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Back on the road! Yarntruck: 2019

The last few weeks have been busy ones as Lil Dorothy, Purlin' J's yarntruck, gets ready for her seventh season, starting 25 May in Picton at the PEC FibreFest. Those of you who are SEO Yarncrawl passport holders, 25 May is your opportunity to get your Purlin' J's passport stamp!  Onboard the yarntruck this year, watch for: Lil Dorothy's fresh new look! Lopi-style yarn from a single farm in British Columbia More pencil boxes from Koigu as well as new patterns! New 100% Canadian wool from Lichen & Lace Shop the yarntruck in 2019 at some of your favourite events (more dates to be confirmed): May 25: Picton FibreFest in Prince Edward County (yarncrawlers: your one and only opportunity to...

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Kingston Fall Fair! Friday and Saturday

Visit the Purlin' J's yarntruck on Friday and Saturday, 14 and 15 September, at the Kingston Fall Fair! The S.A.B.L.E. knitters are demonstrating all day Friday in the Bennett Barn as part of the Agricultural Education day. See them use a drop spindle, spinning wheel, knitting machine, as well as yarnbomb an object to be auctioned off later to raise funds in the community. The yarntruck is open 9am to 4pm Friday and Saturday as part of Artisan Alley. Admission to the fair is $10 for Adults and $5 for students aged 6 - 18. Kids five and under are free. The fair takes place at the Kingston Memorial Centre, 303 York Street. Limited free parking at the York Street barn...

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550 Days Road, August 25

The #yarntruck is popping up this weekend in the West End of Kingston! On Saturday August 25 from 10 am to 3 pm you can get your yarn fix at Kingston's full service sewing and quilt store, Stitch by Stitch!  Onboard the yarntruck you'll find freshly-stocked DK and fingering-weight hand dyed yarn from Yarn Indulgences, Kollage brand square knitting needles, Koigu Pencil Boxes (10 x 25gr KPPPM) and more! "Notions, notions we have no potions but we have lots of notions!" Stitch by Stitch stocks an impressive selection of fabrics, plus it is an authorized dealer of Pfaff, Husqvarna-Viking, and Singer sewing machines and sergers! Free parking! 550 Days Road, Kingston, which is just north of Bath Road, across from The...

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