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. (updated March 18, 2022)

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
Arlene is no longer in business but if you are looking for parts check with her as she does have a few left.

Victoria,
Victoria Knit Knut Machine Knitting Club
Contact person is Elaine Dendy, e-laine (at) @ shaw.ca Phone:- 250-652-9862 cell: 236-562-8155
Victoria Knit Knut Machine Knitting Club is meeting at a member's house so contact Elaine for information. New members welcome. Contact Elaine - e-laine (at)@shaw.ca if you are looking for the following items. Coned yarn - Bramwell 4-ply, Tamm 3ply, Diamante, Gloria, etc. Sponge bars both for Brother and Singer/Studio Machines. Needles for standard and bulky machines. Garter bars (for standard gauge machine). Odd parts for knitting machines- just ask.


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


MANITOBA

Winnipeg

St. George Machine Knitting Group

Meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month from 10:30 am to 3 pm at St. George's Anglican Church, 321 Pandora Avenue West, Winnipeg, R2C 1M6. For more information please contact Susan Barnabe, phone 204-293-4062



ONTARIO

Burlington

Burlington Machine Knitting Guild

Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month from 7:00 to 9:30 pm at St. John Church, 2016 Blairholm Ave, off Brant Street between Fairview and Lakeshore, in Burlington. Enter through the side door off the parking lot.

For more information please check out their web site at www.bmkg.ca

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)


Mid-Vancouver Island (Nanoose Bay)

Whilst I am not a dealer these days I have been machine knitting for many years and I do have some spare parts for Silver Reed/Studio machines and a few for Brother machines. I also have some machine knitting magazines and books for sale. Just email me and I will check if I have what you are looking for.

Roni at bcmknitter@lacecarriage.com


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
1615 North Routledge Park, Unit 24,
London, Ontario, Canada
N6H 5L6
Janet Filipchuk Owner & Proprietor
Phone: 519-474-0403 - [**please note that we no longer have the toll free 877 phone number}
Email: info@londonyarns.com
Twitter - LondonYarnsON
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)

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

 
 

 

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