Baaad Rabbit’s Yarn Exchange Event
To celebrate the opening of our new store– Baaad Rabbits– we will be hosting a Yarn Swap in the new storefront. Be the first to see our decorated walls of yarn galore!
WHEN: Sept 10th from noon – 3pm.
WHERE: 804 Twentieth St in New Westminister: accessible by car, bike, skytrain (2 short blocks from the 22nd St Station)!
Join us for refreshments and some yarny goodness!
What is a Yarn Swap?
Amongst friends and fellow knitters, a yarn swap is an exchange of yarns! A skein of something you no longer want to use for something they no longer want. It’s a win-win and the yarn finds a new home!
A community yarn swap is a bigger treat!
To make these fibre exchanges fair and equitable to all previously loved and owned yarns, when you bring in your yarn to swap you will be given “yarn tickets”. The amount of tickets for your yarn is based on its quality and content.
- Commercial yarns= 1 ticket example: Lions Brand, Patons, fun yarns. acrylics
- Mid quality yarns= 2 tickets: Cascade, yarns with at least 50% natural fibre
- Indie-dyed yarns = 3 tickets: Hand dyed, hand spun, breed specific, luxury blends
Only full skeins in good condition will be accepted. Please no allergins (smells, pet hair) or evidence of moths (sand-like particles, loose/cut ends).
To exchange yarn on the swap tables, just trade in your tickets!
Don’t have yarn to swap?
Purchase a yarn ticket. All proceeds will be donated to Urban Native Youth Association and (our New West neighbours) Aunt Leah’s Society at the end of the exchange.
Each yarn ticket is $2; any unused tickets can be donated and I will make a personal donation on behalf of all donated/unused tickets. (No refunds on tickets).
All leftover yarn will be donated to school groups or distributed throughout Vancouver’s Fibre Libraries.