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a brand new Knit Cafe

Some of you may not have been able to visit our new shop in person yet, but I don’t want you to perish from curiousity – so here’s the virtual tour!

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Come in and look to your right.
You’ll see Knit Cafe patterns, mini skeins, needles and notions too.

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We received many beautiful bouquets at our opening party, they’re keeping our critters company.

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Come on into our class room.  This is where all the knit action happens.  We are so happy with all the natural light that comes through the patio doors.

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Do you recognize the orange colour? We borrowed bits and pieces from the old space for the new.  We kept some of our tabletops with the carrot coloured marmoleum.

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Please come and sit for a spell and have a cup of tea.

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Knit samples!  including a few new ones hang on the good-old circular pegboard display.  A linen sweater made with Shibui Linen and a small and cozy raglan, we knit in preparation for our Sweater Class.

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We had a devil of a time figuring where to put the swift, but we think we found a great spot.

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Turn yourself around for the view of the shop from the class room!

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The best thing in the shop is still all the beautiful yarn.

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We have a few new arrivals that came in for the opening.  Yarn  from Sweet Georgia in Vancouver, this hand dyed merino is a DK weight with quite a hardy twist.

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↓ Indigo Dragonfly’s sock yarn – yum!

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Freia lace weight yarn is hand dyed to knit a “ombre” colour pattern.  One colour subtly blends into another throughout the skein. So beautiful!

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More self striping yarn from Turtlepurl!

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I will report new comer details soon, but old favourites like Koigu Kppm should not be ignored.

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We’re almost through.  Here’s the owl’s eye view of things, in our very first window display.

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That’s it! The rest you will have to come and see for yourself!
This weekend will be lovely, on Sunday we are hosting our free PomPom workshop! Everyone is welcome.

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See you soon
Craftily yours
Kristin

 

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