About Us

Welcome to Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns! Our shop is located in the Old City Quarter in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. We are Nanaimo's destination for the hand knitting, fiber and felting enthusiasts.

  • Lynette Meek

    Our Knitting Rock Star


  • Emily Mah

    Our Esteemed Leader



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At Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns we carry dozens of yarns in a multitude of colours, fibres and gauges to accommodate your latest knitting projects needs. Here are some of the brands we carry:

Fleece Artist, Handmaiden, Koigu, Malabrigo, Biscotte Yarns, Riverside Studio, Malabrigo, Rico, Estelle, Custom Woolen Mills, Lamana, Garnstudio, Hedgehog Fibres, Woolfolk, Juniper Moon Farms, Rowan, Cascade, Noro, Swans Island, Zealana, Berroco, Sirdar, Briggs & Little, James C. Brett, Opal, and much more…

We also boast about our wide selection of knitting needles from Skacel (addi Turbo), Hiya Hiya, Knitter’s Pride, Crystal Palace, Brittany, Clover, Susan Bates…

Also available in our store are accessories from Jordana Paige, Namaste, Timeless Totes, Clover, Knitter’s Pride, Hiya Hiya, Prym to name a few.
We are always on the hunt for new and nifty so the list is ever changing. Come on in and be surrounded by our plethora of offerings. We’re always happy to show you our favourites!

  • Books and Patterns

    There is still something about the pages of a beautiful book of stunning patterns that enraptures us.  We love books and bring in the latest and greatest...

  • Needles and Notions

    We pride ourselves on the large selection of needles, hooks and notions that we carry.  Stainless steel, birch, bamboo and carbon...

  • Yarn

    On our shelves you will find yarns for every type of knitter or crocheter.  Knitting for a new baby, a loved one, or yourself? We have something for you...




Mad About Ewe hosts several Special Events throughout the year: A weekend retreat in February, Worldwide Knit Out in Public Day in June, Pic Knit in late August … more


Our workshops are one day events offering 6 hours of fun, hands on skill improvement. Learn to sew beautiful seams and make neat and tidy buttonholes in our finishing… more


We offer a range of classes from beginner’s drop in to more experienced project related classes. All classes are offered with a daytime session … more


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Store Hours Monday to Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm Sunday and Statutory Holidays: Closed

7-321 Wesley Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 2T5

[email protected]

Phone (250) 754-0785