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Drea Renee Trunk Show!

Modern knit wear for the modern knitter!

As a yarn shop owner, I come across many, many, many blogs, posts, pictures, trends, etc., each and every day… but when I stumbled across Andrea Mowry of… 193 more words

Tahoe Knitting Nest

Prairie Fire by KIS Designs

This is probably the most luxurious thing I have ever knit. It is Prairie Fire by KIS Designs in Zen Yarn Garden Serenity Glimmer Sock and Shibui Silk Cloud. 12 more words


Sweet T Shawl

I had the opportunity to test another great shawl by Casapinka! Her pattern, Koi Pond, was created in affiliation with Quaere. This is my favorite shawl by far that… 219 more words



I have been noticing a trend of sorts. Last year during the yarn crawl, our shop got specially dyed Ancient Arts Fibre yarns, one of which was speckled. 273 more words

Knitwear Design Process

Knitting the Colors of Lake Tahoe: A Quick Winter Knit & Free Pattern!

Did you know that Zen Yarn Garden dyed a selection of yarn in Tahoe-based colors exclusively for The Knitting Nest? We absolutely love these colors, and recently knit up this Cherry Garcia cowl using only one skein of the Zen Yarn Garden cashmere. 50 more words

Tahoe Knitting Nest

Mitt Madness

My son has a beautiful Maine Coon tuxedo cat. The family joke is that she controls the weather.

The cold weather and previous snow storms had already launched me into some serious mitt knitting, but this week’s storm really pushed me into mitt knitting overdrive.   679 more words