Knitting Inspiration at My Sister Knits!

Knitting inspiration sometimes eludes us.  My Sister Knits is a superb place to come when you know what you want.  It’s just as wonderful a place when you haven’t the faintest idea of what you want to make next! Our shop is filled with inspiration!  The next time you just can’t decide what it is…

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By Hand Serial Features My Sister Knits!

By Hand Serial is a lookbook that comes out three times a year featuring making communities in the U.S. and Canada.  This publication is a feast for the eyes!  The distinctive photography adds a beautiful photo journal quality to By Hand. Local yarn shops and interviews with local artisans and knitwear designers are prominent in each…

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Calling all Sock Knitters!

Sock knitters unite!  My Sister Knits is starting an extra-special Knit ALong (KAL) on Tuesday evening January 22nd from 6:00 until 7:30.  We will meet at the same time the following three Tuesdays, ending on February 12th. Julie and Ann are hosting our Snowshoe Sock KAL.  Everyone will be making this fun and engaging sock…

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Do You Use a Knitting Planner?

Are you a person who uses a knitting planner of some sort to keep track of  the details of every project?  Or are you like me (Jenny) and intend to do all that but never quite get around to it? Ravelry is the first place that comes to mind when keeping track of projects.  I…

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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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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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