E-News September 10th, 2021

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Ponchos for Everyone

That first cold snap is probably just around the corner.
Be ready when it hits with a cozy warm poncho.
We have so many design choices to share with you.
The Kaleidoscope Poncho was an early KAL that Julia addressed. What a wonderful design to knit in any long striping yarn and a coordinating solid. Julia made ours in Silk Garden and DK Merino Superwash.
Come see it in person.
This beauty was knit in NORO Silk Garden and DK Merino Superwash for the coordinating solid. We have so many colors to choose from.
Here are many other poncho designs we have to share
A simply elegant design that we knit in Worsted Merino Superwash.
This cover up have been a
real fan favorite! We knit it in
Encore Worsted Colorspun
in a softly drifting colorway.
A poncho piece for sizes 2 through Adult XL. Knit it in a bulky weight yarn. We did ours in Encore Mega.
Originally written for Tuscan Aire, this easy sampler piece is a great design for Aireado- so light weight, yet warm.
We will provide this pattern FREE with your yarn purchase.
Another Fan Favorite. We knit our in Homestead. Encore Chunky will work as well.
A mini version of the very popular Gale Poncho. Sized for ages 2-10. We suggest Encore Chunky.

Love Note Started Last Week

But Its Not Too Late to Join

Last Friday, Julia started our latest KAL with the delicate sweater called
Love Note.
To join our KAL- join our Facebook Group page.
This top down oversized pullover can be knit with short or long sleeves and either cropped or hip length. The loose gauge of 4 sts =1″ over stockinette stitch allows for the use of anything from the recommended fingering wt +
Lace wt mohair to a worsted weight yarn. A well written pattern.
Here is a photo of a Love Note Pillover Julia knit already. She used a Fingering wt yarn + a lace wt Mohair Silk Blend. It is a super light weight garment.
Julia is knitting up two sweaters for this new KAL: one knit with the recommended fingering wt yarn + a mohair /silk blend. She is using Malabrigo Sock + Rowan Kid Silk Haze. For her other version she is working with a DK weight yarn: Joe Cole’s WTF Flockin’ DK worked alone.
I am knitting a toddler sized Love Note knit in a much heavier yarn: Cumulus.
My Love Note, using Cumulus.
I am making size 1-2 for my granddaughter. I am at the point where I am starting the short row shaping to make the back longer than the front.
Then the bottom ribbing finishes it off.


New Furreal colors
These would look as a throw in the FREE pattern shown below.
A supersoft and lofty furlike yarn. So many colors available, including the 4 new ones, shown above. 71 yds/100g ball
Furreal Blanket
A FREE pattern for Furreal.
This is a really fast knit.
A FREE pattern for a super warm and cosy hat. Knit it with one ball of Furreal and one ball of Encore Mega.
One Ball Cowl
A very fast and easy knit for Furreal. Make one or several. These will be awesome holiday gifts.
FREE Pattern.
Knit this FREE adult poncho pattern with Furreal and just a wee bit of time. Knit on large circular needles for fast work. Needs 3-4 balls of Furreal.

Artisan Bags

Our HUGE Artisan Totes will hold even the largest project. 25% off their original price. NOW $45.00
These Artisan Accessory bags are low priced at just $12.00.
That’s 48% off their original price. Several colors to choose from.

Its Ito Time!!

A slubby, worsted weight, 100% wool that comes in BIG
200 gram/ 437 yard balls. One of NORO’s most colorful creations,
Ito provides an ever-changing color spectrum as you knit.
Ito Colors
This rustic wool yarn is NORO on Steroids. Like 4 balls of Kureyon put together and put through a blender, the colors will dazzle you.
We carry so many colorways.
Just one cake will create this textured wrap.
Mitered squares are fun to knit.
NORO Ito Zick Zack Scarf
FREE Pattern for a great
one cake Scarf. This is an easy knit and a real popular design at TKE.
A most popular pattern for 2 colors of ITO. Come take a look at this great garment and let us help you pick colorways!

Pumpkins Anyone?

Next week in my Thursday morning class we are knitting up pumpkins! The class is full, but you can try your hand at these centerpiece quality pieces on your own. We will help if needed. Both patterns are FREE and can be knit in Encore Worsted or Comfort Worsted, as well as other worsted weight yarns.
Takes 3– 100g balls of Encore Worsted. FREE Pattern.
Just a bit of brown or green needed for the stem.
Take less than 1– 100g ball of Encore Worsted. I am doing this one with Encore Tweed in an off white.
FREE Pattern

More Wonderful Knits

Azteca Fine Lux Large Triangular Shawl
A beautiful shawl that’s easy to knit.
We have just 3 kits remaining for this lovely piece.
Was priced at $39.98. Now 25% off- $29.99.