Get to know Robin

Robin is in the top row on the left! We are lucky to have many fantastic teachers at My Sister Knits, and this month we are featuring Robin, our Learn to Knit Teacher! Robin has been knitting with us, baking for us and teaching us how to knit for years. Get to know her a…

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Introducing Local Artist Edd Casas

We have discovered a talented artist just down the street from My Sister Knits and are thrilled to showcase his work at the shop! Edd Casas graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2012.  He moved to Ft. Collins because he feels we are an art-driven, health conscious city with a…

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Just What Our Hands Need!

One of our passions at My Sister Knits is finding small independent companies whose products are worthy of recommendation to our friends and customers.  It’s even better when we find someone local!  We are pleased to introduce Jane Anderson who makes one of our unique, hand selected products, Yarn Balm! Jane tells us, in her own…

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A Stitch too Delicious to Miss

On a recent Sunday afternoon several of us from the My Sister Knits community took advantage of the chance to take a two-color brioche class from Stephen West! Stephen is one of the knitting world’s most creative designers and an excellent teacher. In addition to learning how to work the brioche stitch, we were encouraged to experiment with putting…

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A fresh look at MJ Yarns

Jonathan Berner, who creates the stunning, unique colors of MJ Yarns, has been a friend of My Sister Knits since before MJ Yarns existed! It has been so much fun watching his yarns become a hit and it’s very special to know we’ve been supporting him from the beginning! We were excited for him when…

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Behinds the scenes with Dani of Sunshine Yarns

We’ve been overwhelmed by your response to Dani’s beautiful mini skein kits.  These limited edition treasures are hard to resist and you may find them even more so when you learn a bit more about Dani and how she started Sunshine Yarns. We reached out to her and asked her a few questions so that…

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Tiny Owl Knits trunk show

Stop by the shop this Saturday afternoon, we have a lovely friend we’d like to introduce you to.  Sephanie is coming!  She’ll be at the shop this Saturday from 12-4pm.  She’s going to share some beautiful samples and show us what she’s been working on lately. Plus, there will be cupcakes.  How could you resist?…

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Mother’s Day Trunk Show just for you

I first ran across Salt & Honey last December at the Holiday Firefly market in Boulder. Adrienne Gosbee is a new designer, and as of yet does not have a website for online sales.  Getting access to her work requires a private showing.   So I am very pleased to announce that we have arranged for…

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Mother’s Day gift ideas

Sunday May 12th is just around the corner, and we’d like to share some ideas we have for gifts that will celebrate the Moms in your life. Ten Good Sheep is a new vendor for My Sister Knits.  They are a couple of Virginia based shepherds who have been creating artisan products from their sheep’s’…

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What or who is inspiring me this week? Danielle!

I joined the crochet workshop that Danielle is leading and got started on my very first Granny Square.  She was very patient with us and worked with me individually to ensure that after about 6 tries, my first few rows formed a square instead of a flower.  And now I am off and running. (Thank…

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