Andrea Mowry Workshops

© Andrea Mowry We are excited to be welcoming Andrea Mowry to My Sister Knits in the coming year to teach two brioche workshops. Andrea Mowry is a pattern designer known for her incredible shawls and brioche work. She has designed patterns for her own collections as well as various fantastic companies such as Knit…

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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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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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Say Hello to Jeffrey!

We are in for a rare treat this week!  Some of you may have been to The Yarn Guys’ booth at Interweave’s Yarn Fest.  The booth is chock-a-block full of amazing Norwegian knits as they are the US distributors of Norway’s Rauma yarns.  This yarn is sticky which is perfection for colorwork projects! We carry their…

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I’ll Pack a Cowl for Rhinebeck Kit and Class!

Marian of Marianated Yarns and Deb Jacullo, who designs for Chelsea Yarns, have teamed up to give knitters the charming I’ll Pack a Cowl for Rhinebeck design and yarn kit! Kimberly particularly loves the ‘guard llama’ with the sheep! If you are enchanted with this cowl but are a tad intimidated by the colorwork, never fear! First, you’ll…

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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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Beguiling Brioche

Knitters are discovering brioche ribbing and patterns are popping up everywhere! Designers Bristol Ivy, Stephen West, Andrea Mowry,  Ysolda and Nancy Marchant (the brioche queen), to name a few, have patterns using this light, fluffy fabric that is reversible, elastic, and twice as thick and twice as warm as stockinette or garter. Brioche is a type of…

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Come for Colorwork!

We have a class starting on Tuesday that we are thrilled about, although some of us are a little intimidated at the same time!  That’s good because it means learning will take place and our knitting skills will grow. Jeannie Giberson, a gifted and patient colorwork teacher, is teaching a two session Colorwork Fundamentals class on…

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Cast On Clinic

Old Norwegian, Chinese Waitress, Channel Island, I-Cord, and Provisional; these are all names of methods used to cast on. If you’ve been stymied wondering which one to choose or how they work, you are not alone.  Great news, we have a solution! Our Fearless Knitting sessions at 11 am – noon on Thursdays June 16th & 23rd…

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Joining in the round made easy!

Jenny’s next free Fearless Knitting technique will have you confidently and happily joining your stitches to work in the round on circular needles. Many patterns include small circumferences that require knitters to use this technique: hats, fingerless mitts, mittens, socks, even sleeves. It can be daunting for beginners to imagine how to join and to be sure your…

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