Spotlights

The Sated Sheep

The Sated Sheep

I love the name of this business!!  The names that the shop owners pick for their business are all different, but some are very clever, and this is one of them. sate [sāt] VERB sated (past tense) · sated (past participle) satisfy (a desire or an appetite) to the full. "sate your appetite at the resort's restaurant" synonyms: satiate · fully...

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America’s Knitting….well, so is Canada!!

America’s Knitting….well, so is Canada!!

Whenever I travel anywhere, I always find a yarn shop to visit.  Also, while traveling, I always have my camera.  Well, in September, I went to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  AND, I found a yarn shop, 88 Stitches! My friend Jana and I were traveling up to Vancouver, BC to attend Knit City.  It's an annual event held up...

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Fidalgo Artisan Yarn

Back in April, my husband and I went to Orcas Island to visit my Step-Mom for the weekend!  As the name suggests, it's an island, so you have to take a ferry boat to get there.  The ferry departs from a town called Anacortes!  As it happens, Anacortes has a yarn shop.  The name of the store is Fidalgo Artisan Yarn. This store is so unique!!!!! ...

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Fiber Arts Fine Yarns

When I started America's Knitting, I wanted all the nations yarn shops all in one place online for everyone's convenience.  How boring, it wasn't enough.  I wanted to know all the yarn shops and talk about all the yarn shops.  So I started doing spotlights on yarn shops every chance I got. Of course I started local...ones I could get out to for a...

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The Nifty Knitter

In January, I visited The Nifty Knitter.  The Nifty Knitter is located in the state of Washington, in a small town called Issaquah.  This store is set into the quaint Gilman Village.  Although the whole village is quaint, so is The Nifty Knitter. The layout of the store is small, yet full of yarn, notions, bags, and inspiration.  There is a table...

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Yarn Bar

Kathie Malcher, a regular contributor for America's Knitting, roving report if you will.....covered this store on her travels through Montana!  I can never thank Kathie enough for all she does for us.  I'm still working full time, and don't travel as much as I would like to, and frankly, not everyone is comfortable asking and taking pictures, and...

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Tolt

My friend Jana & I kicked off the new year right, with a visit to Tolt!  Yep, I'm just now getting around to covering this store, and getting my spotlight up.  I'm a busy gal...knitting, designing kitchens, keeping up my house, hiking and watching my grandson!!  ANYWAY -- Jana and I really wanted to go and see Shannon Cook aka Very Shannon! ...

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Knit This Purl That

I just love how things go sometimes.  The knitting community is so accepting, fearless, and sociable.  As many of you may know, in addition to this great website that has all the yarn shops in the country at your fingertips, we also have a facebook page, and a Ravelry group.  Two ladies that are members of our Ravelry group, met up in California...

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Apple Yarns

Last October, Diana, the gal that heads up our Ravelry group, visited Apple Yarns in Bellingham, Washington!  Bellingham has three yarn shops.  Sounds like a town/city that gets a lot of knitting done. Bellingham is also a college town, and the home to Western Washington University!  Apple Yarns, however is located in what Diana would call auto...

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2017 Year End Report

For America's Knitting -- it's all about the yarn shops!  We track yarn shops throughout the year.  Shops open, shops close and shops relocate. Shops open -- small business, entrepreneurialism, being your own boss, doing it 'your' way!  You have an idea, a dream, and give it a go.  You know what you like, you know what you want, and you have a...

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It’s A Country Christmas

In a dream, you may wander into a small cozy yarn shop, with a roaring fire, a cute dog all curled up on a loveseat (wearing pearls) surrounded by wonderfully soft colorful yarn.  You would be walking through the store slowly, as you touched merino, yak, mohair, silk and cashmere.  The light is warm, and in the back corner are lovely women...

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Wear On Earth

Well, hello again!  We here at America's Knitting like to celebrate the brick and mortar business of the local yarn shop!  As most of you may already know, America's Knitting is celebrating 10 years this year.  Ten years of helping knitters find local yarn shops wherever they may be in the United States.  Are they traveling for business,...

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