Trapezoid Throw

do you know intarsia? do you even know what that means?

Instarsia (noun): An art or technique of decorating a surface with inlaid patterns, especially of wood mosaic, developed during the Renaissance. A method of knitting with a number of colors, in which a separate length or ball of yarn is used for each area of color. Intarsia knitting is a much understood and maligned art. […]

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cloud 9 retreat

We’re so excited to have our first ever retreat for knitters and needlepointers! Are you ready for fun, relaxation – and stitching with your friends? All this close to home. Stay at home or stay at the hotel. Either way, enjoy knitting and needlepoint classes, open stitching in our lounge, trunk shows from MaggiKnits and […]

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clearance sale june 2015 – yarn

We are excited to have so many yarns on sale during our June clearance sale! Check out the amazing list below: Lace Weight – Habu Silk Stainless Steel, Copper Bamboo & N-75 Merino Rowan Fine Lace Sock/Fingering Weight – HPKY Corriedale Sock, Donegal Sock & Merino Tencel Sock Mirasol Hachito Crystal Palace Mini Mochi Blue Sky Alpaca Royal Petites Kits Noro Shiraito […]

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the golden rules for the civilized stitcher

We at 3 Kittens are lucky enough to have the most wonderful needle artists in Minnesota come into the shop every day. Whether you’re a yarn-lover, a needlepoint maven – or both – we’re honored to have you with us. Recently, we’ve been answering a lot of questions about our “house rules,” so we decided […]

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