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.

The Great Summer Sale starts Friday, July 24 and goes through 2 PM Wednesday, July 29!

20% off many summer yarns.

25% off clearance yarns with 30% off on 10 skeins or more!

We will be closed Wednesday, July 29 at 2 PM, Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31 for inventory. We reopen Saturday, August 1 at 10 AM.


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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 »

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 »