E-News November 5th, 2019

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New Stripes!

Katia Big Paint

An acrylic/wool blended one ply super colorful yarn.
Presented in 100g cakes of 109 yards of striping fun!
5 colorways are available in Big Paint.
Big Paint Crochet Hat- FREE Pattern
This FREE hat pattern for Big Paint
is a fast knit on size 11 needles.
There is enough yarn to add a pompon too!

More New Products

Atenti keeps surprising and impressing us with new designs,
fabrics, and styles.
Galway Felted Coaster Kit
Another new kit- this time for crocheters. Make up this colorful coaster, then felt it!
An easy to knit Fair Isle Hat for Adults. Each kit contains 3 colors of Encore Worsted. Two Colorways have been developed for this hat- with grey cats and black cats.
Our New Cat Hat Kits- We sold out and had to make more!
New Tote Baskets
These collapsible aluminum framed baskets come in many colors.
World’s Best Pompon Makers!

Design Inspirations

I posted Cindy’s afghan on Facebook and we got hundreds of likes.
This is a beautiful afghan knit in Galway Worsted.
A triangular mosaic shawl knit in 3 colors of Berroco Sesame.
The fan favorite Copy Cat hat in a chunky weight. Knit one in Encore Chunky. FREE Pattern.
Hard Cider by Thea Colman
A standing turtleneck, and a hip-length body with a bit of ease gives a classic sweater shape a modern feel. Knit in a DK weight yarn such as Tosh DK or DK Merino Superwash.
A beautiful crescent shawl that can be one color or many. You can also make it any size you want. Written for fingering weight yarn.

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!
Full mittens in sizes from baby to men- all sizes being knitable with just one cake of Fair Isle.
FREE Pattern downloadable here.
A Superwash Australian Wool Blend containing 25% nylon to make it great for socks, as well as so many other garments!
Fair Isle Socks
One Cake of Fair Isle will make this pair of socks. FREE Pattern.
Fair Isle Hat & Fingerless Mitts
One cake will make a hat plus a pair of fingerless mitts. FREE Pattern.

Community Knitting Fall Collection

Collecting through Thanksgiving

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 Thanksgiving.
Thank you for helping.

New Designs

Becky’s own design- a fashionable headband crocheted in Encore Worsted. FREE Pattern.
Wear the headband with either side up. You can also make the headband as wide as you wish.
Knit in any fingering weight yarn- just one 100g hank needed. Beautiful size 6/0 beaded added.
The Beaded Cowl pattern is very well written with easy to read charts. We added beads from
Owl Be Beading– our favorite local
bead shop.


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

Upcoming Classes

Beaded Cowl with JoAnne
Saturday Nov 9 | 10-12pm
Join me on Saturday to take a closer look at this beaded cowl pattern, pick yarns and maybe head to the bead shop to choose beads.
Lets make it a field trip!!!
Double Knitting with Julia
Monday November 11 | 1-3pm
Julia is taking on the Double Knitting technique in November! Join Julia on Monday Afternoons We have this hotpad knit plus some other great double knitting ideas. Bring size 7 needles. You will need 2 colors in Fantasy Naturale. Good way to learn the technique on a small project. 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.
Crochet Projects Class with Becky
Wednesdays- ongoing | 3:30 – 5:30pm
Saturdays – ongoing | 1:00 – 3:00pm
Join Becky in a weekly session to work on your crochet project- and we have loads of suggestions. Beginners through expert crocheters welcome!
For rest of October, consider designing your own Poncho!. Pick a size, a yarn, and a stitch. Becky will guide you the rest of the way.
Shown here is another sample stitch pattern.
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.
Birthday Cake Cowl shown here in Pendenza color drifting cotton.
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