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Hanna Cowl

Learn how to do colourwork knitting with this beautiful Hanna Cowl.  Louisa will be teaching this class over two consecutive Tuesdays.  The first is February 26 and the second is March 5.  Both classes are 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Georgetown Yarn’s Irish Knitting Retreat

Georgetown Yarn is going to Ireland and we want you to join us for this amazing retreat.  Below you will find the itinerary.  If you have any questions please contact me at

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Finished Friday

It’s Friday and we have all worked hard this week so time to brag a little.  Every Friday we will be posting photos of the beautiful work of Georgetown Yarn customers so make sure you bring your finished projects so we can take some glamour shots and show off your hard work.

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Barrie Fibre Spirit Festival

Barrie’s Fibre Spirit Festival is an exciting, new one-day event dedicated to yarn, fibre and all things related to knitting, crocheting, weaving, spinning, needle felting, and more – everything to satisfy your fibre desires!

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2018 Finish-A-Long

Welcome to the 2018 Third Quarter Finish-A-Long (FAL). This is the first time we are doing an event like this and it is going to be a super fun, casual and low-pressure community event.

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WWKIP 2018

WWKIP 2018 is Upon Us!

Six sleeps and it will be World Wide Knit (and Crochet) in Public Day (WWKIP).  On Saturday, June 9 join us at Georgetown Yarn as we will be knitting and crocheting in public.

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Archive - Winter Gift

From the archives – A Winter Gift for Ladies

I think I need to start an archive with all the old patterns and pattern books and needlework magazines I have.  They range in age from 80 to over 100 years old.  Many are from my mother, grandmother and great grandmother but I also have some magazines that have been gifted to me over the years.

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Lang Jawoll Color Fingering Weight yarn

Let me introduce – Lang Jawoll Color

Okay, anyone who knows me knows that it is killing me to spell colour without a “u” but Lang Jawoll Color fingering weight yarn is spelled that way so suck it up Betty-Anne.

Despite the spelling, I absolutely LOVE this yarn. It is fun and fresh.

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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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