Newsletter March 1st, 2017

28 Feb 2017

  • Big Chunky/Bulky Sale
  • New Yarns in Store
  • Winter Classes are On


All in-stock Chunky, Bulky & Super Chunky weight yarns are 30% off for the month of March! Come early for the best selection !

(does not apply to already discounted yarns)

Project of The Month: Mrs. Weasley Fingerless Gloves

Do you have cold hands that need to do things? These lovely fingerless gloves make it possible for you to use your phone, make change, drive comfortably & do countless other things. All while keeping warm.

Knitted with 1 ball of James C. Brett’s Marble DK (comes in 7 beautiful colours). They are quick to make and completely machine washable.

Pattern is Free on Ravelry

15% off yarn required

New Yarns in Store!!



Introducing Ella Rae Cozy Soft & Cozy Soft Chunky!

  • 75% Acrylic, 25% Wool
  • tons of children’s patterns (book is free with yarn purchase)
  • beautiful spring colours
  • so easy to knit with on 3.75mm-4.0mm needles





Winter Classes are On!

March classes:

  • Classes MUST be registered and paid for by the Friday prior to the start date; (ie - if the class begins on Thursday March 23, then payment should be made by Friday March 17th)
  • Materials need to be obtained before class date. Please take the time to ensure that you have all required materials before attending the first class.
  • Some classes require homework to be completed before the first class; this must be done by all participants
  • all classes will be offered on Thursdays. There will be an afternoon session 2-3pm or 3-4pm and evenings 6:00pm or 7:00pm. Please check carefully for your time.

  • Mar 2 Tech Class: Cast-offs(3 varieties) single class ($15)
  • Mar 9 Tech Class: Short Rows (wrap & turn) single class ($15) and/OR Tech Class: Knitting in the Round single class ($15)
  • Mar 16 Tech Class: Cast-ons - single class ($15) and/OR Tech Class: Beginner Lace - single class ($15)
  • Mar 23 Tech Class: Tubular Cast-On’s single class ($15) and/OR Tech Class: Beginner Cables & Bobbles single class ($15)
  • Mar 30 Tech Class: Sock Heels - single class ($15) and/OR Tech Class: Intermediate Lace - single class($15)

Please refer to the website “Classes” section for specific times & for class dates that go beyond the end of March.

Knit-a-Longs (KAL’s)

KAL’s are knitting projects that we do together as a group. A dedicated instructor is available to assist you with your on-going KAL project.

  • KALclasses are free
  • advance sign-up and materials purchase is required
  • all materials and patterns for KALs are to be purchased through Wool & Silk Co.

Instruction is on Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday evening.

Santa Rosa Plum cardigan

3 part KAL: Tues Feb 28, Mar 28 & Apr 25, 1-3pm OR Wed Feb 29, Mar 29 & Apr 26, 6:30-8:30pm

A beautiful light weight cardigan for spring. Knitted in 4 shades of Drops Baby Alpaca Silk. So soft, so light. Sizes range from extra small to medium require 2 balls of each colour, large to 2XL require 3 balls of each colour. Choose from one of our 5 selected groupings. Also requires 3.5mmx80cm circulars, and 3.5mm dpns. Pattern is $8.45 CAD (approx.)


Choose from the following Yarn groups:


  1. Nautical - White, lt blue, Red & Navy
  2. Earth - White, Cream, Yellow, Brown
  3. Grey - White, Lt Grey, Med Grey, Black
  4. Water - Pale Blue, Lt Blue, Sky, Navy
  5. Lilacs - Pink, Lilac, Lt Purple, Purple

Vancouver Fog Fingerless Gloves

2 part KAL: Tues Mar 7 & Mar 21pm, 1-3pm OR Wed Mar 8 & Mar 22, 6:30-8:30pm

Beautifully cabled fingerless gloves keep your hands & wrists warm while you are doing tasks. Knitted in Berroco’s Ultra Alpaca they are cozy with just a hint of haze.

Takes 1 skein of Ultra Alpaca, using 4.5mm DPN needles & a cable needle. You should be able to knit in the round to start this project. Pattern is Free.


A Sock & A Sock!

Galloway by Dana Gervais – pattern available on Ravelry ($5.00US)

Wraptor Socks by Jeny Staiman - free pattern available on Ravelry at:

Sit & Knit

Just a note to knitters/crocheters who are new to us. We have wonderful Sit & Knit groups on Wed 1-3pm & 6:30-8:30pm, Sat 1-3pm. Bring your project (or purchase some new yarn!) and work on it while enjoying friends, coffee/tea and a nibble of something good! ($6.00 HST incl)