Nice and Knit Category

Summer Sweater 2014 Knit Along!

Lets Knit Together! Whispers by Veera Välimäki Its a beautiful time of year and most of my time is spent outside.  I need some motivation to whip up a great summer sweater.   I know a knit along is just the thing to get me knitting quickly!  We will have 6 weeks to knit so that we can […]

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Giveaway Winner & Get Ready!

Thanks so much for all of your kind words, comments and project inspiration! Our winner is Nikki who said “I would love to knit myself a sweater for myself in this color, maybe with charcoal or dark purple stripes! Thank you for the giveaway :)” Congratulations Nikki, these pretty little pink skeins now belong to […]

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Perfect Pink Giveaway

This week is half over, lets celebrate.  Kara and I dyed this perfect pink a few weeks back.  Although it’s just right, we are not going to repeat this color way since it is so close to our Peony and Brooklyn colors. We want one of you to have it, knit something great and share […]

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Dinner Party

We had a dinner party a few weeks ago.  I wanted to hang some flower arrangements from our basement ceiling (which is black) to add some charm to the decor.  I was not sure how to hang a flower arrangement without water issues ( leaking foam on peoples plates etc ) Instead I  thought of […]

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Garden Tour 2

Katie posted her garden last week so I thought I’d share mine too. This year we’ve put countless hours (and dollars) into making them happen. But they make me verrrryyy happy and have made for a great family project for us to work on together.  The backyard still needs quite a bit of work, but […]

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WIP and What’s Next

I keep saying “I want to be one of those people, who have a closet full of hand-knit baby blankets just at the ready to give away”. I really admire those people who have put countless hours into baby blankets that just sit, waiting for babies to be born and be given as gifts.  I’m […]

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Letters From Home

Our great friend Carole has the best crafting blog around.  She is also so supportive of Kara and I and our yarns – we appreciate her so much.  If you ever have a pattern that needs to be tested – she is your lady she finds mistakes no one else does!   Today she posted […]

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Sometimes I sew.

Sometimes I sew. Not very well, but I sew. Since we moved into our house I have been looking for just the right fabric for some cafe curtains in my kitchen. I made multiple trips to the fabric store and on 3 different occasions I ended up settling on some fabric I didn’t totally love […]

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WIP: Purl Soho – Laura’s Loop: Colorblock Bias Blanket

Photo by purl soho As soon as I saw this Purl Soho – Laura’s Loop Colorblock Bias Blanket I wanted to start knitting it.  Simple and elegant.  I knew it would really showcase some of our Nice and Knit yarns in garter stitch.  I am knitting this for my son Darren (he does not know […]

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Disappearing Act

I’m sorry if it seems we’ve disappeared on you, we haven’t! A few key items on our schedules have been past so we’ll have a bit more time to dedicate to you and this blog. I have no idea where the month of May is going, but it seems to be whizzing by at breakneck […]

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