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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Introducing My Sister Knits ‘Local’ Yarn!

My Sister Knits is incredibly excited to introduce our own yarn, Local!  Julie and Diana collaborated with local dyer Nicole Clark of Hue Loco to create seven colorways in three bases. This special project has been in the works for months and is now ready to present to the world!  We can’t wait! The color…

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Knitting for Olive Designs

If you have a small girl-child in your life and you have yet to discover Knitting for Olive patterns, you are in for a treat!  One look at Pernille Larsen’s patterns on her Knitting for Olive Ravelry page and you’ll fall in love! Olive’s grandmother Pernille began designing  patterns for Olive when she was born…

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Anzula Trunk Show!

Our Anzula trunk show arrived!  We thought it would be marvelous for all of the people participating in the Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl to be able to touch and try on these pieces! Sabrina Famellos, owner of Anzula, started dyeing yarn in 2006.  Before that, she was an avid spinner and crocheter and sold her…

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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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Back from Vacation

Delightful surprises awaited me at every turn when I walked into My Sister Knits after being in England and Scotland and completely out of touch for three weeks! There are new samples, new enamel pins, new bags, and new classes among the delights! One of the first items that caught my eye was the Arika…

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We Have Goodies Besides Yarn!

When you walk into My Sister Knits, you first notice the yarn.  Two floors of it!  As you browse the yarn, you begin to notice the other items.  Special items that Julie has found and stocked the shop with. Items that make your knitting life and your daily life more fun! For instance, Swedish Dishcloths!…

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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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Extra-Very-Special Selbuvotter Sock and Mitten Blockers!

If you’d like to own a small piece of Norwegian knitting history, our long-awaited Selbuvotter sock and mitten blockers are here!  Selbuvotter mittens are Norway’s quintessential national symbol. My Sister Knits has an expert Selbuvotter teacher, Jeannie Gibberson and her mittens have been on display in the shop.    No matter your skill or interest…

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Two Yarns You May Have Missed!

Amongst our DK and fingering/sock weight yarns are some that you may have missed.  We have such a good selection that now and then a new yarn can go unnoticed, a hidden gem in between our tried and true old faithfuls.  We are going to have a number of posts featuring these yarns in the…

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