E-News February 19th, 2021

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New in Noro Ito

NORO Ito– We have 17 colorways in stock!
Ito is a slubby, worsted weight, 100% wool that comes in BIG 200 gram/ 437 yard balls. One of NORO’s most colorful creations, Ito provides an ever-changing color spectrum as you knit. One ball is enough for a scarf, but it is also a fabulous choice for head-turning sweaters. We dare you to count the number of colors you can find in each ball of Ito!
Our newest shawl: Big Dragon Scales Shawl
This large shawl uses 2 contrasting colorways of Ito.
The slip stitch design creates multiple color transitions.
This is a fast knit with 1–200g cake of Ito and large needles.
An easy triangular shawl perfect for beginners. Takes just one cake of Ito.
FREE Pattern
A FREE pattern for just one cake of Ito
A real fan favorite. This beautiful Poncho is knit with
2–200g cakes of Ito.
Zick Zack Scarf
Our own version of a very popular pattern. This long scarf is created with just one cake of Ito.
FREE Pattern.
Our #1 shawl for Ito is The NightShift
The ultimate Slip stitch design.
This design needs to be on everyone’s knitting bucket list.
Takes just 2 contrasting colorways in Ito.

Julia’s Next KAL

Begins March 1

Winter Beach Cardi by Andrea Mowry
On March 1, Julia will be running her new KAL on our Facebook Group Page. This new design is by the same designer as the super successful Weekender Pullover. But this time you will learn about cables and pockets.
Julia is using Alba in a very light grey.
Other yarns for your consideration include Neve cotton,
DK Merino Superwash, Sea Isle Cotton, and our new Quaker Hill.
Just arrived: Quaker Hill
This 50% alpaca, 50% highland wool, dk weight blend combines the best of both fibers. Quaker Hill has the wooliness and stitch definition of a great classic wool combined with the soft hand and drape of alpaca. Quaker Hill is an excellent choice for cable, or colorwork patterns, and remember to hand wash gently, lay flat to dry. More new colors just added this week.
FREE pattern that takes less than
1– 100g hank of Quaker Hill.
A warm and stunning hat.
When you mix Alpaca and wool- you get body and drape.
A soft blend as well.

Crochet Tote Kits

Kits are now available to make a crochet tote bag. You can make yours with a round bottom ort an oval bottom. This is a quick 1-2 evening project.
We thank Becky for the great crochet pattern.
Each crochet tote kit contains 5–100g balls of Joy Ruffle or Joy Metallic.
Add a size P hook and you are ready to go.
Choose one of the above colorways. Price $19.99

Pat’s New KAL

During the month of February, Pat will be leading her classes in the construction of a stuffed animal.
She has chosen The Well Dressed Bunny
an easy knit taking just a half ball of Encore Worsted. The pattern also includes several outfits for the bunny- knit in a dk weight yarn such as Encore DK or Dreambaby DK. You can also use yarns from your stash.
The 4th outfit for the Well Dressed Bunny is a sweet hoodie. Knit it in a DK weight yarn.
The Bunny consists of 8 simple pieces that can be knit up in a night or a weekend. pat can show you how to put them together and stuff them perfectly.

There is still winter ahead (Grrrr)

Even though I am tired of winter, I am happy that there is still time to knit up these fun mitts for the grandkids.
This is a FREE Pattern written for Encore DK.

Painted Cotton

100% Giza Cotton- worlds best cotton
Each 200g cake of soft drifting color contains 357 yards.
We carry 6 great colorways.
Baby Blanket for Painted Cotton
Knit up this sweet baby blanket with just one cake of Painted Cotton. FREE Pattern.
Wave Cowl
Just one cake needed.
FREE Pattern with your yarn purchase.
Granny Square Bag
Becky’s design
FREE Pattern for just one cake of Painted Cotton
FREE Pattern at The Knitter‘s Edge with your yarn purchase.

Two New Cloth Kits

One is a Doozy!

The Other a Colorful Fun Time.

Our Turtle Cloth
Turtle washcloths- people have really taken to them. So glad Knitters are not worried about the challenging aspect of this project and know that we will help them through it. This is a beautiful project. Challenging, but beautiful. Not a project for beginners; but intermediate knitters and above will enjoy its complexity. Kit contains 50g of Fantasy Naturale cotton. Kit Price: $5.00
Windowpanes Cloth Kit
Our new Windowpanes Cloth kit comes in 2 colorways- orange/yellow and mint/aqua. Uses slipped stitches.
Each kit makes one cloth- using colors in either order. Price $6.00

St Patrick’s Day Kits

St Patty’s Day is or next holiday and what fun hotpad & cloth kits we have for this season.
These Grab & Go Kits just need needles or hooks to be added.
Mosaics & Illusions
Our 2 color St Patrick’s Day cloth kit contains enough
Fantasy Naturale cotton yarn to make either of these 2 color cloths:
The Mosaic cloth or the Illusion cloth
Price: $6.00 Kit contains both patterns.