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Quick Knit and Crochet Gift Ideas

As you snuggle down under your blanket you realize it is only 40 days until Christmas and you are not ready so here are 10 quick knit and crochet gift ideas

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Baby garments

Cardigans for babies are my new passion!

I don’t know why, perhaps it is because they are so tiny and cute and easy to work up, but lately I have developed a passion for knitting baby clothes.

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Sugar Bush Chill Shawl by Linda

Show and Share – September 14

Our Thursday social events are a lot of fun and a great way to catch up on what has been happening all week and to see how people are progressing on their knitting and crochet projects as well as share tips and tricks.

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Early Closing

Georgetown Yarn is closing early on June 29, 2017, because my son is graduating high school and then we will be closed for the Canada Day long weekend.  We hope you enjoy celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday.  We will reopen on Tuesday, July 4, at 10:00 a.m. What will you be doing? Keep your sticks clicking, … Continued

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Guest Blogger, Dale Cox – Canada 150 Project

Hello everybody, We hope you’ve had a chance to see the Pharmacy window downtown Georgetown to preview a few of the finished blankets and a display of beautiful red and white panels. If you haven’t, you still have time. The Pharmacy has asked us if we want to keep the display there for a few … Continued

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Sugar Bush Yarns Birthday Party

  On June 13, Sugar Bush Yarns will be 1 year old and like you would for any one year old, Georgetown Yarn is holding a week long party from June 12 – 17. June is also my daughter’s birth month and this year she turned 15 so all week long, Sugar Bush Yarns will be 15% … Continued

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World Wide Knit In Public Day

Saturday, June 10 is World Wide Knit In Public Day where we bring our knitting and crocheting out of the closet and do it in public.  Most of us already do but for those more bashful types, this is your day and we want to help you celebrate your craft.  Join us at Georgetown Yarn … Continued

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Warm weather knitting

Don’t let the warm weather slow down your crafting.  There are so many light weight smaller projects that can keep you entertained such as these cute slippers made with DK weight yarn.  This is a free pattern on Ravelry.  These classic house slippers are easy to wear and quick to knit. With a toe inspired by … Continued

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Let’s Blanket Halton

For 20 years Georgetown Yarn has been fortunate enough to have the most amazing volunteer knitters, crocheters and sewers to help us make blankets which we donate to local charities.  This year as it is Canada’s 150th birthday two local heros, Dale and Dave Cox has taken it upon themselves to gather even more knitters … Continued

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Canada 150 Trunk Show and Sale

Last night was the latest in our year long salute to Canadian Indie Dyers in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday.  Wow, and what a night it was.  Wendy of WN Yarns was here showcasing her yarns.  She brought in some 80/20 merino sock yarn as well as 75/25 merino sock yarn and DK merino.We got … Continued

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