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!

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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!

Last Chance & Holiday Sale!

The Knitting Nest will be CLOSED from December 21st through the end of the year; until then all regularly priced items are 25% off! We have lots of amazing gift ideas for you, as well as other specials and promotions throughout the store, so hurry in soon!

Happy holidays, and 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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25% Off Sale!

Now through December 20th, all regularly priced items are 25% off! Stocks are limited, so hurry in and stock up on gifts, yarn, bags, patterns and supplies!

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This Blue Sky Fibers hat makes a wonderful, quick gift!

We’ll be closed December 21st through the end of the year, so don’t delay! (And remember to check our website for the most current hours, especially during winter storm conditions.)

Happy holidays!

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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Knit & Purr needle set

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Knit Collage: another quick knit!

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Atenti Bags: perfect for knitters and everyone else!

New: Fibres by Ramona

We’re thrilled to announce that The Knitting Nest is now carrying Fibres by Ramona, a local company that produces hand-spun, hand-dyed yarn. Both kits and single skeins are available, in a variety of beautiful colors. Stop by and explore these new additions!

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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!