Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Happy Canada Day!!

Happy Canada Day to all Crawlers!!

Do check each yarn shop on the crawl to make sure 

they are OPEN on Canada Day. 

If you are travelling around our wonderful cottage areas, 

check in @ to find

All Canada Day Celebrations in the towns you will be heading to. 

Ask for your Afghan pattern at each shop!!

Ask for you Draw Ballot at each shop!! 

Spread the word about the crawl to all your knitter friends. 

Have a wonderful Canada Day!!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Alliston Yarns WINS New Business of the Year!!

Karen Morton (on the left) from
Alliston Yarns

Congratulations Karen on winning the New Business of the Year award.


Visit the Alliston Farmer's Market 
every Saturday 8am to 2pm @ Victoria and Mill Sts 

 Market and area information found below: 


Fabulous event in Alliston - August 7th - 9th 

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Start your engines - the Lakeside Yarn Crawl has begun...

Here's a few details- 

Start date: Saturday June 13th
Finish date: Monday September 7th

Crawling participating rules:
1. Crawler must be 18 or older to participate
2. Only 1 passport per crawler
3. Crawler must be present when their passport is stamped or signed

This year, every shop will have a draw for a gorgeous basket of goodies. 
           Ballots are available at each shop - ask for yours!!

This year the grand prize basket is filled with donation supplies from 
all of our suppliers!! 
As soon as we have everything in place, I will post an amazing picture. 

To have the chance to WIN the grand prize, a fully stamped passport must be filled in. Leave your passport at the last shop or return it to your LYS from the list below. 

NEW - Every shop has created a lovely pattern for an 8" Afghan Square. 
The pattern is FREE, so please ask for yours. 

Please send us photos of your finished afghans so we can show off your knitting!!

The Purple Sock - Coldwater
True North Yarn Co - Barrie
Eliza's Buttons and Yarn - Barrie
Grey Heron Yarn Shop - Collingwood
Creemore House of Stitches - Creemore
Riverside Yarns - Owen Sound
Philosopher's Wool Company - Inverhuron
DocKnits - Port Elgin
Purl 3 - Orillia
Alliston Yarns - Alliston

If you are travelling a fair distance to a shop, please call them a few days before to ensure they are open during the time you will be there. 
Emergencies do crop up - so call first to avoid disappointment. 

Safe driving - Have fun!! - Take a friend - Good Luck!! - Happy Knitting!!