E-News June 12th, 2018

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Amanda would like to express her thanks for the dozens of well wishes she received from so many of our wonderful customers.   A special thanks to Jen for designing this Well Wishes card.  Amanda is finding lots of great ideas, (and lots of funny ones too) as she shares time with baby Thea. 

Song- A Wool/ Cotton Blend at 30% off

Song is a DK weight beauty- so soft and cuddly– 50% wool, 50% cotton- for year round wear.   Now at a low, low price!
Song Cap– FREE Pattern
With just 2 balls of Song, you can practice your Fair Isle work while creating a snuggly hat for Fall.  
This yarn feels awesome!
Herring by Lori Versaci
A lovely long shawl to wrap around neck & shoulders. So pretty knit in Song.

Song Baby Hats– FREE Pattern

Written in 3 sizes, these baby hats takes just 2 balls of Song- one in each color.  More practice with Fair Isle work!

Ravelry Inspirations 

Mitra by Heather Zoppetti

This tunic has a plethora of fun techniques to keep you interested from cast-on to bind-off.  Knit it in Anne cotton for this summer- there is plenty of time.   This is stunning!!


Stripe Me Shawl –  crochet

Sweet summer stripes!! Crochet this shawl in Neve Cotton or Weekend Worsted. 


Carnivore –  FREE Pattern

Another design that is perfect for Neve cotton or Weekend Worsted.  


Spiderman Blanket –  FREE Pattern

What child wouldn’t love this blanket?  Knit it in Comfort worsted for brilliant colors and great washability.  



Knit this top down pullover in a fingering weight yarn worked up at a DK weight gauge for a soft flowing fabric.   Make it short sleeved or long.

Great Grab & Go Kits

This Fantasy Naturale Cloth Kit contains 3 patterns. 
Just add needles. 
Little Flutters
Big Boxes
Reversible Rib

Baby Washcloths

Each kit contains one 50g ball of Eco Baby Organic Cotton plus 6 pattern choices to make 3-4 small baby washcloths.

Mug Rug Kits 

Each kit contains enough Fantasy Naturale to make three 
5″ coasters.

Towel & Washcloth Kits

Now this is a #1 yarn kit!  Contains 2 full hanks of Fantasy Naturale- already wound, 2 patterns and a bar of A Natural Alternative Kitchen Soap.  


Vivara – 40% off was $7.49 now $4.49

A shiny blend of Rayon and Linen with a hint of texture.  Worsted Weight.  Now at a great low price.

Many colors of Vivara are available.  Lots of design ideas too.

Ponchetta – a short lightweight poncho-  shiny and drapey when knit in Vivara.  Perfect for summer nights.

Zoe Cardi – a top down easy to knit summer topper.  
So pretty with an elegant sheen in Vivara!

Classes Coming Soon

This Week’s Classes

Classes for the weeks of June 11 & June 18

Click on this link to get the full weekly schedule of classes.
We have over 30 classes each week!
Other classes coming soon:

Saturday June 23– 1-3pm

Needlefelting With Lauren

Come play with wool in a new way- needlefelting.

No skills needed.  Call to sign up.

Technique Classes

We will be adding technique classes for the summer- come add to your skills with these one time classes.

Monday June 25  1-3pm – Left Slanting Decreases with Becky

The right slanting k2tog always looks good, but what about that left slanting decrease?.  Well there is more than one way to make it look as good as its counterpart.  Let Becky show you how while knitting up this fun washcloth.
You will need 1 hank of Fantasy Naturale cotton and size 7 needles.  Call to sign up please.

Pat is here in the evenings this summer- come join some of her Wednesday evening technique oriented classes.


Wednesday June 13 & 20 —  6:30 – 8:30pm

Tunisian Crochet with Pat

You will be learning this style of crochet while making a small project- bring any tunisian hook- size I, J, or K if you have one.
Fantasy Naturale yarn will be available for sale in class.

Weaving is Back!!

Open Weaving Night- Monday June 25– 6-8pm
Bring your loom and join us for a FREE evening of weaving with other weavers.  Learn a thing or two, ask questions, or just relax and weave.  Call to sign up please.

Beginner Classes!

At TKE we are proud to have so many classes perfect for beginners. If one of these special sessions doe not fit your schedule- do not worry- beginners are always welcome in any regular class, at any time. 

Wednesday 10-12 with Julia – Beginning knit & crochet 

Welcome all newbies.  Call to sign up.
Wednesdays– 1-3pm with Becky –  Crochet for all levels
Learn to crochet with us- beginners as well as seasoned crocheters welcome.   Many project ideas available including our exclusive Crochet 101 series.  Call to join us.

Spend your Saturdays with us:

Saturdays 10-12 with Becky- Beginning Knit & Crochet

Whether you are a newbie knitter or crocheter, join Becky for a new beginner’s class.   

Call to sign up.

Saturdays 1-3 with Martha- Beginning Knit & Crochet

Whether you are a newbie knitter or crocheter, join Martha for a new beginner’s class.  Call to sign up.

What’s in the Pool?   

Phoenix DK- Select Colors- 25% off
Sulka Nina- 25% off

Phoenix DK

The pool is full of these 6 great colors.  We have many ideas for this wonderful 100% cotton yarn. 


 Zick Zack Scarf– a great FREE pattern using 2 balls of Phoenix DK- See us about cast on numbers.


Sulka Nina

Sulka Nina is 60% Merino Wool, 20% Alpaca, and 40% Silk- A lovely soft sport weight at 164 yards/50g hank.
Shawl With No Name – A FREE pattern to knit up a sweet shawlette with just 3 colors of Sulka Nina.