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 …

Knock knock!

It’s Knitted Knockers! The Loop is pleased to announce that we are working with Knitted Knockers Alberta! Knitted Knockers are a lightweight, breatheable breast prosthesis that can be worn by women who have undergone a mastectomy. Made of high quality Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton yarn, they are lighter and cooler than a gel filled prosthesis …

A Tea Party on a Global Scale

You might have seen the bin for the knitting club at the Annie Gale school in the store. You might have fed it some yarn. We’re very proud to show you this article¬†, it’s the story of the wonderful things the kids have been doing (as well as what happened to all that yarn!) Enjoy! …

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