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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Sought after Summer Yarns

Linen and cotton are sought after summer yarns!  If you haven’t ever tried one of these yarns, My Sister Knits has several to choose from that create accessories and garments with breath-ability and lovely drape and this is the time to try one! Today we’ll showcase several choices of our best yarns for warm weather…

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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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Norwegian Fir Cardigan

Norwegian Fir is the dear little cardigan you’ll find upstairs on display.  You’ll probably notice it as soon as you turn left at the top of the stairs!  Be sure to check out the button! This pattern is sized for 0-3 months through 8-9 years. It’s a top-down pattern with explicit row-by-row directions until the divide…

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A Homespun House!

My Sister Knits is the first in the country to carry A Homespun House yarn! This yarn comes to us from Berlin, Germany!  Molly, who is an American living in Berlin with her husband and young children, is the creative force and dyer of this enticing yarn. Molly has been knitting most of her life…

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Why Choose One Needle Tip Over Another?

In December we posted about the value of moving more often while we knit, protecting our backs when we sit, and knitting on more than one project at a time using different sized needles and weights of yarn. Today we’ll share why needle tips make a difference, again with information from Carson Demers’ book Knitting…

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Join Our January Never Let Me Down Knit ALong!

We have the perfect project to give yourself a much needed pick-me-up for the beginning of the new year!  Kimberly’s Never Let Me Down Cowl is our January KAL, beginning Tuesday evening January 9th and ending February 6th.  Kimberly will be in the shop during our community Knit Night on the 6th to get everyone…

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Hannah Fettig’s Home and Away Trunk Show is Here!

Home and Away, Hannah Fettig’s collection from her book of the same title, is with us through December 21st! This collection consists of pieces with simple lines, nothing fancy!  They are wardrobe essentials meant for everyday use.  Hannah used Quince & Co’s yarn which is sourced and spun here in the U.S.  Their color palette…

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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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Cotton Makes Summer Knitting Comfortable

We are in the throes of hot summer weather here at My Sister Knits which has us making projects with cotton and linen yarns.  Not only do these yarns breathe and draw moisture away from the body, they also flow through our hands easier than animal fibers in the heat. It’s lovely to sit outside…

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