Nice and Knit Category

Nice & Knit Yarn Winner

Good morning everyone! Our Nice and knit Yarn giveaway winner is Marilyn who wrote: I have the Bella shawl in my queue http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/bella-shawl-3. It would be lovely in Nantucket…don’t you think? By the way, your website is my new favorite. I even ordered a Yarn Pop bag yesterday after seeing yours. You inspire me!!   Thank […]

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Bag Ladies

Katie and I are total bag hoarders. Anytime we see a new knitting bag we impulsively buy it and luckily, almost never regret it. Our most recent bag purchase (yes, we each got one) was this really cool project bag from YarnPop. It’s their ‘Gadgety’ bag which is basically perfect for a colorwork project because […]

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idea·pho·ria

There’s a lot of things I love about running this blog with my sister, but near the very top of my list is our common knack for having boundless lists of ideas.   See, we both score nearly off the charts in ideaphoria. What’s ideaphoria you ask? Thanks to Wikipedia for the definition it is: […]

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Workin’ on a Cowl

One of the projects I have in progress is this really awesome chevron scarf pattern Katie made. She’ll be releasing the pattern very soon! It’s such an easy and enjoyable knit and of course it’s nice and trendy with the chevron pattern. I was in my office late one night last week and I turned […]

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Color Profile: Lobster Pot

If you had a chance to check out our shop update you might notice two new things – some new colorways and some new yarn bases! Today we’ll highlight a personal favorite of mine that we’re calling Lobster Pot! Lobster Pot is a unique red that has hints of brown and orange. I am so […]

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Chance of Showers

The completed date on this project was September 30, 2013. That’s 6 months ago, and I am just getting around to getting this project posted. Sad, I know but thank you for your patience!  My tardiness hasn’t been for lack of wearing this sweater though – I wear it all the time.  It’s very comfortable […]

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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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