Fibres of Life Bags

When you walk into My Sister Knits it’s hard not to notice the striking bags on top of the display case!  These bags are Fibres of Life fair trade products from Nepal. Jenn Pullin, founder of Fibres of Life, is from Nova Scotia. If you would like to read the full story of how she…

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What’s in Your Notions Bag?

Notions bags!  They are almost as fun as yarn!  These bags come in many shapes and sizes; they can be anything from plastic baggies, to unused make-up bags, to one made specifically for knitters. The important thing about notions bags is not what style they are but what goes into them! They are vital to…

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Project Bags Galore!

We have the perfect bag to hold your Christmas knitting or crochet projects!  Why not treat yourself to one? Local Fort Collins designer Angela Gray makes bags that are exclusive to My Sister Knits; she custom designed these bags with input from our staff and customers!  Using fun fabric from Australia, they are flexible enough to stay open or…

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Yarn Crawl Sample Sale

We have been busy planning an extra special event for you during the Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl, July 30th through August 14th! In the course of rearranging this summer, we realized that we have oodles of samples that need to go to good homes. Therefore, we are announcing our first-ever Sample Sale!  This is a rare occasion…

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Chicken Boots are here!

What are Chicken Boots? Darling project bags made in the California by Saremy Duffy!  Julie has just received her first order and we’ll be reveling these new bags tonight at our Community Knit Night.  We hope that you can join the fun between 5 – 8 pm to get the best selection of some of the most…

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Staff favorite

Storing knitting notions can be tricky.  There are so many little items that are essential while knitting: scissors, stitch markers, a measuring tape, and more.  Having them at hand can keep your work flowing smoothly.  Being able to find what you need within the jumble at the bottom of your project bag is like magic. Julie has just…

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Beautiful bags with a story

We want to tell you about some bags in the shop that come with a unique and inspiring story.  They are made by women living in the north east corner of South Africa. Tambani is a quilting and embroidering initiative designed to set a group of disadvantaged rural African women on a path of self-actualization and…

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Staff Favorite

We love knitting in public.  Bringing our projects along with us wherever we go ensures that we have more patience to wait in line, for an appointment, or in traffic. It also can be a great ice breaker, prompting folks to ask us about what we’re working on.  We’ve made many new friends and found…

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A perfect solution

All of us have scrambled for last minute gifts.  In spite of our best laid plans and careful lists, it is all too easy to find yourself looking for a few more things when you imagined that you’d be relaxing by the fireside. Julie has filled the shop with fun stocking stuffers and great gift…

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We’re celebrating!

We are going to be celebrating Mother’s Day at the shop on Saturday May 9th.  We have a collection of new bags from Ribbon Street that we’ll be featuring and you won’t want to miss out.   We’ve received bags of all kinds including project bags of varying sizes, clutches (like those shown above) that…

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