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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Introducing the Princeton Capelet

We have a sample in the shop that is truly elegant in its simplicity and sophistication!  It’s the Princeton Capelet designed by Sylvia Hager.  Sylvia designed it specifically for Blue Sky Fibers Eco-Cashmere.  This little gem is perfect for the warmer spring weather that will be here before we know it! Blue Sky Fibers Eco-Cashmere…

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What is Machine Washable Yarn?

At times we want to make a project with machine washable wool.  Socks, baby clothes, and items for children come to mind.  But which machine washable wool do we choose and what exactly does machine washable mean? Superwash yarns Usually machine washable wool means superwash wool. One of the reasons superwash wool is appealing is…

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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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Introducing Cestari Yarn!

Cestari yarn is now available at My Sister Knits!  We recently added two lines of Cestari Sheep and Wool Company yarns to our thoughtfully curated collection of yarns grown and processed in the United States. Francis Chester, founder of the small family run company, always wanted to be a farmer.  He was finally able to…

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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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Calling all Sock Knitters!

Sock knitters unite!  My Sister Knits is starting an extra-special Knit ALong (KAL) on Tuesday evening January 22nd from 6:00 until 7:30.  We will meet at the same time the following three Tuesdays, ending on February 12th. Julie and Ann are hosting our Snowshoe Sock KAL.  Everyone will be making this fun and engaging sock…

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Do You Use a Knitting Planner?

Are you a person who uses a knitting planner of some sort to keep track of  the details of every project?  Or are you like me (Jenny) and intend to do all that but never quite get around to it? Ravelry is the first place that comes to mind when keeping track of projects.  I…

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