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The Needle Gnome was born in 1992, a retail store located in Acton, Ontario, Canada. What began as a small store catering mainly to cross-stitch enthusiasts, has now grown into a very large store, catering to lovers of all needlework techniques. Specifically, we provide supplies for the following hobbies:
 
  • Counted Cross-Stitch
  • Needlepoint and Petitpoint
  • Knitting and Crochet
  • Other Embroideries, such as:
    • Crewel
    • Hardanger
    • Blackwork
    • Goldwork
    • Silk Ribbon
    • Brazilian
    • Stumpwork
    • Drawn and Pulled Threadwork
  • Punch Needle
  • Needle Felting
  • Beadwork
  • Candlewicking
The store is now over 2500 square feet in size. Walls are covered with models and samples of stitchery, knitting and crochet.
 
We also provide custom framing and finishing services. A framing workshop exists on-site.
 
A fully-equipped classroom is also available on the second floor.
 
Store hours have changed for 2017:  Now Wednesday through Saturday, from 11am to 5pm.  Closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesdays
 
We hope you will shop where knowledge, expertise and friendly service abounds.
It's worth the drive to Acton!