A Cornucopia of Classes!

Think about the last time you took a knitting class.  What was your motivation? Learning a new skill? Meeting other knitters? Brushing up on a certain technique? Gleaning valuable tidbits from a trusted teacher? Just for the pure fun of it? We have several offerings in October for you to take advantage of…… You could…

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    Sheepy Shelter!

    We would like to properly introduce Brooklyn Tweed’s yarns one by one.  Today the spotlight is on Shelter, Jared Flood’s first yarn! In essence, Jared Flood and Brooklyn Tweed are synonymous. In 2005 Jared Flood created the Brooklyn Tweed blog.  Brooklyn because that’s where he lived at the time, before he moved to his current home in Portland,…

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    Cabling Fearlessly and a Christmas KAL!

    It’s the time of year when our minds and projects turn to accessories to keep us warm and the upcoming holidays! We have two events to get you going! The first is our next Fearless Knitting topic which is cables! They make you feel so clever and are so much fun to knit but may be intimidating…

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    The Circus Has Come To Town!

    Which circus?  Why, Knitcircus, of course! Come one, come all to My Sister Knits during September and see daring colorways that will make your mind spin. Get on the hand dyed gradient bandwagon with this one-of-a- kind yarn from Knitcircus in Wisconsin!  Jaala Spiro’s extraordinarily innovative dyeing technique produces exceptional color combinations that have to be seen to be believed!…

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    Shibui’s Newest Yarn!

    Shibui’s magic elves have been hard at work developing a worsted weight yarn!  Worsted weight plus Shibui’s quality and attention to beauty and detail, what could be better? Drift is 85% Extra Fine Merino and 15% Cashmere for pure knitting luxury!  This yarn drapes elegantly and feels velvety smooth as you knit it and as your wear…

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    Luscious Cream, Tea, and Jam!

    One of the multitude of reasons we buy a certain yarn is because it reminds us of something precious; a memorable trip, a favorite place, a beloved book come to mind. Rosy Green Wool’s Limited Edition 6 Cream Tea – Autumn in Cornwall  is such a yarn, evoking memories of a walk along the coast in Cornwall,…

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    Welcome, Brooklyn Tweed!

    My Sister Knits is fast becoming a treasure trove of lovingly produced yarn sourced entirely in the U.S.! From the sheep, to the cleaning, to the dyeing process, and finally the spinning, we have a growing collection of yarns whose production supports farmers and artisans working to keep textile traditions alive. We are proud to…

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    Project Bags Galore!

    We have the perfect bag to hold your Christmas knitting or crochet projects!  Why not treat yourself to one? Local Fort Collins designer Angela Gray makes bags that are exclusive to My Sister Knits; she custom designed these bags with input from our staff and customers!  Using fun fabric from Australia, they are flexible enough to stay open or…

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    Hoku: A Shawl for Fall

    We have an intriguing shawl in the shop that combines soft Rosy Green Wool and Habu Tsumugi raw Silk! The Hoku shawl, designed by Jana Huck, combines visual elements, and yarns with different fibers and weights in a delightful way! Hoku’s distinctive style must be seen from all sides to be truly appreciated.     Here are…

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    Fearless Knitting: Mattress Stitch Seam

    Seaming.  How does that one little word make you feel? Confident?  Or would you rather turn and run from the pattern? Our goal is to give you what  you need to approach seaming fearlessly! Jenny dug into our archives to find some popular classic patterns that are seamed.  This child’s pullover would be a good place to start. If…

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