A Pi Day Party plus new stuff!

Divide the circumference of a circle by its diameter. The answer is 3.14 (and so on, and so on), or π (Pi)! Some fun facts about π are: – Both the ancient Babylonians and Egyptians knew about the Pi ratio. – Pi is an infinite decimal. – The numbers to the right of the decimal …

We’re Having a Mitten Party!

Since we’re all deep into our mini mitten making, we thought it would be really fun to have ourselves a little mitten party. Join us on Wednesday, February 13th, from 3:00 onwards for some mini mitten fun. We can work on our mittens, chat about our mittens, and oooh and aaahh over everyone’s adorable little …

Our Annual Surprise Sale!

Our annual SURPRISE! sale will take place this Saturday, December 22nd, from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. ALL spinning wheels, looms, and “hard accessories” will be 10% off! Everything else in the store (excluding gift certificates and classes) will be 20% off! Yarn, needles, bags etc… all 20% off! Stop in on Saturday for some …

Curious Cables? Impervious?

Stop by the Fluevog Christmas Market (207 8th Ave SW) from 5:00 – 9:00 pm on Friday, Dec. 7th. We have Impervious Shawl kits! 3 skeins of custom dyed, Loop House Fingering Weight yarn, dice, pattern, everything but your needles! Also… limited edition “Curious Cable” sock kits from Two Birds Knitting, designed and dyed by …

We have an exciting announcement for you today!

On Wednesday, September 12th, come and spend an evening with Heidi Kirrmaier. The designer of patterns like Vitamin D , Tea with Jam and Bread, and her newest shawl design, Postcards from California, will be having a trunk show at The Loop at 6:30 pm. Drop by and hang out with Heidi as she explains …

Our Final Knitting Heritage Talk!

Thank you so much to our first two speakers, Baiba and Yulia for coming out and talking to us about your knitting heritages, it was wonderful! Join us on Saturday, August 18th for the final speaker in our knitting heritage series. Janis Kristjansson will be at The Loop at 12:30 to talk to us about …

Good Morning!

Good Morning! It’s me, Polly. I wanted to remind you not to miss our friend, Baiba’s talk on Latvian Knitting Culture. It’s happening today, August 4th, at 12:30 pm at the store. I am very excited, see you there!

Knitting Heritage

In 1974, the Alberta Government created Heritage Day to recognise, and celebrate our varied multicultural heritage. This year, we were lucky enough to be able to call on three of our talented knitting friends to give a series of talks (with time for questions!) about their knitting heritages. Seating is limited, and will be on …

Faking Sanity!

Back in the day, a couple of our good friends decided to move to BC and open a bookstore. Which is now a yarn-book-muffin store… featuring lots of dyers, along with their own amazing hand dyed yarn. We love it, and figured that you would as well… please meet “Persuasion” by Faking Sanity. 100 grams …

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