By Hand Serial Features My Sister Knits!

By Hand Serial is a lookbook that comes out three times a year featuring making communities in the U.S. and Canada.  This publication is a feast for the eyes!  The distinctive photography adds a beautiful photo journal quality to By Hand. Local yarn shops and interviews with local artisans and knitwear designers are prominent in each…

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  • Calling all Sock Knitters!

    Sock knitters unite!  My Sister Knits is starting an extra-special Knit ALong (KAL) on Tuesday evening January 22nd from 6:00 until 7:30.  We will meet at the same time the following three Tuesdays, ending on February 12th. Julie and Ann are hosting our Snowshoe Sock KAL.  Everyone will be making this fun and engaging sock…

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  • Do You Use a Knitting Planner?

    Are you a person who uses a knitting planner of some sort to keep track of  the details of every project?  Or are you like me (Jenny) and intend to do all that but never quite get around to it? Ravelry is the first place that comes to mind when keeping track of projects.  I…

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  • Brooklyn Tweed Trunk Show!

    My Sister Knits has a trunk show consisting entirely of Brooklyn Tweed patterns for babies and children! You may be asking yourself what exactly is a trunk show.  It’s when a yarn company sends us samples to display for a certain period of time.  You get to see first hand patterns knit up in the…

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  • My Sister Knits’ Holiday Wish for You

    Chances are you are busy with the myriad activities that this time of year brings.  And chances are you might be wondering how your holiday celebrations are going to come together with everything that needs to be done.  We hope that you can pause for a moment and consider our wish for you. Our wish…

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  • Last Minute Gifts at My Sister Knits!

    Christmas is getting closer and My Sister Knits has some last minute gift ideas for you! We hope these will complete your holiday shopping.  They could be for someone special or perhaps tucked under the tree as a festive treat for you! Six and Seven Fiber This lovely yarn comes to us from Rachel Lundstrom…

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  • My Sister Knits’ Make a Hat Day!

    My Sister Knits’ Make a Hat Day is Saturday, December 15th from 11 – 4!  Join us for fun, frivolity, and some rare knitting time with no interruptions! We will provide soup, hot apple cider, and other yummy goodies including chocolate as an afternoon pick-me-up.  We will also toast our progress with a glass of…

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  • A Thanksgiving Wish

    Thanksgiving The year has turned its circle, The seasons come and go. The harvest is all gathered in And chilly north winds blow. Orchards have shared their treasures, The fields, their yellow grain. So open wide the doorway- Thanksgiving comes again!   All of us at My Sister Knits wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving and…

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  • “What size needle was used to knit this?”

    “What size needle was used to knit this?” is a question we often hear at My Sister Knits.  We put that information on the tags of display items as an indication of what size needle to use.  Usually it’s the size that was recommended by the designer. It can also be the size the knitter…

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  • Ravelry: How to Search for Patterns

    Several weeks ago we showed you how to create an account on Ravelry.  This week we’re going to show you how to use Ravelry to search for patterns in general, not a specific one. Usually I write as the voice of My Sister Knits but for this post I’m writing as myself because it seems…

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