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Breaking news- launching Yarns of Rhichard Devrieze

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You are going to want to see these yarns. The colours are spectacular!! and you can find them on my shop shelves... Don't be shy, just head to Collingwood - call me - email me or shop online @ http://www.shopcollingwood.com/ and look for Grey Heron










This is just s tease... check out Yarns of Rhichard Devreize for yourself = http://www.rdyarns.com/
Line up your next projects with this yarn in mind:)









Manos - Silk blend is back...

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Here's a lovely yarn - 30 Silk 70 Merino - DK weight 150yds 50gm skein - wonderful colours

Xmas Cowl = check
Lace Scarf = check
Lace Shawl = check
Check our ravelry - you'll find dozens of beautiful projects to make



Move over Silk Garden - there's a new kid in town

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Casablanca  by Cascade yarns has just arrived. We have some lovely colours.
Details -single ply yarn that is a blend of wool, silk and mohair - 8 colours in every skein
220yds, 100gms, 5mm, worsted weight yarn, $19.00


OPEN late Thursday - Beginner knitting class - Yarn special

It must be fall- apples everywhere

I'm getting my fill of fresh Georgian Bay apples- yummy!! apples & cheese - apple butter - apple crisp

Courtesy of Kristen- here's her recipe for Apple Harvest "Bundt" Cake


Apple Harvest Cake
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease and flour a 12 cup bundt pan. 1 1/4 cup unbleached flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 Tablespoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 eggs 2 cups peeled and finely chopped apples
       (I used 2 large apples - one Red Delicious and one Honey Crisp) 1 cup nuts - walnuts taste best with apples. In a large bowl, measure all dry ingredients and mix. Add remaining ingredients except apples and nuts. Beat for three minutes at medium speed. Mixture will be thick. By hand, stir in apples and nuts. Bake in a 12 cup bundt pan at 325 degrees for 55 to 65 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.  The cake will be moist. Cool in pan for …

I Love Yarn Day

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Learn to Crochet

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Join us on Thursday october 11th from 10am to 12pm to learn to crochet.

Here is your chance to have fun with crocheting. Learn basic stitches, crocheted edges, flowers, curlyQs

We provide you with the basic crochet package;

Mini skeins of yarn, one hook, and the Learn to Crochet book.    $40.00

Pre-registration required


Making Felted Mittens

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It is that time of year where our hands get chilly - so make a pair of felted mittens

Join us on Wednesday October 10th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm      $10.00 + materials

We will help you choose your yarn. Review the pattern. Learn about the felting process in a top load and front load washer.

Jump right in and get started. These make wonderful Christmas gifts!!  


New mags arrive - just in time for fall knitting

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We have all three of these fabulous magazines in stock. Don't delay - pick yours up this week before the stock is gone.
As usual, each edition has tons of ideas, patterns, learning and just the right amount of interest.