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.

 Holiday Hours:

Wednesday, December 24 11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Thursday, December 25 CLOSED

Wednesay, December 31 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Thursday, January 1 CLOSED

Friday, January 2 12 Noon-8:00 PM



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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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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

Because you have been very, very good this year…

Because you have been very, very good this year…

The Yarn Spot has lots of wonderful new yarns and gift ideas! We have stocked up on old favorites like Dragonfly Fibers–beautiful, local, hand-dyed yarn to make your projects sing. Or Baby Alpaca Grande, the world’s softest, squishiest bulky for a last-minute treat of a scarf or cowl.  Simpliworsted and CoBaSi from Hikoo are overflowing with beautiful colors. But we didn’t stop there. We have beautiful new yarns from Araucania–Huasco Chunky and DK are both lovely artisan-dyed 100%… read more »