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Frolic 2018

What kind of Frolic-er are you?

Three more sleeps until the Toronto Knitters Frolic and I want to know what kind of frolic-er you are.

Frolic is a fun annual event held at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre which is located at 6 Garamond Court in Toronto.  For directions click here.  Admission is $8, cash only.

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local yarn shop day - nanaimo

Are you Team L or Team M for Local Yarn Shop Day

This is it.  Tonight is our last sleep before Local Yarn Shop Day.   Sugar Bush Yarn is hosting two KALs on Ravelry and Georgetown Yarn is joining in.  Are you?

Two patterns are available at Georgetown Yarn, free of charge, when you purchase the coordinating yarn to participate in the Sugar Bush Yarn KAL.

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Nanaimo Yarn

Let me introduce – Sugar Bush Yarn Nanaimo

Let me introduce you to our newest yarn which is Nanaimo by Sugar Bush Yarn.  This lace weight yarn is 80% baby alpaca and 20% mulberry silk. 

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LYS Day

Where will you be on Local Yarn Shop Day?

Saturday, April 21 is Local Yarn Shop Day and Georgetown Yarn will be celebrating with Sugar Bush Yarn and we want you to join us.  We will have some tasty treats to share with you as well as luxurious yarn to choose from for your entry in the KAL (knit-along).

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Twinkle at Georgetown Yarn

Let me introduce – Twinkle by Diamond Yarn

Let me introduce you to our newest yarn which is Twinkle by Diamond Yarn.  This double knit weight yarn is 100% premium anti-pill acrylic

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windstorm Garbage

Windstorm killed my debit machine

Wow, I would never have believed it but the windstorm this past week wreaked havoc on my debit/credit machine.  Yes it was a brutal day.  We had wind and snow and driving was like a slalom course because it was also garbage and recycle day.  The wind blew the garbage and recycle all over the roads.

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Nanaimo Yarn

Trunk Show – The Unveiling of Nanaimo

On Saturday, March 31, Sugar Bush Yarns came to Georgetown Yarn to unveil their new Spring yarn – Nanaimo.  This is a very luxurious lace weight yarn made of alpaca and mulberry silk.  So soft and sleek.  I am working on a tunic top now with it.  It comes in 15 colours that are all very beautiful.

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Georgetown Yarn Renovations

Living with Renovations . . . but not mine!

So wow, renovations, right?!  We have all been through them in one form or another.  I remember, before my husband and I got married, we decided to strip, sand and stain our hardwood floors.  Well, we still got married, so I guess that turned out well.

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crochet

Crochet Class That Kept Growing

So what do you do when you have a class scheduled with only one student?  You run it anyway!

It all started with a class posting on our Events page on our website.  We run a monthly crochet class (age 16 and up) which is always fun and helps people at all levels. 

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Georgetown Yarn Chainmail Teddy

Do You Know Someone Who Knits Chainmail? I do!

Chainmail – A Day in the life of a Yarn Store Owner. Do you knit chainmail?  I don’t but I know someone who does.  She is one of the many amazing people who walk through my door each day.

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