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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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Beginning Knitting

If you are excited to begin knitting, please join us for this fun intro class.  We will cover casting on, knitting, purling and binding off - everything you need for a great first project. Sundays, September 21 and 28  10:30- 12 noon Instructor: Victoria Rothenberg Fee: $45 learn more »

Our Latest Blog

Baby Knitting, the Second

Baby Knitting, the Second

Hats are one of the first things I think of when I want to knit a baby gift. They are quick and often easy. And there is a wide variety of patterns to chose from. Some of them are classic– Simple Baby Hat                                     Baby Beanie Others reveal a cruel truth. We can’t resist putting babies in goofy hats because they look so cute in them. And, they can’t say no.  For example–                                         Little Mouse Hat                                                                                      Fauxhawk Baby… read more »

New Arrivals

Fall Yarns and Inspiration

Fall Yarns and Inspiration

Are your fingers itching to have yarn flowing through them? To have your needles and hooks busy once again? We thought so. Back in May when Victoria, Marianne and I went to TNNA this is what we were plannning for. And every day for a while now the boxes have been coming in. Big ones and small. From old, familiar companies and newbies alike. Bringing to us all the things we thought you would love and be inspired… read more »