Category Archives: Knitting Projects

trunk show: tundra collection

Stop by nido now through December 15th to check out the lovely pieces from the Kelbourne Woolens Tundra Collection Trunk Show. From cowls and infinity scarves to cabled mitts and hats, these patterns are PERFECT last minute gift making projects. Tundra is a 2-ply bulky … Continue reading

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vermont winter hat collection

Time to dig into those boxes of winter goods and get them washed and ready for colder weather! Hat season is definitely in full swing in the northeast and nothing beats handmade. Below is a photo I snapped of my … Continue reading

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rhinebeck sheep + wool festival

New York State Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY, also commonly referred to as “Rhinebeck,” is an incredible wool fest taking place every third weekend in October. Two jam-packed days of fiber vendors, workshops, artwork, livestock, and fall colors! … Continue reading

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staff project: Melissa’s Flax Pullover!

nido’s Melissa finished knitting her first sweater! WAHOOOO! She knit her son the Tin Can Knits’ Flax Pullover out of Swan’s Island Natural Colors Worsted. She loved working with a worsted weight yarn and taking creative liberties with the yellow and … Continue reading

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knitting II dates just released!

Join us on Wednesday’s January, 13th, 20th and 27th  from 6:00 – 8:00 and add some new skills to your knitting repretoire. In this 3 part class, increase your beginner knitting skills with instructor Betsy Freeman and learn how to … Continue reading

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quince and co. sparrow and kestrel trunk show

Now through November 20th, nido will be hosting the Quince and Co. Sparrow and Kestrel linen trunks shows! Kestrel is a heavy worsted/aran weight linen yarn and Sparrow is a fingering weight. yarrow in kestrel by pam allen / kestrel 2015 … Continue reading

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knits for kids

The Baby Latte Coat by Lisa Chemery is a sophisticated baby sweater perfect for bundling up your little one. Knit out of The Fibre Company Tundra, it is super soft and luxurious too. What are you knitting for your little … Continue reading

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woolfolk yarn + patterns

nido welcomes Woolfolk yarn and patterns to the shop! Woolfolk is inspired by Kristin Ford’s Danish heritage and her grandmother, Katherine Temple Woolfolk, who taught her how to knit at age 5. When the last name of “Woolfolk” run’s in … Continue reading

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upcoming class: Learn to Knit 1

In this three-part class, learn the basics of knitting while making your very first hat! Begin with swatching a gauge and casting on. Learn to knit and purl in the round on a circular needle. Complete by switching to double … Continue reading

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lucinda sweater KAL: recap

Fancy Tiger, Kelbourne Woolens and Grainline Studio put together a knit-a-long and we were so excited to join in on the fun. The project chosen was Lucinda from Madder Anthology 2: simple pleasures by Carrie Bostick Hoge. We gathered 13 nido customers, … Continue reading

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