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Free Pattern: BUFFALO PLAID BEANIE

A simple and straight forward beanie that incorporates a playful Buffalo Plaid color work pattern. Knit in the round in either a 3 or 4 color combination, it’s a great beginner pattern! And did we mention it’s free? Consider it a holiday gift from us to you! Happy Knitting Yarn Requirements: 4 Color Nice & Knit Worsted […]

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Behind The Needles: A Nice & Knit Interview

There’s a new blog in town, and this one is worth following! Behind The Needles is written and run by a beautiful knitter, Asia Muth. Asia is local to us so we’ve had the great pleasure of meeting her in person and even getting to sit and knit together. We first met a few years back […]

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Last Minute Gift Set

We have just under two weeks to go until Christmas! You may still be kidding yourself that you’re going to finish all the things you intended to knit for your loved ones, but reality should be sinking in – you’re running out of time! Can you tell we’ve been there, done that? Actually, if I’m being […]

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Holiday Colors – Limited Release Now Available

Our limited release of Holiday 2018 color ways are live in four of our Nice & Knit bases including Fingering, Sock, DK, and Worsted! Pictured above (left to right): Drive-In, Poinsettia, Driftwood, Black watch, Christmas Bow, Tartan, Navy Pier. These colors turned out to be some of our most favorite color ways – maybe because […]

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Launching this week! HOLIDAY 2018

The twinkling lights, cozy fireplaces roaring, red, green and plaid all over and the sounds of Christmas carols had us inspired in the studio last week. So much so that we create a few new colorways to celebrate the sights and sounds of the season. This year’s inspiration mostly drew from some of our favorite […]

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SHOP UPDATE Adventurous Wrap Kits available now

Our Adventurous Wrap Kits are back in the shop! These kits are curated for the wildly popular pattern The Adventurous Wrap by Ambah Obrien.  25 mini skeins (20 g and 87 yards each) are dyed in an incredible fade of two coordinating color ways. I think every knitter could use these in their stash, for […]

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Just Launched! Spring 2018 Speckled Yarns

Our Spring Speckled yarns are live at http://www.niceandknit.com! it’s always so fun for us to dream up new colors, especially fun speckled skeins. Our spring collection for 2018 is live and inspired by our usual passion for the sea, sun and sky but also our other love of flowers and gardening – especially with the […]

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Adventurous Wrap Kits Available for Pre-Order

I recently finished one of the most enjoyable projects – the Adventurous Wrap by Ambah O’Brien.  The construction is very similar to our Southbound pattern but just two triangles instead of 3 and it’s done in a 25 color fade of fingering weight yarn.  It’s incredibly simple but the color changing and fading is so […]

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2018: New Year, New Color

Happy New Year! It’s pretty typical of us to catch up with the calendar about 10 days late, but alas we certainly do wish you a happy new year. ;)  I always love the beginning of a new year, I get myself a new planner, set goals, reevaluate what I don’t want to repeat from […]

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Day2 – Ingy Hat

Another $2 pattern for you. Our Ingy hat is a favorite. It’s a worsted weight hat that knits up quickly and easily with just enough cabling to make it squishy and beautiful. I shouldn’t encourage craziness but I just can’t help myself. If you still need a last minute gift there’s still time to knit […]

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