Spring News

 Fall River Business Association

7th Annual Business Expo

Saturday May 26, 10am to 2pm

Gordon Snow Recreation Centre

1359 Fall River Road.

Looking forward to my second visit to this great showcase of local companies & groups.  Hope to see you there!


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Salty Socks

July 13 to 15

Hooked Rug Museum of North America

Hubbards/Queensland Nova Scotia


Cranking & Machine Knitting Workshop

Featuring Dave Lord Chambord CSM

Maker of Accuknitter 400


Accessories & Yarn Vendor:

Shirley Baxter Knits


Fee includes lunch and break refreshments.



Salty Socks


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logo copyright the Fleece Artist From FLEECE ARTIST in Halifax, NS - Canada's 150th National Parks Collection.  In honour of Canada's 150th Birthday, they have curated a collection highlighting 13 of Canada's National Parks, one for each Province and Territory.  100% Merino Wool, Superwash, Machine Washable. 125g skein, 4 MM needles, Hand Dyed. Worsted weight.  A beautiful Merino Wool Yarn, well worth a visit to my Studio!  Ask about 'Sable Island", NS...

Flotte Socke yarn... Bright new socks colours... Wool-Free Bamboo Comfort...


Welcome to

the Studio!

We're easier to find - Watch for our colourful new sign by the driveway under the Canadian Flag...

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.


●  Opal

●  Regia

●  Patons

●  Comfort

●  Wendys

●  Classic Elite

●  Fleece Artist

●  Briggs & Little


●  Needles

●  Yarn Winders

●  Delicate Wash Soap

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New yarns arriving monthly;

Watch our Facebook page for the latest.

We specialize in Sock Yarns!




About Shirley

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

Born and raised in Nova Scotia, she is today an avid machine and hand knitter. She enjoys using a variety of yarns with different textures & colours.



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We'd love to see photos of your latest projects!

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!





Studio Staff...

Sophie Bella
Ask us about FREE knitting patterns!
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Kind Comments on Facebook...


'It is wonderful to find a knitting person who is so helpful and cares about her customers like Shirley. Couldn't knit without her. Top quality products, great service and a nice lady to talk with who is so knowledgeable about hand and machine knitting.' - Annalise Edwards


'For my first visit to the shop I think it is A+! Shirley has a little of everything for every person. I will definitely be back!' - Patsy Langdon Gorveatte