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

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

Double Ewe Brings Color to the Hop

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Soon spring will be upon us. A time of year I always anticipate with a feeling of eager childlike wonder. When the fields surrender their winter blanket and dress in the colors of spring. When the birds return in all their colorful plumage to brighten up our sky like a rainbow. It's a time when we can all feel like ... Read More

A Message from Cynthia at Lakeside Yarn

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As we prepare for the 11th Annual Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop, I have been thinking deeply about the love we feel for the world of yarn and how much we want the non-knitting world to know that love. I would like to share with you the "Revelations of a Non-Knitter", written by a dear friend of mine, Carolyn Swartz, from ... Read More

Gaga over StevenBe

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Last year we at StevenBe had the privilege of being nominated as one of the top 10 yarn shops in the North America by USA Today. We’re going to make sure that your 2017 Shop Hop experience here is worthy of that title! Stepping into StevenBe is like walking into a two story temple dedicated to our love of the … Read More

Music…makes the people…

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“Music, makes the people, come together…yeah!” – Madonna Darn Knit Anyway is so excited for this years theme – Inspired by music! Who isn’t inspired by music? Music can bring us back to a specific place and time. What was your prom song? Do you remember? ” What song did you sing to your kids to get them to fall … Read More