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latest staff & customer projects

Posted on: December 6th, 2016 by nina chicago
Time to share... Every style and skill level is represented in this latest collection of staff and customer projects. Hopefully at least one of them will make it to your list of must makes.   Kristine's Flax made with Berroco Vintage &n ... Read Full Article

nina turns 12!

Posted on: November 18th, 2016 by nina chicago
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it’s beginning to get cold out there

Posted on: November 18th, 2016 by nina chicago
As temps drop this weekend, it's time to think cozy! Here are some nice project ideas. Nicole's Simple Bulky Hat made with Malabrigo Rasta is fast and fun.   Kristine's Afton Shrug made with Blue Sky Fibers Cotton is a cute layering pie ... Read Full Article

beautiful shawl!

Posted on: November 1st, 2016 by nina chicago
We're loving Kelly's latest project, Farmhouse. It's amazingly soft and drapey out of Big Bad Wool Weepaca, and just perfect in this marled color, "grey wolf."   ... Read Full Article

fall project ideas

Posted on: October 20th, 2016 by nina chicago
This is the time of year when our creative juices are flowing and our needles are clicking. We love these latest projects by our customers and staff. Can we help you start one of them?   Shari's Boneyard Shawl edged with Shibui Silk Clo ... Read Full Article

collaboration with john fluevog shoes chicago

Posted on: October 10th, 2016 by nina chicago
  We're participating in a fun Yarn Bomb Collaboration with neighbor shop, John Fluevog Chicago.  And we need your help! They just completed a beautiful remodel of their store, and want to yarn bomb two pillars in the center of their spac ... Read Full Article

well that was fun!

Posted on: October 5th, 2016 by nina chicago
Stephen West came to our shop for a Westknits Bestknits Book Signing event and Brioche Workshop last week, and he brought a lot of color! It was truly radiant with all his samples hanging about. Thanks to everyone who joined us in welcoming Stephe ... Read Full Article

hints of fall

Posted on: September 20th, 2016 by nina chicago
I love the relaxed pace of summer. But that first hint of fall sure does inspire us to knit and crochet like crazy. So many great projects to cast on!! Like these:   Kristine's Glacier Sweep (Malabrigo Finito)   Kelly's 22 Litt ... Read Full Article

stephen west is coming to nina!

Posted on: August 20th, 2016 by nina chicago
  We're so excited to welcome Stephen West back to Chicago! He's coming to our shop September 28-29 for two events.     Wine & Cheese Trunk Show Party An Evening with Stephen West Wednesday, September 28th (6-8 pm) Hav ... Read Full Article

impressive customer & staff projects!

Posted on: August 19th, 2016 by nina chicago
  The best thing about working at a yarn shop is applauding our customers and staff when they show what they've made. There's so much reason for applause this month!   Jen designed this stunning chemise, and is developing the pattern ... Read Full Article

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