E-News July 12th, 2019

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A Great Go-To Sweater

A lighter weight version of my personal favorite GO-TO baby sweater: Flax.
FREE from Tin Can Knits.
Shown knit here with just one hank of What The Flock Flockin’ Sock.

Happy Feet Rules

Happy Feet 100 is a wonderful yarn for socks as well as shawls.
384 yards of fingering weight 90/10 Superwash merino/nylon 2 ply yarn.
We have many solid and splash dyed colorways, as well as the undyed
Happy Feet Shimmer with 125g of glittery softness.
Takes just one 100g hank each of 2 colors of Happy Feet 100.
Beautiful, soft, and well priced.
Fingerless Mitts in
Happy Feet Shimmer,
with the delicate shine of Stellina.
Baby pattern by Lori Versaci
Shown here using 3 colors of
Happy Feet 100.
Loved this circular yoke top down so much that we knit it up more than once. Well written, easy to knit design. Shown here knit in Happy Feet Splash

Upcoming Events

Iron Pigs Baseball!!

Game Day is Monday August 19 — 7:05 start
Last Day to purchase tickets: Saturday, July 20
Please join us- its always a fun night of knitting & baseball!

Hurtin’ Fingers?

Join Denise for some certified Hand, Arm, & Shoulder stretches that will ease pain from Knitting and Crocheting
Stretching for Knitters- Sat Aug 3- $15 call to register
On Saturday Aug 10 we welcome back Joe Cole of What The Flock.
He will be teaching 2 dyeing classes: morning class for adults working with speckle dyeing and color washes; afternoon class for kids working with dyeing roving fiber for use later. Lots of information on this Downloadable Flyer
Call to sign up.

Summer Inspirations

Design Ideas for Summer Knitting.
Easy portable projects, warm weather delicates, & ready for fall favorites.
For Him or Her
Knitable in Hempathy or Silky Wool
So Light & Lovely
FREE Crochet Pattern for
Anne fingering weight cotton
A Fall cardigan to knit in Galway, or Tosh Vintage. FREE Pattern

Welcome to Happy Cotton

Sirdar’s new Cotton entry features 50!!!! colors of DK weight cotton offered in the cutest little 20g balls. Many crochet patterns are available for the sweetest mini toys plus we are coming up with some knit ones of our own.
A FREE Pattern by Amanda Berry. Knit up this mini with just 2 balls of
Happy Cotton.
Use scraps for the collar.
Percy Panda
Crochet this cutie with Happy Cotton.
Pattern in Happy Cotton Booklet
Our first knit toy is a bunny- so small and so adorable.
Took just one ball each of 2 color. FREE Pattern!

Classes

This Week’s Classes
 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

Anthology
Tuesday evenings
6:30 – 8:30pm with Maggie
Design your own Fair Isle Hat or Cowl. This wonderful fun design by Tin Can Knits comes with black & white grid charts to color in with colored pencils. See what your project will look like before you knit. We love Tin Can Knits! This is a
FREE Pattern. Check out Ravelry to see what over 500 others have done!
Maggie is using DK Merino Superwash. Anthology
Maggie’s Anthology Cowl looks so good in DK Merino Superwash
Its Summer Project Time
Monday July 15 | 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 July 15 to continue your project. Julia has lots of warm weather knitting ideas, such as Julia’s own design: Storm Chasing.
Call to sign up.
Soldotna Crop with Julia
Summer Mon & Wed Mornings 10-12pm
Knit in Silky Wool, this adorable crop top is so fashionable these days. Julia will lead you through the Fair Isle work in this fine design. During the Summer, come to Julia’s Monday &/or Wednesday morning classes for additional work on the Soldotna Crop or Navelli.
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 July 1 | 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.
Horizonte – NEW CLASS in July
Mondays 10-12pm & 1-3pm
Fridays 10-12pm & 1-3pm w/ Debra
Debra’s design for a textured poncho in one of our favorite yarns: Silky Wool. This easy knit provides variety for the knitter as it progresses upward. Call to sign up- come to any of Debra’s classes throughout the week. Begins Monday July 1.
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
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.
This Wednesday: Skyping with Edie!
Log Cabin Mitts
Monday July 22 | 1-3pm with Becky.
Using the easy techniques for making a log cabin piece- you can knit these mitts. We used DK Merino Superwash- 3 colors. Call to sign up.
Learn to Read Crochet Charts
Monday July 29 | 1-3pm with Becky.
Becky has worked to provide well done crochet charts for the Virus Shawl. Create while learning to read charts- a skill that you will appreciate! We suggest Freia Shawl Balls.
Call to sign up. Virus Shawl
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