new (to me) yarn shops to try!

Don’t you love it when you find an online store with gorgeous yarns that you just have to try?  I’ve got a few on my list to try, have you purchased from any of these?  If so, what do you think of the yarn?

  • Lily Neige – the gradients in particular are lovely!
  • We Love Knitting – the shop is updated frequently because the yarns almost always sell out!  I’ve purchased their 100% Extra Fine Merino 4-Ply Fingering base in the colorway Strawberries and Cream:
Strawberries and Cream yarn from We Love Knitting -- and they sent a free tote bag with my order!

Strawberries and Cream yarn from We Love Knitting — and they sent a free tote bag with my order!

  • Norah George – no, I don’t just love this brand because of all the Harry Potter themed yarn colorways (although that doesn’t hurt)!  I want to try the Molly Weasley colorway.
  • Miss Babs – OK so this isn’t quite new but I’ve only tried one yarn and I’d love to try more!  I used 1 skein of Keira in the colorway Blooming Pansies for my Snapdragon Stitch Cowl (free pattern)!
Snapdragon Stitch Cowl - Not Your Average Crochet

Snapdragon Stitch Cowl

  • Gregoria Fibers – this is another shop that updates regularly due to selling out quickly, and it’s not hard to see why!
  • Hedgehog Fibres – the linked website is just one seller of this brand.  I really love the speckled & variegated colorways!
  • Julie Asselin – these gorgeous yarns are nice — I’ve purchased their Leizu DK yarn in Shiitake from one of Skeincocaine’s weekly Instagram auctions:
Leizu DK

Julie Asselin Leizu DK in Shiitake

So what yarn shops have you recently discovered?  I’d love to visit them and discover new favorites, just leave a comment below!

I’ve got some project updates coming up soon, so stay tuned!  Thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. Melissa says:

    That’s some gorgeous yarn! I’ve told myself I have to use what I have before I buy yarn again, but I’ll be checking out some of these shops when I do!


  2. Oh no! Not more lovely yarn to drool over… 😀 Seriously, thanks for sharing this info – it is always fun to find new places from which to get gorgeous yarn. I love that strawberries & cream!


  3. my new favorites are,, and


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