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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.

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Baby Surprise Jacket

The Baby Surprise Jacket is a classic of intriguing design and technique, not difficult but a bit tricky. Despite this, Elizabeth Zimmerman's pattern remains a popular baby garment (over 21,000 entries on Ravelry) and is excellent for using bits and pieces of yarn. It is a great way to use... learn more »

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Summer Stitching

Summer Stitching

What do you like to make in the summer? I know some stalwarts who keep working on the woolies–sweaters, blankets and the like.  They are the prepared among us. Some turn to socks and, you have to admit, socks are pretty great for summer. Lightweight and portable, and yet hours of stitching fun.  And sock yarns and patterns range from staid barristers to crazy clowns. Socks for Him     or   Drip Candles     Sock yarn… read more »

New Arrivals

New and Lovely

New and Lovely

New yarn is arriving every day and with it inspiration for light and lovely knitting! We have fresh new colors in some old favorites like Cotton Classic, Rowan Softknit Cotton, and lovely Sanibel. There are also exciting new yarns for summer– Tandem and Enya from Tahki-Stacy Charles and Cerro, a cotton alpaca blend in luscious colors.  Come see for yourself!