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 …

It’s time for Le Tour…

de France, and therefore, de Fleece! Are you going to spin? Join us on Saturday, July 7th at 12:30 pm for our Tour de Fleece kick off! Bring your wheel, or spindle and come spinning. At 1:00, Clair will be doing a demo on the Mini Eel Wheel. If you decide you want to join …

Cowtown Knits Trunk Show

Don’t forget to join us from 1:00 – 3:00 pm tomorrow, May 26th, for Kate Bostwick’s trunk show for “Travel Knits for the Family.” She’ll be bringing her samples from the book, and you can see them up close and personal!

Book Launch Tonight!

Don’t forget to join us from 5:00 – 8:00 pm tonight, May 25th, for Kate Bostwick’s official launch of her new book, “Travel Knits for the Family.” We’ll have delicious snacks, Kate, books, and tonnes of fun, don’t miss it!


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