Mission Statement

Little Owls Knit Shop is a locally owned and operated yarn shop specializing in meeting the needs of knitters and crocheters through careful curation of delicious yarns and useful crafting tools.  Our mission is to supply high quality products and services while providing a warm and welcoming environment for individuals of all skill levels.  Little Owls offers group and private classes, hosts community events and looks to foster personal fulfillment through the creation of hand made items.

Our vision is to make Little Owls Knit Shop a favorite Little Yarn Shop and to educate and inspire the next generation of fiber artists.



Carey Pumo, Owner - I've been a crocheter and knitter since junior high school. As like many of you, I learned from my mother and both grandmothers. My first project was knitted leg warmers for my dog, Pepper. I don't think he enjoyed them very much, but that didn't deter me from continuing with the craft. 

I have been a South Central PA resident for over 20 year,s and live with my husband and two children. Prior to Little Owls, I owned and operated a custom bra-making business. A passion for sewing runs deep in my blood as well.


Edna JenkinsEdna is a lover of all things fiber, having learned to sew at age 8 and to knit at age 14.  Sewing was a focus for much of her life, but she rediscovered knitting about 7 years ago.  Since then, her knitting needles have not been silent.  She is willing to try almost anything!  As she says, " We won't discuss the number of projects that I started, ripped it and then started again.  Fortunately, yarn is more forgiving of ripping it back than many fabrics that I've sewn!"   Her advice to those that "used to knit" is, "pick up your knitting needles!  The adage about knowing how to ride a bike applies to more than just bicycles." Edna is a Master Level 1 knitter under The Knitting Guild Association.  Find her on Ravelry at newfgal.


Joan Wingate Joan is a married mother of one and loves all crafts, but especially knitting.  She is also an experienced crocheter, having crocheted on and off since she learned as a young child.   Knitting has only been a passion for the past 10 years, but it is by far, her favorite craft.   Joan travels for her full-time job and loves to visit the local yarn shop wherever she is.   She has recently signed up for Level One of the Master Knitting Course through The Knitting Guild Association (TGKA).   On Joan's knitting 'bucket list' ~ mastering laceweight!   Her love of community, photography, and knitting work well together. Find her on Ravelry as joan122 and on Instagram as jwingate122.