E-News June 28th, 2019

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Welcome Electra Lite

A new fingering yarn that will amaze you! All 12 colors are stunners, and as soft as can be. The Lurex sparkles so!
Just look at these colors and check out these designs.
Plus… more designs coming soon.
A triangular shawl with a beautiful diamond eyelet design.
An easy to conquer lace pattern.
FREE Pattern
Takes less than half a hank so you can make 2 pair!
FREE Pattern.
Just one hank of this sparkly yarn will make a great pair of ladies socks.
FREE Pattern.
The Knitter’s Edge will be closed Thursday, July 4 in celebration of Independence Day. Please enjoy your holiday.
We will reopen Friday July 5 at 9:30 for our regular store hours.

Everyone Wants a Cat Bed

Everyone loved the look of the new cat beds we will be receiving soon.
Can’t wait? How about knitting your own? Try this pattern with Galway- a wonderful felting highland wool.

Mosaic Cloth Kits

New Fantasy Naturale Kits available for these really cool cloths
that can also be used as hotpads.
Each kit contains enough cotton in 2 colors to make one cloth.
Kit contains both patterns shown here.

Iron Pigs Baseball!!

Join us once again for our annual Iron Pigs Game!!
Monday August 19th at 7:05pm
Tickets are on sale now at The Knitter’s Edge- $11
(cash only please).
Please join us- its always a fun night of knitting & baseball!

Fair Isle Inspiration

If you haven’t tried Fair Isle yet- It is time!. If you have, great- maybe it’s time for another fall weather project. Need Help?- Join Maggie on Tuesday or Thursday evenings- 6:30 – 8:30. She is great at Fair Isle!!
A FREE headband pattern shown here in Kenzie.
Using 2 or 3 colors, this is a small Fair Isle project to test your skills.
A lovely light Fair Isle top for a sport to DK weight yarn such as Nuna or Tosh Sport. FREE Pattern
Humulus by Isabell Kraemer
A classic Fair Isle top down to knit in a worsted weight such as Galway or Worsted Merino Superwash.
The Throwback by Andrea Mowrey
That Go-To cardigan for chilly Fall evenings. Knit it in a worsted such as Encore, Galway, or Comfort.
Dog Star by TinCanKnits
If you are looking for a first Fair Isle sweater- this is it!
Written for sizes Newborn – 4XL.

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

Its Summer Project Time

Monday July 1 | 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 1. Julia has lots of warm weather knitting ideas, such as Julia’s own design: Storm Chasing.
Call to sign up.

NightShift, & The Shift with Julia

Summer Mon & Wed Mornings 10-12pm

Join Julia to knit up your “one of a kind” Nightshift shawl or Shift cowl. We will have several samples to show and so many colors of yarn to choose from. If you can’t make Julia’s class- join in almost any other class to work on your shawl. This is a shop wide project! We are all joining in!

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!

Needlefelting– NEW Class time

Saturday June 29 | 1-3pm with Lauren.

Needlefelting is fun- you all know that by now. First timers can make something great- like this Cactus or Bluebird!
Bring extra cash for fiber and needles. Call to sign up.
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