E-News April 30th, 2021

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Its time for NONCHO– the new summertime poncho
by Casapinka.
Pattern is FREE with your yarn purchase on
Friday April 30 or Saturday May 1.
Noncho in classic Casapinka Colors
We suggest Neve cotton or Calico cotton/ acryilic blend.
Noncho in Handpaint yarn such as Madelinetosh DK
How it works
When you buy yarn to make Casapinka’s Noncho on Friday or Saturday,
April 30-May 1, you will receive an individual coupon code to redeem the pattern on Ravelry (FREE!!).
It MUST BE REDEEMED by Sunday night 11:59 pm as the coupon codes
will expire.
Note – all sizes are 17” long (See schematic.) If you think you would like it longer, buy a little more yarn and just continue with the same increases.
Finished Sizes for DK
1 (2, 3, 4)5, 6, 7 which correspond to:
39.25 (44.5, 50.75, 56.75)62, 66.75, 72.75” circumference at full bust. This is designed to be worn with 4-6” of positive ease, so take your bust measurement and add 4-6” to determine the size that you will knit.
Yarn Amounts – the pattern is written for 2 or three colors, the most you need for a third color is 115 yards.
Color A (top and bottom): 62 (72, 80, 90)100, 105, 115 yds
Color B: 337 (380, 431, 485)531, 569, 625 yds
Color C: 225 (253, 289, 322)355, 380, 416 yds

And Now for Yarn & Color Combo Ideas

Our TKE Staff came up with these 7 color combos for you to consider for
the NONCHO. Nako Calico is a DK weight cotton/acryilic blend with
267 yds/100g ball. We carry over 20 colors in Calico so you can
come up with your own combos too! Calico is priced at just $7.99 and
you will need just 5 balls for most NONCHO sizes.
If you desire something a bit more special… how about one of these yarn suggestions: Check the color cards and pick your own combos.
H: Neve Cotton. We carry over 25 colors.
Each hank of this 100% cotton has 222 yards
I. Sea Isle Cotton – This Merino/Pima Cotton Blend is so soft to the hand. This is a DK weight yarn that has 329 yds/100g hank. We carry all 12 colorways.
J. Madelinetosh Tosh DK– of course! This 100% superwash merino has
225 yards/100g hank/. We carry soooo many colorways.

The Sale Ends on Saturday May 1

We always have a sale for our Anniversary. We couldn’t last year so we are trying to make this year’s sale a great one!
Click on the tab below to download our full Sale Flyer.

Welcome Back Lauren

Lauren is back for Needlefelting!
We are having the first needlefelting class on Wednesday May 5. It filled immediately! Now we have scheduled a second Class on Wednesday May 19 6-8pm. Price is $10.00 cash only.
Please call to sign up. This class will fill very fast.


An acrylic/nylon/polyester blend. This aran weight yarn is perfect for kids- super fun colors. Now on sale for just $5.00/100g ball.
191 yds/100g. 9 colors available.
FREE Pattern for a Baby Cardigan.
Pattern 3326
FREE Pattern for a 2 color
ripple throw


The dappled colors of this beautiful yarn are an homage to the painter for which it was named. “Pollock” yarn is a luxurious blend of crisp linen and smooth silk. This DK weight yarn comes in 100g/349 yard balls. It is a great choice for your warm weather knitting and crocheting projects.
Takes just 2 balls of Pollock.

Fantasy Naturale

for a Great Baby Blanklet

Fantasy Naturale is a 100% aran weight cotton that can make up into a wonderful baby blanket. Knit it a bit looser than suggested gauge. It will also soften so nicely when washed.
Cliff’s Baby Blanket- named for the knitter who inspired it.

Grab & Go Kits

Crochet Fish Kit
Contains pattern plus 50g of Fantasy Naturale in a variegated shade-
enough to crochet one fish hotpad. Price: $5.00
Spring has sprung and we hope the sun is shining where you are. As the weather warms, it’s time to transition your projects from large to small,
home-bound to mobile. Our Washcloth Kits make great portable projects.
Just add needles.
Knit Oven Towel Kits
Our knit towel kits contain 2 great patterns that will challenge a beginners skills, plus 100g of Fantasy Naturale- enough to knit one towel. Even includes the button.
Price: $10.00
Crochet Towel Kit
Becky helped design this crochet oven towel. Each kit contains 100g
of Fantasy Naturale plus pattern,
plus button. Price: $10.00
Pinwheel Cloth Kit
Learn about short row work.
Several color combos available.
Price: $6.00
Honeycomb Cloth Kit
Learn about slipstitches.
Several color combos available.
Price: $6.00
Annette’s Cloth
Baby Spa Cloth
Vertical Lines Cloth