E-News June 26th, 2020

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Join Our Upcoming CAL or KAL

Starts Monday June 29 but you can join anytime!

5 panel crochet blanket designed by Edie Eckman for Encore Worsted.
This is a large afghan- 48″ x 59″.
Becky has developed 4 color option sets for this Crochet A – Long.
6 balls of color A, 5 balls of color B, and 2 balls each of colors C & D. Get these 15 – 100g balls of Encore, plus the Plymouth Pattern 3392 mailed directly to your door for $5.95 flat rate shipping. You can even save that shipping cost by coming to the shop to pick up your kit (no contact curbside pick up), or coming inside and picking your own colors!
Color Set A
Color Set B
Color Set C
Color Set D
Join Becky beginning Monday June 29 on our Facebook group page to work on this 5 panel afghan. Each of the 5 panels will teach you a new technique. Get your yarn now and get ready!! Becky is using color set D.

We are now GREEN- closer to normal!

As of today, Friday June 26, our counties are Going Green, which means we can relax some of the Covid-19 restrictions just a bit- while still maintaining a safe environment for all.

Customer Store Polices for the Green Phase

 Store hours: 10am-4pm Monday through Saturday.

  •  If you feel ill, do not enter the shop. We are offering contact-free curbside pickup and mail order services. To place an order, please call the shop at 610-419-9276.
  •  In order to abide by Social Distancing Guidelines, only 10 customers are permitted in shop at one time. We can handle small groups now.
  •  Masks should be properly worn at all times when in the shop to protect our staff and other customers.
  •  Use provided hand sanitizer upon entering the shop.
  •  Currently the following areas are closed to the public: kitchen, and seating area. Bathrooms are now open.
  • Staff will be cleaning and disinfecting frequently throughout the day.
  •  No food or drinks are permitted in the store.
  •  Keep social distance rules in mind, please respect each other and our employees.
  •  Beginning Friday June 26, we will offer 90 minute help sessions, which will feel more like classes as four students can be present. These sessions are available by appointment only. Please call ahead to reserve your space. Cost is $10 cash only, please bring exact change if possible.
  •  We can wind yarn for you.
  •  We have designated the following shopping times for At Risk customers: Mondays from 9-10am, by appointment only.
  •  These guidelines are subject to change; we will continuously reevaluate as the situation evolves.

New “Class” Help Sessions: 4 students at a time.

So get three of your knitting buddies together and sign up for a session.
Sessions are: Monday with Julia, Tuesday with Maggie, Wednesday with Becky, Thursday with Eileen, and Friday & Saturday with Pat.
Sessions are: 10:00 – 11:30, 12:00 – 1:30, 2:00 – 3:30.

Flat Rate Shipping! $5.95

We know many of you are not quite ready to venture out yet.
We appreciate that you are using Mail Order more than ever before. To make these transactions faster for both of us, and to let you know up front what your mailing costs will be, effective immediately, and for a limited time, we will be offering Flat Rate Shipping at a cost of only $5.95 on all mail orders-
certain disclaimers apply. It’s time to take advantage of this offer, and get some projects set up!

2 New Berroco Kits

UPDATE!!!

Eileen and I really, really love this Solaria Drop ship kit. We both purchased one- mine is the bright yellow as shown (it looks like a sun), and Eileen’s is a soft Ash Grey Heather. We both invite all of you to get yourself a kit and join us starting Monday July 6 to work up this blanket. I have already make an enlargement of the corrected chart to make it easier for you. You’ll need some long size 10.5 circular needles (suggested size) plus a bunch of stitch markers. Please join us! We can’t wait!!
Berroco has outdone itself! We think this is Berroco’s best Drop Ship Project deal yet! They have put together a kit for one of their most popular baby blankets in their
This kit can be drop shipped directly to you!
Get this baby blanket kit- knit it in Comfort Chunky and Berroco is including the pattern book FREE. This isn’t just a pattern- it’s a FULL 158 page Baby & Toddler pattern BOOK full of knit & crochet patterns by Norah Gaughan and the Berroco design team. I’ll repeat…
The pattern book is included FREE!!! (a $19.95 value)
Thank you Berroco!

Book sells for $19.95 Get it FREE in this baby blanket kit.

To make this cheerful circular blanket, one cable section is repeated 16 times, resulting in an amazing profusion of texture. Cost $49.
Kit includes 6 balls of Comfort Chunky in your color choice plus the book.
Solaria is knit with 6– 100g balls of Comfort Chunky. And Berroco is letting you pick your color from their full Comfort Chunky color line! When you order your Solaria Kit- remember to add the color number, and suggest a second color choice.
Julia is leading a Knit A Long that started
Monday, June 15. It is going very well.
Join Julia on our Facebook Group Page.
An interesting, educational, and just plain fun knit for 3 colors of fingering weight yarn. Julia will guide you through this design on our New Facebook Knitter‘s Edge Group Page. Join our group now if you don’t already belong. Call, email or come in to get your yarn and pattern for this beautiful project
(we can wind yarns for you now) and cast on.

Remember

There are now 3 ways to shop:

  1. Curbside pick up- no contact- let us be your your personal shopper!
  2. Mail order- delivered straight to your door.
  3. Come on in! We are now open! Monday to Saturday- 10am -4pm.

An Easy Early Summer Knit

It’s time to show off some new ideas for summer knitting.

I just found this one that I really like!

An easy 2 row pattern.
This is a nice rhythmic knit for when you don’t want to think too much.
A drapy yarn that’s perfect for a mini poncho like this one. So many colors available. Just one hank will knit up the Flow Poncho.

New Yarn

Huasco Cotton
100% Cotton
482 yd/100g
Fingering Weight 28 sts =4″
100% Fingering weight cotton in some very pretty handpainted colorways.
482 yards/100g hank 6 colorways available.
The Whims Cowl
Shown here crocheted with just 1 hank of Huasco Coton.
Becky has adjusted this free pattern to work with this beautiful fingering weight yarn. Add 3 small buttons to finish it off splendidly.
Get this FREE pattern with your purchase of just one hank of this elegant cotton.

Kits- get them while they last!

Watermelon Washcloth
Learn to knit from the outside edge to the center.
Sunflower Cloth
Learn to increase and decrease in seed stitch.
Great fun point protectors
7 sets in each bag for only $2.99.
Paintpot Baby Hat & Booties
Kit contains both patterns plus Dreambaby Paintpot yarn.
Mini Pic a Knit Baby Blanket
A lovely soft and pure knit in Appalachian Baby Organic Cotton.
A great knit that really keeps your interest with changing stitch patterns and colors. Kits are all ready to go in the colorways shown. $40
Baby Cardigan and Hat Kit
Knit this sweet number out of Calico cotton/acrylic blend. The sweater is so soft and colorful. Written and kitted in one size only- 3 months.
Kits ready in 2 color sets- Watermelon Girl and Sweet Daisy.