E-News September 24th, 2021

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Simplicity Spray is Back- Fully in Stock!

55% Superwash Merino, 28% Acrylic, 17% Nylon. This 200g cake will provide 456 yards of softly drifting color. Machine wash, gentle cycle, tumble dry low.
We have just restocked this DK – light worsted weight yarn and now have 7 colorways to share with you.
This yarn is a joy to knit with. A personal favorite of mine.
We carry 7 colorways.
One of my favorite go to patterns for babies. This one piece cardigan should be on everyone’s knitting bucket list. I knit this one myself and loved working with the
Simplicity Spray.
Took just one cake of yarn.
A nicely textured Sampler style cowl to knit with just one cake of
Simplicity Spray.
You will love this shawl that takes
just 2 cakes of Simplicity Spray!
Textured Rib Cowl
Wait until you see the texture in this cowl- takes 1 cake of
Simplicity Spray.
FREE pattern at TKE.
WOW! I really like the flared back of this cute cardigan. Sized from 2-12.
I think I might knit up this one for one of my granddaughters.
It’s a top down winner!

Some Ravelry Inspirations

An easy to knit cover-up for upcoming chilly weather. We suggest knitting it in Homestead for full wooly warmth or our all cotton Fantasy Naturale to carry this piece into spring.
A lovely vest to knit up quickly in a worsted weight yarn such as Worsted Merino Superwash.
If you choose the Soundtrack Vest you can make a matching cowl.
Knit in Worsted Merino Superwash- one hank each color needed.
So many color combos to choose from.
We all LOVE TincanKnits patterns- Why? Because they are well written patterns that work! Here we have a worsted weight Henley written for sizes NB to 6XL. May we suggest Encore Worsted or Comfort Worsted for a fully washable sweater.
This FREE pattern calls for using a double strand of a DK. We suggest using a single strand of Berroco Sesame or Homestead Tweed for some great colors without an overly heavy fabric.

Brisbane

A chunky weight 100% superwash wool with drifting colors. 144 yards/100g hanks We carry 6 colorways.
Brisbane is a beautiful plied yarn- so full of color.
Our own Brisbane Cabled Hat
This TKE design is a FREE Pattern with your Brisbane yarn purchase.
Love the locally made Pompons to top your hat.
These locally made Faux Fur Pompons are fully in stock as of yesterday.
We have 15 colors- all well priced at $15.99.
A super warm fall poncho for 6 hanks of Brisbane.
FREE Pattern with you Brisbane yarn purchase.

Love Note Continues

Julia continues leading us in 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.
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 knit a toddler sized Love Note knit in a much heavier yarn: Cumulus.
My Love Note, using Cumulus.
It’s Finished!
I made size 1-2 for my granddaughter. I like how it looks.
This was an easy quick knit.

Football Season is Here!

Knit Your Own Hat Kits- $9.99
The eagles won on Sunday- off to a good start. So maybe its time to knit up an Eagles Hat for yourself or a loved one.
We have kits to knit up a hat for just $9.99.
What??? The Eagles aren’t your team?
Not to worry- Pick your own colors in Encore, Encore Starz or Berroco Comfort and we will provide the pattern FREE. I also have a child’s version written.
Baby Football Hat kits – $6.00
These knit hat kits are sized for 3-9 months and 12-18 months. I have also written this hat pattern for larger sizes- going all the way up to 10 years. For those sizes you will need to purchase 1 ball each color. We will provide the pattern for FREE.

Pumpkins Season is Here Too!

This week in my Thursday morning class we’ll finish our pumpkins! All of these patterns are FREE and can be knit in Encore Worsted or Comfort Worsted, as well as other worsted weight yarns, including the Coffee Beenz that is on sale this week!
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
Smaller than I thought it would be, but still super cute. Took less than 20g of Encore Tweed, and couple of grams of brown Encore- smallest size cabled pumpkin worked on size 5 double points. FREE pattern. You will note I changed the pattern a bit- I worked the cables on each 4 stitch section,
not just every other one.
A FREE Pattern for a simple ribbed pumpkin to knit in Encore Worsted.

Fall Kits & More