Mewesic Trunk Show from Green Mountain Spinnery

My Sister Knits is pleased to announce our latest trunk show!  This one features garments made from a specific yarn, Mewesic, from Green Mountain Spinnery in Vermont. Mewesic is a ‘dyed in the fleece’ fiber.  Fleeces are dyed in bright, sometimes neon, colors.  Multiple colors are processed together to create Mewesic’s tweedy colorways.  First, loose…

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Get to know Robin

Robin is in the top row on the left! We are lucky to have many fantastic teachers at My Sister Knits, and this month we are featuring Robin, our Learn to Knit Teacher! Robin has been knitting with us, baking for us and teaching us how to knit for years. Get to know her a…

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Upcoming Classes

Resolve to learn something new in 2018! We have so many interesting class offerings coming up, and we are so excited to share them with you.  Starting with learning to knit all the way to colorwork and lace, we have something for everyone on our January class schedule.  Robin is teaching her wonderful Learn to…

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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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My Sister Knits’ Kantha Quilt Event Nov. 7th!

My Sister Knit’s Kantha (pronounced KAHN-taa) Quilt Event on Tuesday, Nov. 7th from 5 – 7pm will be a feast for your eyes!  These colorful quilts are one of a kind and make you happy when you see them! Kantha Quilts are hand made in India from recycled cotton saris.  The saris are layered and…

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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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Come to our Plucky Knitter Party August 29th!

“And just what is a Plucky Knitter Party?”, you ask.  Sarah, founder and owner of The Plucky Knitter, is traveling through Colorado and will visit My Sister Knits on Tuesday evening, August 29th!  We will have Sarah, light refreshments and beautiful luxury yarn from 5 – 7pm! Sarah is bringing about 100 skeins of exclusive…

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Use North Light Fibers in School Colors for Hats and Mitts!

    As My Sister Knits is located in a university town, we are always on the lookout for patterns that are begging to be knit with school colors! The time of year when we will be attending outdoor sporting events is fast approaching.  A hat and mitts are essential to carry in a bag…

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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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