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Community Board

Do you have a social or charity crafting group looking for knitters and crocheters? Do you provide a safe and supportive crafting environment? Contact us to be added to our list! 

Note that Beehive Wool Shop is not associated with these groups and cannot verify their activity or membership. Help us keep this list up to date, and let us know if you have any concerns regarding the groups listed below. 

Social Crafting Groups

  • The Hive at Herald Street: Drop-in social knitting and crochet group. Hosted at Herald Street Brew Works (506 Herald St) on the last Sunday of each month from 1-3pm. Everyone welcome; minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Fibre Maker Space: A social and creative space to learn, share, and create! Drop-in Thursdays, 10am-12pm at the Burnside Gorge Community Centre (471 Cecelia Road). Sewing machine and table space are provided; please bring your own project and materials. Everyone welcome. 

Charity Crafting / Requests for Donations

  • Burnside Gorge Community Centre Fibre Maker Space is accepting donations of excess yarns, fabric, thread etc. to share with the community.
  • James Bay New Horizons accepts donations of yarn, needles, hooks, fabric and notions. The group's crafters make items to sell throughout the year. All money raised goes to the centre in support of its programs and services.
  • Seniors Serving Seniors is seeking knitters who would help make toques and mitts for the children and families at Cridge Centre. Contact Vicki at or 250-413-3211

Garment Repairs

  • Syd at Capital City Tux Rentals: Will repair small holes, fix seams, and do alterations. They will not re-knit your project or be able to fix large holes. 250-384-8213
  • Brigitte via Beehive Wool Shop: Brigitte has been mending knitted garments for many years. She is infamous for her invisible mends, as such there is often a queue to have items mended. Please drop off items at Beehive Wool Shop with a note detailing the work required, along with your name and phone number. Brigitte will call when the project is ready or if she is unable to take on the project. Cash only upon pickup. Expect 2-6 weeks for your item to be mended due to long queues. 
  • The Russian Tailor: Will repair small holes, fix seams, and do alterations. They will not re-knit your project or be able to fix large holes. 250-388-5543