about us.

Store Address: 130 - 12051 Second Avenue, Richmond, BC  (this area of Richmond is also known as Steveston)

Store Phone: 604-275-1239 / 1-877-966-5945 (toll free long distance)

Website: http://www.woolandwicker.com/

Parking:  Customers can park in the parking lot behind the store, which is accessed by an alley that is entered  from Steveston Coffee on the North end or from behind Ichiro's Restaurant the South end. There is a back door to the store just to the left of the open space.

The store is located in Steveston, a nostalgic refuge and historic fishing village in the southwest corner of Richmond, twenty minutes from the Vancouver airport, on the Gulf of Georgia. Take No.1 Road south of Steveston Highway, turn right at Chatham and then left on Second Avenue. We are halfway down the block on the right hand side. Look for the painted scene window.  Park behind building if no space available. Leave yourself time to visit the fresh fish dock, the local park and playground, and shop the unique gift, book, toy and fashion stores, or tour the Gulf of Georgia Cannery. Try great eats at one of our 96 wonderful food venues, and wear off the calories with a stroll around Garry Point Park to watch the sunset, the kite flyers and the boats along the Fraser River.  Be sure to take in the Farmers and Artisan's Market every other Sunday from 11-4PM from May until october. For more info see http://www.sfam.ca/.

Wool & Wicker is owned and managed by Diane DeBray, a knitter and crocheter of 60 years of experience.  Diane is the originator of the West Coast Knitter's Guild, and has 38 years experience in the retail yarn business.  Featured items at Wool & Wicker include the following:

We have been open only 3 days a week Tues. to Thursday, 10-5:30PM.   If you need something earlier, call me at 604-307-8402 and we can discuss how we can help you.  I am five minutes away, so would be happy to come over or if she happens to be there, you can have our daughter and part timer/shipper Monique hang what you need on the doorknob front or back, or bring it out for you, or hang on the door for you.  Just call her @ 604-275-3894 with your credit card info.  Our classes have been on hold, but we are currently now in July working at finishing the classes we started before the high point of the pandemic.  Our classes will likely begin again in September, keep the faith!

You can see most of what we carry on skacelknitting.com, as we distribute their yarns from Schoppel and Zitron in Europe, and their own growing line of Hikoo.  We also get from them most of what "Addi" (established in 1829) produces in Germany, in knitting and crochet needles and accessories, and we distribute those to stores across Canada. 


check out this article on knitting that is a must read!  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/19/at-home/knitting-mood-booster.html.  Also, New York Times "The Health Benefits of Knitting by Jane Brody.

Wool & Wicker is a yarn and basket retail store that has been open since May 1998 in the historic fishing village of Steveston, a community in Richmond, BC, Canada. We offer the beginner and passionate knitter a wide variety of yarns for all tastes and budgets. We carry yarns by many different manufacturers in all weights and fibers for knitting, crochet and weaving projects.  To see the lines we carry, and prices, go to our yarns section.  Extensive selection of old and new knitting books and magazines, lanternmoon.com, and some decorator baskets, from the American Distributor (skacelknitting.com), Addi Turbo knitting needles in all sizes and styles, Addi Turbo Clicks, Addi Turbo Rockets, the new Rocket2 (squared) Addi Bamboo Natura Clicks, Addi Olive Clicks, and Addi Rocket Clicks short and Long Rockets (all interchangeable needles in a case) and their additional needle tips, a set of crochet hooks which can connect to the click cords and be used for tunisian crochet or knitting needle one end and hook the other, all Addi accessories, and their Zitron, Schoppel, and Hikoo yarns, Anadiomena from Ravelry's patterns and Colour Adventures yarns now dyed by A Twist of Yarn in Vernon, Eucalan in all scents, Skacel's Blue Moon and Renaissance buttons,  Fiber Trends patterns, Cat Bordhi Books (New Pathways softcover), Rowan and Kim Hargreaves knitting pattern books @ 50% off,  Sirdar knitting patterns and booklets,  Churchmouse Patterns, Schoppel Artfelt Fibers, a line of locally made all natural wool Padraig slippers, from newborn to xlarge mens {we only have a small amount right now due to Covid,) www.padraigcottage.ca  shawl pins, and many other knitting needs, lots of our best selling Hikoo Cobasi in all 3 weights, sock, dk and chunky, Simplicity, (our workhorse yarn, totally heirloom quality, merino, acrulic/nylon) the new Simplicity spray and Simpliworsted Spray, Caribou, plus Schoppels Zauberball, Crazy, Starke 6,  Lace weights, cotton,  the Zitron yarn Trekking, in solids and multis and self patterning. Brett Marble Chunky, Sirdar Bonus Aran with wool (400g) 840m per ball for blankets ,Hayfield Blossom dk, and Snuggly dk and Baby Crofter, Malabrigo Caracol, Rowan felted tweed in many colours  (a kit made up with the 14 colours and 21 balls of Felted tweed in the amazing Kaffe Fassett's cape "Holly" from Rowan magazine #50, the new Drops Wish, in 6 neutral colours, which was # 1 on Ravelry's most anticipated yarn list for ages. We just received a bunch of Estelle's great dishcloth cotton "Sudz"  to bulk up our stock as well.

Note!  Classes are postponed until the numbers go down, and everyone out there gets their shots!  Check out our classes, which recently are took place Wednesday nights, Friday mornings, Saturday afternoons, and we have Monday and Tuesday nights available as well.  Get some friends together and come and join our wonderful teacher and learn new techniques with other like minded folk!  You don't have to learn and knit alone!  You can get on our list ahead of time.

While you are here, become a "Passion Knitter's Club" card carrier, and accumulate purchases for discounts and a once a year draw for a $50 gift certificate for the store.

YES, WE DO MAIL ORDER!  TO ORDER SOMETHING: EMAIL dianedebray@shaw.ca or

Call the Wool & Wicker toll free Can./US# 1-877-966-5945 or locally, 604-275-1239, and give your order to a real person, or leave your message, and we can mail anything to you, and take your Mastercard, Visa or money order. Satisfaction guaranteed!