Archive for the ‘new stuff’ Category

it’s a hot weekend… find your oasis!

Posted on: May 25th, 2018 by nina chicago
Shibui's Oasis scarf is light, breezy and easy to wear! It is cool knitting for the upcoming hot weekend. This project uses Shibui's Fern, which comes in a beautiful variety of colors. We decided to make our sample out of ash and apple. We lo ... Read Full Article

think pink for spring

Posted on: May 18th, 2018 by nina chicago
We are so delighted with the spring line from Shibui Knits, especially their new limited edition colorway, Petal!  Shown here is Ossa knit in Twig and Silk Cloud. This pattern is complimentary with your yarn purchase. We also have peta ... Read Full Article

ma chemise de fête by j.m. plumridge is here!

Posted on: May 11th, 2018 by nina chicago
We are thrilled to announce the release of the new and elegant pattern, Ma Chemise de Fête by shopgirl J.M. Plumridge. She originally designed this for a special event, then everyone else saw it and wanted one, too! This stunning lace top ... Read Full Article

new bags & mags for lys day

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 by nina chicago
Just in for LYS Day: Della Q project bags! We have Stitches in the City: Chicago for LYS Day, and a fun assortment of others! Both Making No. 5 / Color and Mason-Dixon Field Guide No. 6 / Transparency are available today, Frida ... Read Full Article

the local yarn shawl & other fun perks for lys day

Posted on: April 19th, 2018 by nina chicago
We are very excited for our first ever LYS day this Saturday! Designer Casapinka has designed the Local Yarn Shawl specifically for this event. This Saturday only, the pattern is free with the yarn you purchase for this project! For thi ... Read Full Article

find your solemate this valentine’s day!

Posted on: February 14th, 2018 by nina chicago
Our hearts are fluttering over Lorna's Laces Solemate! This superwash merino sock yarn contains Outlast®, a fiber technology that continuously interacts with the body's microclimate to moderate temperature from being too hot or too cold. Perfec ... Read Full Article

happy holidays and happy new year!

Posted on: December 31st, 2017 by nina chicago
We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and we wish everyone a Happy New Year!  It's the time of New Year's Resolutions and we have decided that ours is to teach you something new.  Click here for our current class schedule, full of options to tea ... Read Full Article

tiny houses in the house

Posted on: December 18th, 2017 by nina chicago
Our "house" is filled with talented shopgirls!  One of our own, Mary O'Meara creates beautiful ceramic houses by knitting or braiding a yarn swatch and then pressing it into the clay to reproduce it.  The patterned pieces are then cut out of t ... Read Full Article

Introducing… J.M. Plumridge

Posted on: December 16th, 2017 by nina chicago
The day is finally here! Our very own Jen has launched her own line of project bags and notions pouches, exclusively here at nina. Jen's focus is on environmentally conscious design, using ethically sourced and recycled materials to create bag ... Read Full Article

holiday gift ideas galore!

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 by nina chicago
We really stocked up this year!  You're sure to find the perfect gift for your favorite knitter or crocheter.  We collaborated with local artist Megan of Dishique Boutique to create these beautiful wine stoppers and mini-dishes.   We ... Read Full Article

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