Third Sister

Winnipeg, Canada

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Note from shop owner Third Sister will be back so soon! Please keep up with us on Instagram (@laharby) to see when we will be re-opening! Thanks :)

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Jun 12, 2016

Third Sister will be back so soon! Please keep up with us on Instagram (@laharby) to see when we will be re-opening! Thanks :)


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About ThirdSisterShop

Sales 45
On Etsy since 2012

A third sister with a yarn obsession and penchant for adorable things

Third Sister started as a twinkle in my eye as I began obsessively hoarding interesting vintage pieces and all the raw fibre and yarn I could get my hands on. It matured after an admittedly ambitious (read: ludicrous) attempt to needle felt all the boutonnieres for the groomsmen in my wedding. I later found out that needle felting is far more enjoyable when you're making sloths with silly expressions or mice with adorable rotund bellies. Over the years, the vintage aspect of the shop has fallen away and I have been able to focus on the very time-consuming task of hand knitting unique and traditional colourwork pieces and developing my own knitting patterns and wearable pieces.

It's sometimes difficult to make it all work. I have a small studio space in the house that I share with my artist/cartoonist/graphic designer husband and our cat, and my day job at a local library can be exhausting. But there's something really special about holding a new creation in my hands and shipping it off to find a new happy home elsewhere in the world.

And, just so you know, the boutonnieres turned out beautifully.

Third Sister is a proud member of the Winnipeg Etsy Street Team (WEST).

Shop members

  • Laura Harby

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I am Laura Harby. I am a knitter, fibre sculptor, vintage lover, and homebody. I am located up north in the fabled land of Winnipeg, Manitoba (where knitting is a survival mechanism).

Shop policies

Last updated on November 7, 2018
Third Sister Shop is a small Winnipeg-based shop selling Nordic inspired knits for all ages and one-of-a-kind needle felted soft sculpture. I work exclusively with wool and alpaca fibres and try to buy from fibre farmers who are local to my area as much as possible. As all knit and felt pieces are made by hand by me alone, stock will reflect only what is currently available and ready to ship.

Contact me directly for more information on custom needle felted works. From time to time I will also accept custom orders for knitted objects. Feel free to send me your ideas!

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Mastercard Visa American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
Needle felted and knitted objects may be returned on a case by case basis.

In the unlikely event that you are dissatisfied with your purchase please contact me directly and I will do everything I can to make it better!
I can accept payment through PayPal, Etsy Gift Cards, and major credit cards. Payment must be received before your items will be shipped.
Third Sister ships by Canada Post to Canada and the US. For International shipping please contact to see if I can ship to your country.

Shipping insurance and tracking will be made available only by request and will incur extra charges. If your actual shipping costs are more than $2 less than what you have paid I will refund you the difference either 1) as a partial PayPal refund for orders purchased through PayPal, or 2) as a coupon code for direct credit card purchases.

If you live in the lovely city of Winnipeg please contact me! You will be refunded your shipping charges if you opt for local pick-up.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you have any questions, comments, or requests please don't hesitate to contact me directly.