|Store Type |||Fabric/Sewing, Hobbies|
|Payment |||Interac, MasterCard, Visa, Cash|
|Cross Street |||57 Avenue|
|Monday -Saturday: 10AM–5:30PM Sunday: 12PM–5PM|
Profile Last Updated: May 20, 2009
This family owned shop was established in 1970. The fiber artist can select from over 300 yarns from all over the world includes Rowan, Sirdar,Debbie Bliss, Fleece Artist, Phildar, Katia, Garn Studio, Briggs and Little, Patons and more. There are also books available as well as thousands of patterns and classes offered year round at reasonable prices.
The store stocks all sorts of yarns, many European. The store carries an extensive selection of knitting, needlework, cross-stitching and English smocking supplies. Gina Brown's stocks a selection of how-to books for the first timer, as well as a large variety of patterns for all sorts of different hand-sewn art.
Learning from the Best
Whether you are looking to learn from stratch, get some help with a tricky project, or master the technique you've always wanted to try, Gina Brown’s has the class for you. The classes meet both on weeknights and during the weekends teaching hobbiest two-colour stranded knitting, magic ball knitting, mobius knitting, sock knitting, knitting with beads, finishing techniques and even knitting basics. Other classes include designing beaded wire jewellery, designing funky felted bags and even learning how to crochet. All supplies used in the classes are to be purchased at the store.