juliette scarf

Next on the needles is the Juliette Scarf by Swans Island in their NEW lace weight yarn. SO excited for this one!

nido just received a shipment of a TON of Swans Island’s NEW lace weight yarn in a variety of colors sure to please everyone! This is a wonderfully soft lace weight yarn with great yardage. The base is 50% merino wool and 50% tussah silk. Tussah silk is a sustainable material that is harvested after the butterfly has already left the cocoon.

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spring & summer class schedule

learn to sew 3 hours $48 • no experience necessary

first and third tuesday of every month 6:00-9:00
* materials included

kids learn to sew 2 hours $36 • ages 9 – 13 no experience necessary

fourth sunday of every month 10:00-12:00
* materials included

make-it-perfect wrap skirt 3 hours $36 • beginner

thursday april 25th 6:00-9:00
thursday june 27th 6:00-9:00
thursday august 15th 6:00-9:00

wiksten tank 3 hours $36 • advanced beginner

thursday april 11th 6:00-9:00
thursday june 13th 6:00-9:00
monday august 5th 6:00-9:00

made-by-rae washi dress 5 hours $60 • intermediate

thursday may 16th and 23rd 6:00-8:30
thursday july 11th and 18th 6:00-8:30

my first shawl 7 hours $84 • beginner
wednesday april 10th and 17th 6:00-8:00 and may 1st 6:00-9:00 wednesday july 10th and 17th 6:00-8:00 and july 31st 6:00-9:00

snack and sew FREE
second tuesday of every month 6:00-8:00

Give us a call at the shop to register: 802.881.0068

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thank you people

Just a little something to say thanks. Use promotional code: WINTER2013 on your next online order and receive 15% off. Offer good on sale items as well (and did you know our home decorating fabrics are 40% off right now!)

Hurry, offer ends 02/28/13

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my first knit sweater part 1

Here is the start of my first EVER knit sweater! Inspired by Stephanie, I have really tried to make a go at knitting this winter. Maybe my sweater knitting is more like leaping in since the Cecchette sweater by Marnie MacLean is knit out of sock yarn. Wish me luck!

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peace fleece yarn

nido now carries Peace Fleece yarn from southwestern Maine. A husband and wife team make up the Peace Fleece staff who source wool from farmers and shepherds in eastern Europe, central Asia and the Middle East in an effort to set aside historic differences in hopes to make economic interdependence. Quite a lovely story.

We are currently offering Peace Fleece DK yarn in a variety of colors. Come by and check out what Stephanie is knitting with our new yarns-she is sure to inspire you!

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hoarding

A new shipment of Skinny Laminx fat quarters arrived at the shop over the weekend. I am in LOVE with Heather’s fabric and have already started a little pile that I plan on making new couch pillows with. Hurry in, the hoarding has already begun!

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tsuru

Rashida Coleman-Hale’s new fabric, Tsuru, just arrived at nido. This Japanese inspired collection in 100% certified organic cotton is already a HUGE hit at the shop.

 

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happy valentine’s day

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wool hearts

Simple enough to do just in time for Valentine’s Day! Full tutorial at Design Sponge.

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echino winter 2012

A new shipment of echino just arrived. In addition to the popular “Bucks” print in mustard, we have the “Insect” print in natural (my personal favorite!), as well as the “Cheater” in pink and the “Acadia Forest” in mint. More is on its way.  Come check what’s new and nido.

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