Wool and the Gang is Here!

My Sister Knits is happy to announce that we are now stocking Wool and the Gang yarns!  Coming to us from England, this yarn company focuses on do-it-yourself fashion! Crazy Sexy Wool Made with Peruvian wool, this is a Super Chunky weight ball of single ply softness!  Calling for size 15 – 50 US needles…

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Beauteous Black Elephant Yarn has Arrived!

Our highly anticipated shipment of Black Elephant yarn has arrived!  We love the colorways of  the superwash DK and Sock weight yarns and exclaimed over each one as it was pulled out of the shipping box!   Black Elephant yarns are hand dyed in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK.  Ten years ago Petra Schwarcz moved to…

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Ooh La! La!

Once upon a time there was a young woman in France; Normandy, to be exact. This young mother of three wanted to knit a pair of socks.  She searched high and low for the ideal color she had in mind.  Alas, it was nowhere to be found. The young woman, who has a background in…

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The Perfect Beginner Lace Shawl!

Zoe has knit a stunning sample of Heidi Alander’s Satakieli shawl using Tukuwool, our new yarn from Finland.  It’s lightweight, airy and you hardly know you have it on! This shawl is terrific for someone looking for a beginning lace project because it’s combined with restful garter stitch!  The lace pattern is made with yarn…

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We are the FIRST in the US to Carry This Yarn!

We are delighted to be the first shop in the US to carry Tukuwool yarn from Finland! Tukuwool is made with a blend of Finnsheep and Finnsheep-Texel crossbreed.  It’s 100% Finnish from sheep to yarn!   Combining these two breeds produces a yarn that is a bit lofty for warmth, is soft and durable, and has…

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PeepalooFields Forever!

We’ve said it before and it bears repeating – Colorado has independent yarn dyers galore! We welcome another yarn to the shop, this time hailing from Littleton, Colorado. Shari Scheider, owner of PeepalooFields, is a young mother who loves coffee and yarn.  She says that her 4 and 6 year old make up her story as…

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Super Duper Fun Yarn!

We have discovered a happy, fun, one-of-a-kind yarn!  It’s Bulky weight Cast Away by Knit Collage; our present obsession is making Rosalita hats.  In addition, we have a wonderful time agonizing over which Wabarna pom pom to choose!   The colors and the unusual texture are what first draw you to pick it up.  Upon closer…

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We Have Your Solution!

We know that everyone’s  level of activity jumps up a notch this time of year.  You want to knit something for a deserving someone but you question if you have the time to find and make that special gift. Searching out the ideal pattern and distinct, uncommon yarn can seem overwhelming; however, we have a solution! The…

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Sandy’s Coming, Sandy’s Coming!

We dearly love it when Sandy Barnes from Shibui Knits has a chance to visit us!  We always take advantage of her extensive knowledge and enjoy her fun personality. This time she’s going to teach which is even better!  Our gift to you this holiday season is her Sequences class. Sequences is a bold, striking…

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Brooklyn Tweed’s Light and Airy Loft

Ahhhhhh, Loft!  Jared Flood, aka Brooklyn Tweed, created this lightweight fingering yarn in 2011, a year after his first yarn, Shelter, was released. It’s mind-boggling to us that the first Brooklyn Tweed yarns have only been available for a relatively few years because they are already regarded as classics! This is the fourth in a series of…

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