Crawl Stop Feature: Vegan Yarn / Kristan MacIntyre, in New Westminster, BC

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Vegan Yarn is a dye studio based in New Westminster, BC.  They dye yarn and fibre for knitters, crocheters, spinners, and weavers, all of which is made from animal-free fibres.  As Owner Heidi Braacx explains, “We work mindfully to create beautiful things that exist for more than their own sake, that do not exist at the expense of someone’s happiness but as work of art that are made of freedom, compassion, and joy.”

Kristan MacIntyre is a locally based jeweler who makes tools for knitters and crocheters.  The items are cleverly disguised as jeweler so you can have them on you at all times. Need a darning needle? Stitch marker? You’ve got it!

During Woolith Fair, you can visit both Heidi and Kristan at the Vegan Yarn Studio in New Westminster.  You won’t want to miss the chance to meet these amazing women in person, and shop their amazing products!


Yarn Crawl Hours: Friday: 10am – 5pm; Saturday: 10 – 5pm; Sunday: 11 – 4pm

Special Events: The Vegan Yarn Dye Studio will be open for tours throughout the weekend. Heidi will be doing dyeing demos, so you can see how she makes her fantastic colour combinations.  Kristan will be demonstrating her jewelry and button making techniques.

Owner: Heidi Braacx (Vegan Yarn) & Kristan MacIntyre

kristanStore Address: 422 Fader Street, New Westminster, BC

Contact Emails: and

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Parking: Street parking is available on Fader Street and neighbouring streets.  Please pay attention to parking restriction signs, since the area is closely monitored by the City.



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