Linden BFL Sport is Here With a KAL to Celebrate!

What happens when ChrisRKnits is out looking for a sportweight BFL with three plys that is perfect for sweaters and warm accessories? She has one milled! We proudly present the new Linden BFL Sport in twenty rich hand dyed shades. 100g, 390yds A blissful KAL is starting immediately with Lori Versaci's Pour Moi Cardigan in our new branded yarn. The [...]

By |September 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

April was busy!

April's Minnesota Yarn Shop was a huge success! Overall, the hop raised $37,500 for local food shelves and hundreds of pounds of food. Our shop handed out about 850 free patterns designed by ChrisRKnits. Liberate (crochet) and Elevate (knit) were warmly received. Chris, our staff, and all the other shop owners are already looking forward to next year's event. If [...]

By |May 3rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Fudwick’s Charitable Efforts

Gnomes can be gnoisey. Especially when they want to help out someone else in gneed. From now until the end of the year 2014, we invite you to bring us some hats, mittens, scarves and gloves for homeless youth. In exchange, you'll receive a $5 off coupon. One coupon per customer, please.

By |November 24th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Learn to Knit Kit by ChrisRKnits – Instructions

Thank you for purchasing the Learn to Knit Kit by ChrisRKnits. In the kit you will find three colors of yarn, 2 double pointed knitting needles & 1 tapestry needle. In addition to these items, you will need scissors and patience. You will make the three knitted bracelets and use their leftover yarn for embellishment. Part 1 demonstrates casting on [...]

By |November 15th, 2014|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Back to the old stomping grounds for a few hours of fun!

Our focus will be on fibers made in the USA as well as locally designed patterns.  See you there!

By |November 11th, 2014|News|0 Comments

On the heels of three huge Madelinetosh boxes

  came the new yarn from SHIBUI. MAAI is an irresistible alpaca/merino chainette yarn. Kathleen knit us a sample of the M. 1 free scarf pattern months ago. We saved it for display until the box arrived yesterday. We ordered all the colors available. I'm sure there is one that will catch your eye. Chris has her eye on three [...]

By |September 17th, 2014|News|0 Comments

New Classes with ChrisRKnits

Chris is adding more classes to our schedule this fall. Fixing Common Knitting Mistakes is the next topic. Chris is a "master" at fixing mistakes, having made all of them at one time or another. If you are new to knitting, or have been knitting for some time this could be your ticket to empowerment! Chris will teach you a thing [...]

By |September 12th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Charitable Endeavors: Hats4Homeless & Chemo Caps

    We are always happy to collect hats for the local Hats for the Homeless group. It's been a pleasure to be a drop off spot for several years and we are delighted when boxes arrive from elsewhere in the country. If you are looking for information on just what kind of hat is suitable for the program, the [...]

By |September 9th, 2014|News|1 Comment

Tri-Color and You Will Succeed Cowl

ChrisRKnits and Jessica put their heads together to come up with this fun cowl design. Our version uses a fabulous new yarn from Skacel's Hikoo line called Simplinatural. A soft silky blend of alpaca, merino and silk, this yarn has a vibrant saturated color pallet and is just dreamy to knit. In addition to being the pattern for the Monday night [...]

By |August 7th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Spunky Custom Fit Finished!

Doesn't this look fantastic? But still we learned a few things while making this Custom Fit program cardigan. She prefers a "low" hip length rather than "mid" hip length. Average fit is great for wearing a camisole or tank underneath, but not much else. The next cardigan will be made using the "loose" fit option. Kenzie is an absolutely fantastic yarn choice.

By |July 29th, 2014|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments