E-News June 4th, 2019

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Julia’s Summer Classes

During the summer- Julia will continue to hold afternoon classes on a once or twice a month basis.
We suggest you have some fun with a challenging project knowing Julia will be there to help!
See her project suggestions here and below.


The Knitter’s Edge is proudly joining forces with Louis Boria (Brooklynboyknits) to knit & crochet blue hats for Donegan Elementary School as part of the #HatNotHate Program to stomp out bullying. Our goal is 600 hats so each person at Donegan- from the kindergartners to the Principal will be wearing a Blue Hat.
One last pattern is in today’s newsletter- a garter brimmed hat knit in Encore Mega. This big knit will make for a fast project.
Patterns for other hat styles are available in previous newsletters and at
The Knitter’s Edge.
A fast to knit hat for Encore Mega. Adult and child’s sizes included. FREE Pattern
Only about 100 balls of Holiday Lights are still available for our #HatNotHate project. Pick up one now at just $3.25 a ball! FREE patterns available.

Mad Hatter from Wonderland Yarns

Knit in Mad Hatter. 3 beautiful colors used.
FREE Pattern
Such a sweet Cardigan for Newborn through size 9
Mad Hatter is a 100% Superwash Merino from Wonderland Yarns.
It is available in full 4 oz skeins or as a 5 piece mini skein gradient set.
Knit with a Mad Hatter Gradient Set.

Nako Calico

A DK weight blend of cotton and acrylic. Machine washable and dryable and so super soft. Available in lots of colors, well priced too.
Baby Cardis
We have just a few kits left, or purchase your own color choices in Calico yarn and we will print out the pattern for you.
A pretty striped pullover for your
little one.
Call to register for Joe Cole’s Newest Dyeing Class: Speckle It! Saturday
June 15 | 10-12 and 1-3pm. Morning Class is Full- but a few seats are left in the afternoon class- Register NOW! Call for more info.
New from What the Flock Yarns
Joe’s newest colorway for the 4th of July is called
Pop It & Rock It!
This 464 yd/ 100g hank of Sock yarn is available now in Flocking Sock Xtra and NOW in Flocking Sock Sparkle too!!!
We have a one skein scarf in progress now!! Maybe we should try socks!


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

Upcoming Classes

Warping Lab with Lynn
Tuesday June 18 & 25 | 3:15 – 6:15pm
Ready to take the next step in your rigid heddle experience?
During the first session you will either plan & warp your own project or choose to work on a pre-planned project making coasters. Must have experience with direct warping. This is not a “teaching how to warp” class. However, guidance will be available to assist and answer questions.
Session two will allow students to complete their work and explore other pattern options for the rigid heddle loom. Class fee: $55.00.
Loom rental: $10. Project materials are additional. Please call to register.
Anthology with Maggie
Beginning Tuesday June 11
6:30 – 8:30pm
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
NightShift, & The Shift
Mondays 1-3pm with Julia
Continues June 3 & June 10
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
Mondays 1-3pm with Julia
June 3, 10 plus Summer Mon & Wed Mornings
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
Mondays 1-3pm with Julia
June 3, 10 plus Summer Mon & Wed Mornings
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, on June 3, 10, and beyond for great summer knitting.
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.
Log Cabin Cloth
Saturday June 8 |1-3pm with Becky
Join Becky to learn how to create a Log Cabin Design. Includes color choices, picking up sts, calculations. Fantasy Naturale yarn packs available. Size 7 needles needed. Please call to sign up.
Fixing Mistakes
Monday June 17 | 1-3pm with JoAnne
A favorite class is back! Learn to correct all those simple errors we all make. Bring needles size 8 or 9. Yarn will be provided.
Please call to sign up.
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
Began May 1, 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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