Since I can never miss an opportunity to check out a yarn store, I dropped in a few days ago while visiting Toronto. The yarns ( variety and quality) were a delightful surprise and the general store layout was organized and calming. Yarns in the most beautiful color palettes imaginable were a treat for the eyes. Alexandra guided me around and showed me some finished garments using their yarns.... more
What a great find! I discovered this store by chance on my first trip to Toronto. I'd never heard of Americo, but I am so glad I walked in. The layout of the store and the placement of the yarn let you know immediately that you are in a high-end store. To those who have complained about the prices, I would argue that they are in line with other high-end yarn brands and frankly, in some... more
I love this store. No, it's not a basement bargain, but look at the quality (or feel the quality) of their yarns! Their prices are on par with yarns of similar composition from other brands. You cannot compare a $4 ball of 200 meters of acrylic to 400m of alpaca and wool yarn.
Their patterns are simple, modern, and functional. Some are a little dull to knit but the results are amazing. I have... more