trunk show: Scarves etc. 5 from Quince and Co.

Scarves Etc. 5 Trunk Show is now at nido!

quince-co-nascha-andrea-mowry-knitting-pattern-9904-sq_1024x1024This lovely collection of scarves, shawls, and ponchos features a variety of designs for all types of scarf weather needs: Lightweight and airy, textured and embellished, to colorful and bold knits. A scarf for all occasions!Scarves_5_5quince-co-waves-in-lace-peggy-blechman-knitting-pattern_1-8016-sq_f2129cdf-e52e-4f91-a0c1-bd79df2ebc5a_1024x1024quince-co-marika-noriko-ho-knitting-pattern_1-7926-sq_a6bc0431-3e25-4db2-8ed2-357389f830dc_1024x1024The Scarves, etc. 5 Trunk show will be at nido through May 15th. Come try on your favorites!

*photos courtesy of Quince and Co.

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Yarn on the House + Magpie Fibers make their way to nido!

nido is excited to announce that we are a stop on this summer’s YOTH and Magpie Trunk Show tour!

magpie8Join us Wednesday, June 1st for a trunk show and the chance to scoop up some of their lovely yarns! TWO classes will also be on the calendar from these two talented gals.

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Yarn on the House (YOTH) yarns are lovingly curated by Little Brother and Big Sister, dyed in a beautiful dye house in Maine and then shipped from their home in Woodinville, WA. Big Sister, Ve, will be joining nido during this trunk show to share the beauty that is YOTH. Get ready to swoon over sophisticated color palettes that are as delicious to the eye as they are to knit!

Magpie Fibers is a luxury yarn company based in historic downtown Frederick, Maryland, curated by the amazing Dami. Her yarn boasts bright, stunning colors in seven different weights and blends of superwash merino, cashmere, and silk.

We cannot wait to have these two yarns in the shop!

magpie7YOTH + Magpie Fibers Trunk Show
Wednesday, June 1st
6:00 – 8:00pm

Join nido for a YOTH + Magpie Fibers trunk show show of their beautiful hand dyed yarns!

Meet these two phenomenal fiber artisans and enjoy trunk show exclusives, including a new limited edition project kit, samples, and giveaway prizes.

magpie2Mosaic Colorwork Basics
Thursday, June 2nd
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Dami will be teaching “Mosaic Basics.” Her course will focus on colorwork basics, to teach you the know-how to master the beautiful art of mosaic knitting. You will be amazed at how easy it is to use slipped stitches, knits and purls to create stunning colorwork motifs without the fuss.

Ve’s Tips & Tricks
Thursday, June 2nd
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Veronika from YOTH will be teaching “Ve’s Tips & Tricks,” a fun talk on Ve’s favorite knitting secrets! She will chat about various techniques, helpful tips and useful resources she uses to help take your knitting from homemade to handcrafted.

We look forward to seeing you there!

*photos courtesy of YOTH and Magpie Fibers.

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trunk show: kelbourne woolens baby collection

nido welcomes the Kelbourne Woolens Baby Collection Trunk Show to the shop!

colette1_medium2These adorable knits feature a variety of The Fibre Company yarns; like the above Colette pullover in Road to China Light, a luxurious blend of alpaca, camel, silk, and cashmere.

beatrix1_medium2Can you imagine a little one in this Beatrix cardi?!

florence3_medium2The Baby Collection booklet contains 13 precious baby patterns ranging from booties and bonnets to blankets and onesies. Sure to be keepsake pieces for your little one!

nellie5_medium2Come check out these adorable pieces knit out of the beautiful Fibre Company yarns through the end of April.

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twig & horn wool notions pouch

nido now carries all four colors of the Twig & Horn Wool Notions Pouches!

IMG_4088The Wool Notions Pouch is the perfect everyday carry solution for fiber artists. Sized to hold needles, crochet hooks, stitch markers, and other essential tools of the craft you need to keep safe and secure in your bag with you, wherever you may go. Plenty of room for tucking in a smartphone or small memo book or knitting journal, too. Made of the same materials as the Twig & Horn Wool Project Totes, the pouches are lined with cotton muslin and feature a contrasting-color zipper with a bison leather pull.

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botanical knits trunk show

Autumns EndEntangled VinesIvy Trellis SocksPileOKnits4nido is hosting the Botanical Knits Trunk Show now thru April 20th.

Botanical Knits features four sweaters, a stylish cloche, a matching pair of textured socks and mittens, and a leaf-bordered wrap compliments of the incredible Alana Dakos, also known as Never Not Knitting.

We are thrilled to be hosting this show for the month of April. Come check out these nature inspired knits!

photos: NNK press + Botanical Knits

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mendocino

Mendocino from Heather Ross has arrived!

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This collection was inspired by Heather’s life spent on the rugged, and remote coastline of Northern California. Swimming Mermaids, seahorses, octopi both large and small, kelp and schools of fish round out this whimsical collection. nido has fat quarters all bundled up plus we have the Anemone Quilt & Pillow Case Quilt in stock.

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the fibre co cumbira fingering

Inspired by England’s stunning northwest region with its deep blue lakes and sheep-grazed fells and valleys, Cumbria Fingering is a lighter weight version of The Fibre Co popular Cumbria, a lustrous blend of 30% brown masham wool from rare breed sheep, 60% fine S. American merino wool, and 10% mohair. The resulting light brown-grey shade is then over dyed creating lovely deep saturated colors. Cumbria Fingering is a staple yarn, perfect for garments and accessories alike.

Arela__FRONT_COVER_TMP5673-Edit_medium2And there is beautiful pattern support! The Fell Garth in an 8 piece collection featuring  stunning sweaters, scarves and shawls out of Cumbria Fingering.

Brenna__FRONT_COVER_TMP5797-Edit_medium2You can purchase individuals patterns or go for the whole lot.

Tamdou__FRONT_COVER_TMP6110-Edit_medium2Be sure to pop in the shop to take a peek at all the lovely colors. Shawl season is upon us!

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sweet georgia

nido now carries Sweet Georgia Tough Love sock yarn in a wide range of colorways.

Tough Love Sock is an ideal blend of warmth and strength that can stand up to your affection and abuse. Spun from 3-piles of 80% superwash merino and 20% nylon, the Tough Love Sock is one of Sweet Georgia’s most popular yarns and we can see why!

 

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quick and easy knit for the man in your life

These rugged Fingerless Mitts (a FREE pattern on Ravelry!), are made with just one skein of Wing & A Prayer Farms merino/alpaca blend yarn. What have you knit for the man in your life lately?

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Quince & Co. Shawls Trunk Show

nido welcomes the Quince & Co. Shawls Trunk show to the shop!

quince-co-cave-point-paula-emons-fuessle-knitting-pattern-chickadee-4_sq_1024x1024 quince-co-crescent-cables-veera-valimaki-knitting-pattern-lark-2_sq_1024x1024Come try on these lovely shawls now thru the end of March. quince-co-january-skies-melanie-berg-knitting-pattern-chickadee-2_sq_1024x1024quince-co-lostren-melanie-berg-owl-2-sq-0238_1024x1024quince-co-joni-bristol-ivy-knitting-pattern-chickadee-2_sq_1024x1024

These shawls highlight Quince’s scrumptious wool yarns Chickadee and Lark. A few other Quince favorites, Tern and Owl, come to life in this collection, as well. Loving these patterns for Spring knitting!

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