Showing posts from January, 2014

Craigleith Alpine Hat - new pattern

It's been so cold here that I thought it was time for a lovely warm winter hat. Here's your chance to practice your colourwork skills. This hat features Cabin Fever Northern Lights. The kits will be ready in early February and sold from our online site.

Grey Heron's SOCHI 2014 Olympic challenge

The rules are simple.  1. Drop in the shop to register – There’s nothing like signing on the dotted line to keep you motivated!! 2. Challenge yourself with a new knitting or crocheting project Try a new technique?? – lace, colourwork, socks 3. Cast on during the SOCHI opening - Cast off during closing Friday Feb 7 th 2014 to Sunday Feb 23 rd, 2014 4. Must bring your project into the shop for a “Show n Tell” to qualify to be entered in all the draws Drop in to the shop with your finished project between Monday Feb 24 th and Friday Feb 28th The Olympic Challenge Wrap-Up Party Winners will be announced at our wrap up party Saturday March 1st from 12:00pm - 4:00pm at the shop Winners receive Grey Heron gift certificates Gold medal $100 - Silver medal $50 - Bronze medal $25   Everyone can enter the draw for other prizes!! SIGN UP TODAY Grey Heron 65 Simcoe St. Collingwood

We're talking Cowichan - join us it's FREE

Who remembers the bulky outdoor sweaters with the picture of deer, fish or thunderbirds on the front and back?  Surely you must have noticed that Vintage sweater style is back - in a big way.  Join us for an afternoon chat about the Cowichan sweater.  Now you are inspired to knit one - OK then, We will introduce new patterns, new yarns to use and guide you through your project.   Grey Heron yarn shop Wednesday 1pm to 4pm - 65 Simcoe St, Collingwood   

Alice Starmore books have arrived

Tudor Roses is Alice's new coffee table book sized offering. Each pattern has been carefully designed with grace and elegance.  Her additional book to arrive is her Charts for Color, which by the way if you are looking to create your own patterns with gorgeous colorwork charts, this is the book for you.             Tudor Roses $50.00                            Charts for Colorwork $25.00