Spincycle Yarns’ Dream State is Restocked!

Spincycle Yarns’ Dream State is a hot commodity in the knitting world right now! Thanks to all of the recent patterns featuring Dream State, this unique and colorful yarn is flying off the shelves! Andrea Mowry Andrea Mowry designed several garments that use Spincycle Yarns and two in particular use Dream State.  Nightshift, a shawl, uses…

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Ritual Dyes Yarn

My Sister Knits has the good luck to be one of only five yarn shops to carry Ritual Dyes yarn!  This is a brand new line of yarn from Rachel Bratcher of Portland, Oregon. Rachel has developed two yarn lines that are quite diverse.  One is completely from the United States and dyed with natural…

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Billboard Bags!

My Sister Knits carries all sorts of special bags but Julie may have just found the most unique of all! Julie has discovered Rareform bags.  These bags are made from recycled billboards! Two brothers from California, Alec and Arik, were traveling in South America a few years ago where they saw old billboard vinyl being…

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Colorwork Trunk Show at My Sister Knits!

Come one, come all to the Colorwork Trunk Show presented by Brooklyn Tweed!  We will have this trunk show until the last week of February so put it on your calendar! Brooklyn Tweed has put together a sampling of their popular colorwork  patterns.  This collection has accessories and garments for every taste!  Hats, cowls, mittens,…

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Knitting Inspiration at My Sister Knits!

Knitting inspiration sometimes eludes us.  My Sister Knits is a superb place to come when you know what you want.  It’s just as wonderful a place when you haven’t the faintest idea of what you want to make next! Our shop is filled with inspiration!  The next time you just can’t decide what it is…

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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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