Buzz about Pebble

Shibui has released a new lace yarn that has the web all abuzz.  Blogs and newsletters from yarn stores across the country are talking about Shibui’s Pebble and the exciting patterns that were recently published that make the most of this stunning yarn.   Pebble is a blended yarn created with a trio of favorite…

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Old Favorites

In the midst of the excitement of new yarns, it can be a treat to receive a new sample in the shop that highlights a tried and true yarn that our customers continually return to.  This week we have a couple of samples to share with you that were knit up in Swans Island Natural…

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Following a recipe or playing jazz

I’ve been reading A Homemade Life this week, a memoir written by Molly Wizenberg which includes some delicious recipes. In one of the chapters she describes how difficult it can be for her to modify a recipe.  She prefers to cook straight from the book so to speak. Well, many of us crafters like to…

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We have some great deals in our garden

We have been busy getting ready for Fall and creating space for some new yarns and new colors.  And as a result we have some terrific savings to share with you.  Everything that is displayed in the garden is 50% off.  So before you even reach our front door you may find some fun treasures…

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Amy Butler’s Blossom Magazine is worth a look

A new online magazine arrived in Julie’s email inbox this week.  She shared the link with me and I wanted to be sure that you got a chance to virtually flip through these pages. Amy Butler’s premier issue of Blossom includes some of the most inspiring craft photography I have ever seen.  The colors are…

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Have you noticed the craft magazines coming out of the UK?

They are gorgeous!  Julie is a subscriber of Mollie Makes.  We all get excited when the new issue arrives in the mail.  The pages are brimming with beautiful photos and fun designer profiles of folks in the UK that are filling their lives with their craft in beautiful and inspiring ways.  The magazine is worth…

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Not One Alike

One of my favorite sources of inspiration is surfing Ravelry. I am sure that many of you have spent many a happy hour (or two) clicking from link to link on this amazing site and finding new project ideas, new yarns that you’ve never tried, or colorways that you might not have imagined would turn…

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January Knit Along: Purl Bee’s Brioche Cowl

With the arrival of Madeline Tosh Pashmina in the shop, we’ve gotten a bee in our bonnet about brioche. We are going to kick off the new year with a fun project that we think you’ll enjoy too: the Purl Bee’s Brioche cowl. The instructions online are wonderfully clear (they have even provided photos to…

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Share The Love!

Today is International Yarn Bombing Day a celebration of the knit and crochet grafitti movement! To celebrate, My Sister knits offers you a sweet little pattern with permission with MochiMochi Land. We encourage you to knit a heart and leave it for someone to make thier day! Watch our Facebook page as the harts make their…

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Our Latest Crush: Acadia from The Fibre Company

Lately we have developed a huge crush on a new yarn from The Fibre Company, Acadia.  It is a perfect for spring knits. A 60/20/20 blend of Merino wool, baby alpaca, and silk it has a complexity that adds, not distracts, from your stitches.  It is stunning in lace, as in the detail from the Avery…

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