Recently, from Amanda & Fiona

Knit Social Shop BLOWOUT!

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

**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 2014 Update

A lot of you have been wondering what the Marketplace hours are for this years’ Knit City. Well, guess what? We have an answer for you! The Marketplace will be open from 10am to 6pm each day and will cost $10 per day. Admission to the Marketplace grants you access to our amazing vendor line-up,  Continue Reading »


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 »

February is Cascadia month!

Hi everyone! We are super excited to embark on a mini Cascadia tour this February. We tried to come up with with a catchy name like “Feb-cadia” or “Cascade-uary”, but it just wasn’t working so we are calling February the Month of Cascadia instead. Please come visit us at one (or all!) of our stops.  Continue Reading »

Happy New Year!

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

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

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 »