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Picton FibreFest May 26

The Purlin' J's yarntruck is back for its sixth season, and we're kicking things off with a visit to the Prince Edward County 2nd Annual FibreFest on Saturday, May 26, 9 - 4:30. Find the yarntruck in the outdoor market section of vendors. Onboard you'll find some new yarns from Koigu, Lichen and Lace, and Fibrelya! Plus custom-engraved Kollage brand square knitting needles.  Admission to the PEC FibreFest is $5 and children 12 and under are free. 

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Glocca Morra Farms October 28

Shop the yarntruck Saturday October 28 at Glocca Morra Farm's Halloween Festival! It's at 1623 Highway 15, just south of the 401 in Kingston. The Glocca Morra Grill will be serving up lunch, and you can carve your pumpkin there and leave the mess! The yarntruck is open 10:30 am to 4:00 pm.  

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Needle Arts Fair

Shop the yarntruck this Saturday, September 30 in Kingston at the 15th Annual Needle Arts Fair, brought to you by the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts. Enjoy a 15- year retrospective exhibit of embroidery work done by guild members, an exhibit of new work, a Canada 150 Challenge open to all textile artists, 20+ vendors from across Ontario and Quebec (including the yarntruck!), a display of gowns and hats by the Kingston Historical Costume Club, plus door prizes and demonstrations. Visit www.quiltskingston.org/cgna/ for more information. Admission is $5. Hours: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PMWhere: 56 Francis St., Kingston (Seniors Centre)

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Picton August 3

Shop the yarntruck on Thursday August 3 in Picton, Ontario, at the 34th Annual Prince Edward District Women's Institute Art & Craft Sale! New onboard the yarntruck you'll find Purlin' J's exclusive hand-dyed sock yarn from Kingston's own indie-dyer, Happy Cat. Inspired by Purlin' J's colours, it's appropriately named "Lil Dorothy". Only a hand-ful of skeins are available!  Plus locally-made and ready-to-dye sock blanks, sock boxes from Fibreyla, and new stock from Lichen & Lace!   While at the Women's Institute Art and Craft Sale shop from over 200 vendors who will be selling everything from crafts, stained glass, paintings, clothing, hats, wood products, and outdoor furniture, to wind chimes, pottery, jewellery, soap, toys and more! There will be lots to eat...

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Portsmouth Arts Market

Shop the #yarntruck on Saturday 22 July! There's a new arts market here in Kingston, and Purlin' J's is there this Saturday, with lots of new goodies onboard! First off, the hotly-anticipated Purlin' J's sock blanks will be onboard. Each is literally a blank canvas, upon which you can create your own uniquely-dyed fingering-weight yarn! Learn more about how sock blanks work here. Plus, you'll have lots of Lichen & Lace superwash worsted to choose from, as a new order has just arrived from New Brunswick! The Portsmouth Arts Market is in Aberdeen Park, the little park north of King Street, across from the Olympic Harbour. The yarntruck is open 9am to 5pm Saturday 22 July.

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