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.
Saturday, February 24Pop-up Yarn Shop!I'd like to invite you to a special yarn sale happening one day only: Saturday February 24! Soothe those winter blues with YARN! Everything is sale-priced! Riverside Studio Zen Yarn Garden Sirdar Premier and MORE! The yarntruck is hibernating, so the sale is at The Town Loft http://www.facebook.com/TownLoft in Kingston, a gorgeous second-floor space at 28 Bath Road, above the Passionate Artisans shop. The Town Loft @ 28 Bath Road (2nd floor), Kingston, Ontario11:30 am to 3:30 pmCash, Debit and Credit accepted Note: Be prepared to leave your wet winter boots at the door! This is a second-floor space so unfortunately it is not wheelchair accessible.
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.
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)
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...