Category Archives: General

PNE Yarn Installation

Written on April 3, 2014 at 11:47 am, by

Calling all crocheters and knitters! BIG NEWS! We have been invited to create a yarn installation at the PNE Fairgrounds this summer. A really huge one. One that is so big and beautiful it will create a lasting impact in the minds of the over 700,000 visitors the PNE receives each year. As you know,  Continue Reading »

Knit City 2014 Sponsors

Written on March 4, 2014 at 2:29 pm, by

We are so pleased to announce our top three sponsors for Knit City 2014! All three are Canadian. All three are women. All three are incredibly talented. Now without further adieu, please allow us to introduce you to this amazing trio of triple-threats! Our 2014 Qiviut sponsor is none other that SweetGeorgia Yarns. Felicia Lo  Continue Reading »

Knit Social Shop BLOWOUT!

Written on March 1, 2014 at 12:32 pm, by

Spring is on it’s way, and we’re clearing the cobwebs out of the online shop with a crazy sale! For the month of March, all Knit City Custom yarn is 20% off, and all other shop goods are 40% off. Enjoy!

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 »

Héla

Written on January 28, 2014 at 1:33 pm, by

Last summer, dear sweet Fiona was travelling through Northern Ontario during her family’s annual vacation. She texted me from Egli’s Sheep Farm – “Want some Lopi??”. The answer to which was, of course, yes.  Thanks to the magic of picture texting and trusting Fiona’s judgement,  I settled on a choice of 3 colours for the  Continue Reading »

Happy New Year!

Written on January 7, 2014 at 11:21 am, by

Hello everyone! Hope you had a wonderful holiday season and New Year filled with warmth, joy and lots of knitting! I know it’s been quiet around here lately – Amanda and I took a much needed break over Christmas to be with our friends and families so we weren’t online that much. Rest assured though,  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 »