The fourth annual Lakeside Yarn Crawl, covering the area around Georgian Bay, runs from June 1 to Sept. 3. There are prizes, draws, patterns and much to see. Take a countryside drive and enjoy the views, while discovering new shops and their yarns.

Visit any of the 12 stores to get a passport and you’re on your way. Collect a stamp at each shop you choose to visit, leave your passport at the last destination and you will be entered into the final prize draw. Make sure to fill out your contact information.

Participating stores include The Purple Sock (Coldwater); Purl 3 (Orillia); Eliza’s Buttons and Yarn (Barrie); True North Yarn Co. (Barrie); Alliston Yarns (Alliston); Creemore House of Stitches (Creemore); Riverside Yarns (Owen Sound); Llama Laine (Hanover); The Wool and Silk Co. (Shelburne); The Knitting Basket (Rosemont); Purrsonally Yours Fabric and Wool Shop (Meaford); and Knit Witz (Barrie).

Email knitwitz.ca@gmail.com for details.