Shibui Linen Sale

Our recent warm sunny weather and the purple crocuses popping up in the garden have us thinking of the bright colors of spring.  We are eager to cast on some colorful projects in anticipation of the end of winter!  Spring and summer knitting brings thoughts of light weight yarn options. Lovely linen is an excellent…

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Introducing Local Artist Edd Casas

We have discovered a talented artist just down the street from My Sister Knits and are thrilled to showcase his work at the shop! Edd Casas graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2012.  He moved to Ft. Collins because he feels we are an art-driven, health conscious city with a…

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Fearless Knitting: Ravelry Revelry!

Ravelry is an internet gathering place for fiber enthusiasts where you can find patterns, yarn, inspiration, help, groups, and forums. Ravelry is fun, informative and is a treasure when it comes to finding patterns! We discovered this fun and colorful cowl made of chained strands while doing a search for a crocheted cowl. Perhaps you…

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Theodora’s Pearls Pop-Up Shop and Classes!

We have a special event indeed coming up for two days:  Friday, December 2nd Saturday, December 3rd! Jennifer Miller, an indie dyer from Longmont, CO who owns Theodora’s Pearls, will have a pop-up shop and will be teaching both days. In the way of yarn, Jennifer offers us luxury hand-dyed yarn in fiberways that include bamboo,…

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We Have Your Solution!

We know that everyone’s  level of activity jumps up a notch this time of year.  You want to knit something for a deserving someone but you question if you have the time to find and make that special gift. Searching out the ideal pattern and distinct, uncommon yarn can seem overwhelming; however, we have a solution! The…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

“Thanksgiving just gets me all warm and tingly and all kinds of wonderful inside.”  Willard Scott We wish everyone a day full of love and gratitude!  

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We’re Thankful for Knitting!

As we gather with our loved ones for Thanksgiving this week, we begin to think about the many things we are thankful for. As knitters, we can give thanks for a myriad of reasons.  Here are some that come to mind…… Knitting brings together people of diverse backgrounds, political and religious views, age, and none of…

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Ombre? Gradient? Is There a Difference?

Ombre or gradient?  Have you ever wondered what the difference is? According to Voie de Vie, gradient yarns are a progression of different colors from light to dark and ombre yarns are usually a blending of hues of the same color, progressing from light to dark. There are certain points to consider when knitting with these yarns:…

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Sandy’s Coming, Sandy’s Coming!

We dearly love it when Sandy Barnes from Shibui Knits has a chance to visit us!  We always take advantage of her extensive knowledge and enjoy her fun personality. This time she’s going to teach which is even better!  Our gift to you this holiday season is her Sequences class. Sequences is a bold, striking…

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Double the Fun!

If one trunk show is great, then two at a time is fantastic!  A Quince & Co. trunk show joins our Rosy Green Wool trunk show this week. We have a three color pullover, Svana, made with sport weight Chickadee:   We have a richly textured cardigan, Gretel, made with worsted weight Lark.  The photos don’t…

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