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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Have You Found Our Half Price Sale Nook?

Upstairs at My Sister Knits, tucked into a cozy corner under the eaves, you will find an incredible little space full of a wide selection of notions, bags, and yarn, all half price!   Right now there treasures such as ……….         You’re going to want to check out this space every time you…

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Potpourri

Definition of potpourri:  “a mixture or collection of seemingly unrelated items, an unusual assortment….”  vocabulary.com Item number one: Mothers’ Day is special to us at My Sister Knits and we are going to celebrate in a big way! We hope you can join us! May 13th, the Saturday before Mothers’ Day, you are invited to…

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Ann Budd Workshops

Ann Budd is coming to My Sister Knits on March 25th! Ann has published many technique and pattern books on topics including sweaters, socks and accessories as well as a large library of individually sold patterns. Ann Budd is known for her technique classes and we are lucky to have her joining us for two…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

“Thanksgiving just gets me all warm and tingly and all kinds of wonderful inside.”  Willard Scott We wish everyone a day full of love and gratitude!  

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Join us for Tour de Fat!

One of Fort Collins’ great fall traditions is the annual Tour de Fat presented by New Belgium Brewing Co.!  This is a colorful, noisy, magnificent bike parade complete with costumes for both humans and bikes. Tour de Fat is a traveling bike festival taking place in 13 cities across the U.S., promoting bike use. The Ft….

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Great News!

We have been able to negotiate a lower price for our A Knitting Weekend in the Rockies retreat, November 18th – 20th! Julie and I spent Monday afternoon in Estes Park and we’re more excited than ever about this special event! We drove up Highway 36 instead of our regular Highway 34 which will be closed in November.  It was…

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Yarn Crawl Sample Sale

We have been busy planning an extra special event for you during the Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl, July 30th through August 14th! In the course of rearranging this summer, we realized that we have oodles of samples that need to go to good homes. Therefore, we are announcing our first-ever Sample Sale!  This is a rare occasion…

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Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl 2016

From July 30th through August 14th, knitters will be flocking to ten LYSs (Local Yarn Shop) across our northern Colorado/southern Wyoming region to participate in the Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl. Participants will have a grand time visiting yarn shops from Longmont to Cheyenne, with stops in Estes Park, Fort Collins, and Laramie along the way! This…

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