Swatching Saves the Day!

You’ve just bought the most delicious yarn to make the perfect pattern and you can’t wait to cast on!  You have cleared your schedule and have a few precious hours to spend on your beautiful new creation. Then a niggling thought comes to the forefront of your mind.  It gets stronger.  And stronger.  You try…

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  • Today’s the Day!

    Today is an exciting day for Woolfolk and My Sister Knits; it’s the launch of their newest family member, Tov! Tov is aran weight with an unusual construction; it’s a 12 ply cabled yarn.  Six sets of two plies are twisted in one direction.  Then  those six strands are twisted together in the opposite direction creating a…

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  • Have You Discovered Woolfolk?

    Woolfolk is welcoming a new addition to their family of yarns!  Join us as we celebrate on Thursday, October 6th from 1pm until 5pm! Woolfolk, named after owner Kristin Ford’s Danish grandmother, is known for its yarns that are soft as down.  Kristin found sheep in Patagonia with wool that feels like cashmere!  This wool…

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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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  • The Convenience of Kits!

    Some days you relish the thought of knitting something new and you just can’t wait to cast on!  At the same time, you wish everything could be presented to you in one fell swoop, the pattern and the yarn ready to go, no decisions to be made. We have just that, ready and waiting for you,…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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