Monday, 25 May 2015

Annual Yarn Summer Sale - has come early :)

SWEET YARNS
ANNUAL YARN SUMMER SALE
25% OFF ALL IN-STOCK YARNS
(DOES NOT INCLUDE SPECIAL ORDERS OR ORDERS ON HOLD)
MAY 26 - 30, 2015
STORE HOURS - TUESDAY - SATURDAY 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


See you soon for fabulous savings
let us help you plan your 
summer Knitting 
and 
get started early on Christmas Knitting
Happy Knitting/Crocheting

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

CLOSED EASTER WEEKEND

HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE
The store will be closed Easter weekend. (Friday April 3rd - Monday April 6th)
Have a wonderful Easter Weekend.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Sweet Yarns is for Sale

Sweet Yarns is for Sale
Have you ever dreamed of owning & running your very own yarn store?   Here is the perfect opportunity to surround your-self with beautiful yarns and fibres and meeting enthusiastic knitters and crochetters.    
We have built a wonderful, successful and rewarding business around a shop that promotes enthusiasm in creating with yarns and fibers and a community that shares a passion for this art.

If you are interested in pursuing the purchase of this successful and rewarding business please inquire in person to Paulina Renelli at Sweet Yarns 947 Lorne St, Sudbury  Tel No. 705-586-4648

Saturday, 7 March 2015

How Wonderful - Thank You


Thank You to everyone that participated in making slippers for the Hospice here in Sudbury.  These are being delivered this weekend to the Hospice for family members to use as needed
We collected 46 pairs of slippers
As you know we had a draw for anyone that brought in slippers and the winner was Abigail. - Congratulations and enjoy you gift certificate from Sweet yarns

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR YOUR SUPPORT

Have a great weekend.


Friday, 13 February 2015

For the community :)

We are accepting slippers until the end of February for the Sudbury Hospice. The slippers are needed for the family members that come and visit. For every pair of slippers you donate you name will be entered in a draw for a Sweet Yarns Gift Certificate smile emoticon Thank you for all your help. Here's a picture of some that have been donated smile emoticon

Photo: We are accepting slippers until the end of February for the Sudbury Hospice.  The slippers are needed for the family members that come and visit.  For every pair of slippers you donate you name will be entered in a draw for a Sweet Yarns Gift Certificate :) Thank you for all your help.  Here's a picture of some that have been donated :)

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Winter Workshop Schedule


Our Winter Workshop Schedule is ready and we are excited about our program this winter :) 
From Dyeing your own yarn to making a sweater your way to weaving and spinning - come  join us for some fiber fun :)  Please contact or visit the store for further information :)
Colour Your Yarn – Lyn Gemmell
Level:  Introduction
Date: Saturday – February 7, 2014
Time: #1 - 10:00 – 12:30
            #2 – 2:00 – 4:30
Cost: $25 (+tax) (supplies extra)
This exciting class will give you the tools to start dyeing your very own yarn.  Create one of a kind colour combinations. Let your artist shine through. J

Toe-Up Socks Using the Magic Loop Method – Janet Rice-Bredin & Karen Abourbih
Level:  Intermediate+ (not appropriate for beginners)
Date: Saturday – February 14, 2015
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $50 (+tax) (supplies extra)
Come learn this exciting way of sock knitting from the toe all the way up to the ribbing.  We will take you through the magical cast on, gusset, heel turn, heel and all the way to the top.  This workshop references, and we highly recommend you purchase, Socks From The Toe Up by: Wendy D. Johnson. J

Rigid Heddle Rag Rug Weaving Seminar – Janet Rice-Bredin
Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Date: Saturday – February 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Cost: $15 (+tax) (supplies extra)
Learn the specific techniques relating to weaving rag rugs and bags using your rigid heddle loom. Topics covered are fabric preparation, warp types, colour & design, & warping tips. There will also be a rag rug weaving techniques demonstration. J
Supplies needed: Notebook & pen, camera or phone camera.

