Youtube to the rescue

Picture this:  It’s 6pm on a Saturday evening.  You are settling in to work on your new project all weekend – the project you’ve been waiting for ages to begin.  You have everything you need – yarn, needles, notions, time just for you…..when … horror of horrors you discover something in the pattern that you…

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    Shibui linen

    Our friend Vicky stopped by this week to show us her recently finished top.  This is Mix No. 27 designed by Lori Versaci. “This striped, sleeveless shell reinvigorates a love for simple stitches. Garter stripes presented on the wrong side create a new spin on marled fabric. The structured front is balanced with a breathable,…

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    A wonderful new teacher has joined My Sister Knits

    Many of us signed up for Jeannie Giberson’s Selbu Mitten class that just concluded this Saturday. For three weeks, we gathered around our work table upstairs and learned all about traditional techniques used in Norwegian knitting for centuries. Jeannie guided us patiently through basic color theory as well as the construction of our mittens.  As you can…

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    Show and tell

    We just love Anzula yarns.  Over the years we have knit up dozens of samples with these lovely skeins.  So we are over the moon about Sabrina’s visit next week. The trunk show yarns will be in the shop all day on Wednesday the 27th and until 1 pm on Thursday the 28th, and Sabrina…

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    Beautiful bags with a story

    We want to tell you about some bags in the shop that come with a unique and inspiring story.  They are made by women living in the north east corner of South Africa. Tambani is a quilting and embroidering initiative designed to set a group of disadvantaged rural African women on a path of self-actualization and…

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    Impulse knits

    Karen Templar of Fringe Association recently posted that “It’s good to go a little rogue on one’s well-laid plans once in awhile, as long as A) the journey is fun or B) the outcome is worthwhile.” Kate has had Julie Hoover’s Dafne pattern waiting in her queue since it was published in 2014.  This week…

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    Cabling with confidence

    Would you like to develop confidence with cables?   No matter if you are brand new to the wonderful world of cabling, would like a refresher, or are eager to try your hand at cabling without a needle, our next set of Fearless Knitting demonstrations is exactly what you’ve been waiting for!   On Thursdays…

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    Is she here yet?

    Don’t forget that Sabrina from Anzula will be joining us for a two day Trunk Show in a couple of weeks! Please join us at My Sister Knits on Wednesday and Thursday April 27th and 28th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  We can’t wait to see what she has in her suitcases to show us.

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    An abundance of shawls

    Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve received several shawl samples that taken our breath away.  We’d like to share them with you as we know that the “shoulder seasons” of Spring and Fall are perfect for shawls. Here in the foothills of the Rockies, temperatures can shift dramatically within a day, and having an…

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    Staff Favorite

    We love knitting in public.  Bringing our projects along with us wherever we go ensures that we have more patience to wait in line, for an appointment, or in traffic. It also can be a great ice breaker, prompting folks to ask us about what we’re working on.  We’ve made many new friends and found…

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