A draw for Clair

In conjunction with our upcoming birthday celebration, we are holding a draw for Clair. Not for Clair herself, although she is pretty great, this is to help fund the renovations to make her home accessible, and anything else she’ll need to continue her rehabilitation work. Here’s how it works, from now until the close of …

January Winner!

We have a knit-a-long winner for January, and it is… yarbex! She gets some patterns that were generously provided by Fiona Ellis for this month’s prize! Many thanks to Fiona for the amazing prize, and congratulations to yarbex!! If you’re interested in further exploration of the wonderful world of cables, Fiona offers two more classes …

What we got Wednesday – January 13th 2016

Orifice hooks! Purple Gecko, who makes the amazing stitch markers, has branched out and now offers handmade orifice hooks for the spinners! We also have more Cricket Looms by Schacht! This little loom is lightweight and small enough to take your weaving with you!   Also… more Zoom Looms! This portable little pin loom comes …

What we got Wednesday – Dec. 16 – Part 1

We got… the biggest warm fuzzy ever!! The person in the picture is Maida. That box she’s holding contains everything she has been knitting for two years. Her plan was to build up enough inventory to have a knitwear sale. Instead, Maida brought all her hard work to us. She has donated it all to …

Our basket runneth over!

So did our hearts! We upgraded to a bigger version, and are going to do our first drop off very soon. We have such an amazing community of fibre folks, thank you so much for all of your hard work!! You are all so amazing and we love you all to the moon and back! …

Warm Welcome for Syrian Refugees

To help welcome Syrian refugees arriving in Calgary and Southern Alberta, we are collecting donations of hand-crafted winter accessories to be given to individuals and families as they arrive in the city. We are partnering with the Margaret Chisholm Resettlement Centre, part of Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, which runs an airport welcome program, to distribute …

What we got Wednesday… plus a big reveal!

First of all, we got more yarn spools! In addition to the wonderful single spools (some are maple, for that extra Canadian touch!), we got a couple of double spools. These beauties help make colourwork go smoothly by making the yarn wrangling easier. Book Club will be meeting on Tuesday, November 24 from 6:30 – 8:30pm …

Book Club!

Join Sarah every month to discuss a popular novel while knitting or crocheting the evening away. We will take a look at projects inspired by our chosen novel and share our ideas while the needles (or hooks!) fly. Cost will be $10 per month. Please call the store at 403-457-3020 to register. This month’s book …

What we got Wednesday

This Wednesday, we got ourselves some winners! We would like to thank each and every one of you for your efforts and good work that went into the CanadaKAL. We were utterly gobsmacked at some of the beautiful pieces that were created, and with the amazing number of choices in this great country. The following …

Classes? We have them!

Have you checked out our fall classes? We have lots going on, from Knitting and Crochet 101, to advanced lace techniques. There are some starting this weekend, and there is still space available! Call the store at 403-457-3020 for more information, or to register! Also, book club is back!! Join Sarah on Tuesday, September 29th …