Category Archives: Knitting Projects

favorite accessory

  My current favorite accessory is the Wishbone Mittens from Swans Island. Both Stephanie and I are sporting a pair this year for our new winter mitts. nido carries a ton of Swans Island colors in fingering, worsted and bulky … Continue reading

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stuffed toys

By: Stephanie As we get further into the holiday season, I keep thinking about quick projects that I can give as gifts but that will also use up some of my copious leftovers yarn from past projects. I think I … Continue reading

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knitting for beginners

That’s right folks, two sessions of knitting for beginners has been added to nido’s fall/winter class schedule. In our 3-part class, you will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, piece a project together and how to cast … Continue reading

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mountain mohair review

Hello all, I just thought I would introduce myself and give a quick review of one of the new yarns we just got in. I’m the new girl here at nido, Stephanie. I love all different fiber crafts, but my … Continue reading

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Spoiled

Cindy always spoils me. She knows that even though I have a love of yarn and a great eye for patterns, I can not knit anything beyond a simple scarf. Sigh. So she always knits me wonderful things that I … Continue reading

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Emily Cape by Ysolda

By Aubry One of our lovely resident knitters, Mary, whipped up this little beauty for the shop using Tidal Yarns alpaca blend in dk weight. Now, you may be asking yourself the same thing I did: “Why a cape?” When … Continue reading

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Fall Favorite

nido has a new shop sample to check out! Sarah, our lovely resident knitter, has knit up Jane Richmond’s Raglan Pullover using Jamie Rainbow yarn in seaglass. The pattern is very simple and straightforward, perfect for a first time knit … Continue reading

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Jamie Rainbow Yarn

We are proud to offer naturally dyed and locally created yarn by Jamie Harmon, a.k.a. Jamie Rainbow. It is a blend consisting of wool, angora, and alpaca. You have to touch it to understand how soft and lush it is! It … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Spring Fingerless Gloves

Sarah made these fantastic fingerless gloves from More Last-Minute Knitted Gifts out of Swans Island yarn in orange. They are so soft, were a quick knit & took less than one skein of yarn. Sounds like my kind of project! … Continue reading

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Ozark Handspun Hat-A FREE pattern

Materials: 1 skein Ozark Handspun 16″ circular needles US #15 CO 30 sts. Join for working in the round: Work in 1 X 1 ribbing for 2 inches Switch to stockinette ST Knit until piece measures 7 inches Decrease round: … Continue reading

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