Free Patterns

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One fun perk of the Shop Hop are the free patterns you get just for stopping in to each shop. Every store on the hop designs a brand new pattern just for the hop and you get to take a copy home with you! Some great patterns have been designed over the years for the Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop. Hats, ... Read More

You’re a Shining Star

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  "You're a shining star  No matter who you are Shining bright to see What you could truly be" -Earth Wind & Fire No matter who you are – while you are at All About Yarn – you are a shining star! Under new ownership since July 2016, Julie and Gunnar have worked hard to create a comfortable, cozy & ... Read More

Sheepy Yarn Shoppe

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After celebrating our 25th anniversary last year, we realize how time flies when you enjoy this world of fibers. Check out Sheepy Yarn Shoppe's huge selection of yarns, patterns, knitting and crocheting accessories, books and dozens of model projects and garments. With over 400 different yarns, it is great to walk through our wide aisles, open floor space free from obstructions ... Read More

The Times, They are a Changin’

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Happy spring from The Yarnery! Much has happened since last year, in the world and at The Yarnery, but one thing is exactly the same: we can't wait to host all of you at this year's shop hop. While the prizes, specially dyed yarns, free patterns and other swag make the event awesome, there are two reasons we really love ... Read More

Bubbles in the Wine

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  Lila and Claudine’s Yarn & Gifts Different on the outside…same on the inside! Lila and Claudine’s welcomes you to join us as we celebrate a time gone by….both Gramma Lila and Gramma Claudine spent time listening and dancing to the music of Lawrence Welk, who was born and raised in North Dakota in 1903.   The Lawrence Welk Show was ... Read More

Luck Be a Lady at Unwind

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Unwind Yarn Shop  It’s that time of year again! Shop Hop! We had a talk with the “Chairman of the Board” and the Shop Hop will be “A Swinging Affair”. “Lady Luck” will hopefully be on our side with the weather, so everyone can travel safely and won’t have to worry about “Flying to the Moon”. You will be “King ... Read More

Donations Begin!

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Beginning Wednesday, March 15th you can donate to receive an EZ or VIP Pass at any of the 14 participating Shop Hop shops...your purchase goes directly to local food shelves. What's an EZ Pass?  Instead of making a separate cash donation at each shop during the hop, donate $50.00 in advance (at the shop of your choice), and you'll be guaranteed ... Read More

Flash Dance at Amazing Threads!

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We Inspire, You Create! We sample every yarn in our shop for YOU! Amazing Threads is inspired by FLASH DANCE for Shop Hop 2017. We hope you share in the fun by supporting CROSS, our local food shelf! We really enjoy sharing our inspiration with all the hoppers.  Stop in to catch a glimpse of each of us in our ... Read More

Are You Ready to ‘Get Down Tonight’ at 3 Kittens?

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It’s hard to believe that the Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop is just a couple of weeks away! ‘I’m So Excited!’ At 3 Kittens, it’s time for a ‘Celebration’ and we’re ready to ‘Boogie Oogie Oogie.’ We’ll be ‘Working Day and Night’ to get our store ready for all of you hoppers. We’ve got a little sparkle and a lot of ... Read More

Springtime in Paris…um…Woodbury

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"Don’t you feel it growin’, day by day People, gettin’ ready for the news Some are happy, some are sad Oh, we got to let the music play What the people need is a way to make em smile it ain’t so hard to do if you know how You’ve gotta get a message, get it on through.. " -Doobie ... Read More