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I am a fiber snob. This place sells synthetics and wool blends. Some of the yarns are very nice, but most are blends.Will not come back.
On a recent Dunbar amble, I stopped in here to lure myself with the knitting carrot yet again. The store is spaciously laid out with a tutoring table in the back and racks of yarn in front.The yarns fall into the boutique pricing bracket. I didn't pick up one that wasn't at least $8 a skein. But maybe that's just my expensive taste ; ) There was a mix of synthetics and natural yarn--I remember... more
A "touch" of wool is about right -- there's certainly truth in advertising. Before Urban Yarns opened on W. 10th, this was the closest knitting store to my old house, but I rarely visited unless I needed needles. I'm a yarn purist; if you're not a natural fibres nut, then don't read on -- A Touch of Wool will be fine for you. But I'm not a huge fan of acrylic or synthetic yarns -- can't... more