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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Two Fun October Knitting Classes!

My Sister Knits has a multitude of knitting classes in October and you can read about two of them here today!  Classes offer a supportive, friendly environment to learn new skills and make new fiber friends! Lambing Mitts One of the benefits of these mitts is the fact that they can be worn completely covering…

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The Perfect Beginner Colorwork Cowl!

We posted about our upcoming Ninilchik Swoncho class a few weeks ago.  We suggested that it would be a good beginner colorwork project.  It is knit with worsted weight yarn and larger needles than many colorwork projects. However, if you can’t take the class or don’t want to commit to a project the size of…

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Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl Time!

The 2018 Hot August Knits yarn crawl is upon us!  Starting Saturday, July 28th and running through Sunday, August 12th, this is the highlight of many a knitter’s summer! The yarn crawl is so much fun!  You’ll meet other crawlers, compare experiences, and find treasures in each shop.  Beautiful scenery will delight your eyes and…

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Garter Tab Cast On Success!

The garter tab cast on is used to begin a top down triangular shawl.  It gives the shawl a professional appearance because it creates a smooth, seamless edge with no dip in the middle that some triangular shawls have. With that said, a garter tab cast on can be an exercise in frustration because you…

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The Farmers Daughter Fibers

The Farmers Daughter Fibers One of our most recent discoveries has been the beautiful yarns from The Farmers Daughter Fibers. Candace English who owns and operates the business has been wonderful to work with and we love seeing her yarns on our shelves every day. We currently stock two bases, Foxy Lady and Squish. Foxy…

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Have a Knitting Adventure!

Do you ever think of having a knitting adventure?  Are you ever not quite sure how something will turn out but you forge ahead anyway, putting your faith in the pattern and/or designer? Adventure is defined as an unusual and exciting experience; the encountering of risks; a wild and exciting undertaking!  The two concepts of…

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Thanksgiving, 2017

“What if, today, we were thankful for everything?”  Charlie Brown   We at My Sister Knits want to wish everyone a thanks-filled Thanksgiving!  Our hearts are overflowing as we remind ourselves to be aware of both the large and small things we appreciate on a daily basis.  From good health in our families to the…

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Make a Gift Day on Friday, December 1st!

Sunday, December 3rd is National Make a Gift Day!  Those of us who love working with yarn most often love making things for others. It’s heartwarming to think of the recipient as we create, pouring love into each stitch.   My Sister Knits is celebrating Make a Gift Day on Friday, Dec. 1st from 10am…

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How and Why to Knit With Cooling Linen

Our hottest months are upon us and knitting with wool can leave our hands and lap sticky and damp, even in air conditioning.  The solution?  Having an adventure with linen or cotton!  Today the subject is linen; watch for cotton coming soon! Linen is the perfect yarn to use, and creates the perfect fabric to…

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