Today’s Feature!

Our featured yarn today is a special colourway of Classic Sock called “Land & Sky” from Willow & Hare Handmade We will be donating 100% of the sales of this yarn to the Women in Need Society. Among their many wonderful programs and services, this longstanding local charity offers employment training to recent immigrants, most …

Mitten Tree 2021

Autumn is here, and things are getting frosty, including heads and hands! We are accepting donations for our mitten tree (hats and scarves are gratefully accepted too) on behalf of Commuknity Cares who will distribute them to those in need. We have already received some gorgeous hats and mittens (modelled by our tree 🙂) and …

Mitten Tree Hats!

Two spectacular hats from the wonderful Orysia! These beauties are donations for our “Mitten Tree” initiative in partnership with CommuKNITy Cares. Thank you for your hard work and generosity, Orysia!

Hats & Mittens!

Our Friday Finished Objects this week are hats and mittens for our Mitten Tree, courtesy of the lovely Diana, Dorte, and Jane. Thank you so much for your donations everyone! We are off to a great start!  

Our Mitten Tree

Winter seems to be settling in early this year.  There are lots of cold hands in our city, so we have set up our little mitten tree again.  We are working with CommunKNITy Cares who will distribute them to the people in need. They have a whole bunch of patterns in different sizes and yarn weights here so there …

Eagles and Mittens

We are very pleased to announce that we are accepting donations for the Eagle’s Nest Stoney Family Shelter. Eagle’s Nest Shelter provides shelter and counselling, as well as food, clothing and childcare to women and children escaping domestic violence. Some of the items they are looking for are socks, pajamas, and toiletries. We are also …

Warm Woollen Mittens?

We’ve had a request from a teacher at a high needs elementary school. She is searching for 16 pairs of much needed, handknitted wool mittens to donate to her Grade 3 students. As part of their reading and language arts program, they will be learning about the origin of “made” items, from sheep to yarn …

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A friendly local yarn store on Kensington Road. We are located on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, and the people of the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.

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