CANADIAN MACHINE KNITTING RESOURCES

 
 


This page is a resource for the machine knitter in Canada. Listed below are Club Meetings, Dealer/suppliers, Seminar/workshops. Items for
sale or wanted are on a separate page. Scroll down and don't forget to refresh your page.

Email me for additions and changes. (March 6, 2017) (updated Mar 8, 2017)

Club Meetings


BRITISH COLUMBIA

Abbotsford Knitting Club
meets third Tues of month except July & Aug. 9:30 - 11:30 am
Contact: Gina Hartley 604-852-2388 email: knitgina (a) @shaw.ca
still offers support and instructions on Japanese machines as well.

Fort Langley
I host knitting meetings on alternate Mondays at 9 am.
My address is 9043 Gay Street, P.O. Box 1619, Fort Langley, BC., V1M0E8, and my phone number is 604-888-6919
Or my cell 604-617-4155 Always open to welcome new members to the group.
Email me at grannieknitsandsews (at) @ gmail.com

Langley Passap Club
Helga Beaton 250-589-4727

Powell River
Knit a Bit MK Club

1st Wed. E-mail: Tina Jacques (if anyone has her email or phone number can you let me know)

Saanichton, Victoria
Arlene's Fashion Knits
#24-7509 Central Saanich Road, Saanichton, B.C.V8M 2B5. Phone (250) 544-4326 no fax. E-mail: afknits (a) @shaw.ca
Knitting Club for all machines is held the 2nd Wednesday afternoon of the month. See my webpage

Victoria,
Victoria Knit Knuts
Elaine Dendy, Treetops Studios,
www.treetops-studios.com Phone:- 250-652-9862
Victoria Knit Knuts Machine Knitting Club meets the fourth Thursday of each month from September to June
7:00 pm at St.Aidan's Church, 3703 St. Aidan's Street, Victoria. (Richmond at Cedar Hill Cross Road).
Experienced on all makes of machines, features a demo at every meeting, have an extensive library, looking for new members, both experienced and beginners.
Knitting machines, accessories, books and magazines for sale. For more information, please contact Elaine - e-laine (at)@shaw.ca Further information phone Elaine at (250) 652-9862 or email e-laine (a) @shaw.ca or Arlene (250) 544-4326 email: afknits (at)@shaw.ca


ALBERTA

Calgary

G & G Knitting Club
meet the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m.
(
If anyone has the phone number or contact email please let me know)


Edmonton
Edmonton Latchet Club
meets 2nd Thurs. 12:45 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. Brother and Studio KM along with help for other machines, Teaching demonstrations, helpful hints, show & tell. We also knit projects for charity
further info: email bossertrs(at) @gmail.com (remove the (at) and space)

Leduc
Black Gold KM Club
meets third Monday of each month except July &Aug.
Contact: Nancy Schaber - 780-987-3693

Lethbridge
Knitting Time Club
meets every First Friday and Second Wednesday of the month (hand knitting)
ph. Sharon (403)320-5648, - 1-800-663-5648
email: sales (AT) knittingtime.com
Webpage:
www.knittingtime.com
Centre Village Mall, 1240- 2nd Ave. "A" North, Lethbridge, T1H 0E4
Sharon Hudemka is an authorized dealer of Brother for 20 years and Studio machines for 10 years.
She has books, TAMM yarns, small repairs, some parts in stock.

Stettler
Heartland Machine Knitters Club
meets the first Thursday of each month at a member's home
Contact: Sandy Greenlee 742-3229

Dealers/Suppliers

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Hosmer

Sandy's Pattern Pantry
S
andy Lightfoot, 9887 Stephenson Road, Hosmer, B.C. Canada V0B 1M5
phone 250-423-7176
E-mail: sandy (at)@sandylightfoot.com or s.lightfoot46@gmail.com
visit her site
http://www.sandylightfoot.com/
Sandy's web-site has a wide selection of original patterns and books for Bulky, Standard and Mid-Gauge machines. Also available for the machine knitter are Sandy's Cheat sheets. Limited Edition Dolls and Pen & Ink Limited Edition Art (by Sandy). Designs for machine embroidery are also featured on her Web-site.


Surrey

HVCrafts
Honi & Vance Frazer, 14320 Melrose Drive, Surrey, B.C. V3R 5R5
Phone 604-581-1085 Fax: 604 - 581-4160
email:hvcrafts@telus.net
Service/repair machines - parts on hand for most machines. Knitting machines on consignment for sale.
Sales and service for new machines. Most yarns for machines.
We have all the Singer & Studio service manuals
Lessons on Silver Reeds (Singer/Studio)


Victoria

Arlene's Fashion Knits
#24-7509 Central Saanich Road, Saanichton, BC V8M 2B5
Phone: (250) 544-4326 (no fax)
E-mail: afknits (at) @shaw.ca
Arlene Baart is a Design-a-Knit Distributor for Canada.
Yarns- Bramwell, Forsell, Tamm, Etc.


ONTARIO

Chatsworth
www.koigu.com
Hand painted Merino and Luxury Yarns Email:-
taiu@koigu.com

Kitchener
A.M.Merchandising
Tel:Fax: 519 743-8725
Email: ada.meyers.7 at@gmail.com (remove the at)
Ada Meyers- Authorized Brother and Silver Reed knitting machines. Lessons.
New and reconditioned machines available. Parts, and repairs.
Coned yarn, close outs, good prices. By appointment only please.

