The yarn used for this afghan is Encore Worsted- with over 100 colors to choose from! Increase your skill level, one afghan square at a time.

Skill Builder CAL

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