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Hello Knitters! Deanna here. Making Lisa Hannes' mosaic shawl for the Malabrigo Dos Tierras sample made me fall head over heels in love with the mosaic colourwork technique. As someone who doesn't particularly love doing stranded colourwork (those pesky floats slow me down and it drives me nuts), mosaic was the...

Ponchos are the hottest hand knitted garment around this spring and summer. In our last blog we told you all about the wonderful Stone Point Poncho in The Fibre Co's Luma Dk. (click here for more details)                   Now we have another great Poncho on display in Cotton Yak from Katia Concept...

We are delighted to be one of eight local yarn stores in Ontario to carry The Fibre Co's line of luxurious and charmingly rustic yarns. The Fibre Co.’s story began in 2003 in an old warehouse on the working waterfront of Portland, Maine with a small spinning mill, lots of raw natural...

Hello fellow knitters and crocheters! Spring is upon us, minus impending final snow fall, and it's time for a Spring Fling Sale to make room for all of the new warm weather stock coming into the shop. If you visit us on March 31, April 1, or April 2nd you'll receive...

The Peterborough Hand Weavers' and Spinners' Guild's 7th annual Fibre Arts Festival & Sale will take place at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre, (located by Fleming College) 775 Brealey Drive, Peterborough, on Saturday, March 18, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Entrance is $4.00 and Children 10 and...

While I'm sure most of us still have our minds on cozy chunky cold weather knits, spring is right around the corner, and our warm weather yarns are starting to arrive! The first one to land is Berroco's Modern Cotton DK. A lighter version of the Modern Cotton you already know...

We have a very special treat for our deal of the week! We'll be extending a 20% discount to all Shibui yarns in stock from February 17 until February 26th. What a great opportunity to try out these luxurious yarns which make refined and sophisticated heirloom quality garments. To learn more about...

Hello Knitters! Deanna here. I’ve spoken to a few of you who are nervous to venture into the wonderful world of cables. What better way to introduce you than with a beautiful new hat design by Michele Wang Cleridae is from the new Brooklyn Tweed Capsule Collection. We've just received the printed...

We're hosting Colourwork 101 with Kim McBrien of Indigodragonfly! Date: February 18th Time: 11am to 2pm Registration Fee: $60 Pre-registration is required for all classes: Call 705-740-0667, email info@needlesinthehay.ca, or visit us in store. There are only six spots available, so register sooner rather than later! In this class, you will learn basic stranded colour work. We...