With many years experience behind her, Shirley has a wonderful touch in creating unique & fashionable clothing such as sweaters, ponchos, hats & all season-scarves.  Looking for something special for yourself or a friend?

Beginner Classes

Once you start, knitting can be a casual hobby or a life-long joy.  Ensure you start right with instruction from a professional; click to learn more about 'Baxter's Beginner Package'!

Machine Knitting

Not sure how to operate those complicated looking machines?  Shirley owns & uses several models of knitting machines; let her help you get a handle on this alternative to hand-knitting...

Welcome to the Studio!

Take a virtual walk around my Studio, newly restocked for fall.  Can you spot the new arrivals?

See more video on the Yarns page...

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Shirley Baxter Knits is a home-based businesses, a retailer of the finest quality yarns, needles and accessories.  The studio is a fulfillment of Shirley's ambition to sell fine knitted products and of her passion for yarns.  You'll enjoy visiting a knitting shop where the pace is unhurried and so much more welcoming than just another yarn store in a mall.  This quite yarn shop is both well stocked and welcoming...

Her unique designs and knitwear are available for purchase at truly wonderful prices.

Needles - The Studio also carries extensive inventory of bamboo and maple knitting needles - straight, circular, double-pointed & crochet hooks.

Suffering from arthritis? Knitting, whether hand or machine knitting, is a wonderful exercise for problem fingers, good mental therapy, and relaxation for stress. Have patience - time to practice.

Shirley's Studio - peaceful surroundings & plenty of parking; click for a map and driving directions.

Ask Shirl! 

Got a knitting question you'd like answered?  Just drop Shirley a line by email or through Facebook and she'll do her best to answer it for you!





Our Studio mascot, Sophie


●  Lang

●  Patons

●  Wendys

●  Cascade

●  King Cole

●  Classic Elite

●  Fleece Artist

●  Briggs & Little

●  Rocaro Alpacas


●  Needles

●  Yarn Winders

●  Delicate Wash Soap


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Our motto:  No sweater is complete without dog hair!

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Knitting News!

- Now reserve knitting classes online with Paypal

- Knit Picks Winders are back on the Shopping page

- Summer Clear-Out Yarns - on our Shopping page

- New in Studio - visit our Yarns Page.


Fall 2014 - Recent events...


September 26-27 Maritime Machine Knitters' Seminar - Fredericton Inn, Fredericton, New Brunswick - Were you tjhere this year?


September 13  - 6th Annual Lantz Fall Fun,


Sat Sep 13, 12:00 to 3:00 on Church St., in Lantz, off Hwy #2.  Attendance doubled at the family fair this year but Shirley had plenty of space to display a selection of lightweight fashion knitwear and End of Summer Clearance yarns, as well as a roomy bench to knit on.



Summer 2014 in review


- July - Studio Expanded!


- More elbow room, major new shelving and LOTS of new stock make the Studio more of a 'knitter's haven' than ever!  Watch the Yarn page for new lines & photos.


- Infinity Give-Away - FREE Scarf Kit (Infinity pattern & two balls of soft, variegated yarn) with any purchase over $30 (before GST).  


Sorry no choice of colours...


Spring Workshop in Machine Knitting - were enjoyable for all - see photos...




About Shirley

Shirley has a real passion for knitting, which began at an early age, when she learned her craft from her grandmother.

Born and raised in Nova Scotia, she is today an avid machine and hand knitter. Her love of knitting and using a variety of yarns with different textures, learned to sketch her own unique designs, and create garments from her imagination. Ask her about creating a custom computer-designed pattern from your own photo or design!

Her projects include:
●  hats
●  vests
●  coats
●  socks

●  scarves

●  sweaters
●  ponchos & wraps
●  even knee high golf socks!



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