Local Yarn Stores

In an age of big box stores, these independent businesses stand out for their unusual stock and personalized approach to yarn, knitting, and creativity.

Imagiknit star
Next time you're in San Francisco, make your way to Imagiknit for some serious knitspo!

Jimmy Beans Wool star
While I am a fierce advocate of "shop small" and supporting local yarn stores, it's good to have Jimmy Beans' Internet presence in case of emergency.

Knitique, Elk Grove, California star
This local yarn shop just outside of Sacramento offers the ultimate in luxury yarns as well as moderately priced lines -- all with that 'local yarn shop' customer service.

Local Yarn Stores Need Your Help! star
Local businesses will not remain unless we support them!

Needle in a Haystack star
Support your Local Yarn Store! Here is one choice in the hills above Los Angeles.

Roxanne's, Carpinteria star
Driving through Santa Barbara County? Take a stop in the quiet beach town of Carpinteria! You'll enjoy the colorful offerings of this Carpinteria craft store, which offers more than knitting.

Wollhaus Artisan Yarns and Tools star
Attention, knitters: next time you’re in the Playhouse District of Pasadena, stop by WollHaus and see just how creative Southern California knitting can be!

Yarn Designers Boutique star
I love finding local yarn stores that resemble a revered attic, filled with all sorts of treasures to be discovered!

Yarnover Truck star
Southern Californians and those who love this part of the country: there's a new(ish) shop in town!

Yarns at the Adobe star
Next time you're in San Luis Obispo, wander across the street from the mission and check out a Local Yarn Store treasure!

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