Knit & Sip at Tahoe Pourhouse

 

Introducing a new way to get social with your knitting! Join us at Tahoe Pourhouse for a morning or evening “Knit and Sip,” and receive a $5 credit towards your food or drink purchase.

Tahoe Pourhouse is a self pour wine bar that also offers a healthy “Farm to Table” breakfast, coffee, custom lunch sandwiches, specialty salads, freshly made soups, tapas style dinner plates, cheese & charcuterie boards and more. The unique menu features high end, fresh, locally sourced ingredients that have been grown in a sustainable manner. The small plates are inspired by Spanish tapas and include dishes like Flat Iron Steak Plate, King Salmon Pan Roast, Macaroni & Cheese and Sautéed Garlic Prawns, just to name a few!

Our opening schedule is:

Tuesday mornings on July 16th and 30th, from 9:00-11:00.

Thursday evenings on July 25th and August 8th, from 4:30-6:30.

Come join us, and happy knitting (and sipping)!

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!

Coming this fall: the First Annual Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl! 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. More details coming soon!

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New: Atenti Bags!

Have you seen the latest bags from Atenti? We love these adorable fabrics, and the versatile styles they come in.

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Stop in and explore these new bags for yourself!

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!

Coming this fall: the First Annual Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl! 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. More details coming soon!

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New in the Shop: Gedifra Yarn

The Knitting Nest is proud to announce that we now carry Gedifra Yarns and patterns! This unique company was founded in Tuscany in 1922. Here are a few of our favorite new yarns, and a beautiful scarf design:

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Stop in soon to see more of these gorgeous designs, and other new items! 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!

Coming this fall: the First Annual Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl! 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. More details coming soon!

Sale: Namaste Bags!

Now on sale, these beautiful Namaste bags! Our supply is limited, so come by soon to check out these functional and stylish bags, at 50% off through the end of June (or as supplies last).

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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!

Knit Collage Mini Skein Sampler Kits!

Here’s an easy way to try FIVE of Knit Collage’s beautiful yarns at once, without having to buy the entire skein: mini skein sampler kits! Free patterns for a knit cowl, a crochet cowl and a hat are available (other patterns are available as well). These kits are also ideal for weavers!

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Here’s what’s included:

Yarn A: Spun Cloud ~ 100% wool ~ 17 yards

Yarn B: Wildflower ~ 100% cotton ~ 17 yards

Yarn C: Daisy Chain ~ a mix of wool/mohair and sparkly fibers – content varies based on color ~ 17 yards

Yarn D: Cast Away ~ 100% wool – content varies based on color ~ 17 yards

Yarn E: Gypsy Garden or Rolling Stone ~ a mix of wool/mohair and sparkly fibers – content varies based on color ~ 17 yards

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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!

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Yarn Bowls & Yarn on Sale!

Just in: these beautiful yarn bowls!

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In addition, one of our newer lines, Fibres by Ramona, is 15% off through the month of March! This local company produces hand-spun, hand-dyed yarn, in a 50% merino, 25% alpaca and 25% nylon blend. Both kits and single skeins are available, in a variety of beautiful colors.

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Stop by to see these beautiful yarns (and the perfect bowls to store them in)!

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!

Blue Sky Fibers: Woolstok

Rich colors, excellent stitch definition and a pleasure to knit… it’s easy to see why  Blue Sky Fiber’s Woolstok is such a popular yarn! Get cozy during these last weeks of winter with one of these beautiful projects, available in an array of colors.

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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!