Newsletter April 1st 2017

05 Apr 2017

  • Sock it to ‘em sale
  • New yarns in store!
  • Spring classes are on!

Happy Easter !!


All In-Stock sock yarns are 20% off for the month of April

Project of the Month:

Dragon Cowl

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Dragon Cowl

Is Spring coming? We hope so! Here is a beautiful cowl to bring you into the start of springtime. Using a free pattern from Ravelry and 1 skein of Misti-Alpaca’s Pima Cotton/Silk(327yds) you can create a colourful, shaded cowl. If a solid is more appealing then knit it with (2) skeins(total 400yds) of Cascade’s Ultra Pima Cotton.

Pattern is Free on Ravelry

15% off yarn required

New Yarns in Store!!

Let’s Think Summer !



Juniper Moon Farm’s


  • 100% pure peruvian cotton
  • worsted weight
  • 7 gorgeous shades in stock
  • beautiful spring colours
  • knits on 4.0-4.5mm needle


Ella Rae’s

Phoenix dk Prints

  • 100% pure Egyptian cotton
  • dk weight
  • beautiful bright spring colours
  • great for kids items or a top for yourself
  • knits on 3.5-3.75mm needle


Juniper Moon Farm’s


  • 60% cotton, 40% linen
  • sport(light dk) weight
  • gorgeous soft summer tones
  • beautiful for summer tanks & tops
  • knits on 3.25-3.75mm needle

Spring Classes are On!

April 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 6-7pm or 7:30-8:30pm. Please check carefully for your time.

Call (519) 925-6194 to register or for more information

April 6 (2-3pm) OR (6-7pm)

Eye of Partridge sock heel (1 class) $15.00

April 6 (3-4pm) OR (7:30-8:30pm)

Entrelac dishcloth (1 class) $15.00

  • must know how to knit & purl

April 13 (2-3pm) OR (6-7pm)

Two at a time sock heel (1 class) $15.00

April 13 (3-4pm) OR (7:30-8:30pm)

Stranded Knitting - 2 hands (1 class) $15.00

  • must know how to knit in the round

April 20 (2-3pm) OR (6-7pm)

Magic Loop (1 class) $15.00

April 20 (3-4pm) OR (7:30-8:30pm)

Beginner Lace - Firelight Shawl (1 class) $15.00

April 27 (2-3pm) OR (6-7pm)

2 at a time Toe Up Socks (3 classes) $35.00

  • must know magic loop

April 27 (3-4pm) OR (7:30-8:30pm)

Crochet - Level 2 (2 classes) $25.00

  • please refer to the website “Classes” section for specific times

Knit-a-Longs (KALs)

KALs 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.

April 4 (1-3pm) OR April 5 (6:30-8:30pm)

Knit-a-Long: Hidden Gem Scarf (1 class) $15.00

  • if you have always wanted to try lace but were a bit unsure then this is the project for you. An easy to follow lace chart to knit with a beautifully soft yarn
  • Classic Elite Fresco (2 skeins)
  • 3.25mm(up to 3.75mm straight or circulars)
  • 10% off purchase of yarn for project


April 11 (1-3pm) OR April 12 (6:30-8:30pm)

Knit-a-Long: Ginseng Cowl (1 class) $15.00

  • Classic Elite Vail - 1 skein
  • 4.0mm needles for light and airy lace
  • 10% off purchase of yarn for project


April 18, May 9 & June 21 (1-3pm) OR April 19, May 10 & June 21 (6:30-8:30pm)

Knit-a-Long: Inez top (3 classes) $35.00

  • a beautiful sleevless summer top with a nicely scalloped lace edging at the bottom. Enjoy the coolness of a linen & cotton blend. Knitted from the bottom up in 2 pieces.
  • Juniper Moon Farms - Zooey
  • 60% cotton, 40% linen
  • 10% off purchase of yarn for project


A Sock & A Sock!


Y? by Bridgett Landry – pattern available on Ravelry - Free

This sock is knitted from the heel up and from the toe down, allowing you to mirror the pattern using only one chart.


Flying Geese Socks by Yarn & Tacos - free pattern available on Ravelry.

This is a quick, easy sock pattern that knits up surprisingly quickly. Perfect for knitting for a lazy Sunday afternoon or an interesting travel project.

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. Work on your project while enjoying friends, coffee/tea and a nibble of something good!
($6.00 HST incl)

Please note that it is preferred that projects are created with yarns from Wool & Silk Co.