Jumbo Yarn

Located as we are just across from a giant elephant named Jumbo, it seems we ought to have some "jumbo" yarn... and we do. While it is possible to arm knit or to knit on really big needles with multiple strands of any weight of yarn, it is crazy fun to find a three-ply 50% .... [ continue reading ]


Road to China Light is a dreamy yarn you want to get your hands on (and eventually in - if you make some mittens)! To introduce this lovely yarn to you, The Fibre Co. has now released the Foundations Series. Here are four patterns aimed at the newer knitter - but equally enjoyable for those who have .... [ continue reading ]

Koigu Linen Stitch Scarves

Enjoy the play of colour and a relaxing pace as you knit one of these Linen Stitch Scarves in the lovely Koigu KPPPM. Purchase three skeins of Koigu and receive triple your loyalty points! Download the pattern here: Koigu Linen Stitch Scarf. Download some tips and tricks here: Koigu Linen Stitch Scarf Tips & Tricks.

Shetland Wool Week 2017

Wishing you were there? If you can’t get to Shetland, why not bring Shetland to you? Knit the Bousta Beanie in Real Shetland Wool in the suggested colours or come up with your own combination. We have Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper well stocked. Find the free pattern online here.

Laura Chau Collection

Just in time for Fall, Kelbourne Woolens has released another collection of designs featuring The Fibre Co. Road to China Light. .vc_btn3-style-gradient.vc_btn-gradient-btn-5cc0a5fb4d43d:hover{color: #fff;background-color: #4cadc9;border: none;background-position: 100% 0;}.vc_btn3-style-gradient.vc_btn-gradient-btn-5cc0a5fb4d43d{color: #fff;border: none;background-color: #75d69c;background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(left, #75d69c 0%, #4cadc9 50%,#75d69c 100%);background-image: linear-gradient(to right, #75d69c 0%, #4cadc9 50%,#75d69c 100%);-webkit-transition: all .2s ease-in-out;transition: all .2s ease-in-out;background-size: 200% 100%;} Read more at Kelbourne Woolens .... [ continue reading ]

Canada 150 Summer Knit-a-Long

Joan's Canada 150 Scarf in Zen Serenity 20 Canada 150 Custom Colourway 2017 is all about CANADA ...and so is our summer knit-a-long. What could be better than a Canadian summer KAL with a potential prize of $150 to spend at Little Red Mitten? There are so many great Canadian designers, including our very own .... [ continue reading ]

Chemo Turban

This stylish hat, designed and knitted by our very own Marilou Matthews, will keep you warm and cosy when made with Juniper Moon’s Neve, a lovely and soft, worsted weight cotton. The welts at the brim offer flattering fullness while the hat gently hugs the head. Materials & Equipment Needles 4.0 mm circular: 16-inch length .... [ continue reading ]

Sock Monkey Work Socks

Now available as a kit! I blame Mara!!!  She made so many adorable tea cosies for our Railway City Arts Crawl event, and many of them were sock monkeys, ...that I just had to come up with this sock design! This was a quick-to-write pattern, because it requires my "Sock Science Too" pattern for the short row heel.  You .... [ continue reading ]

10-Hour Cardigan

Cast on Friday; wear it on Monday! I saw a superbulky cardigan on Pinterest but couldn’t find a pattern on Ravelry so I drew a picture, did some math, and, presto! The photo I saw had bell sleeves which could easily be accomplished by not decreasing on the sleeve and decreasing by half just before .... [ continue reading ]