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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Sumptuous Spincycle Yarns

Spincycle Yarns are like no other; the multiple colors in each skein are so eye catching!  We pet these skeins often, trying to decide which is our favorite colorway. Spincycle Yarns Dream State, like their other bases, is “dyed in the wool” creating splendid multicolored yarns!  This means that their fleeces are cleaned, carded, made…

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Two Sweaters from Pam Allen’s Plain and Simple

We have two sweaters from Quince & Co on display in the shop that we think you are going to love!  These pullovers are from Pam Allen’s Plain & Simple book.  They are knit with Owl, a 50/50 American wool and alpaca blend in a worsted weight. Both of these sweaters have positive ease and…

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New at My Sister Knits: Shibui Knits Colors and Love+Leche Bars

Shibui Knits’ Two New Colorways My Sister Knits has the eagerly awaited sumptuous new Shibui Knits colorways!  Shibui Knits yarns and patterns are known for their elegance and classic sophistication.  Their yarns are unique in the way they are designed to be used singly or together, creating custom fabrics. One of the new Shibui Knits…

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Latvian Mittens Class!

Our resident expert on Latvian knitting, Jeannie Giberson, is teaching a class on this ages old technique!  Latvian mittens have a rich history and Jeannie will undoubtedly love to answer any questions you may have!  It will be like a history lesson combined with knitting!  We are so fortunate to have someone with Jeannie’s background…

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Two Crochet Classes in October!

You can also learn to crochet at My Sister Knits!  We have a marvelous instructor, Shannon Player-Timmons, to guide us! Shannon is a talented yarn dyer, owner of Yarn Baby yarns, and an accomplished crocheter.  We are tickled pink that she’s come into our midst!  She is teaching two classes in October. Learn to Crochet:  Saturday Oct. 13th,…

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