What is Machine Washable Yarn?

At times we want to make a project with machine washable wool.  Socks, baby clothes, and items for children come to mind.  But which machine washable wool do we choose and what exactly does machine washable mean? Superwash yarns Usually machine washable wool means superwash wool. One of the reasons superwash wool is appealing is…

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Colorwork Trunk Show at My Sister Knits!

Come one, come all to the Colorwork Trunk Show presented by Brooklyn Tweed!  We will have this trunk show until the last week of February so put it on your calendar! Brooklyn Tweed has put together a sampling of their popular colorwork  patterns.  This collection has accessories and garments for every taste!  Hats, cowls, mittens,…

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Introducing Cestari Yarn!

Cestari yarn is now available at My Sister Knits!  We recently added two lines of Cestari Sheep and Wool Company yarns to our thoughtfully curated collection of yarns grown and processed in the United States. Francis Chester, founder of the small family run company, always wanted to be a farmer.  He was finally able to…

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Knitting Inspiration at My Sister Knits!

Knitting inspiration sometimes eludes us.  My Sister Knits is a superb place to come when you know what you want.  It’s just as wonderful a place when you haven’t the faintest idea of what you want to make next! Our shop is filled with inspiration!  The next time you just can’t decide what it is…

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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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