Our Ottawa Store

Our store hours are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday - 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday - Noon to 5 p.m.
Our Ottawa retail outlet is located at
581 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario. K1S 3T4.

Our phone number is (613) 237-8008
Our fax number is (613) 237-1585

To Email the store ottawa@yarnforward.com
To Email Jo-Ann, the store manager joann@yarnforward.com
To Email Carol, the yarn purchasing manager carol@yarnforward.com
To Email Roger, sewing machine technician and accounts payable roger@yarnforward.com


Every Thursday afternoon we have a Sit 'N Knit. Just come along to the store, bring your current project, sit around our table and chat, swap ideas, and have a good time. We provide the coffee, tea and cookies, and help if you need it. There is no charge, and no purchase is necessary.


If you wish to visit us, from highway 417 (The Queensway) eastbound, exit at Bronson. At the end of the ramp, turn right and immediately turn left onto Chamberlain. Continue along Chamberlain until you reach Bank Street. Park in the parking lot at the corner of Bank and Chamberlain. The store is on the other side of Bank.

If westbound on the Queensway, exit at Catherine. Continue along Catherine until you reach Bank Street. Turn left. Pass under the Queensway, and park at the parking lot on the corner of Chamberlain.

The following OC Transpo buses pass the store:
#1. Southkeys, Bank Street, Downtown.
#7. Carleton, Bank Street, Downtown, St. Laurent.
#101. Kanata to Orleans via Catherine Street and Chamberlain.
#102. Tunney's Pasture to Orleans via Catherine Street and Chamberlain.


We have a well stocked store with an ever growing selection of yarns, knitting needles, crochet hooks, knitting accessories, woven goods, tatting supplies, knitting bags, knitting stands, and various related craft items. We carry Wool, Cotton, Acrylic, Bamboo, Silk, Alpaca, mixtures, ......

Join us for our weekly Sit 'n Knit, and for a continuing series of classes for sewing, knitting, crochet etc.

We also have books and patterns for knitting, crochet, sewing, tatting - thousands of patterns in fact, and we are continually expanding our selection of these.
Yarn Forward & Sew-On is Ottawa's Husqvarna Viking dealer, and we service and sell Husqvarna Viking sewing machines and sergers. We also service all makes of sewing machines and sergers. We also carry a range of specialty threads, cutting boards, rotary cutters, scissors, quilting pads, and other notions.