E-News January 8th, 2021

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Welcome Triple Twist

We welcome new Madelinetosh Triple Twist
Made by the twisting of 3 strands of Tosh Merino Light
This new yarn knits up at an Aran weight gauge and yields 130 yards/100g hank. This is a super soft superwash merino with great color depth.
We now have 21 colorways in Triple Twist.
To start things off- try the FREE pattern: Hello Cowl.
It takes 2 hanks, and is very warm and cosy!

Our 21 colorways in Triple Twist

More design ideas to come!

A FREE pattern from Designer Antonia Shankland.
This cowl takes 2 hanks of Triple Twist as shown, but it can also be made half height with just one hank.

Encore Dynamo at a Great Price

Now just $5.00 a ball

A colorful part of the Encore Family of fine yarns.
Each 100g ball of this 75% Acrylic /25% Wool worsted weight yarn contains 200 yards. We carry Dynamo in 8 colorways- each softly drifting in color. This yarn was originally $7.49, now only $5.00 a ball.
A Top down design for easy one piece construction. FREE Pattern with your yarn purchase.
A multidirectional cardi- FREE pattern this week at TKE with yarn purchase
Classic Log cabin construction where you add layers in a one piece construction. Takes 10 balls of Encore Dynamo. FREE Pattern with your yarn purchase.
FREE Pattern at The Knitter‘s Edge with your yarn purchase.

#1–KAL just started- you can still join in!

The Hiking Reindeer Cowl is the perfect first project for 2021.
Julia is featuring this KAL on our Facebook group page. Please join her!
Knit in 2 colors of fingering weight yarn. We have several suggestions for yarns to use.
This fair isle cowl is knit in the round from a chart. Only 1–100g hank each of 2 colors is needed.
We recently found this hat pattern that uses the same yarns.
Julia’s Cowl as of this morning- Jan 7, 2021

#2 KAL starts January 12

The TKE staff has been working hard to write up stitch patterns for our new Sampler Baby Blanket. If you want to get a head start- here ya go! You will need 3–100g balls of worsted weight yarn. We strongly suggest Encore Worsted, Comfort Worsted, or Neve Cotton. 24″ size 7 needles will be the most likely needle choice. Working at 4.5 sts =1″, cast on 108 sts. Work in garter st (knit every row) for 10 rows. You will now be ready to begin the first stripe- a pattern that will be released in Tuesdays newsletter.
There will be 8-10 horizontal pattern stripes (yeah you could change colors too if you want). Each stripe will be designed by one of our staff. The baby size blanket (about 24″ x 28″) will take just 3 —100g balls (600yards) of a worsted weight yarn- Encore, Comfort, Weekend or Neve. I will later enlarge the pattern for a adult size throw.
So please pick out your yarn now and check your gauge (18 sts =4″ over st st).
The first stripe pattern will be released on Tuesday Jan 12.

Weaving Class

Beginning Weaving on a Rigid Heddle Loom

Monday Jan 18 & 25 10:00 – 1:30

Learn the basics of Weaving on a rigid heddle loom. This 2 week class includes loan of a 15″ cricket loom,
6.5 hours of instruction, all hand-outs, plus yarn to make your first project- a woven 2 color scarf. Price: $95.00
Call to register.
Limited to 4 students.

Help Sessions

We have 1.5 hour help sessions each day we are open.
Call to sign up: 610-419-9276
Monday: Julia- 10:00, 12:00, 2:00
Tuesday: Eileen- 10:00, 12:00, 2:00
Pat- 10:00, 12:00, 1:30
Wednesday: Becky- 10:00, 12:00, 2:00, 4:00
Pat- 10:00, 12:00, 1:30
Maggie- 6:00
Thursday: Eileen- 10:00, 12:00, 2:00
Friday: Pat- 10:00, 12:00, 1:30
Saturday: Pat- 10:00, 12:00, 1:30
Becky – 10:00, 12:00, 2:00.
Each session contains only 4 students- sitting 6′ apart. Cost is $10.00 (cash only please). The classrooms are cleaned in between the 90 minute sessions. Call to sign up. Please remember- if you sign up for a session, and find that you cannot make it,
PLEASE CALL TO CANCEL!!!
Every day there is a wait list for these help sessions.

Heart Hot Pad & Matching Dishcloth

It’s time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day
With just 1–100g hank of Fantasy Naturale cotton you can knit up this double thickness hotpad/potholder plus a matching dishcloth.
Call or come in to pick out your favorite color in Fantasy Naturale.

New Valentines Kits

Valentines Day is just around the corner- time to get going on some
great heart themed knits & crochets
These Grab & Go Kits just need needles or hooks to be added.
Set of 3 washcloth patterns
Kit contains all 3 patterns plus enough yarn to knit one cloth
Price: $5.00
Crochet Heart Coasters
We have kitted this project in the colors as shown. Kit contains yarn and pattern. Price: $3.00
Knit Heart Cloth Kit
Kit contains enough Fantasy Naturale Cotton to knit one cloth.
Price: $5.00
Crochet Heart Coaster
This is a beautiful design from Becky. Kit contains yarn and pattern.
Price: $5.00
Illusion Heart Washcloth Kit
Kit contains pattern and enough Fantasy Naturale in 2 colors.
Price: $6.00

More Kits Available

Doily Washcloths
These knit in the round doily type washcloths are absolute stunners!
They will impress anyone who receives one. Kit contains enough
Fantasy Naturale cotton to knit one cloth plus both patterns. Price: $5.00.
Oven Towel Kit
Our Oven Towels are always a favorite! Each kit contains 100g of Fantasy Naturale Cotton plus both patterns. Price: $10.00
A linen stitch Cowl to knit up. (Linen Stitch in the round is easy!)
Each Kit contains 3– 25g balls of Kenzie.
Kenzie is a light worsted blend of merino, nylon, angora and alpaca.
Each 3- color kit costs just $19.99. FREE Pattern included.
Just add needles.
Kenzie Set A
Kenzie Set B