What’s New

Welcome to The Needle Arts Book Shop

MarshaThere are several new options and improvements for you to enjoy. I have highlighted some of the new features below. Please email if you have any questions.
There is a new name for the web site too – Needle Arts Knitting.

As always, Enjoy!
Marsha, The Needle Arts Book Shop


notepad My Account

You have the option of setting up an account with us (though shopping as a guest is fine too).
Having an account gives you the options of:

  • Looking up previous orders to check their content and status.
  • Wishlists (more info below) to keep track of enticing items you want to purchase later (or even better use it as a suggested gift list!)


card-blackOut of stock items

On the product pages, items are clearly marked as “In stock”, “Out of stock” or “Available on backorder”, so you know right away what is available. Where items are “Available on backorder” you can add to your cart, and on the “Checkout” page select payment option “Bill me when backorder arrives”.

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  • Payments are made in US$ by Visa, Mastercard, or PayPal, through the automated PayPal processing feature.
  • Our Secure Socket Layer encryption ensures the safely of your personal information.
  • ATTN Canadian customers, the pricing on the web site is all in US $, but if you prefer to pay in Canadian $, please select the Send Cdn PayPal invoice option on the Checkout page and I will send you a Cdn PayPal invoice. Note the current exchange rate to be used converting US to Cdn is listed on the Checkout page.


searchSearch Options

There are several ways to search the site:

  • using the Search box in the upper right corner.
  • under the top section Shop menu, items are divided into categories.
  • for books – refine your search using the Book Content drop-down box on the right.
  • for patterns – refine your search in the Pattern Yarn Weight and/or Pattern Stitch Style drop-down box on the right.
  • use the sorting dropdown box to sort by newness, popularity, price, or alphabetically.


truckShipping Info

Shipping charges are now calculated based on the weight of your parcel, and offered with 2 or more options. Parcels are sent via Canada Post. The Needle Arts Book Shop is based in Southern ON, Canada, and mail order only.
See the Shipping Info page for more details on estimated delivery times.


This new feature gives you the option of creating your own personal Wishlist – full details on how it all works on the Wishlists menu above – Using Your Wishlists. Great for keeping track of items for future purchases, and having a ready list to pass along to others for a helpful “Hint Hint”! of your knitterly desires.