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.

We are open during the sidewalk construction! Parking is a little challenging but the meters across the street are available and the lot next to the store can be accessed from Georgia Avenue. Sorry for any inconvenience.


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Trillium Mitts

Designer and teacher Kirsten Kapur will get you started on stranded knitting in the round with these fun mitts. The mitts start with a Latvian braid and then their simple geometric pattern makes learning two-color knitting easier. Kirsten will have tips and tricks to help you along. Instructor:  Kirsten Kapur May 17,... 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 »