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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.

Due to the bad weather, The Yarn Spot will be closed today, March 5. We hope you are all safe and warm and enjoying some extra knitting time!

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Private Lessons

Whether you prefer one-on-one attention or have a busy schedule that makes it hard to take a class, our private lessons can help.  Learn to knit or crochet, perfect a technique, work on a challenging project with a mentor,  or solve a problem in an on-going project.  Whatever your skill... learn more »

Our Latest Blog

All About Yarn Tastings

All About Yarn Tastings

This past Sunday, February 1, we hosted a Yarn Tasting and had a lovely time sharing yarn with everyone who came. You may be wondering what yarns were shared or even what is a yarn tasting is. Wonder no longer! At  The Yarn Spot a yarn tasting is an event that allows us to give you a “taste”- a small sample- of various yarns.  This allows you to learn about our stock and what might work for future… read more »

New Arrivals

What’s New, Knitty Cat

What’s New, Knitty Cat

The yarn deliveries never stop! We have restocked Rowan Pure Wool Worsted in many lovely colors, Moonshine–alpaca and silk, Kenzie tweed from HiKoo, lots of new Susquahanna,  and needles (lots and lots of needles). New to us are Noro Tokonatsu–a beautiful cotton/silk/viscose blend, Geilsk Cotton and Wool in lovely colors, Huasco DK and Chunky–hand-painted in Peru, and Mrs. Crosby’s Hat Box–wool, silk, and cashmere at 5.5 or 6 stitches to an inch. Also, Moonshine Trios brings mutlicolor loveliness… read more »