My Sister Knits at Interweave Yarn Fest!

  The Interweave Yarn Fest is fast approaching!  With it right in our backyard, at the Embassy Suites in Loveland, those of us who live in northern Colorado have the perfect opportunity to take full advantage of it right from our own homes!    Marketplace hours are 10 – 6 Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. My Sister…

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Lucky Us! Ann Budd is Coming!

Some knitters choose classes and workshops based on the techniques offered.  Others choose by the teacher.  No matter your preferred way of choosing, our Ann Budd classes on March 25th will be both a treat and an opportunity to learn more than you expect! Ann’s father took the family to Switzerland for a year when she…

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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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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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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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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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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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