During this difficult time, your health and safety are so important to us. Little Sheep Yarn Boutique's storefront location at 1505 Ottawa Street will be closed for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak, as we support our staff and customers in their social distancing. But you can still take advantage of our online store! If… Continue reading Storefront closure during COVID-19 Outbreak
We're so excited to announce that the wonderful ladies behind Leo & Roxy are coming to town! They'll be here Saturday, March 30th from 10 am - 4 pm and they're bringing all kinds of fantastic yarn with them. Make sure to stop by and check out all the different colours and yarn bases they… Continue reading Trunk Show
Sometimes when you've got a REALLY beautiful skein of yarn it's next to impossible to choose a pattern to make with it. No matter what you try, nothing measures up. That's how I felt about this gorgeous Leo & Roxy yarn in their Bohemian colourway (the rainbow one on the right). From the moment when… Continue reading Triangle Scarf
One of my favourite things to do is to come up with unexpected ways to use yarn in my daily life. A few years ago my mother-in-law asked me to make something for her that she had seen on Pinterest: a set of chair socks for her dining room. I had seen them before, usually… Continue reading Chair Socks
Every crafter knows the sense of calm that comes with working on a repititious stitch. That zen-like feeling when your fingers are flying fast to create something beautiful has real health benefits and, in a time when our society is suffering from a mental health epidemic, I think these health benefits are worth discussing. "I… Continue reading Crafting for Mental Health
Have you ever picked out a really lovely skein of yarn, dreaming of all the wonderful things you could make with it, only to become frustrated with every pattern you try? That has been my trouble this week. Autumn is my favourite time of year; the leaves, the crisp smell in the air, and mostly… Continue reading The Projects We Just Don’t Love
A few years ago I made pumpkin hats for my kids to wear for Thanksgiving. They looked adorable and it only increased my desire to create more autumn-themed items. Flash forward to the present and you may have read about my pumpkin debacle with another pattern I was using. It got sorted out in the… Continue reading Plush Pumpkin Pattern
Today I've been working on items for our fall window display. I was looking forward to completing a cute crocheted pumpkin that has been waiting to be stuffed for nearly a week now (I finally remembered to bring in my Polyfil from home!). When the pumpkin is stuffed and finished off the last step is… Continue reading Pliers to the Rescue
Opening day has finally arrived and we couldn't be more excited! Join us Wednesday August 8th for some light refreshments and come play with some yarn! We'll be hosting our first official Stitching Social night from 6 until 8 pm. Everyone is welcome to stay and knit awhile (and crochet too!). We can't wait to… Continue reading Opening Day Has Arrived!
Little Sheep Yarn Boutique opening August 2018!