E-News January 2nd, 2018

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January is a time for new beginnings (as in projects), new things learned (as in classes), and new directions (as in time to make something for me).
So spend a few days thinking about what might be new in your future.  In Friday’s newsletter I will begin to share our ideas for a NEW January.

Save the Date!
Purple is the 2018 color of the year!!
What’s New?
FLEECE 100% Bluefaced Leicester from
West Yorkshire Spinners

Beautiful, natural single ply aran weight Fleece

is so supersoft!  Perfect for that cowl around your neck, and so warm on your head.  3 colors.

A FREE 2 hank softly cabled Hat/Cowl set.

One hank will make each piece.  Get the pattern FREE with your yarn purchase.
Try this Project this Week

 Silk Garden V – Stitch Cowl (CROCHET)

We took the Crocheted cowl designed for Hot Cakes and used it here with NORO Silk Garden.  F830- FREE Pattern.

We carry NORO SIlk Garden in about 20 colorways.   3 — 50g balls needed for the crocheted V Stitch Cowl.


Use can also use FREE pattern F830 with  Hotcakes as designed.
Download Hot Cakes V- Stitch Cowl F830

Classes Coming Up 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:
Monday Jan 8– 1:00 – 3:00
Building Blocks with Julia– A Knit Afghan
We will be continuing with this great class.  Make a throw with different blocks- learn new stitches and techniques as you go.  Join in anytime.  Class meets once a month.  Call to sign up and for more details. 
Tuesday Jan 9–  6:30 – 8:30 pm
Needlefelting with Lauren.  
Join Lauren on a Tuesday evening for some felting fun.  Please call to sign up.
Weaving 101- Tuesday Jan 16 & 23
Beginning Weaving is back with Lynn.  Learn to warp your loom, and calculate how much yarn you will need.  Weave a scarf using one of several color patterns.  Class includes yarn, use of a loom for the 2 weeks, all teaching materials, and 6 hours of lesson.  Cost:  $85.  call to sign up and for more information.  Great gift to ask for this Christmas!
A Crochet Throw- a year long project with Becky
Beginning Wednesday Jan 17– 1-3 pm

A collection of 12 blocks to crochet in Encore Worsted- each block teaching a new stitch so your skills will grow with each month’s class.  Less than one ball of yarn needed for each block.  Requires  

Book 659.   

Call to sign up.
Beginning Monday Jan 22– 1:00 – 3:00
Make a sweater for ME! with Julia
Using a choice of top down sweater patterns, its time to make a sweater for yourself … or for a loved one.  Call to sign up.
What’s In the Pool?
Encore Dynamo at $5.00 a ball
Last Few Days
Encore Dynamo- a 2 ply version of Encore with lots of color variation and mixing.  Worsted weight- interchangeable with Encore in most patterns.  Try this one…
Dynamo Log Cabin Throw— Download this FREE Pattern by clicking on the link.
About Us
You can email us at [email protected] 
Visit our website at www.theknittersedge.com
Check out our extensive list of classes.
I know you will find one you will enjoy… and remember,
there is never a commitment.  Try one class, or several, it’s your choice.
JoAnne Turcotte
We are located at:
1601 West Broad St
Bethlehem, PA  18018
Store Hours:
Mon: 9:30 – 4:00
Tues/Wed/Thurs: 9:30 – 9:00
Fri/Sat: 9:30 – 4:00
Closed Sundays