Crawl Stop Feature: Sweet Georgia Yarns, Vancouver

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We are an artisan hand-dyed yarn company that makes yarns and spinning fibers that celebrates our unapologetic love of color. We have an entire room of discounted “seconds” skeins that are available to local shoppers.

Yarn Crawl Hours: Friday to Sunday 10 – 5pm

Special In Store Events: All regular, in-stock yarns will be 10% off during Woolith Fair.2012-09-1914-11-14SGY

Owner: Felicia Lo

Store Address: #110 – 408 East Kent Ave South

Store Phone: 604-569-6811

Website: www.sweetgeorgiayarns.com

Parking: There is plenty of parking outside of our studio.

Crawl Stop Feature: Fibre Art Studio, Granville Island, Vancouver

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The Fibre Art Studio offers luxury yarns that are not in any other store and have been hand dyed/painted by the studio members.  The studio also features the work (weaving, tapestry weaving, felting, knitting) of 5 textile artists.
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Yarn Crawl Hours: Friday: 11am – 6pm; Saturday: 11am – 5pm; Sunday: 11am – 4pm.

Special in Store Events: We will be offering a 10% discount on hand-dyed yarns when you show your Woolith Fair passport.

Owners: Barbara Heller/Penny Stewart

Store Address: 1610 Johnson St., Vancouver, BC (on Granville Island)

Store Phone: 604-688-3047

Website: The Fibre Art Studio on Facebook

Parking: There is plenty of free public parking for up to 3 hours on Granville Island.

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Crawl Stop Feature: Vegan Yarn and Knitters’ Jewellery, New Westminster

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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!

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Yarn Crawl Hours: Friday: Closed; Saturday: 10 – 5pm; Sunday: Closed

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

Owner: Heidi Braacx (Vegan Yarn) & Kristan MacIntyre (Knitters’ Jewellery).

kristanStore Address: 422 Fader Street, New Westminster, BC

Contact Emails: info@veganyarn.com and kristanmacintyre@gmail.com

Website: www.veganyarn.com and www.kristanmacintyre.com

Parking: Street parking is available on Fader Street, but you will need a parking pass. Please ask Heidi for a pass when you first arrive at the Studio.

 

Crawl Stop Feature: Caitlin ffrench in Vancouver, BC

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Caitlin ffrench invites you to visit her in front of her house- a space that she does most of her dyeing. She will be readying an indigo vat, creating ecoprinted fabrics, going over varying handmade mordants, and will have several cauldrons bubbling of natural dyes. IMG_0737
Yarn Crawl Hours:  Sunday: 11am to 4pm

Owner: Caitlin ffrench

Studio Address: 512 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC

Website: www.thesesecrets.com

Parking: Street Parking is available on surrounding streets. Please pay attention to posted parking restrictions.

Crawl Stop Feature: 88 Stitches in Langley, BC

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88 Stitches is a modern local yarn shop located in Walnut Grove, North Langley, just minutes from historic Fort Langley and a short distance from Trans Canada Hwy. off Exit 58 (200th St. Langley). Both Walnut Grove and nearby Fort Langley have fantastic restaurants for your lunch or dinner stops.

88Stitches2016cascadewallSince opening our doors in 2007, we’ve made it our mission to stock quality yarns and supplies we’re passionate about, while offering friendly and helpful service. Our stock is constantly changing and evolving, with new items available on our New Arrivals table and on our discount shelves at 30-50% off.

We stock a fantastic selection of hand-dyed yarn, sock yarn, British wools and favourite commercial yarns such as Berroco, Cascade, Hikoo and Rowan. You’ll fall in love with our cute gift items too!

We’re very proud to be home to local hand-dyer and knitwear designer Melissa Thomson of Sweet Fiber Yarns.

Yarn Crawl Hours: Friday: 10am – 6pm; Saturday: 10am – 6pm; Sunday: Closed.

Special In Store Events: Coincidentally, the yarn crawl is the same Friday and Saturday as our annual Anniversary Sale! We’re celebrating 9 years and offering our customers and yarn crawl participants 30% off all regular priced yarn in stock.

There’s anniversary door prize draws and Melissa of Sweet Fiber Yarns is bringing a limited selection of some of her studio seconds. It’s a great opportunity to snag gorgeous hand-dyed luxury at discounted prices. Seconds consist of yarn with knots, tangles, spinning and dye flaws.

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Store Address: Unit 602-21183-88 Avenue Langley, B.C. (the shop entrance faces 212 Street)

Store Phone: 604-888-6689

Website: www.88stitches.com

Parking: There is clearly marked reserved customer parking right outside the shop and a large parking lot further in the complex. Our back entrance to the shop is wheel chair accessible.

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!

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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: info@veganyarn.com and kristanmacintyre@gmail.com

Website: www.veganyarn.com and www.kristanmacintyre.com

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.

 

Crawl Stop Feature: Sweet Georgia Yarns, Vancouver, BC

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We are an artisan hand-dyed yarn company that makes yarns and spinning fibers that celebrates our unapologetic love of color. We have an entire room of discounted “seconds” skeins that are available to local shoppers.

Yarn Crawl Hours: Friday to Sunday 10 – 5pm

Special In Store Events: Come visit our studio and watch yarn being dyed on-site during the yarn crawl (dyeing will take place Friday and Saturday only).  The Studio also has an entire room of discounted ‘second’ skeins, which are available to visiting shoppers.2012-09-1914-11-14SGY

Owner: Felicia Lo

Store Address: #110 – 408 East Kent Ave South

Store Phone: 604-569-6811

Website: www.sweetgeorgiayarns.com

Parking: There is plenty of parking outside of our studio.

Crawl Stop Feature: Fibre Art Studio, Granville Island

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Fibre Art Studio specializes in luxury yarns that are hand-dyed in house. Some of the yarns are even hand spun! We also have wearable art and household linens crafted using our own yarns as well as commercial yarns and fibres. Everything in our studio is created by the five studio members that make up the Fibre Art Studio.edited

Yarn Crawl Hours: Friday: 11am – 7pm; Saturday: 11am – 4pm; Sunday: 11am – 4pm.

Special in Store Events: We are offering extended hours during the yarn crawl so please stop in and see our in-store specials and receive 10% off our regular priced yarn.

Owners: Barbara Heller/Penny Stewart

Store Address: 1610 Johnson St., Vancouver, BC (on Granville Island)

Store Phone: 604-688-3047

Website: The Fibre Art Studio on Facebook

Parking: There is plenty of free public parking for up to 3 hours on Granville Island.

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