E-News May 1st, 2018

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Make the Most of a Big Bag of Yarn!

Wonderland Yarn’s So Fond of Rainbows contains 20 mini skeins of fingering weight Cheshire Cat- each with 128 yards.  Total yardage of the entire long bag of yarn is 2560 yards! 

Use 10 mini skeins to make one long asymmetric shawl.  

Use our Exclusive TKE FREE pattern. Then make another!

2 shawls can be knit- each using 10 mini skeins.  Make both or share the yarn with a friend. 

Ravelry Inspirations for Spring

Welcome Spring! – FREE

 A FREE Cowl Pattern for just one ball of Pendenza.  

You can even add beads!  



A swing style open jacket to knit in a DK weight yarn such as Nuna– a yarn with wonderful drape. 


Squishy Washy– FREE

I love the look of this cloth- knit it in Fantasy Naturale or Dk weight Cleo cotton for a lighter cloth.
Nova Shawl –  CROCHET
A beautiful shawl to crochet in a set of gradients like 
Mad Hatter, or a long drifting yarn such as Colourwheel. 

Ouzo by Thea Colman

Ouzo is an easy summer cardigan to throw on when there’s a little chill in the air. It features short sleeves, a loose fit, and a long flattering length. Knit it in a DK weight yarn such as Madelinetosh DK, or DK Merino Superwash.

Back in Stock!


Eco Baby Cotton Baby Washcloth kits.  Enough organic cotton to make at least 3 cloths plus a bar of A Natural Alternative soap.   Contains 4 cloth patterns + 2 brand new ones!!  6 patterns now to choose from.

New Bath Time Cloth Pattern

New Spa Day Cloth Pattern

Our Baby Cardigan Yarn Kits are back in stock.  Each kit contains enough cotton/acrylic blend yarn to make this newborn summer top, including buttons!



Classes Coming Soon


This Week’s Classes

Click on this link to get the full weekly schedule of classes- we have over 30 classes each week!
Other classes coming soon:
Wednesday May 2– 6:30 – 8:30pm
2 handed Fair Isle Refresher with Linda Miller
Call to sign up, there is still one seat available.  
There is homework.
The Sunset Slouch Hat provides perfect training in 2 handed Fair Isle work.  We worked this FREE pattern in Worsted Merino Superwash.

Tuesday, May 8  6:30 – 8:30pm

Mosaic work with JoAnne

Mosaic knitting has become very popular, and it is so easy.  Learn all the basics while knitting a washcloth.  Bring size 7 needles.  Yarn kits will be available.  Class is $8, plus bring $5 for yarn kit.  Many additional patterns will be given out.  This is so addictive!  Call to sign up.


Tuesday May 15   6:30 – 8:30pm

Needlefelting with Lauren Loeffler

Lauren’s classes are so loved!  Come make a 3D creation, or needlefelt onto a prefelted bag.  This is definitely a fun class!
Felted chicken
Needle felted I-phone case

Monday, May 7   1-3pm

Building Blocks with Julia
Join Julia to continue working on your sampler afghan- you can join up anytime.

Monday, May 14 & 21  1-3pm

Lacework with Julia
Learn more about lace by working on our new Lace Sampler shawl, or Summerflies Sampler Shawl.  Call to sign up.
Lace Sampler Shawl knit in Silky Wool.
Shawl has 15 lace sections. 4 hanks of Silky wool or 700 yards of another Dk weight yarn is needed.  Bring a highlighter to mark the pattern, and size 5 and 6 needles.
Summer Flies is a classic!  A wonderful pattern, well written and full of interest.
Requires 3 hanks of Neve cotton.
Bring size 7 & 8 needles.

Beginner Classes!

Wednesdays– 1-3pm Crochet with Becky

Learn to crochet with us- beginners as well as seasoned crocheters welcome.   Many project ideas available including our exclusive Crochet 101 series.  Call to join us.

Wednesday mornings 10-12 

Beginning knit & crochet with Julia

Welcome all newbies.  Call to sign up.


Other New Beginner’s Classes in progress

Beginning Knit & crochet- your choice

Saturdays 10-12pm with Becky
Saturdays 1-3pm with Martha
Whether you are a newbie knitter or crocheter, join Becky or Martha for a new beginner’s class.  Call to sign up.