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  • All you knit is love All You Knit is Love: Barcelona, Spain

    Store: All You Knit is Love Address: Carrer de la Barra de Ferro, 8, 08003 Barcelona, Spain When I travel, I always look out for yarn stores. Imagine when I spotted a lovely yarn shop in the center of the city in Barcelona! All You Knit is Love is located really close to the Picasso […]

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  • Fancy Tiger Crafts: Denver, Colorado

    Address: 59 Broadway, Denver, Colorado Website: www.fancytiger.com Date of visit: June 2014 If you’re a long-time follower of this blog, you may have noticed that the blog posts in my Store Spotlight category have become sparse. It’s because the more yarn stores I see, the rarer it is that I find a shop that truly […]

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  • Have you ever thought of owning an alpaca farm?

    Do you know what I love about the fiber industry? There are just so many ways to be involved! You can knit samples, design patterns, dye yarn, work in a yarn store… or own a farm and raise the fiber yourself! Today, I’m excited to have Sue from Pax River Alpacas, who is sharing a […]

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  • Schaefer Yarns Outlet: Interlaken, NY

    Last month, I was driving up Route 96 in the Finger Lakes region of NY. And guess what I saw by the side of the road? I had heard that Schaefer Yarns had been in the area, but I didn’t know that the owner opened an outlet after shutting closing her dyeing business. So… I […]

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  • yarn in boxes Store Spotlight: Montgomery Mills

    location: On Factory Street in Montgomery, NY. Right off Route 17K. My Store Spotlight series usually profiles great LYSs with a friendly atmosphere and a beautiful selection of colorful yarn. Not today. Montgomery Mills has no atmosphere and all of the yarn is white… but it’s a fabulous shop! I stumbled across Montgomery Mills as […]

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  • Wool felt from Gather Here Gather Here: Cambridge, MA

    store: Gather Here address: 370 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139 website: www.gatherhereonline.com date of visit: Ma, 2013 Can I confess that I have a weakness for a yarn-fabric combo store? I’m not hugely into sewing, but I’m dazzled by a lovely array of colors… Gather Here is a lovely yarn and fabric store in Cambridge, which […]

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  • Looped Yarn Store DC A Yarn Lover’s Guide to Washington, DC

    Today’s guest tutorial is written by Jennifer Crowley, the designer/teacher/blogger at www.tinkingturtle.com. Jennifer Crowley is a knit and crochet designer who teaches up and down the east coast. You can check out her designs on Ravelry. Recent and upcoming publications include Sockupied, Knitpicks and Classic Elite Yarns. When not knitting or crochet, she can be […]

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  • House of Wool Yarn store Blue Mountains Australia House of Wool, Blackheath, NSW, Australia

    store: House of Wool address: 40 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath, NSW. Australia. website: www.facebook.com/TheHouseofWool/ date of visit: December, 2012 I love traveling, and I love visiting yarn shops. It’s probably no surprise to you that I like to do both things at the same time! I was delighted to hear about a new yarn shop, […]

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  • Store Spotlight: Lancaster Yarn Shop

    store: Lancaster Yarn Shop address: 3519 Old Philadelphia Pike, Intercourse, PA 17534 website: www.lancasteryarnshop.com/ date of visit: July, 2012 I visit a lot of yarn shops. Most of the nice shops have a few things in common: a lovely selection of yarns and notions, friendly staff and a relaxed & peaceful vibe that makes you […]

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  • Store Spotlight: Kraemer Yarns

    store: Kraemer Yarns address: 240 South Main Street Nazareth, PA 18064 website: www.kraemeryarns.com date of visit: July, 2012 Kraemer Textiles is located in Nazareth, PA and spins thousands of pounds of yarn a week for various textiles markets. Their factory has been spinning since 1907, and the company started producing yarns for hand-knitters in 2005. […]

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