E-News November 15th, 2019

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New Yarns

Welcome Big Paint

Big Paint is a Chunky weight blend of Wool and Acrylic. 109 yards /100g cake of striping color.
The Big Paint knit hat takes just one cake of Big Paint, complete with Pompon! FREE Pattern
5 Colorways available
And now, in her TKE Newsletter debut (drumroll please…)
We present the lovely Kelly, modeling our new Crochet
Big Paint Hat! Takes just one cake of Katia Big Paint.
FREE Pattern!

Welcome Creativo

A multi color and multi textured aran weight yarn.
109 yards of lightweight wool/rayon/nylon blended in a 50g cake.
6 colorways to choose from.
Creativo Hat
This one cake hat really shows of the colors. FREE pattern.
Creativo Cowl
With 2 cakes of Creativo you can knit up this easy cowl. Full of texture & Color!! FREE Pattern.

New Kits

A new addition to the DMC yarn family, Lovey Tops! Lovey Tops are the perfect way to greet any new baby. This quick stitchable takes less than 2 hours to complete. The cuddly plush character has a soft hook and loop closure to hold a pacifier secure.
Lovey Top Knit Lovey
FREE Pattern at TKE
Lovey Top Crochet Lovey
FREE Pattern at TKE
Kids Knit Panda Hat Kit
Kit contains enough Encore to make either the 2-4 year or 6-8 year size.
Christmas Tree Washcloth Kit
Kit contains Fantasy Naturale to knit up this Intarsia washcloth.
Oven Towel Kits
Each kit contains enough Fantasy Naturale cotton to make 2 Oven Towels, Buttons included.
Our Welcome Home Cloth Kits for the holidays. Contains Fantasy Naturale to knit the house cloth plus green & red yarn for the optional wreath.

Carry It In Style!

We replenished our new collapsible totes. They are AWESOME!
2 sizes and many colors available!
Our beautiful African baskets have multiplied. Each is unique.
Come pick one to go to home with you!

Holiday Gift Ideas

From now through the Holidays I will feature a gift project idea in
each newsletter.
Some will be classics, others brand new, but all patterns will be FREE!
They will be linked for you to immediately download and get to work!
Knit in Fantasy Naturale. Each hank makes 1 large and 2 small.
Our favorite worsted weight cotton, from Brazil.
Available in so many colors- variegated and solids.
FREE Pattern at TKE.
Crochet Bag
1 hank each of 2 colors of Fantasy Naturale makes this tote bag.
FREE pattern at TKE.

Community Knitting Fall Collection

Collecting Through Dec 4

Every holiday season the Community Knitters chooses a project for giving. This season we have chosen to help our local soup kitchens & shelters supply their clients with toiletries.
We suggest: soaps, shampoos, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, lotion
ladies sanitary products, shaving supplies.
We will be collecting items at TKE through Dec 4.
Thank you for helping.


This Week’s Classes

 We have over 30 classes each week!

Upcoming Classes

Beaded Cowl with JoAnne
Saturday Nov 16 | 10-12pm
Join me on Saturday to take a field trip to Owl Be Beading!!!! Only a 7 minute drive from TKE. We will first pick our yarn for the beaded cowl (one 100g skein of fingering weight), then jump in the cars to go pick out our beads.
Beginner Brioche with JoAnne
Monday Dec 2 | 1-3pm
Learn the basics of the trendy technique of brioche knitting.
Knit up this cowl with 2 colors of Chunky Merino Superwash. You will also need 24-26″ circular size 10.5, and 1 stitch marker.
Please call to sign up.
Afterthought Heel with Julia
Monday December 9 & 16 | 1-3pm
Join Julia to learn the afterthought heel – a technique that can be used for an afterthought thumb on mittens as well. Dreambaby DK yarn kits will be available for purchase to knit this mini Christmas stocking. Bring dpns size 4 or 5. Please call to sign up.
Magic Loop with Julia
Monday Nov 18 & 25 | 1-3pm
Learn to work Magic Loop while making an easy pair of Fingerless Mitts. Materials: 1–50g ball Gina plus a 32-35″ needle size US 7
Please call to sign up.
Infinity Scarf with Becky
Wed Nov 6 & 13 | 3:30 – 5:30pm
Sat Nov 9 & 16 | 1-3pm
Join Becky in early November
to crochet this beautiful cowl. Becky just finished working hers in Viento– an ultra soft alpaca bamboo blend. Almost any yarn and gauge will work, but work with Becky for the best results.
New Beginner’s Class
Tuesdays | 3:30 – 5:30pm with Regina
Regina’s class is finishing up their baby sweaters, where they learned so much about construction. Next project will be the Birthday Cake Cowl to be knit in almost any DK weight yarn. This will be a relaxing knit, while still a learning opportunity. FREE Pattern given out in class. Please call to sign up.
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