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 Knitted Socks

Shirley is now specializing in wonderful machine knitted socks, in several sizes and a variety of colours, some fairly zany, all comfy-wumfy!  See samples on our Shopping page...

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!



- shipping is FREE on orders $75 AND OVER!


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Knitting News - August

'Naked' Sock Yarn!

Allergic to wool?  Itch no more because 'Naked' Sock Yarn in now in the Studio.  Wool-FREE, assorted colours and of course machine washable.



SOCKS/SOCKS/SOCKS - Shirley's been experimenting with a new sock knitting machine, and she loves the results!  So much that she's now launched her own label - 'Shirl's Sox' - available in Studio and online!


Available now, zany socks in three lengths; see them on our Knitwear or Shopping pages...



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
●  even knee high golf socks!



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!