E-News March 30th, 2021

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Looks Like It’s Baby Time!

We all heard that the months of shutdown would lead to a Baby Boom.
Well, it looks like that might be happening. Recently, we have received so many requests for baby blankets, hats, sweaters. etc. So it’s time to feature our many design ideas for the newest little ones to come.
Let’s start with Baby Blankets because every newborn deserves a hand knit
or hand crocheted blanket to snuggle with.
Jen has graced our bulletin board with a few of our favorite designs but we have so many more. Come on in to take a look!
Jen’s Baby Blanket Board features the following (from L to R)
1649- Diagonals for Encore Worsted or Comfort Worsted; Comfort Worsted Throw; Basketweave Throw for Comfort; Baby Blossom DK Throw; 1510- Dreambaby DK Lace Throw; Comfort Prints Blanket; Encore Worsted 2 ball Boxes Throw; Blanket Stitch Crochet throw for Encore Worsted Colorspun; Neve Textured Throw.
This is one of our newest designs.
Takes 5 balls of Encore Worsted yielding a 36″ square baby throw.
FREE Pattern.
Baby Blossom Chunky Throw
FREE Pattern
Our own Sampler Baby Blanket written for Encore Worsted, Shown here in Neve. FREE Pattern.
P217- Baby Blanket with Hearts
FREE Pattern with purchase of Encore Chunky
Mini Pic A Knit Baby Blanket for Appalachian Baby organic cotton. Sold as a kit in these colors.
FREE pattern for 2 cakes of
Hot Cakes.
Shifty Baby Throw knit in Seasons
A Slipstitch pattern for a colorful throw. FREE Pattern.
shown here knit in WMSW.
Painted Cotton Baby Throw
A small baby throw to knit with just one cake of Painted Cotton.
FREE Pattern
C142- Fantasy Naturale Ripple Baby Throw
Takes 2 cakes of Hot Cakes.
FREE Download by
clicking on the link.
Don’t have a little one on the way?
You don’t have to feel left out… most of the designs shown here can be easily enlarged to adult lap throws or afghans. See us for more details.

And Now for a Sneak Preview!

Our new Exclusive Crochet Sampler Baby Blanket
Spearheaded by Becky- our new sampler features crochet stitch stripes designed by several members of the TKE team. A special thank you to Angel for crocheting our sample piece.
The baby blanket as shown is 28.5″ x 32″ and took 4– 100g balls of Encore Worsted and hook sizes I & J. The full pattern for this design will be downloadable in this Friday’s newsletter. Come choose your yarn and
be ready to crochet this weekend.

Join our Virtual Yarn Tasting

Our Virtual Yarn Tasting Event is almost sold out.
Only 8 kits are still available- Call now to register.
Your sample kit will contain 7 samples plus all info on these yarns.
During the Zoom Meeting we will present the color pallets plus
several design ideas for each yarn. There will be prizes as always.
The only drawback is that you will need to pour your own wine!
Join Amanda & I for this first time event.

Cheshire Cat

One set of Cheshire Cat will knit up into this eyelet shawl.
For knitters of any level.
Cheshire Cat
Our Cheshire Cat sets come with
5 colors in 1 oz mini skeins of fingering weight 100% merino. Each skein yields 128 yards for a total of 640 yards per kit. We carry about 30 different color sets.
Price: $37.99
An easy to knit garter stitch shawl
for 5 colors of Cheshire Cat.
FREE Pattern
A top that’s so full of color.
Takes more than 1 set of Cheshire Cat. FREE Pattern.
A popular Stephen West Design
Add a solid to the Cheshire Cat kit
for more length.
Shown in a solid here but use Cheshire Cat to make it really POP!
Mine Once More (crochet)
Cheshire Cat Kits are particularly popular with crocheters because they have such long yardage in a fingering weight fiber.

Help Session News

Beginning Wednesday April 7, Pat will be adding another
Help Session to her Wednesdays.
Her sessions will be 10:00 – 11:30, 12:00 – 1:30, 1:30 – 3:00, and 3:30 – 5:00.
On Wednesday March 31, Julia will be teaching Maggie’s evening help sessions. If you are unable to come to Monday Help Sessions with Julia, perhaps you can on an evening- March 31: 6:00 pm.
Call to sign up. All Help Sessions are $10.00 cash.

Tis the Season for Bunnies and Flowers

Chick & Bunny Kits
Our kits contain Fantasy Naturale, patterns, and all the oddments to knit up a chick and a bunny. Price: Just $6.00
They have been so popular that we had to make more, once again!
Wild Tulip
3 Cloth Kits
These cloth kits are available in spring colors of Fantasy Naturale.
They contains 50g Fantasy Naturale and these 3 patterns.
There is enough yarn to make one cloth. Price: $5.00
Flutterby Bunny
This is NOT a kit. But it is a
FREE Pattern
for just one ball of Flutterby.
Bunny Lovey
Our Forget Me Not cotton kits contain yarn, pattern, stuffing, and oddments to make a Bunny Lovey.
Just add needles. Price: $10.99
Becky’s Crochet Bunny looks so cute.
Less than 1– 50g ball of Snuggly DK was used.
Remember- we have loads of stuffing to offer if you need it for
this cute little guy.
Stuffed Animals
We just received a herd of new animals. Watch the Video on our Facebook Group Page to see them in action. These will make anyone’s day!

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