• 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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  • 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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  • LYS learn to knit hat class 5 reasons to love your LYS

    “I can order it online for cheaper” Yup. It’s true. In the internet age, where everything is available online for a discount, some people are wondering why it’s worth shopping at a local yarn store (LYS). My suspicion is that many people feel this way because they haven’t yet discovered what an LYS truly offers. […]

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  • The Swift Stitch: Santa Cruz, CA

    store: The Swift Stitch address: 402 Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 website: www.theswiftstitch.com date of visit: April, 2012 Everywhere I travel, I go to yarn stores. In fact, during my 5-day trip to California, I visited 7 yarn stores in 4 different cities. Some stores are mega-huge with a fabulous selection. Of course, I […]

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  • WEBS: Northampton, MA

    store: WEBS address: 75 Service Center Rd, Northampton, MA 01060 website: www.yarn.com/ date of visit: January, 2012 If you live on the East Coast, WEBS is a legend. You’ll hear people talk about the deal they scored, the selection available and the magic of the ‘back room’ in almost any setting where yarn is being […]

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  • A Yarn Lover’s Guide to Sydney, Australia

    Love yarn? Headed to Sydney, Australia? Then this guide is for you! I’ve spent a fair bit of time in Sydney, and it’s a beautiful and walkable city. I’ve picked 4 areas of town that aren’t only fabulous, but have some yarn attractions as well! In this guide, I’ve included yarn stores, craft stores/markets and […]

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  • Loop Yarn store in Phili Loop: Philadelphia, PA

    store: Loop address: 1914 South Street, Philadelphia, PA website: www.loopyarn.com date of visit: March, 2010 I was very excited to visit Loop, because I had heard things. Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a neat freak… and I had been told that Loop was too neat, even for me. Someone even used the word […]

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  • Morris and Sons Morris and Sons: Sydney, NSW, Australia

    store: Morris and Sons (formerly Tapestry Craft) address: 50 York St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia website: www.morrisandsons.com.au date of visit: January, 2010 This is my last post about the yarn shops I visited in my recent trip to Australia (although, fingers crossed that I’ll go back soon!). And, although I don’t mean to play […]

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  • Sew and Tell: Berry, New South Wales, Australia

    store: Sew and Tell address: Shop 2, 133 Queen Street, Berry, New South Wales, Australia website: N/A date of visit: December, 2009 Like many other yarn stores in Australia, Sew and Tell sells many things other than yarn, including materials for sewing, needle felting, cross stitch and needle point. Even though the yarn collection takes […]

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