Welcome, Magpie Fibers!

Magpie’s Swanky DK has arrived!

magpieatnidoThis silky blend of superwash merino, cashmere and nylon with beautiful drape and sheen is perfect for sweaters and accessories. We have just finished Magpie’s Something Gradient Wrap and boy, is it lovely! Free pattern with purchase of yarn for the wrap. You will love working with this luxurious, squishy yarn!

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June Trunk Show: Madder Anthology I

DSC_4219_medium2nido welcomes the Madder Anthology 1: Camilla, Sibella, Imogen & Beatrice to the shop for the month of June.

A few of our favorites:

DSC_4367_medium2Beatrice Cardigan in Quince & Co. Lark

DSC_4599_medium2Camilla Babe in Quince & Co. Lark + Camilla Blanket in Quince & Co. Osprey

DSC_9651_medium2Sibella Cowl in Quince & Co. Tern

Come try on these lovely pieces and find your favorite!

*photos courtesy of Carrie Bostick Hoge.

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Approach with caution, you will want to make everything!
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YOTH + Magpie Fibers RSVP

magpie12In just 2 weeks, Yarn on the House and Magpie Fibers will be at nido for a trunk show with their lovely yarns!

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

Come nibble on treats while you shop these exclusive yarns that are sure to be your next favorites!

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YOTH + Magpie Fibers Trunk Show
Wednesday, June 1st
6:00 – 8:00pm
RSVP here.

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Spots are still available in their technique classes:

Mosaic 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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Me-Made-May with Stephanie!

Hello, May! nido welcomes May with open arms as crafters and creators celebrate Me-Made-May, a month-long commitment to wear our handmade garments. During the month of May, participants pledge to wear handmade as a challenge to integrate those creations into daily life, complete unfinished projects, and encourage the handmade.

Stephanie has pledged to wear handmade…everyday! We all know Stephanie’s keen eye for lovely knit patterns and we are so excited to share her creations here all month long.

c7915d13-4bd4-4b9a-977b-3ccdb152e6cfHooray Cardigan out of MadelineTosh DK

IMG_4106Steph models her favorite Crew sweater out of Plucky Knitter Primo. Steph suggests Dirty Water Dye Works Edna for a future Crew project. 

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steph9April out of Quince & Co. Piper

Come by the shop and share your Me-Made-May wears with us!

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Coastal Knits Trunk Show

May’s featured trunk show is Coastal Knits and Coastal Kids from Never Not Knitting!

Rocky CoastKnitting designers Alana Dakos and Hannah Fettig have created ten designs inspired by their beautiful coastlines. Alana calls California home and Hannah draws inspiration from the coast of Maine.
Mini Waters EdgeEach design captures the essence of their favorite local destinations through stunning photographs and descriptions on the location’s special meaning to them.

A shop favorite, The Bayside Raglan Pullover out of Quince & Co.’s Sparrow Linen.

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Welcome Coastal Knits and Spring knitting!

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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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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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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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