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Meet Your Yarn Store – Clare

We’re kicking off some new blog posts with some introductions to staff new and old so you can get to know us a little better. Today we’re introducing Clare, another newer member of the team here at Wolseley Wool. Clare brings such a fun energy every time she walks into the store and is great at helping people find the perfect yarn for their projects!   Clare started knitting when she was in the 6th grade because she wanted to make leg warmers (they were rainbow!) Pictured above is her most recently finished project and her first sweater for herself is the Tin Can Knits Snowflake sweater. That pop of colour at the top is fantastic!     Right now, Clare is busy working on a sample for a class she’s teaching at our annual retreat (more info on that… Read more »

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Meet Your Yarn Store – Sigrid

  We’re kicking off some new blog posts with some introductions to staff new and old so you can get to know us a little better. Today we’re introducing you to Sigrid, another newer member of the Wolseley Wool Team! Sigrid is busy both working in the store and teaching a couple of classes and bringing her wealth of yarn knowledge to both of those things. She’s been teaching the Next Stitch class and Introduction to Knitting and helping lots of new and experienced knitters get on their way. Sigrid’s favourite thing at the store is the friendly community atmosphere. Sigrid has been knitting for 11 years. She took up knitting when she was on maternity leave to keep busy in those quiet moments. She started knitting to make cloth diaper covers.     Sigrid is currently finishing up a… Read more »

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Meet Your Yarn Store – Crystal

We’re kicking off some new blog posts with some introductions to staff new and old so you can get to know us a little better. Were starting with one of our newest staff members, Crystal, who’s calm disposition brings quiet to even the busiest day or most confusing pattern question. She’s a master at putting yarn away beautifully.   Crystal started knitting about 4 years ago. She’s generally pretty crafty and wanted to try something new and get out of the house.   Her favourite project she’s completed so far is an Om Shawl out of Cascade Longwood and her favourite yarn is Wollmeise Lace which she recently used for a gorgeous Yoga Shawl. She’s currently working on a cardigan for her son.

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