We now focus our Knitwear efforts on machine knitted socks, in many sizes and colour combos. 


Our latest offerings are easy to order, right here from the Home page or even on our Facebook page!

Knitting news Oct/16

NEW! FREQUENT CUSTOMER program - Make an initial purchase of $50.00 (all items included) and then receive 15% OFF all FUTURE purchases when you present you FREQUENT CUSTOMER CARD.



Loyalty Pays Off!



My newest socks have a traditional "Nova Scotia Theme". These socks of distinction are made locally with the finest of quality, hand dyed yarn - 80% Merino Suoerwash Wool and 20% Nylon.


 You can feel the luxurious comfort and see the beautiful colours that represent our local area. Think about these Socks for Gift Giving! They're available now in Studio and online. Sizes 5-6, 7- 8, 9 - 10, 11-12, $35.00/pair (shipping included)


Fall is here and Christmas is coming; this year we have three festive patterns of seasonal socks to choose from.  Available in sizes 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12  - $35.00/pair (shipping included)

Candy Cane Jolly Special Noel



Welcome to the Studio!

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.

Our Studio mascot, Sophie


●  Lang

●  Opal

●  Regia

●  Patons

●  Comfort

●  Wendys

●  Cascade

●  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!



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 use of a variety of yarns with different textures, lead her to learn how 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
●  + knee high golf socks!


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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!