Join us for Fearless Knitting!

Do you have a project you dearly want to create but something is holding you back?  One that you’ve had your eye on for ages but perhaps there’s a certain skill required that you need to learn or brush up on?  We have just the solution! Maybe you’ve been eyeing one of our shop samples, pondering…

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A Cornucopia of Classes!

Think about the last time you took a knitting class.  What was your motivation? Learning a new skill? Meeting other knitters? Brushing up on a certain technique? Gleaning valuable tidbits from a trusted teacher? Just for the pure fun of it? We have several offerings in October for you to take advantage of…… You could…

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The Circus Has Come To Town!

Which circus?  Why, Knitcircus, of course! Come one, come all to My Sister Knits during September and see daring colorways that will make your mind spin. Get on the hand dyed gradient bandwagon with this one-of-a- kind yarn from Knitcircus in Wisconsin!  Jaala Spiro’s extraordinarily innovative dyeing technique produces exceptional color combinations that have to be seen to be believed!…

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Come for Colorwork!

We have a class starting on Tuesday that we are thrilled about, although some of us are a little intimidated at the same time!  That’s good because it means learning will take place and our knitting skills will grow. Jeannie Giberson, a gifted and patient colorwork teacher, is teaching a two session Colorwork Fundamentals class on…

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Recycle, re-use, re-envision, re-frog

Kate should swatch, but doesn’t.  It means that she has more projects than she would like that are not exactly what she hoped they’d be.  Sometimes the sizing is off, and occasionally the yarn would be better suited in another stitch or at another gauge. By swatching, she could get a chance to work with…

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A Stitch too Delicious to Miss

On a recent Sunday afternoon several of us from the My Sister Knits community took advantage of the chance to take a two-color brioche class from Stephen West! Stephen is one of the knitting world’s most creative designers and an excellent teacher. In addition to learning how to work the brioche stitch, we were encouraged to experiment with putting…

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Impulse knits

Karen Templar of Fringe Association recently posted that “It’s good to go a little rogue on one’s well-laid plans once in awhile, as long as A) the journey is fun or B) the outcome is worthwhile.” Kate has had Julie Hoover’s Dafne pattern waiting in her queue since it was published in 2014.  This week…

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From the coast of Maine…

…to the shores of Warren Lake.  Carrie Bostick Hoge’s new Swoon Maine collection is inspiring some great knits! This new paperback book includes 14 patterns that are all delightfully knitworthy.  With tiny knits for kiddos, accessories and larger garments, it can be hard to pick just one to start with! Kate recently finished a snuggly…

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What’s on our needles?

Some well needed warmth!  Bulkier knits are what we want to work on this week; quick to knit and delightful to snuggle into. Julie started a project that will become a Valentine present before too long.  Ellen Mason’s Polka Knot Hat works up quickly with Cascade’s Eco Cloud. Kate just cast on for Elizabeth Smith’s…

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Traveling stitches

Kate treated herself to a new project for her trip west yesterday.  She cast on for Isabell Kraemer’s Paris Toujour shawl.  This design was designed for the Stitch ‘n Bitch weekend in Paris and knit up in a worldwide knitalong that began in October. So far over 300 Ravelers have knit up this pattern and…

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