Last Minute Gifts at My Sister Knits!

Christmas is getting closer and My Sister Knits has some last minute gift ideas for you! We hope these will complete your holiday shopping.  They could be for someone special or perhaps tucked under the tree as a festive treat for you! Six and Seven Fiber This lovely yarn comes to us from Rachel Lundstrom…

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The Perfect Beginner Colorwork Cowl!

We posted about our upcoming Ninilchik Swoncho class a few weeks ago.  We suggested that it would be a good beginner colorwork project.  It is knit with worsted weight yarn and larger needles than many colorwork projects. However, if you can’t take the class or don’t want to commit to a project the size of…

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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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Favorite Old and New Knitting Books!

It’s so much fun to receive a shipment of new knitting books!  The act of opening up a new book and flipping through it fills our minds with possibilities and inspiration. We have two new books this week that are both beautiful! Melanie Berg’s Shawls Melanie Berg designs gorgeous shawls!  This hot-off-the-press book is full…

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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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Join Our Class and Knit a Swancho!

A knitting class is so much fun!  You meet encouraging, amicable knitters, gain confidence in your knitting skills by learning something new, and have an experienced instructor right there!  The instructors at My Sister Knits are always happy to help you through any crochet or knitting class whether you are a newbie or have years…

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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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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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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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