There are a couple pretty good yarn shops in Anchorage. Wooly Mammoth downtown is kind of high-end, but is the place to go for all-Alaskan yarn. Quilt Tree/Yarn Branch is good if you are bi-craftual, but they seem more quilty than they are yarny. In my opinion, Far North Yarn Company is the best LYS… Continue reading Far North Yarn Company
This past week I went to Ketchikan, AK for work, and managed to squeeze in a visit to the local yarn shop – The Hive on the Creek! As advertised, it is a yarn and bead shoppe with a pretty good selection of yarn as well as a smattering of other craft things. For anyone… Continue reading The Hive On the Creek
This past week I got to visit the yarn shop that is probably the farthest from my usual yarn beat that I will probably ever get to! (Unless there is a yarn shop on Key West, and I somehow get there at some point. But I think that’s unlikely.) Specifically, I was in the Tampa/St.… Continue reading Roxy’s Yarns
Tourist season is upon us here in Alaska! This is the season when cruise ships begin appearing in our ports, and visitors come and go via plane, train and automobile. Although winter is pretty too, summer is pretty darn glorious here in the last frontier. So what better time to come and see all there… Continue reading A Guide to AK Yarn Shops for Visitors
This past week I went to Seward, AK for work, and managed to squeeze in a visit to one of my favorite yarn shops in AK – A Flyin’ Skein! This is a pretty good yarn shop – certainly pretty amazing for being in a small town – with great stock and a friendly proprietress.… Continue reading A Flyin’ Skein in Seward, AK
Well, last week was pretty exciting. I went to Fairbanks AK for work, which happens a couple of times a year, and this time Mr. Quiteayarn came along with me! He took it as a vacation, while I was working but did get some downtime in. We started with a trip up on the Alaska… Continue reading Another Adventure with a Side of Yarn
An exciting new yarn shop just opened up in Anchorage – Wooly Mammoth! For anybody familiar with the downtown Anchorage shops, Wooly Mammoth is an offshoot of Quilted Raven, which is right across the street. For anybody not familiar with Anchorage downtown shops, Quilted Raven is an awesome Alaska theme quilt/sewing/fabric shop, well worth… Continue reading Wooly Mammoth – new shop!