Events

Below you will find a line up of some of the exciting shop events we have planned for SUMMER 2017!  All these events are free to attend.

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SUMMER 2017 EVENTS

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Woolith Fair Yarn Crawl

Friday, April 28 to Sunday, April 30

Woolith Fair is an event for yarn lovers and fibre artists from the Lower Mainland and beyond. Organized by the West Coast Knitters’ Guild, this three-day yarn crawl is designed to get you out and about, and visiting as many Local Yarn Stores and fibre-related businesses as possible. There’s special discounts and prizes to be won! 88 Stitches is pleased to be participating again this year and we are open for the crawl 10-5, Friday and Saturday, with special hours 11-3 on Sunday. Visit the official Woolith Fair website (woolithfair.ca) for more information and to download your yarn crawl passports.

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Softsweater Knits Trunk Show

Saturday, April 29

We’re delighted to welcome back local knitwear designer Sylvia McFadden of Softsweater Knits. Sylvia will be joining us at 88 Stitches for the day, and she is bringing along a collection of her designs to inspire you, including the beautiful shawls from her new book A Stillness of Trees.

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88 Stitches Special 10 Year Anniversary Party in May

Date TBA

We’ll be hosting a Saturday night open house to celebrate 10 great years with our friends of the shop! Please stay tuned for more fun-filled information, plus the special date and time.

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World Wide Knit in Public Day

Saturday, June 10,  10: 00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us on our shop patio for our fun annual Knit in Public Day Event. Drop by anytime throughout the day from 10 am to 4 pm. Bring your lawn chair, umbrella, water and your knit or crochet projects to work on while we socialize and spread the word to our community that there is better living through stitching together. We’re meeting rain or shine.

We also have a special pop up shop visitor joining us at WWKIP Day– a wonderfully talented local artisan who will be at the shop from 12-4 pm. Stay tuned for that surprise announcement!

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Summer Patio Socials

Saturdays, July 22 & August 19, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Bring your knitting or crochet and your folding chair, and come join us out on our patio for some Saturday socializing and project catch-up time.

Please check our website for our summer hours, summer long weekend closures and our annual inventory closure at the end of July

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