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Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern

566 Line Road, Mayfield, Prince Edward Island C0A 1N0, Canada
+1 902-626-8284
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Wonderful "PEI Experience" to have on the island

My mom and I had a wonderful time during our "Lambs, Looms and Lobster" experience during our visit... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
moxleye08
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Tucson, Arizona
Great rainy day activity

My mother, daughter, and I made the last minute decision to try the Looms and Lambs class and were... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
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Located in scenic Cavendish, you'll find luxurious, environmentally friendly Island treasures. In addition to custom-order tartans including our MacEachern tartan, merino wool sweaters and accessories, you will discover a unique line of jewellery, Island-made natural bath and body care products, pure beeswax candles and, of course, knitting and crochet supplies. We even offer a wee touch of Christmas year-round! See loom knitting and weaving demos or book a loom knitting, sock or mitten knitting workshop!
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566 Line Road, Mayfield, Prince Edward Island C0A 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

My mom and I had a wonderful time during our "Lambs, Looms and Lobster" experience during our visit on June 2nd. Margaret was so warm and welcoming, and the three of us were laughing and chatting the whole time. Margaret was a patient and excellent...More

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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank-you so much, E & J!!! It was an absolute delight to meet both of you. And even to receive my own surprise souvenir from Arizona.....I will be sure to pass on all of your lovely comments to Ferme Isle St Jean, The Blue Mussel...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

My mother, daughter, and I made the last minute decision to try the Looms and Lambs class and were so glad we did! Margaret was great when we showed up at the last minute. We left with a fun new skill and appreciation for the...More

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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank-you so much! You are such delightful ladies who made our first workshop of the 2018 summer season absolutely wonderful. And to discover that the other workshop participants were your Island "neighbours" - too amusing!

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

While looking for locally sourced yarn, I stumbled upon Margaret's shop and it was the highlight of my trip to PEI. The yarn, of course, is lovely but it was the Looms, Lambs & Lobster workshop that made my vacation. More reasonably priced than other...More

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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank-you so much for your lovely review, Marlene! It was a pleasure to meet you. I'm so glad you were able to join our workshop. I'll be sure to pass your compliments on to the Yellow House and Ferme Isle St. Jean. Enjoy your new...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We signed up for a workshop before we arrived on vacation. It surpassed my expectations! We met a lovely group of people, which included a couple of kids, and Margaret was a delightful teacher. Time flew by so quickly, but it was one of our...More

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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Oh my goodness - thank-you so much! A workshop is just that much more special when it is a great group of people who enjoy the "gossip" and laughter that goes along with knitting. It was delightful to meet you and I am so glad...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I signed up for a workshop during a recent trip to PEI and after years of wanting to learn how to knit I am now able to loom knit. Margaret is an amazing teacher and her passion is contagious. I can't wait to use what...More

Thank Carrie B
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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thank-you so much, Carrie! I am so glad both you and your daughter enjoyed the workshop. I love to pass on the joy of knitting - it is such a relaxing and creative pastime. Don't forget to follow along on social media (Facebook, Twitter and/or...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

My friend and I randomly stopped here while driving through on a road trip, having no idea it would be one of the highlights of our entire trip. The owner was actually knitting when we came in and explained the story on many of the...More

Thank Barbara G
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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank-you so much for your lovely review, Barbara! It was wonderful to meet you and to share a little bit of knitting news with you. Hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I had looked forward to making a stop here but there was a workshop in progress the morning that I visited. The shop is very small and there didn't seem to be a way to look at the yarn without interrupting the workshop even more...More

Thank UpstateSCRose
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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thank-you for your comment! We regularly host workshops on Wednesday and Friday mornings - and these workshops are posted on our website. Yesterday was a special seminar and - you are right - the studio was jam-packed with guests. We did try to get the...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Margaret is a great teacher and made this such a fun experience! She taught us to loom knit, made us delicious banana nut bread, shared interesting stories about life on the island, and gave recommendations for nearby restaurants. Plan to spend time here, whether you're...More

Thank 45nettie
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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank-you so, so much! You were both an absolute delight - and I loved seeing a picture of your finished loom works!

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Stopped by Knit Pickers while we were traveling through PEI and I am so glad we did. The owner is so friendly and helpful. We had great conversation and she even showed us how to loom knit. She has lots of items for sale and...More

Thank Meredith S
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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

Thank-you so much, Meredith! I really appreciate that you took the time to write suh a lovely review. I always enjoy meeting the wonderful folks who visit our Island. Glad you stopped by!

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

I absolutely LOVED my visit at Knit Pickers!!! There are so many beautiful knitted creations for sale, I just can't get enough of them. Margaret is a very knowledgeable knitter and is open to teaching those who wish to learn more about the knitting world....More

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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2015

Thank-you so much! I look forward to your next visit!

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