E-News May 19th, 2020

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We have added Saturdays!!

Changes are Just Starting!
We are now at the shop on Saturdays too!
This will help those who can’t pick up orders during the week.
Watch for more changes as we move slowly and safely forward.
We are at the shop Monday – Saturday 10:00 – 4:00
for mail order & curbside pick up.
Please note that the shop is still closed to the public.
We have extended FREE Shipping, it now continues until May 31 with a $75.00 purchase. All of our standard shipping disclaimers apply.
Best way to reach us:
Please email us at unwind@theknittersedge.com or call us at 610-419-9276 and leave a message. We will get back to you.

Stay safe until we are together again,

JoAnne & Amanda

Kitchener Stitch

Kitchener stitch is a great way to invisibly graft two pieces of knitting together such as when working the toe of socks.
Take a look at this Video, except I’ll make these suggestions:
Please do not use a plastic needle- they bend. Use a proper metal seaming needle.
Please leave your working yarn 3-4 times the width of the work to be seamed- not 2-3 times as this video indicates.
Until you get really good at it, choose a quiet, well lit place to work kitchener stitch.
Lastly, I suggest you download Eileen’s & JoAnne’s famous cheat sheet
a super fast way to remind yourself about Kitchener Stitch. Good luck!

New Kits!

Our Vendors have found the perfect way to help us out. They are making Kits for us, and even shipping them directly to you. All we have to do is sell them! In each upcoming newsletter, I will feature a special kit designed and compiled by our wonderful vendors.

NORO Kureyon Heart Blanket Kit

Get the Famous Heart Blanket Kit for NORO Kureyon sent directly to you. Kit will include 19 balls of NORO Kureyon, plus FREE pattern in a craft brown paper bag. Check out the Flyer shown here. Email us your order (unwind@theknittersedge.com) providing 3 color choices (1st choice, 2nd choice 3rd choice) from the 6 curated colorways shown. Expect a call from us to finalize your purchase.
Total Cost: $196.00. This is an awesome opportunity.
If you want to see larger pictures of the color choices,
Sunflower Cloth
This kit is one of ours! Kits are now ready to go! Each contains enough Fantasy Naturale cotton in both brown and yellow to knit up this cloth. Pattern included. Great Price!
Marmel
58 Cotton/42 Acrylic
273 yds/100g
DK weight 22 sts =4″
This splashy new DK-weight is a cotton/acrylic blend. It provides a rainbow of shiny color that knits up to a cobblestone or “marbled” effect.
9 colorways available.
A large 3 ball asymmetric shawl. Can be blocked out large.
Even though this is a paid pattern- we can offer it FREE with your yarn purchase.
Look’s great on Jen. FREE Pattern with your purchase of just 3 balls of Marmel.
A patterned shawl taking just 2 balls of Marmel.
Marmel Slip Stitch Cowl
A FREE Pattern at The Knitter’s Edge
A FREE pattern at TKE with your yarn purchase.
You can also use Marmel for the Shift Cowl. 3 colors needed.
FREE Pattern for just one ball of Marmel.
Jewelspun
100 acrylic
546 yds/200g
Worsted weight 18 sts =4″
Can’t wear wool? Try our worsted weight Jewelspun. So much drifting color. Try it for a Nightshift- see pictures here.
3 balls of Jewelspun for the Nightshift. Very affordable!
Pocket Shawl
FREE Pattern at The Knitter’s Edge for just one ball of Jewelspun.
Knit this large impressive set with just 2 balls of Jewelspun.
Cabled Hat & Ribbed Cowl
A FREE pattern requiring just one ball of Jewelspun to make the set.
A “keep you warm and lovely” pattern
written in 6 sizes.
Illimani Sabri II
85 Cotton/15 Alpaca
219 yds/100g
Worsted weight 20 sts =4″
A warm and comfy poncho to knit with a dk to worsted weight yarn. We chose to knit ours with Sabri II- a cotton/alpaca blended chainette, that’s light and lofty. Can also be knit in so many other yarns such as Encore, Comfort, Denim DK, or Worsted Merino Superwash to name just a few.