yarn shopping Archives - Patty Lyons | Knitting Teacher

8 Yarn Shops Near and Dear to My Heart

Do you miss the days when we could shop at our local yarn stores, run our hands on the yarn, and experience the textures? I can’t tell how much I miss the experience and those yarn shops with which I have worked over the past couple of years.

When I was teaching around the country, stopping by local yarn stores definitely added a lot of joy to my travels. So to send some love to the yarn shops which are near and dear to my heart, I’d like to share this list of some of my favorite yarn shops with you.

Although most of the stores have not yet reopened, some of them are still accepting online orders. Visit them virtually and explore the goods they have to support them during these difficult times.

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5 Small Yarn Producers You Should Support and Keep on Your List

As you know, the cancelations of knitting events has hit teachers and event organizers hard, but it has also impacted vendors and our local yarn stores. Supporting local and small businesses is one of the great ways to send out our love and help our craft community during this crisis.

I’m extremely thankful that I get to work with a lot of amazing vendors, and they really do a great job ensuring that we can get the supplies we need for our projects. So, please allow me to introduce these amazing folks who are doing their best to provide us with beautiful yarn even during this challenging time.

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