The Yarn Spot is a community yarn store in the heart of Wheaton, Maryland. We cater to knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers…makers of all kinds.  Our friendly and talented staff are always happy to inspire you, teach you, and help you find just what you want! Come for a visit–stay to make friends, learn and share.

Happy Thanksgiving! Safe travels to everyone who is traveling. If you are not,we will be here and would love to see you–Wednesday, 11-8 PM, Closed on Thursday, Friday, 11-6 PM (note the early closing time), and Saturday and Sunday 10-5 PM.



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Crochet Sit and Stitch

We are excited to offer two chances a month for crocheters to meet and spend time sharing ideas and inspiration.  Crochet hooks are always welcome at any of our regular Sit and Stitches but you have asked for crochet specific gatherings.  So, the first Sunday of every month, from 10:00... learn more »

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FAQs about KALs, CALs, MCALs, and MKALs

FAQs about KALs, CALs, MCALs, and MKALs

1. What is a KAL/CAL? A knit-along/crochet-along is when multiple stitchers make the same project at the same time, which is fun and helpful. It is interesting to see what other people are doing and to talk over questions about the pattern together. 2. What is an MKAL/MCAL? The addition of the letter M is for mystery. A mystery knit- or crochet-along means that the stitcher doesn’t know exactly what the finished product will look like. The pattern… read more »

New Arrivals

Fall Yarns and Inspiration

Fall Yarns and Inspiration

Are your fingers itching to have yarn flowing through them? To have your needles and hooks busy once again? We thought so. Back in May when Victoria, Marianne and I went to TNNA this is what we were plannning for. And every day for a while now the boxes have been coming in. Big ones and small. From old, familiar companies and newbies alike. Bringing to us all the things we thought you would love and be inspired… read more »