Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all from Cricket Cove ... Thank You for your continued support and we look forward to satisfying all your knitting pleasures in the New Year !!!

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Winner Winner

The "All About Baby Contest" winner is Ann Marie McAloney. Check out her "whale of a blanket" for grandson, Beckett. The pattern is from 60 Quick Blankets, using Cascade Superwash 220.

The prize: 5 balls of Sublime dk and 5 balls of Cascade Bentley.

Friday, 19 December 2014

For our last Fantastic Friday this year

O Baby ....
Buy three , Get one Free - Baby Yarn - Sirdar Snuggly, Sublime, Baby Cashmerino, Bentley, Marble.

Have a great day everyone Starting to look a bit like Christmas out there!

Monday, 15 December 2014

Winner Winner !!!

Congrats to Lynda Hughes winner of a $100 Gift Certificate for her entry in our Dr.Who Scarf contest.

Spreading the warmth

More cozy scarves ready to hit the street. Thanks to all who contribute to our Street Knit program.

Enter to win a free pompom book

Winter edition has arrived-full of great patterns and other goodies including a recipe for Whiskey Tiramisu-just in time for the holidays! Enter your name to win a copy of the book on our KnitEast group on

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Fantastic Friday December 12

Bulk up on Berroco!
Buy 3,Get 1 Free
Lots of patterns and pattern booklets to go with these yarns - wide colour range in stock.
Make it a Berroco Day! Happy Friday!

Friday, 5 December 2014

Fantastic Friday December 5th

We're all stocked up on the gorgeous colours of Illimani.
Our special Christmas offer to you - Buy 3, Get 1 Free 
Now's the time to gather up this luxurious yarn for that project you've been wanting to knit.....or gift the yarn to special knitter friend.
Baby llama, silky baby llama and the Royal alpaca all knit to the same 20st.gauge.

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Fantastic Fridays are Back !!!

To celebrate our favorite season Fantastic Fridays will start again November 30 and run until Christmas.
Starting off this week with our our Top Seller - Opal!!!
Everyone loves this yarn - a perennial favourite.
Buy 3, Get 1 Free!
Stock up for all of those Christmas socks you want to knit .... or gift a knitter a beautiful ball of opal.

Monday, 17 November 2014

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas !!

Christmas displays are heating up at all Cricket Cove locations, lots of ideas and TIME for those Christmas knits, come in for a visit.

Friday, 14 November 2014

Extended hours - Saint John

Cricket Cove Saint John extended hours begin this weekend.
Sundays 12-5
Monday - Wednesday and Saturday 9:30 - 6
Thursday -Friday 9:30 - 8
December Friday December 5 -- Uptown Sparkle Open 9:30-9

Drop in Knit Ins both Thursday and Friday evenings 

Monday, 10 November 2014

Turtlepurl ... more, more, more

turtlepurl roving… 100% Blue Faced Leicester Top, 100% Superwash Merino Top, 100% Untreated merino top - $16

turtlepurl sock featuring - Gatineau Fall, Trench Coat(Burberry),Rock,Paper,Scissors,Lizard,Spock, Angry Birds, City Girls and our favourite-Cricket Cove (the Cricket Cove colour is off in this photo. Check the more accurate colour at the top of this thread). $28

turtlepurl’s Angel Lace - baby alpaca,silk and cashmere. A whopping 1312 yards. $35.
These yarns are all in Moncton now and Saint John and Blacks Harbour.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

KnitEast 2015 update

Yarn 101 with Clara Parkes is now SOLD OUT ... hurry quick before they are all gone. Yarn 101 joins Grok the Sock, Beginner Weaving, and Knitting for Speed and Efficiency as sell outs so far.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Friday, 19 September 2014

Wiggle Toe Up Socks by Cindy Alcorn

The much talked about Wiggle Toe Up Socks pattern is now available in the Cricket Cove shops or via email (just email for payment and we will send the pattern). This toe up sock pattern uses the same method for toe and heel and is easily done, it has a picot edge and blind hem, also designed is a lamb and cricket to decorate the socks so graphs are part of the pattern.

To celebrate this awesome pattern designed by Cricket Coves own Cindy Alcorn we will launch a contest ... "Where, Oh Where Is The Cricket". Simply purchase the pattern and then put the "Cricket" on a project of choice, submit the photo to and one project will be selected as the contest winner and will enjoy a lovely prize. 

Monday, 8 September 2014


New arrival ... SWIFTS ... they make life so much more easy.

KnitEast 2015

The KnitEast 2015 website is now up ... check out this fabulous weekend event at Registration opens September 15.

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Welcome to Cruise Ship passengers!

Your local yarn shop is within walking distance of the ship terminal in Brunswick Square, 2nd level.
We have local and unique yarns and kits. As well, as knitted items.

Here's a walk around tour so you can plan your visit.

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Upcoming Classes in Moncton

Be sure to check out this awesome display of classes on display at the Moncton shop ...

Friday, 18 July 2014

Baby Surprise Jacket !!!

Stop by our Moncton shop and check out this awesome sample ... Baby Surprise Jacket class coming in the Fall.

Buttons !!!

Stop by our Moncton shop to get your button fix ... 

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Algonquin Trade Show

Cricket Cove at the Algonquin Trade Show ... July 15th. Great day !!!

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Friday, 4 July 2014

More from Berroco !!!

July 4:  Celebrate America by exercising your freedom to splurge at your LYS! Berroco will reward your patriotism with a free, single pattern download for every $25 spent on their yarn! Plus, you’ll be entered to win the grand prize!
Contest Rules:

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Puppet Mitt Kits

Out to stores soon ...

Berroco Promo !!!

It’s never too early to start your Christmas knitting, but you’ll need some new yarn! Come replenish your stash and you can earn a free, single pattern download for every $25 of Berroco yarn you purchase. Plus, you’ll be entered to win Berroco’s entire pattern collection for Fall/Winter '14!
Contest Rules:

Buy Local

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Berroco Splurge

Did you know that today is Nation Splurge Day? It’s also the perfect time to take advantage of Berroco’s Summer Splurge promotion! They’re offering you a free, single pattern download for every $25 spent on Berroco yarn. Plus you’ll be entered to win their entire collection of patterns for Fall/Winter ’14!

What are you waiting for? Stop in and start shopping!
Contest Rules:

Monday, 16 June 2014

Success !!!

Great day had by all at the Cricket Cove Knit In Public Day held in the atrium at Brunswick Square in Saint John.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

knitter's pride magma knitting pattern holder

  • This Knitter's Pride Magma Fold-Up Style Chart Keeper is an indispensable pattern holder and a handy way to keep and display patterns and charts while working on a project. Useful for all knitters, but a “must-have” for lace knitters, it is a convenient tool for keeping patterns close and making them easy to read. The Chart Keeper easily unfolds for use and folds up for storage. It also stands upright in either the vertical or horizontal position. There are handy pockets for a pen, patterns, and charts. Strong magnets keep your charts secure and in place while you work. The black poly-jacquard fabric is sturdy and easy to keep clean.

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Moncton Knits ...

Nothing says summer like a light weight shawl or scarf.  Moncton shop's lace "corner" is full of lovely choices right now.

Shawl hanging off basket is a staff's member' UFO using Malabrigo Lace yarn.  Makes a lovely "fabric."

Cricket Cranks

Hand-Cranked socks ... available in stores soon.