E-News June 1st, 2021

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Its Tosh Time!

Summer has “unofficially” begun!
Well I know it really hasn’t, but it is June and the weather is nice,
so let’s consider it Summer! That means it’s time to think about
Yarn Shop road trips, small portable projects, & new bright yarn colors.
New colors of Madelinetosh have just arrived!
These spring/summer themed colors are incredible-
tonals and prints that will inspire you to grab your needles and go!
Come on in for the best look at them all!
Our recent arrivals include Tosh Merino Light, Tosh Sport, Tosh Vintage, and Twist Light. Tosh DK is coming soon.
What happens when you twist 3 strands of Tosh Merino Light together?
You get a new super squooshy aran weight beauty that Madelinetosh aptly named
TML Triple Twist!
We carry TML Triple Twist in 26 colorways- solids, tonals, and prints.
130 yds/ hank
Here we feature some designs we have knit up at the shop;
plus some we still want to get done.
A bright happy cowl that just screams HELLO!! Takes 2 hanks of Triple Twist or make it narrower with just
1 hank. FREE Pattern.
Enjoy the first frost this fall in your comfy Triple Twist hat. See us about how many pattern repeats to do. FREE Pattern.
The texture is stunning,
The perfect project for 2 hanks of
new TML Triple Twist.
Takes just 1 hank of TML Triple Twist for the small size mitts. Would make a great, quick to knit, reasonably priced gift. FREE Pattern.
Our own Bethlehem Native Louis Boria has designed a great Fair Isle set using 4 colors of TML Triple Twist. Here is the Lonka Hat.
There is a cowl and fingerless mitt set to match- where Louis alternates
the colors to get the maximum knitting out of the 4 hanks.

Heirloom Baby Blankets

For that special baby in your life, you need a very special blanket.
Now available: our new Heirloom Baby Blanket Booklet 667-containing 4 quality blankets; 2 lace designs and 2 textured designs. Each blanket sized about 24″ x 31″.
Each blanket takes just 3 –100g hanks of Worsted Merino Superwash- a wonderful
easy-care yarn that is so soft, and luxurious.
We carry this yarn in about 80 shades.
This week: Choose 3 hanks of Worsted Merino Superwash in your favorite baby blanket color and take this $7.00 booklet home FREE!
Offer available while supply lasts.
Leafy Lace Blanket
Tumbling Blocks Blanket
Baby Bows Blanket
Lattice Baby Blanket

New!! DyeForMe Yak

Completely SOLD OUT!!
More is on order, and it WILL be here before the end of this week!
70% Fine Superwash Merino, 15% Mulberry Silk, 15% Yak. One color only, but boy what a beautiful color it is – super earthy heathered taupe.
400 yards/100g hank.
Dye it to produce more earthy tones or use it in its natural shade.
So soft and luscious. Perfect for shawls or sweaters.
Price: $22.99

It’s Time For a Road Trip!

At The Knitter‘s Edge
This week- please consider taking a road trip to see us.
We are open Monday-Saturday 10 – 4 with Wednesdays til 8pm.
We would love to have you come in to shop around!

Socks, Socks, Socks!

As the weather turns warmer, it is now time to explore and embrace some smaller, more portable projects. My #1 choice is socks!! We have several great yarns & patterns for socks- from “my first socks” in Woolcotte to summer shorties in our new Lana Mia Cotone to a tall boot sock in Fair Isle Sock. Take a look… pick a yarn, pattern, and knitting style… and maybe even join a class to work out the kinks. Socks will make a great portable summery project!
Our teachers are all ready to welcome you- learn to knit socks with double points, 2 circs, or magic loop.
The perfect “my first sock” yarn. This chunky gauged cotton/wool/acrylic blend is so soft and comfy for socks as well as many other garments.
170 yards/100g ball.
Just one ball is needed for our
FREE “My First Sock” pattern.
Price: $5.00
Our short socks are knit on a size 8 needle. Learn basic sock construction fast and easy. Just one ball needed!
Great for socks- 75% superwash wool, 24% nylon works up at an Aran Weight gauge. 246 yds/150g cake. 11 colorways available.
Price: $19.99
Fair Isle Socks
FREE pattern that takes just one cake- great as boot socks- start your Christmas knitting now. Fast to knit
on size 5 needles.
Ribbed Hat & Fingerless Mitts
One cake of Fair Isle will make up this knit set. FREE pattern.
90% cotton, 10% polyester elastic! All striping colorways.
Non wool! The stretchiness makes these socks fit so well, and stay up.
418 yards/100g cake. Just one cake makes a pair of socks.
Fingering weight. Price: $19.99
Shortie Socks
Tennis anyone? These fingering weight cuties take just one cake of Lana Mia Cotone. FREE Pattern.
Low Cut Socks
Knit these summery socks in
Lana Mia Cotone
Just one cake needed!
FREE Pattern.
Pompom Ankle Socks
FREE Pattern- download it below.
We have many other sock yarns,
and many other sock patterns.
Come take a look.
We are expanding things a bit…
As of TODAY June 1,
all of our 90 minute help sessions can accommodate 5 people.
Please call to sign up. We hold help sessions every day we are open- Monday – Saturday.
All of our safety protocols are still in effect.

Get Your Yarn for Our Newest KAL

Not Too Late to Join!!!!

Anker’s Summer Shirt – our newest KAL began May 21. Get your yarn now!
Its not too late to join us on our Facebook page.
Julia has done the best job of leading our KALs. So now she is taking on the Anker’s Summer Shirt.
This fun textured top will take no time to knit up in a DK weight yarn.
Julia has chosen color 56- a rich red in Silky Wool- a beautiful Silk/Wool blend yarn. Perfect for 3 season wear. Other yarns perfect for this project are: Sea Isle Cotton, Neve,
Denim DK, and Calico.
While Julia is leading us in the knitting of the Anker’s Summer Shirt,
I will try to keep up by knitting this Anker’s Pullover for my grandson. Sized from 3 months to 8 years. I will be using Worsted Merino Superwash. Another suitable yarn for this child’s sweater is Berroco Comfort.
Anker’s Summer Shirt is being knit in so many beautiful colors.
Here are just a few from Julia’s KAL. All of these are Silky Wool!
The Knitter‘s Edge has about 60 colors in Silky Wool to choose from.