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Classes – 2018

Written on December 2, 2017 at 10:30 am, by

We are wrapping up our fall season classes, and we hope everyone has enjoyed learning new things with us! We are very excited about our winter session and all the classes we will have on offer, and we’ll be posting our new calendar very soon. We’ll have classes for all levels of knitting, crochet, weaving, felting,…

Spin and Weave Night

Written on May 18, 2017 at 12:23 pm, by

Join us for an evening of spinning and weaving! Event is free but space is limited – sign up here!

The Great Canadian Flag-A-Long

Written on May 12, 2017 at 4:05 pm, by

Canada’s 150th anniversary is upon us, and we’re celebrating in a big way! We hope you’ll help us ring in this exciting milestone with a huge patchwork Canadian flag! That’s right – we’re making a great big flag and we need your help to knit, crochet, weave, and felt red and white squares! It doesn’t…

August Ashford Demos!

Written on August 12, 2016 at 10:18 am, by

It’s August, which means one thing: TWIST FESTIVAL! One of the biggest fibre festivals in the region, Twist will have you covered for all your fibre-y needs, be they yarn, wool, or equipment! We’re very fortunate to have the ever fabulous Kate Sherratt from Ashford NZ joining us again at our booth this year –…

Weekly Roundup: June 28 – July 3

Written on June 29, 2016 at 12:01 pm, by

We’ve got a great series of free summer seminars coming up in July and August! You can find a list of the ravelry workshops, demos, and mini-classes here! We won’t be hosting a Spin or Weave night in July, but if you need your Wabi Sabi spin fix you can join our Tour de Fleece discussion…

Spotlight on: Kids’ Kits from Harrisville Designs!

Written on April 11, 2015 at 11:30 am, by

Spring has sprung, and it’s time for some colourful kids’ crafts! Our Harrisville Designs kits will introduce your child to a variety of fibre crafts, including weaving, spinning, and felting! Each kit includes all of the materials and instructions you’ll need to make an awesome and creative project, and the child-friendly kits are also appropriate…

New Cottolin from Louet

Written on March 11, 2015 at 3:18 pm, by

We’ve just received a brand new order of Cottolin cones from Louet! Look at all those bright and beautiful colours!  

Life is always better with a little touch of plaid!

Written on August 9, 2014 at 12:41 pm, by

  Our very own Marie-France just wove this stunning shawl with 3 colourways of Cascade 220 yarn by Estelle, using an Ashford rigid heddle loom! Beautiful work!

Rainy Day Activities

Written on July 26, 2014 at 11:59 am, by

There’s something special about teaching children to work with their hands. This is why we are so crazy about Harrisville Designs and their projects for the young. We carry a range of their kits in a variety of different fibre activities such as: spool knitting, cotton loops, knitting, felting, crochet, drop spindle and weaving. We…

UPDATE – Louet Demos Rescheduled!

Written on June 15, 2014 at 11:36 am, by

Mark your calendars – we’ve rescheduled our Louet Demos for October 2nd! Louet representatives will be demonstrating the Jane Loom from 2-4 PM and their spinning wheels from 6-8 PM.