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Sewing Seams

I began this little beauty this fall and whipped through the knit at breakneck speeds…and then I came to a screeching halt when I had to seam the sleeves.  Seriously!  Its completely  done but two sleeve seams, it will probably take me a total of one hour max.   Another lesson learned.  Knit the sleeves […]

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Lowbrow Cowl

Sorry for the silence! Since our last post I was able to enjoy a week away in Aruba. It was perfection and I’ll share some of our pictures later this week. For now, I have a FO to share. I finished this on our plane ride down and then managed to block it on a […]

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Pretty Little Purse

I owe you a post.  Several weeks ago (I’m not going to admit to how many) I told you that I would share two really awesome knitted gifts I received for my 30th birthday. Unfortunately, until today, I had only actually shared one of them – remember that really amazing Academic Cowl my sister Betsy […]

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Work in Progress: Chevrons

I just cast on this little chevron scarf which is not a written pattern at this point…but as soon as I finish knitting it will be!  Ill pass it on to all of you. Knit in Nice & Knit DK – Anchor & Driftwood Chevrons are everywhere, from drapes, tablecloths, clothing, pillows and scarves so […]

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A Gift

We had the most wonderful shop opening this weekend. Really, we could not be more happy! It was so fun to see the many orders come in and we are so thankful for all of your kind words – so encouraging! To top it off just right I was given this amazing Wool Leaves Afghan […]

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Project Inspiration

We’re so thrilled with the past 24 hrs and all of the kind words and feedback we received on our shop opening!  I heard a few times through the day that folks were scouring Ravelry looking for just the right project for the yarn, so I did a little scouring myself and thought I’d share […]

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Nice & Knit Yarns Shop Highlights

Have you checked out our new Yarn Shop yet?  Here’s a few highlight colors. Dockside (shown here in DK).  A real stunner. 100% superwash merino wool DK weight. Anchor   If you make a yarn purchase today or tomorrow you will get FREE SHIPPING, and who doesn’t love free shipping?!. And if that wasn’t enough, […]

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We’re Open! Nice & Knit Hand-dyed Yarns

Visit our Shop at niceandknit.etsy.com for our lovingly hand-dyed 100% super wash merino wool yarns in worsted, DK and fingering weights. If you make a yarn purchase today or tomorrow you will get FREE SHIPPING, and who doesn’t love free shipping?!. And, if you make a purchase from our shop on either day, you’ll also be entered […]

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Color Profile: Nutmeg

There are a few exceptions to our nautically-themed names for our yarns, but they all have some sort of significant meaning to us. One of those colors is ‘Nutmeg’.  We live in Connecticut, The Nutmeg State, where we’ve lived our whole lives. When Katie’s husband, Kevin, saw this color come out of the dye bath […]

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Color Profile: Salt Marsh

In keeping with our nautically-themed color names for our yarns, we’ve dyed up a very springy goldish-green called ‘Salt Marsh’. Today, we’ll do a little color profile that includes the inspiration for the name, a project in process, and some great color pairings. And keep on reading, because there is some more good news to […]

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