Wool & Silk Co. Storefront

We are a full service, yarn shop catering to knitters and crocheters alike. You will enjoy a wide selection of yarns, needles, hooks and accessories in store. Classes are on-going with a complete list offered on this site. Can't wait to see you!

Store Hours Tue, Thurs, Fri: 10am - 5pm Wed: 10am - 8:30pm Sat: 10am - 4pm

Sit-&-Knit Hours Wed: 1pm - 3pm, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Sat: 1pm - 3pm

JR. Sit-&-Knit Hours Sat: 10am - 11am

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Newsletter July 1st, 2017

  • X-mas in July Sale
  • Golden Apples of the Sun
  • Canada Day Holiday
  • Discontinued Yarn Sale
  • Canadian Sock
  • 2017 Lakeside Yarn Crawl Continues
  • Special Deal

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Newsletter June 1st, 2017

  • Pittura by Louisa Harding
  • International Knit in Public Day
  • The Canadian Sock
  • 2017 Lakeside Yarn Crawl
  • Bingo!

Pittura by Louisa Harding is here !!


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What's New Right Now

Super Summer Sell-Down !!!

To celebrate the heat of summer we are having our Super Summer Sell down sale! (Say that three times fast! )

All in-store stock of summer yarns are a minimum 25% off

Several yarns are featured at up to 40% off

Sale will be on from August 14th-26th

25% off

  • Avalon
  • Baby Bamboo DK
  • Belice
  • Cascade Ultra Pima
  • Evolution
  • Fibra Natura Flax
  • Misti Alpaca Pima Silk
  • Montoya Beach
  • Neve
  • Phoenix DK
  • Pima Lino Colori
  • Pima Lino Lace
  • Shirley Brian
  • Summertime Shawl Kit
  • Sunkissed
  • Zooey

40% off

  • Amalfi
  • Beachcomber
  • Eco Baby
  • Little Bird

Discounts do not apply to already discounted or on-sale yarns. This sale does not include needles, notions, bags, buttons or patterns.

Mondays !!!

Some of you may have noticed that I said the sale begins on August 14th. That is a Monday. And yes, we will now be open on Mondays beginning that day! Come in & say “Hi” !


Look at the gorgeous Faros cardigan!! Beautifully knitted in Juniper Moon’s squishy Cumulus. Like wearing a cozy warm cloud. With an easy to achieve simple lace pattern and 8 gorgeous colours to choose from (see below). The yarn & pattern for this sweater will be offered during the summer sale at 15% off.



  • 94% Cotton, 6% Nylon
  • 100g
  • 251yds
  • needle: 4.5-5.5mm
  • 16-20sts = 4ins
  • Lilac, Snowy White, Med Blue, Purple, Grey, Sky Blue, Wheat yellow & Navy

Special Deal !!!

Lakeside Yarn Crawl bags can be purchased in store for 20% off during the month of August. You don’t have to be on the crawl to get one. Great heavyweight twill with strong handles and lots of space to hold that special project. Cream with Navy handles.

$19.95 (Reg $24.95)

It is time for the 2017 Lakeside Yarn Crawl!

Beginning on Saturday June 3rd & finishing on Monday September 4th

11 beautiful yarn shops to enjoy on lovely drives through the countryside! (please check websites or call for hours of business)

Pick up your passport at the first shop you go to and try to visit as many shops as possible. Each shop will stamp your passport. There are draws, featured yarns & patterns and a Grand Prize drawing at the end of the crawl for the passports with the most stamps.

  • The Purple Sock - Coldwater
  • Purl 3 - Orillia
  • Eliza’s Buttons & Yarn - Barrie
  • True North Yarn Co. - Barrie
  • Alliston Yarns - Alliston
  • Creemore House of Stitches - Creemore
  • Riverside Yarns - Owen Sound
  • Docknits - Port Elgin
  • The Wool & Silk Co. - Shelburne
  • The Knitting Basket - Rosemont
  • Purrsonally Yours Fabric & Wool Shop - Meaford

New yarns in Store!



Pittura by Louisa Harding

  • 75% Wool, 25% Viscose
  • 100g
  • 400m/437yds (Wow!!)
  • light sport/fingering
  • 6 gorgeous colours
  • $22.95


Diamond Luxury Impression

  • A beautiful DK tweed yarn.
  • 50% Wool
  • 25% Alpaca
  • 25% Rayon

Softness, warmth and beautiful drape. There is a project just waiting for it!


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Classes are on summer hiatus and will resume in the fall. Please watch the webpage for dates and times.

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Featured Project

What We're Knitting/Crocheting

Geology Shawl by Very Busy Monkey (Leeanne)

  • A crescent shaped shawl, with ever-changing patterns to keep the knitter engaged.
  • Exciting geometric details.
  • 1 skein of Madeline Tosh Light (Amber Trinket)
  • 4.0mm x 80cm circular needle
  • skill level - intermediate

Age of Brass & Steam by Orange Flower Yarn (Helen)

  • An easy to follow pattern with occasional bands of openwork.
  • Excellent way to showcase this yarn.
  • You can continue to knit this shawl (leaving enough yarn to cast off), until you run out of yarn.
  • 2 balls of Knitting Fever Painted Mist (#301 Venice Carnival)
  • free pattern
  • 5.0mm x 80cm circular needle
  • skill level - easy

Shimmer Shawl from Diamond Yarns (free pattern website) (Diane)

  • Shimmer Shawl from Diamond Yarns(free pattern website)
  • 1 ball of Louisa Harding Pittura (#603 Schiele)
  • free pattern
  • 4.0mm x 80cm circular needle
  • skill level - easy
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