This Week: Stitches United & Other News

This week: Stitches United

Stitches United is happening this weekend (April 28-30) at the Hartford Convention center! The Marketplace opens Thursday evening with a preview for class attendees from 5-8, then opens to the public Friday and Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 10-4.  We hope we’ll see you there. You can find us at booths 435/437!

Here’s the inside scoop on what we’re bringing with us – we have some real show stoppers!

  • Kits! – Maritime Cowl, Boden, Southbound, Torquata, Mookari & so many more
  • One-of-a-kind colors created exclusively for the show
  • New DK LUXE yarn
  • Hundreds of skeins in Fingering, Sport, DK and Worsted weights
  • A “closet” of spectacular samples to browse
  • Accessories – tee shirts, notebooks, stitch markers, tote bags and more

If you plan on joining us, we have some special savings this show only!


Other News

You might notice that we don’t blog nearly as much as we used to. It’s not because we don’t want to or don’t see the value – it’s simply a matter of being two busy moms who are bound by limits of 24 hours in any given day. But thanks to Instagram, we feel like we can more readily microblog our news and projects. It allows us to keep in touch with our followers a bit more easily and often. If you’re feeling like you’re missing out on what’s new or you’re wondering where we are –  please follow us!

New Yarn Base

Last month we debuted our new Nice & Knit DK LUXE and we gave it that name for a reason. The softness of this yarn and the drape when knit is extraordinary.

DK Luxe is 230 yds/100g skein and consists of 65% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Silk, 15% Yak
We’re dyeing this in 3 exclusive colorways: Wave, Golden Sun and Hazy Skies.
Look for some stunning new patterns coming soon from Alicia Plummer featuring DK LUXE

Shop Now >

New Pattern: Gardener’s Pullover

Gardener’s Pullover is a beautiful spring pullover that is just right for when the weather is still slightly cool, but not so cold where you need a full winter coat. This is a a great piece to layer over a button-down or even just a camisole or light t-shirt.
Pattern sized S-L.

Download Pattern

Warm Weather “Knits”

With hot temperatures just around the corner, our knitting time generally slows down and our knit wardrobe usually goes into hiberation. Our Be Happy tee can become your new favorite “knit wear” for the summer – Just $18 and super comfortable!
Sizes and Quantites are limited!


New Kits: Torquata Available Online

The Torquata wrap is one of our most-favorite knits because of it’s size, softness, ease, wrap-ability and overall visual impact!  Pattern by the very talented Ambah O’Brien and hand-dyed yarns in stunning color combinations from yours truly! A perfect project to cast on now.

Kit Includes:

1 – Torquata Wrap Pattern Print
6 – Mini Skeins + 1 Full Skein of our Fingering Weight Yarn (1930 total yards)



Featured Friend: Elizabeth St

A little shout-out to our sister and her husband who recently started a beautiful Etsy shop selling paper goods and home office decor. Their gorgeous collection of stationery has made its way into our everyday life at Nice & Knit. Hand-written notes and to-do lists never looked so good! We’ll have them in our Stitches booth, too!

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