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.

Super Sale Continues February 19-29

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We will be open:

Friday, February 19 11-8
Saturday, February 20, 10-5
Sunday, February 21, 10-5

Mon.-Fri., Feb. 22-26 12-5
Sat-Mon., Feb. 27-29 by arrangement

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CustomFit Starter Package

Amy Herzog has been changing the way we look at knitting sweaters since before the publication of her book, Knit to Flatter. Now she has taken her expertise and experience working with knitters and put it into CustomFit. Using your measurements, the information from your gauge swatch, and your choices... learn more »

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Sheep for You

Sheep for You

I have been knitting teeny sweaters, not for baby Hannah, but for sheep.   See– I plan to put mine on a wreath but they would make great gift decorations, stocking stuffers, or you could wrap extra yarn from a gift to be used for repair. The sheep are a Heifer International fundraiser  by Susan Gibbs of Juniper Moon Farm. There are alpacas, goats, and bunnies. Susan’s husband is cutting them all himself. The cut-outs can be ordered… read more »

New Arrivals

Really Last Minute Gifts

Really Last Minute Gifts

We are down to the wire for Christmas gifting. You may be tempted to throw in the towel but we have a couple of alternatives– first is another gorgeous yarn from Freia Fine Handpaints: Super Bulky. It has the same spectacular gradient or ombré colors you’re used to from Freia, only in a super bulky weight, 2 sts/inch – for lightning-fast projects! It’s a 100% wool, squooshy soft yarn that changes color as you work. We worked a… read more »