London
London Yarns and Machines Ltd
Unit F, 1890 Hyde Park Road, London, On., N6H 5L9
phone 519-474-0403 Janet Filipchuk
1-877-K1P2-877 toll free
email: info (at)@londonyarns.com
http://www.londonyarns.com

East York
the YARN GUY
15 Gower Street,, East York, Toronto, Ont., M4B 1E3
phone 1-800-836-6536 (toll free North America) (416) 752-1828
fax: 416- 752-0760
Canadian Distributor for Passap, Studio, Brother, Taitexma Knitting Machines
email: PeterSmith (at)@on.aibn.com
In business for over 30 years, we sell and service knitting machines, new and used, parts, books, cone yarns etc.
www.petersmithtrading.com
www.sewknit.ca (info@sewknit.ca)
www.ballistol.ca
www.silver-reed.ca
www.passapcanada.com (info@passapcanada.com)
www.studioknittingmachines.com (info@studioknittingmachines.com)

Sharon
MssRainbows
Monika Stramaglia, Sharon, On., L0G 1V0, Phone 905-252-7466
Web Site:
http://www.mssrainbows.com
Email: mssrainbows (at)@rogers.com
ravelry ID: mmlf
Machine Knitting, Crochet & Knitting Lessons
Machine knitting instructor. Singer Studio LK150 Dealer.
I give private lessons, as well as group lessons, in my home studio as well as other locations. I also have open studio sessions - work on your projects, with help.

Trenton
http://www.sewwhatyvette.com
Yvette has retired to focus on knitting machines. She teaches and provides repair and service in Trenton Ontario, which is about halfway between Toronto and Kingston. My contact info is yvettechilcott (at)@yahoo.ca
Yvette (Matthys, Chilcott) laFosse


SASKATCHEWAN, MANITOBA, NEW BRUNSWICK, NEWFOUNDLAND, NOVA SCOTIA, P.E.I. AND QUEBEC

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
The Wool Emporium http://woolemporium.ca
12 -2605 Broadway Avenue, Avalon Shopping Centre, Saskatoon, SK S7J 0Z5
Phone: 306-374-7848
Hours of Operation: 10am - 5pm, Monday through Saturday. Closed Sundays & Holidays
The Wool Emporium also sells equipment for Needle Felting, Needle Tatting, Cro-Tatting, Ashford Drop Spindles & Spinning Wheels, and the Studio LK150 Knitting Machines.

Saskatoon
Joan Frost-- I have many parts and accessories for Passap and some Japanese machine. I also have a good supply of yarns - mostly natural fibres. I am available for consultation.
email: joellaknit (at)@gmail.com (mar 2016)

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Ram Wools Yarn Co-op
+ E-mail Address: info (at) @ramwools.com
Website:-
http://www.ramwools.com
942 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada,
Phone 1-800-263-8002

Harvey, York County N.B.
Briggs & Little Woolen Mills Ltd
3500 Route #635, Harvey, York County, N.B., Canada. E6K 1J8
phone 506-366-5438 Fax 506-366-3034
http://www.briggsandlittle.com/
email: woolyarn (at) @nb.sympatico.ca Order Desk 1-800-561-YARN
Makers of pure wool yarns since 1857 for hand Knitting and Hand weaving.

Cornwall, Prince Edward Island
Glen Valley Custom Knits
P.O. Box 101, 43 Bonavista Dr., Cornwall, C0A 1H0
Phone toll free: 1-866-628-6365 Fax. 902-628-6699
Bramwell and Forsell Yarns. Dealer for Artisan/Brother/Studio/Passap, sales, service, lessons,
Design-a-pattern - charting program for Windows. Knitting club meetings every three weeks.
website -
http://www.glenvalleyknits.com
E-Mail ejscott (at)eastlink.ca

Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia
Have a Yarn
583 Main Street, PO Box 669, Mahone Bay, N.S., B0J 2E0
Phone 902-624-0569 email: haveayarn (at)@tallships.ca
Fantastic house of yarns!! Beautiful colors. Not many on cones.
Imported yarns, sock yarns, kits, accessories, and friendly help

Wolfville, Nova Scotia

Gaspereau Valley Fibres
Farm wool shop, 830 Gaspereau River Rd., PO Box 2368, Wolfville, N.S., B4P 2N5
Yarn-fantastic colors!! Equipment, fibre, accessories for knitters, weavers, spinners, fibre artists
1-902-542-2656 or 1-877-6-Fibres
email: brenda (at)@gaspereauvalleyfibres.ca
website:
http://www.gaspereauvalleyfibres.ca


Seminars/Workshops

Maritime Machine Knitting Seminar/Workshop 2017
September 22 and 23rd
Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church
2460 Mountain Road, Moncton, New Brunswick

Hosted by Muddy River Machine Knitters
Registration is $40 and Includes Two Lunches & Coffee Breaks
Registration Deadline June 1 2017
Door Prizes Directed Workshop Onsite Vendors


For More Information Call Madi at 506 852 9494 or email
foxxs.ma@gmail.com

 
 

 

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