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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  • Project Bags Galore!

    We have the perfect bag to hold your Christmas knitting or crochet projects!  Why not treat yourself to one? Local Fort Collins designer Angela Gray makes bags that are exclusive to My Sister Knits; she custom designed these bags with input from our staff and customers!  Using fun fabric from Australia, they are flexible enough to stay open or…

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  • Hoku: A Shawl for Fall

    We have an intriguing shawl in the shop that combines soft Rosy Green Wool and Habu Tsumugi raw Silk! The Hoku shawl, designed by Jana Huck, combines visual elements, and yarns with different fibers and weights in a delightful way! Hoku’s distinctive style must be seen from all sides to be truly appreciated.     Here are…

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  • Fearless Knitting: Mattress Stitch Seam

    Seaming.  How does that one little word make you feel? Confident?  Or would you rather turn and run from the pattern? Our goal is to give you what  you need to approach seaming fearlessly! Jenny dug into our archives to find some popular classic patterns that are seamed.  This child’s pullover would be a good place to start. If…

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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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  • Join us for Tour de Fat!

    One of Fort Collins’ great fall traditions is the annual Tour de Fat presented by New Belgium Brewing Co.!  This is a colorful, noisy, magnificent bike parade complete with costumes for both humans and bikes. Tour de Fat is a traveling bike festival taking place in 13 cities across the U.S., promoting bike use. The Ft….

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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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  • 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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