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The Wool Shop

8-281 E Island Highway | Pioneer Plaza, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-248-3821
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Love this shop

Owned and operated by the same lady for 34 years, she is very helpful. I found the exact item that... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2016
Christine F
,
Parksville, Canada
via mobile
If you need wool

This is a standard wool shop, not as pretty as some on the island, but it has good stock and... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2016
Lesterbeach
,
Winnipeg, Canada
via mobile
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good16%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Dec 6, 2016
“Love this shop”
Nov 8, 2016
“If you need wool”
LOCATION
8-281 E Island Highway | Pioneer Plaza, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-248-3821
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Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Owned and operated by the same lady for 34 years, she is very helpful. I found the exact item that I needed here, saved a trip into Nanaimo.

1  Thank Christine F
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Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a standard wool shop, not as pretty as some on the island, but it has good stock and supplies. In a strip mall beside Pharmasave on the highway.

Thank Lesterbeach
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Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

The owner is a very nice old lady. She was very helpful. And the variety of wool was good. Wool, cotton, merino ... and much more.

Thank Karotri
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Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Not fabulous, but if you need somewhere to buy yarn in Parksville, this is one of your only options. Make sure you bring cash or a cheque because the owner does not accept debit or credit cards.

5  Thank OceansideFoodie35
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Reviewed February 22, 2014

This shop is full of a wide variety of yarns for any knit or crochet project. Lots of patterns, oodles of selection. The owner is quite helpful but not down your neck. Anything you want or don't see, just ask. She carries the old standbys...More

4  Thank fromHythe
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

If you're a knitter this is a "must" stop as Cathy who has owned the Wool Shop for the past 30 yrs has approx., 1300 sq.ft. crammed with yummy yarns. If you fancy making a Cowichan style jacket then she has Little Pure Wool Country...More

6  Thank RitaK997
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