Cashmere on Sale!

“A skein of our Afghan cashmere is not just a lovely thing to cuddle, or the yarn for the nicest cowl you’ll ever own. It is a thread of connection to a community of women in Afghanistan.” On of our favorite companies, From the Mountain, is currently offering its gorgeous cashmere yarns for sale atContinue reading “Cashmere on Sale!”

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Valentine’s Day Special: Gradient ArtYarns Kits!

These beautiful gradient yarn kits by ArtYarns would make a perfect gift for someone you love (or for yourself!) this Valentine’s Day. Each kit features 4 skeins of Merino Cloud (135 yards each; 80% fine merino and 20% cashmere). The colors are soft and lovely, and each kit comes with a FREE pattern! Just mentionContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Special: Gradient ArtYarns Kits!”

Knitting the Colors of Lake Tahoe: A Quick Winter Knit & Free Pattern!

Did you know that Zen Yarn Garden dyed a selection of yarn in Tahoe-based colors exclusively for The Knitting Nest? We absolutely love these colors, and recently knit up this Cherry Garcia cowl using only one skein of the Zen Yarn Garden cashmere. It’s beautiful! Stop by, check out the gorgeous colors, and get theContinue reading “Knitting the Colors of Lake Tahoe: A Quick Winter Knit & Free Pattern!”