An Awe-Inspiring Brooklyn Tweed Trunk Show!

Right now, at My Sister Knits, is a trunk show that needs to be seen to be believed!  We have a collection of Brooklyn Tweed sweaters, using Quarry, Shelter, and Loft, that are designed with a ‘his’ and ‘hers’ version. Created by well known designers, these sweaters each have details that set them apart from the…

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Super Duper Fun Yarn!

We have discovered a happy, fun, one-of-a-kind yarn!  It’s Bulky weight Cast Away by Knit Collage; our present obsession is making Rosalita hats.  In addition, we have a wonderful time agonizing over which Wabarna pom pom to choose!   The colors and the unusual texture are what first draw you to pick it up.  Upon closer…

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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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To Infinity and Beyond!

One day last week, those of us in the shop were on a mission to find a crocheted cowl pattern for a customer.  We of course went straight to Ravelry and found several, as we expected.  What we didn’t expect to find was a simple, fun, quick free infinity cowl pattern, Chaining to Infinity and…

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An Excellent Poncho!

Every now and then a project comes along that everyone falls in love with.  It usually is one that looks good on all body types, is easy to knit, and uses a lovely yarn. We have just such a project in the shop!   It’s an intriguingly designed poncho by Andrea Mowry, Sheltered. There’s a…

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Bright and Bold or Soft and Muted?

Castle Rock resident Heather Rhoads, owner of The Lemonade Shop, has been busy dyeing yarn and her husband has been just as busy skeining it.  We are enthusiastic and appreciative recipients of their busy-ness. From bold and bright to soft and muted, it’s obvious that Heather has a special knack for putting together colors that are…

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Our 21 Color Slouch Hat Kits Are Available for Pre-Order!

Have fun and be fashion forward wearing Blue Sky Fibers’ 21 Color Slouch hat! Made with all 21 colors of Woolstok, it uses the 2016 Pantone Fall Fashion Colors and will blend fabulously with any new fall wardrobe pieces in your closet! This hat is fondly known as ‘The Stripey Hat’ around the shop.  It’s a rather…

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The Lovely Lakelet Shawl

Julie discovered a lovely, tailored, small shawl at Squam this summer, designed specifically for that renowned June retreat.  This fall accessory drapes beautifully and feels softly luxurious wrapped around your neck and shoulders! Lakelet uses Kettle Yarn Co.’s Beyul and, oh my, it’s irresistible! Made with  20% baby Yak, 20% Silk, and 60% ethically sourced Merino wool, you won’t want…

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Make Brooklyn Tweed Quarry’s Aquaintance

When you choose Brooklyn Tweed’s Quarry for your next chunky weight project, you’re in for a marvelous knit with a special yarn!       Quarry is spun in a unique way to give it a plump squishy texture.  When you look at it closely, you’ll notice that its three plies are placed next to one…

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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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