End of Summer Sale 25%


Cloud Cotton

100% Pima Cotton – an aran weight cotton of exceptional strength and firmness and is produced by breeding a selection of Egyptian cottons.



Urth’s Uneek Cotton

The Uneek Cotton line brings rich vibrant colours with an earthy feel to a plant-based and vegan friendly cotton! 100% Cotton DK weight



Cascade’s Anchor Bay

This easy-care, Superwash merino and cotton yarn has great stitch definition and is ultra-soft making it perfect for accessories, summery tops, children’s garments, and baby blankets. The beautiful colors and supple texture will make this one of your favorite yarns! Worsted to DK weight


These and other yarns are on sale August 23 to 30th 

PK Discount does NOT apply to sale yarns


Sold Out!

Beautiful yarn, a blend of cotton, linen and viscose.


This yarn sold completely out! I was disappointed when I came in to town to exchange a colour to finish the Clapotis Scarf in this lovely yarn. It knits up beautifully! Lang yarns are such good quality, we knew this one would not disappoint.


Fall Yarns

Yarns are starting to arrive for the fall. We’re excited to bring some new yarns for you to enjoy. Watch for our next newsletter for a sneak peek at what to expect from this fall’s lineup.

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June News

New Yarns

Beautiful DK yarn, a blend of cotton, viscose and linen. The fibres contraict each other with an exciting result. The shiny viscose just has a subtle pop and the colours are luscious! A 150g ball with 450 metres, it will make a lovely small scarf.LA1010-Model-Img-265x265


Great yarn for knitting light scarves for summer. A cotton/acrylic blend in a DK weight. Tension from 22-28 sts depending on pattern. This ball of striping yarn is 800 metres! Enough to make this triangle scarf below on 5.5 mm needles. Free pattern download here


Summer knitting – a great time for small projects and a chance to knit up some early Christmas gifts for stocking stuffers. Ravelry has some great patterns for dishcloths and hand towels. We brought it a great assortment of multi-coloured Sudz Crafting Cotton


We’re so excited – 25% OFF Winter Yarns*

We are putting all our winter yarns on sale. There are so many that it would be impossible to list them all. You’ll find yarns from Berroco, Cascade, Sirdar, Rowan and all our sock yarns as well.

*There is no PK discount with this sale and all sales are final.

Closed for the Easter Long Weekend


Hello everyone,

This  weekend is a great time to reconnect with family, get away from your usual routine, join your faith family in  worship or spend time knitting. We’d like for all our volunteers who work so hard all year long in the shop to have the opportunity to do. So this weekend on Friday and Saturday we will be closed. We’re usually closed on  Sundays and Mondays so we’ll see you all next Tuesday, April 23rd.

Have a wonderful weekend and God bless you all!



Closed for Inventory March 2nd


Thank you everyone who came out to our Mad About Ewe Sale! You really are awesome customers and the sale was a grand success.

Now it’s time for us to take an annual inventory and so we will be closed on Saturday, March 2 while we take stock for the next year and get ready for spring and summer.

Thanks again!



Mad About Ewe 2019


We are so excited! We love this time of year because we love a great SALE!!!!

It’s that time of year to show how much you love yarn! Our annual Mad About Ewe sale is on once again. You’ll find bargains in every corner of the store. We’ve been saving some real deals for you and we know you’re going to agree!

If you haven’t been out to our new location, this is a great time to check us out.

Sale days:

Friday, February 15th                              10am-7pm
Saturday, February 16th                          10am-5pm

*store closed February 12-13-14 to prepare for sale**

Our new address:

22558 Lougheed Hwy, Maple Ridge, BC   Tel # 604-477-7445

Parking in back accessed by 225th St or 226th/Royal Cres. Ring bell by left door and someone will let you in.


Remembrance Day Long Weekend

Once Upon a ASheep will be closed Saturday, November 10th

We hope you all have a great weekend as you remember those who served our country bravely and made the ultimate sacrifice. As usual, we don’t open on long weekends to give our hard working volunteers a break.

I love this free pattern for a knitted poppy. You can find this pattern on Ravelry.


Road Work Woes



If you’ve been to the shop lately you’ll notice that there is road work happening on Lougheed Hwy, right in front of our shop. So far they’ve been working on the north side of the street but will soon be tearing up the road and sidewalk on our side of the street.

Many of the shops along the Lougheed have been losing business due to the inconvenience to customers in trying to get into the various shops.

However, we know knitters are FEARLESS and will climb any mountain to get YARN! But we want to make sure you’re rewarded for your dedication and loyalty to Once Upon a Sheep. 

10% Customer Appreciation Sale

On ALL Yarns and Needles

*This is in addition to the PK Discount

How to Get to Us:

Parking in back accessed by 225th St or 226th/Royal Cres. Ring bell by left door and someone will let you in.

Thank you so much for shopping with us through this trying time. I know that our customers appreciate why we do what we do –

  • for the love of knitting/crocheting and YARN
  • to help send children to summer camp


All the volunteers at Once Upon a Sheep Yarn Shop

Happy Thanksgiving!

IMG_2498All the volunteers at Once Upon a Sheep would like to take this opportunity to wish all our wonderful customers a Happy Thanksgiving. We’ll be taking the weekend off to be with family and friends to celebrate.  God bless you this special weekend.

we’ll be back to regular hours starting Tuesday, October 9th.


What are you knitting this summer?

First, I hope you’ve noticed our NEW LOGO! We’re so pleased with the design and feel it makes a statement about who we are and what we want to communicate. What do you think? (and sorry about that MailChimp email, I’m still figuring out how to get the logo into that!)

Summer has been a time of rest and travel for some of our volunteers. A couple have traveled across Canada to visit family, others off to visit their kids and look after grandchildren and some on camping adventures. I’ve been relaxing at my trailer and seeing time rejuvenating – with my knitting in hand.

I’ve been working on a lovely project called Current by Kephren. I found it on Ravelry, of course. I’m using Malabrigo Silkpaca and it’s so lovely and soft. You’ll be able to see it in the shop this fall as I’m knitting it as a sample. However, I want one for me!  Here are some pics of it so far…

So we’d love to see what you’re knitting. Share your projects with us on our Facebook page on on Instagram and tag us.

Instagram – @onceuponasheepyarn

Summer hours will be in effect till after the Labour Day weekend. And remember, we close on long weekends to give the volunteers a break.

Summer Hours are:

10:00 am till 2:00 pm Tuesday to Saturday

Happy knitting/crocheting!

By the way, the logo was designed by You and Me Graphics