E-News August 2nd, 2019

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Musikfest Begins

Musikfest is a music festival of unparalleled awesomeness! It’s a 10-day celebration of music, food and the arts in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
This huge music event begins today Aug 2 and runs through Aug 11.
If you are headed to Bethlehem to celebrate in the music, please stop by to see us.

Kimera – 50% off!

The precious Egyptian mercerized cotton of Kimera is a charming succession of colors and shades in contrast, that enhance its original self-patterning jacquard effect. Every single color will be a surprise. This DK weight mercerized cotton has 148 yards in each 50g ball. So many colorways to choose from. Kimera is specially priced at 50% off!
This one size baby sweater is perfect for the first few weeks of life.
Knit it with just 2 balls of Kimera.
FREE Pattern.
Knit all in garter stitch as a one piece project. Uses only 2 balls of Kimera. Add more buttonholes if desired.
FREE Pattern.
Kimera Eyelet Cowl
FREE Exclusive TKE pattern.
Takes just 2 balls of Kimera.
A fun easy knit.
Remember the ZickZack Cowl?
Why not knit one with Kimera.
We offer the FREE Pattern- written for Phoenix DK- same gauge as Kimera. This colorful yarn will make a great ZickZack!

Pom Rox for our HatNotHate Program

New Blue Yarn for The HatNotHate Antibullying program. We are getting very close to our goal, and need this one last push!! Pom Rox is a “Hat Kit” that makes one hat- either knit or crochet. Even top your hat with a pompon!
The younger kids are going to love this! FREE Patterns at The Knitter’s Edge- written for Pom Rox, or Download the patterns below.
Each “Hat Kit” is just $4.00.
A dual ridge hat written by our own Amy Gromes. FREE Pattern.
F584 – Pom Rox Knit Hat– an easy knit; then turn it inside out to see all the beads. FREE pattern.

New From Atenti

New Fall Bags from Atenti have arrived.
Fun 2019 prints and new styles as well.
Come see these in person.
Our Stretching for Knitters Class for this
Saturday Aug 3 SOLD OUT!!!
so… we added a second class session on Aug 3:
2:30 – 4:00pm.
Call soon!! to sign up.
Cost is $15 cash only due on day of class.
UPDATE!!: Right now we have two openings in each session.

Tent Sale Deep Discounts Continue

Our Annual Tent Sale was a great success!
We thank you all for coming.
There are still plenty of deeply discounted yarns to chose from.
Please help us clear our shelves as new fall yarns are coming soon!

Classes

This Week’s Classes

 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

Christmas Stockings with Eileen
August 7 | 4-6pm & 6:30 – 8:30pm
Don’t wait til December 15 to decide you need to knit a Christmas Stocking!
Now is the time to choose your pattern (we have many more), yarn, and colors and join Eileen starting Wednesday August 7 | 4 – 6pm and 6:30 – 8:30pm. Call to sign up!
Weaving 101 with Lynn
Monday August 19 & 26 | 12:30 – 3:45pm
Join Lynn to start mastering the Rigid Heddle Loom. This class includes yarn to make a woven scarf, loan of a Cricket Loom, 6+ hours of instruction, and all handouts. Cost $85. Class limited to 6 students. Call to sign up.
Entrechat
Tuesday evenings
6:30 – 8:30pm with Maggie
Entrechat is an adorable pattern for a little girl’s shrug. It is knit all in one piece.
Maggie knit hers in a worsted weight cotton like Neve by Juniper Moon Farms. This pattern is sized from Newborn to age 10. Plus there is an adult version of this shrug, as well as a DK weight version.
Maggie knit hers in a worsted weight cotton like Neve by Juniper Moon Farms. And now she is willing to make another- if you will join her.
We suggest Neve Cotton, Berroco Comfort, and Worsted Merino Superwash.
Please call to sign up. maggie can start this shrug next week: Tuesday August 6. 6:30 – 8:30pm
Its Summer Project Time
Monday August 5 | 1-3pm with Julia
Summer is a great time to work on a larger sweater or shawl project. So if you have one started or want to begin a perfect summer garment- Join Julia on August 5 to continue your project. Julia has lots of warm weather knitting ideas, such as Julia’s own design: Storm Chasing.
Call to sign up.
Granny Square Bag with Becky
Wed Aug 14 | 3:30 – 5:30pm
Join Becky in a Class to
Look at Crocheted Granny Squares. Make this purse with just one cake of Painted Cotton.
This will be fun and educational!
Call to sign up.
Navelli with Julia
Summer Mon & Wed Mornings 10-12pm
Another cropped Fair Isle Top- this one knit in a fingering weight yarn such as Breathless. Julia will lead you through this design if you choose, during any Monday or Wednesday morning summer class, plus Monday August 5 | 1-3pm.
New Beginner’s Class
Tuesdays 3:30 – 5:30 with Regina
Regina’s class is working on hats in the round right now, and soon will be taking on a baby sweater in pieces where they will learn increases, decreases. and most importantly seaming! Please call to sign up.
Beginner & Intermediate Class- Knit & Crochet
Saturdays 1-3pm with Becky
Becky’s Saturday afternoon class has become a beginner-intermediate class- both knit & crochet, with a strong focus on techniques. ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME.
Please call to sign up.
Skill Builder CAL
Wednesdays 3:30 – 5:30pm with Becky
Ongoing class until August 7
Join Becky to 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.
Fixing Mistakes
Monday August 12 | 1-3pm with JoAnne
Join JoAnne to learn to correct some of those simpler errors in your knitting. This class is for advanced beginners.
Bring needles- size 8 or 9, and a crochet hook size F or G.
Please call to sign up.
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