Knitting Top-Down Sweaters with a Yoke Neckline – Deb Gemmell
Level:  Intermediate
Date:  Saturday – February 28, 2015
Time:  10:00 – 4:00
Cost: $50 (+tax) (supplies extra)
Using Cabin Fever’s Need A Yoke Book – come and learn how to create your own look for a beautiful top down sweater.  We will be working on a summer top – to get us excited about the warmer weather. J

Beginner Weaving Workshop
(2 part workshop)- Sharon Urquhart
Level:  Beginner
Date:  Saturday – March 7 & 14 2015
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $75 (+tax) (supplies extra)
 This workshop is designed for the beginner weaver.  A loom will be provided.  The first Saturday you will learn how to set up your warp and will be weaving a simple scarf. You will be able to take the loom home for the week.  The Second Saturday you will learn how to remove your scarf from the loom and finishing techniquesJ

Stranded Knitting – Fingerless Mitts - Janet Rice-Bredin & Karen Abourbih
Level:  Intermediate
Date: Saturday – March 21, 2015
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $50(+tax) (supplies extra)
Come learn Stranded (colour) knitting with these beautiful Fingerless Mitts.  A fun project that will surely leave you wanting to do more stranded knitting J

Intermediate Spindle Class – The Turkish Spindle – Elizabeth Leblanc
Level: Intermediate
Date: Saturday March 28, 2015
Time: 10:00 - 4:00
Cost: $50 (+tax) (supplies extra)
Do you already know how to use a drop spindle, but want to learn more advanced techniques? Do you spin yarn on your wheel but are interested in learning how to use a drop spindle? In this class, you will learn how to use the amazing Turkish spindle, how to wind the perfect center-pull ball, how to "ply-on-the-fly" using the Navajo-plying method, and much more. Basic hand spinning (spindle or wheel) knowledge required. J

Blocking Seminar – Janet Rice-Bredin
Level: All Levels
Date: Saturday  April 11, 2015
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Cost: $15 (+tax)
Come and learn tips and tricks to get the perfect blocked garment.  When we have put so much work into our garments we want them to look their best.

Finishing Techniques Seminar – Janet Rice-Bredin
Level: All Levels
Date: Saturday April 18, 2015
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Cost: $15 (+tax)

Things you will learn:  how to have a perfect seam on your sweater, how to weave in your ends – tips and tricks J

Lace Shawl for those Cool Summer Evenings – Elizabeth Leblanc
Level: Intermediate
Date: Saturday April 25, 2015
Time:  10:00 – 4:00
Cost: $50 (+tax) (supplies extra)
The perfect start to lace knitting.  This is a beautiful shawl with minimal lace and knit using a DK weight yarn – perfect for those cooler summer evenings whether at your cottage or at a BBQ J



Afternoon Drop-In Knitting Groups  
Tuesday – Thursday during store hours

Personal Help Sessions – Available to book on select Friday Afternoons & Saturdays – 15mins for $7:50 (perfect for: learning to knit/special technical questions/help with existing projects)

Store Knit-A-Long Groups                  
Saturday – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm                         KAL – Colour Knitting Sweater          
         
Sweet Yarns – 705-586-4648
947 Lorne St, Sudbury ON  P3C 4R8 sweetyarnsinc@gmail.com www.sweetyarnsinc.blogspot.com                         Find us on Facebook and Ravelry


Thursday, 8 January 2015

Happy New Year and Thank You

THANK YOU - THANK YOU to everyone that participated in helping us with filling our crib for the Infant Food Bank.
Thanks to all of you we raised $1,335.00 and a full to the brim crib.
As you know we also had a draw going on and the winner of the $50 GC from Sweet Yarns Inc. and a Manicure The Ultimate You - the WINNER IS Janine S. - Thank you and Congratulations.
We have the best customers ever :)