Another Shipment of New Yarns and Colours Just Arrived

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New Yarns

Berroco Pima 100  –  $12.99 / 100 gram skein
 Berroco Remix Light –  $15.59 / 100 gram ball

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Berroco Vintage DK –  $8.99 / 100 gram skein

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UPDATED:  Berroco Modern Cotton DK –  $11.10 / 100 gram skein

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New Colours

Berroco Folio  –  $9.75 / 50 gram ball

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Cascade Yarns Sunseeker Shade  –  $9.00 / 100 gram skein

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Woolith Fair 2017 Yarn Crawl

On Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th Once Upon a Sheep will participate in Woolith Fair, a yarn crawl event organized by the West Coast Knitter’s Guild for yarn lovers and fibre artists.

During this event, Once Upon a Sheep will offer:

  • 10% off all regular priced yarns, needles, and accessories; plus
  • an additional 10% discount for shoppers who hold a current Once Upon A Sheep Passionknitter Discount Card or a valid West Coast Knitters’ Guild Membership Card.

The West Coast Knitters’ Guild seeks to help various charitable organizations that can benefit from handmade items. They want to extend this goal into Woolith Fair, and invite Crawlers to help them help others.

For Woolith Fair 2017, they have chosen Variety – The Children’s Charity of British Columbia as the recipient. As one of their many activities, Variety – The Children’s Charity collects handmade blankets and distributes them to Ronald McDonald House, The Easter Seals House, and other similar organizations.

Woolith Fair is asking Crawlers to help them support this blanket drive by knitting or crocheting an 8″ square using a soft, acrylic based yarn. You can use any pattern or thickness of yarn, provided it is mostly acrylic (and therefore machine washable), and soft to the touch.

Your knitted or crocheted squares can be dropped off at Once Upon a Sheep anytime between now and April 29th.

After the crawl, they will be collecting the squares and then holding Seaming Sessions, where they will join the squares together into blankets.


Please note:

  • Our extended hours for Friday and Saturday and are 10 am to 5 pm.
  • Woolith Fair runs Friday through Sunday; however, we are CLOSED on Sunday, April 30th.

Visit the Woolith Fair website (click on the link below) Continue reading “Woolith Fair 2017 Yarn Crawl”

Exciting New Yarns, Colours and Buttons

New Yarns

Estelle Double Knitting – $8.99 / 100 gram skein

Cascade Ultra Pima Fine – $5.99 / 50 gram skein

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New Colours

Cherub DK – $3.99 / 50 gram ball

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Anchor Bay – $14.00 / 100 gram ball

Cloud Cotton – $10.50 / 100 gram skein

 

Heritage Sock  – $16.99 / 100 gram skein

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Heritage Wave – $18.99 / 100 gram skein

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North Shore – $7.99 / 100 gram ball

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New Carded Buttons

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Cascade 220 Superwash Merino – New Colours in Stock

$14.99 / each
10% Off with PK Discount Card

DETAILS

  • 100% Superwash Merino Wool
  • Weight: 100 g / 3.5 oz
  • Approx: 220 yds / 200 m
  • Knitting Needle Size: US 7 / 4.5 mm
  • Knitting Gauge: 20 sts = 4″ (10 cm)
  • Crochet Hook Size: G / 4.25 mm (7 / 4.50 mm, H / 5.00 mm)
  • Crochet Gauge: 16 sc = 4″ (10 cm) (14 sc = 4″ (10 cm), 13 sc = 4″ (10 cm)

* Suggested gauge only. Yarn weight is based on Craft Yarn Council guidelines.

Suggested Care:
Machine Wash Cool. Tumble Dry Low.

Sale Starts Friday!

Mad About Ewe Sale

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Friday, February 10th & Saturday, February 11th

9 am to 5 pm

See you there!


25% Discount 
on all regular priced yarns, needles and accessories

“Clearance Room” with great bargains to be had at deep discounts

  • Passionknitter (PK) or West Coast Knitters’ Guild (WCKG) discounts will not apply
  • All sales are final
  • Please bring your own reusable bags if possible

To prepare for the sale, Once Upon a Sheep is CLOSED Thursday, February 9th