Thanksgiving, 2017

“What if, today, we were thankful for everything?”  Charlie Brown   We at My Sister Knits want to wish everyone a thanks-filled Thanksgiving!  Our hearts are overflowing as we remind ourselves to be aware of both the large and small things we appreciate on a daily basis.  From good health in our families to the…

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  • Make a Gift Day on Friday, December 1st!

    Sunday, December 3rd is National Make a Gift Day!  Those of us who love working with yarn most often love making things for others. It’s heartwarming to think of the recipient as we create, pouring love into each stitch.   My Sister Knits is celebrating Make a Gift Day on Friday, Dec. 1st from 10am…

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  • Sizzlingly Spectacular Sample Sale by Kate Salomon!

    Last week we gave you the opportunity to help survivors of the sex trafficking trade by purchasing colorful handmade Kantha quilts.  This week we’re giving you the opportunity to help the Red Cross hurricane relief by purchasing handknits at our Sample Sale! Those of you who have been long time customers of My Sister Knits…

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  • My Sister Knits’ Kantha Quilt Event Nov. 7th!

    My Sister Knit’s Kantha (pronounced KAHN-taa) Quilt Event on Tuesday, Nov. 7th from 5 – 7pm will be a feast for your eyes!  These colorful quilts are one of a kind and make you happy when you see them! Kantha Quilts are hand made in India from recycled cotton saris.  The saris are layered and…

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  • Grab This Chance to Learn From the Best, Elizabeth Doherty!

    Rarely do we get teachers and designers of Elizabeth Doherty’s caliber to teach in Fort Collins.   We are incredibly lucky to have the experience of learning from her the weekend of November 4th and 5th! There are three classes available; Warming Up to Linen, Tailored Pockets for Any Sweater, and Top-Down Set-In Sleeves. Just a…

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  • Beauteous Black Elephant Yarn has Arrived!

    Our highly anticipated shipment of Black Elephant yarn has arrived!  We love the colorways of  the superwash DK and Sock weight yarns and exclaimed over each one as it was pulled out of the shipping box!   Black Elephant yarns are hand dyed in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK.  Ten years ago Petra Schwarcz moved to…

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  • How to Prepare for Knitting a Dream Project!

    Today we’re going to tell the story of Sally.  Sally is a newish knitter who is totally smitten with all things knitterly.  She loves to sniff and squish yarn, she has her own Ravelry account, she took our Learn to Knit class, and is eager to learn new skills. The other day Sally came into…

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  • Elizabeth Doherty is Teaching at My Sister Knits!

    Elizabeth Doherty is coming to teach at My Sister Knits!  We are not only thrilled but honored to have her! Elizabeth’s designs have been published by Quince & Company, Brooklyn Tweed, and Twist Collective.  Her book, Top down: reimagining set-in sleeve design, has become a go-to reference on knitters’ bookshelves.  To have a teacher of Elizabeth’s…

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  • Let’s Get Lost Shawl is our October Knit Along!

    My Sister Knits is having another Knit Along!  Are you reluctant to join one because you just aren’t sure exactly what one is or what might be expected of you?  Are you afraid you might not be able to keep up? Never fear; we are here to put your concerns to rest and answer your…

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  • Wind Down Wednesdays are a Welcome Event!

    We want to get the word out about Wind Down Wednesdays!  They are the last Wednesday of every month from 4 – 7 and are without a doubt open to everyone!  Sometimes it can be hard to join a group for the first time.  We want you to know that you will be welcomed with…

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