Category Archives: Events

Honeymoon Bay Retreat with Andrea Rangel

Written on February 25, 2014 at 11:23 am, by

**UPDATE: this retreat has been cancelled. Please check back for news on our retreats planned for 2015. **   We are absolutely thrilled to announce a second spring retreat for 2014. We hope you are able to join us for a relaxing and inspiring weekend away at the Honeymoon Bay Lodge and Retreat on beautiful Vancouver Island,  Continue Reading »

Knit City 2013

Written on November 15, 2013 at 9:56 am, by

We have been wanting to blog about the amazing whirlwind that was Knit City 2013  for weeks, but we were so busy at the show that we weren’t able to take any pictures. Thankfully, Signy from Shine Photography volunteered to take some shots for us, and we’re really excited to share them with you. We  Continue Reading »

Spring Retreat with Tin Can Knits

Written on November 12, 2013 at 2:30 pm, by

We are super excited to announce our spring retreat for 2014. Please join us from April 25-27, 2014 at Springbrooke Retreat Centre with our guest instructor Alexa Ludeman of Tin Can Knits. Not only is Alexa an exceptional knitwear designer and all-around wonderful person, she is also the talented photographer behind our recent book, Cascadia. Of  Continue Reading »

Fibre Feast Celebration

Written on August 11, 2013 at 8:13 pm, by

We are super excited to be a part of the Fibre Feast Celebration, a free social evening for textile folk! Fiber Feast is all about linen. Resident artists Caitlin ffench and Sharon Kallis have been cultivating a garden bed at Aberthau House since the Spring, full of flax as well as food crops. Come learn  Continue Reading »

Knit City Class Registration

Written on July 25, 2013 at 9:00 am, by

Only a week left! Do you have your classes picked out yet? Knit City 2013 class registration opens on Thursday August 1st at 7:00pm. So what do you need to know? All class registrations include free entry to the Knit City Marketplace for both Saturday and Sunday ($10 value). All registration payment will take place  Continue Reading »

Knit City Volunteer Info Meeting

Written on June 7, 2013 at 9:31 am, by

Hi there! We have our first volunteer info meeting for KC13 scheduled for Thursday July 4th at 7:30pm at Baaad Anna’s Yarn Store: 2667 East Hastings St. (@Slocan St.) Vancouver, BC. Thank you to Baaad Anna’s, a Knit City sponsor, for hosting this meet-up for us! Please let us know if you plan to attend, so we  Continue Reading »


Written on June 3, 2013 at 8:06 am, by

Shortly after Knit City 2012 wrapped up, Fiona and I put out a submission call to the local designers that we had come to know personally through Knit Social. We wanted to put together a book that celebrated how much we love Coastal BC (both of us having been born and raised in Vancouver and  Continue Reading »

The Yarn Harlot in Vancouver! FAQ

Written on July 2, 2012 at 10:02 pm, by

What materials do I need to bring to the Workshop (Knitting for Speed and Efficiency) with me? You need to bring worsted weight yarn and your favourite needles (dpns, circulars or straights) in a size to match your yarn AND 14″ straight needles to the class. Do I need a paper ticket for the Lecture  Continue Reading »