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Save the Date: Fibre Fest 2018

We're excited to announce that Saltwater Purls will be one of the vendors at Fibre Fest this year. We'll be rubbing shoulders with lots of great folks, from designers and fibre artists based right here on the Island, to dyers and artists from the Mainland. It's a great time of meeting new friends, shopping in the marketplace, experiencing excellent workshops, and getting a look at what's hot right now. Keep an eye on the official Fibre Fest 2018 website for more information, and to register for workshops. Hope to see you there!

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February: Time to think about you

If you’re a knitter, you’re a giver. During the last few months of the year, you probably spend hundreds of hours -- and all your skill -- creating for those you love. Small, last-minute sweets are cast on in those few weeks leading up to the holiday, when free patterns abound for ‘thick and quick’. When the last mug cozy, or wristwarmer, or sock is bound off in late December, we all breathe a little easier. For us knitters, January is a time of rest and recuperation. It’s time to give your hands a break and browse some patterns…time to...

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Woolpower: November Newsletter

We looked out the studio windows yesterday morning and couldn’t believe our eyes to see snow falling! We may live in Canada, but Vancouver Island is normally the mildest climate in the country...

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Hello and Thank You!

Hi everyone...what a month it's been!  Saltwater Purls was just an idea in July, and now, not six weeks later, we are proud and happy to announce that our online store will open tomorrow, August 24. We have been working hard to find beautiful things for you, and we are excited and grateful to introduce you to our “Carefully Curated Yarns”.   We're all stocked up with Malabrigo, Jamieson & Smith, Sweetgeorgia, Mineville, Galway, and Briggs & Little. Our Lykke Driftwood needles are in stock, in both interchangeable sets and fixed circulars. In the months ahead, lots of beautiful things will arrive...

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