Bags: A Perfect Holiday Gift!

The Knitting Nest currently has a wonderful collection of bags in stock! These unique pieces are perfect for knitting, crochet and other crafts, but also make fabulous everyday and travel bags. They’re great for gifts, too! Here are a few of our favorites:

7335C50D-9976-407B-8C76-80CCCC3CD2DA_1_201_a6E585BC0-85B7-4560-B133-B75ABA64477E_1_201_a3CE83035-1C18-4F90-BBFF-D88EFD628A3C_1_201_a23763F20-B162-4131-AF69-868992CB1AB4_1_201_aF3DB4C65-3F0C-4306-8677-ABACAC1B9692_1_201_a1BE97828-EFA2-4564-BE1C-D3B9B2BE6D1F_1_201_aD0C9FC22-A41B-43C8-B216-F27E53C47158_1_201_a

Come explore our collection!

Happy knitting!

P.S. Our shop hours are currently shortened while Lauren cares for baby Sofia, and due to winter road conditions, so please remember to check the website or call ahead for our most up-to-date schedule. Thank you!

Quick Knits for Holiday Gifts

There’s still time to make some beautiful, quick knits for your holiday gifting! Here are some of our favorites (these also make wonderful gifts for the other knitters in your life):

05E9E537-7042-4942-BB61-5A2029BF9D28_1_201_a

Kits! We adore this slouchy hat and matching mittens.

2475D3C1-8A2E-455C-8D13-E65082D07DE9_1_201_a51F0111D-2127-4A77-BE76-5263E25859E8_1_201_a

32FF9522-BDD8-4E44-B747-2A95FCCF9751_1_201_a

This 1 skein project also makes a gorgeous and unique gift!

27F4C32F-8EB1-48F3-9998-57CB7FE23F27_1_201_a

Beautiful colors options!

96008F36-BBA7-4314-A346-F6C4DC2BF42C_1_201_a

The Blue Sky Fibers Lilydale sock would also make a truly special gift.

2DB4041F-6D18-4766-BE06-4EF476FF1B3C_1_201_a

We have many other quick projects and other gift ideas for you, so stop by soon!

Happy knitting!

P.S. Our shop hours are currently shortened while Lauren cares for baby Sofia, and due to winter road conditions, so please remember to check the website or call ahead for our most up-to-date schedule. Thank you!

Halloween Hat!

Looking for a quick knit that’s perfect for Halloween? Try this adorable black spider hat! It’s a fast knit in beautiful Lena yarn by Tahki Stacy Charles, and will help you create a unique (and warm) look for an evening of trick-or-treating.

fullsizeoutput_3653

Happy Halloween, and happy knitting!

P.S. Our shop hours are currently shortened while Lauren cares for baby Sofia, so please remember to check the website or call ahead for our most up-to-date schedule. Thank you!

fullsizeoutput_3651

Thank You Yarn Crawlers!

 

Last week’s First Annual Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl was an outstanding success! It was wonderful to make new friends (and see so many long-time customers). We were blown away by everyone’s excitement and enthusiasm, and are already looking forward to next year!

Thank you so much for turning out and sharing your love for all things fiber. We love being a part of this community, and look forward to seeing you soon!

Happy knitting!

P.S. Our shop hours are currently shortened while Lauren cares for baby Sofia, so please remember to check the website or call ahead for our most up-to-date schedule. Thank you!

SNYC_Insta7

Last Reminder: (End of) Summer KAL!

fullsizeoutput_3bf4

Fall may be here, but there’s still time for a quick end of summer knit-a-long! Buy the yarn for these adorable Lilydale Footsies (available in both solid and striped colors), and get the pattern (and adorable tote bag) for FREE!

Hurry in by the end of the week for this special offer!

LilydaleFootiesKAL_Instagram

Happy knitting!

P.S. Our shop hours are currently shortened while Lauren cares for baby Sofia, so please remember to check the website or call ahead for our most up-to-date schedule. Thank you!

fullsizeoutput_3beb

The Yarn Crawl is Almost Here!

This week, September 19th-22nd, don’t miss the First Annual Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl! This FREE event is a celebration of friends, community and all things fiber!

fullsizeoutput_3bd2

Here’s how it works: 11 yarn shops throughout the Lake Tahoe and Reno areas will be featuring special yarns, free patterns, prizes, trunk shows and more! This is a wonderful way to tour the scenic Sierra Nevada mountains while stocking up for your fall knitting.

It’s free to crawl, and there is no pre-registration necessary.

  • Use our map to find the participating stores and plan your route.

  • Download and print your Passport. 

  • Have your passport stamped at each shop you visit.

  • Collect stamps at all of the participating stores, turn in your passport at your final stop and you’re automatically entered into the prize drawings.

Collect a free knit and/or crochet pattern at each shop you visit. Featured yarn used in these patterns will be offered at 10% off.

At The Knitting Nest, here are a few of the special events we’ll be offering:

  • Blue Sky Fibers Trunk Show

  • Atenti Bags Trunk Show

  • Pop-up Shop R.Glahn Wooden Knitting Bowls

  • Raffle Prizes Daily

  • Knit & SipHappy Hour at The Eagles Nest Bar/Lounge 4:00-7:00 pm.  Wrap up your yarn crawl adventures with a refreshing drink and gorgeous views of Lake Tahoe!

Happy knitting and see you at the crawl!

fullsizeoutput_3c0c

 

Reminder: (End of) Summer KAL!

Don’t forget: through the month of September, we’re hosting a Blue Sky Fibers Knit-a-Long! Buy the yarn for the Lilydale Footsies (available in both solid and striped colors), and get the pattern (and adorable tote bag) for FREE!

Hurry in, offer ends September 30th!

LilydaleFootiesKAL_Instagram

fullsizeoutput_3be4

fullsizeoutput_3beb

Happy knitting!

P.S. Our shop hours are currently shortened while Lauren cares for baby Sofia, so please remember to check the website or call ahead for our most up-to-date schedule. Thank you!

*The First Annual Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl is coming! From September 19th-22nd, 11 yarn shops throughout the Lake Tahoe and Reno areas will be featuring special yarns, free patterns, prizes, trunk shows and more! This is a wonderful way to tour the scenic Sierra Nevada mountains while stocking up for your fall knitting.

SNYC_Insta6