Tag Archives: knitting

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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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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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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me-made-may with megan!

We love May, not only for the tulips blooming and warmer temps, but for Me-Made-May. Me-Made-May celebrates the handmade garments we so love to create and encourages us to wear and share our creations. Megan, one of nido’s own, has been participating in … Continue reading

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never too late to learn

And boy do we have what you need to get yourself started! Stop by and choose from several wonderful “learn to” books and pick out some beautiful yarn and you are half way there. Get stuck? No worries! Mark your … Continue reading

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tern

Quince and CO Tern is the latest yarn to make its debut at nido. Soft and skinny, Tern is a blend of wool and tussah silk. The yarn’s muted palette—think vintage painted photographs—results from the way in which the different … Continue reading

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time to break out the mittens

My good friend Cindy has quite the impressive mitten collection going on. With winter right around the corner, she sure is ready to fight those below zero temperatures that we tend to get in Vermont. Are you? Stop by the … Continue reading

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