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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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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Yarn On The House!

Yarn On The House is the perfect name because this company is truly a family affair!  In addition to their yarn bases being named after family members; DK weight Big Sister, fingering weight Little Brother, lace weight Mother, and worsted weight Father, each of these people is involved in the daily running of YOTH. Big sister…

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Awash with Spincycle

We are awash with our new supply of Spincycle kits and individual skeins of yarn! We  have Clementine Cowl kits using superwashed-in-America sport weight Dyed In The Wool.  The colorwork is created with slipped stitches which makes it look harder than it is! We have Cara Cowl kits using Independence, a heavy worsted weight yarn….

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A Delightful Photo Journey!

For your delight, here is a photo journey of the My Sister Knits’ yarn crawl experience! As you drive up you’ll see a friendly tree, yarn bombed for your enjoyment…. Walking to the gate, you’ll notice this…. The fun goes into full swing as you meander through the garden to the shop…. You might catch a glimpse of Kimberly straightening…….

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Our Very Own Colorway!

Kimberly and Jenny were bursting with excitement Thursday as they opened the long-awaited box of yarn from Hazel Knits!  They dug into the box even before Julie saw it!  Why? It was filled with our very own colorway created just for My Sister Knits, to be introduced during the Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl! Purple…

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A Dye-Pot and a Dream

Coming straight to us from Lindsay and Jordan English in Tampa, Florida is our newest yarn, The Fiber Seed Sprout! Lindsay started this company in her grandmother’s kitchen in 2012, with a dream to  create an all American made yarn; from the sheep, to the superwash process, to the dyes used. After graduating with an art degree in…

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