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Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern

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Highly recommended

My daughter (age 7) and I spent a few lovely hours with Margaret in her home in Mayfield last week... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
soy_latte_togo
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Ottawa, Canada
excellent compliment to an island visit!

Our family of 6 participated in the knitting workshop, including the tour of the nearby farm... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Bruno L
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Edmonton
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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...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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566 Line Road, Mayfield, Prince Edward Island C0A 1N0, Canada
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+1 902-626-8284
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

My daughter (age 7) and I spent a few lovely hours with Margaret in her home in Mayfield last week. We did the "looms and lamb" option and were amazed and proud that we left with a new skill and a new scarf! We got...More

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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank-you so much! I'm so happy to hear that your daughter finished her scarf. Have fun trying all sorts of different yarns with your loom - half of the fun of knitting is trying out new patterns! I'll be sure to pass on your comments...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018

Our family of 6 participated in the knitting workshop, including the tour of the nearby farm afterwards. We had a wonderful experience with Margaret, who makes everyone feel very comfortable during the 2+ hour knitting workshop. We all came away with wool knit scarves (well.....More

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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank-you so much for your lovely comments! It was so much fun to meet everyone. I have to laugh at that competitive spirit - I've never seen almost everyone finish their project!!! And I'm glad to hear that you finished your scarf as well, Bruno...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Those who are interested in "fiber arts" would really enjoy this activity! Margaret is a real Island Character, very talented and knowledgeable about everything wool related! We learned to use a small knitting loom and were able to make a small cowl out of local...More

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Margaret M, Owner at Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review our "Looms, Lambs & Lobster" experience. I'm so glad you enjoyed the workshop and your visit to the farm. I am sorry to hear that your lunch, while fresh, was not what you expected. Any suggestions about how...More

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 17 June 2018

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

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!

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

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

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

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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

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

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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!

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

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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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