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« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2007 05:01:07 PM »

are any of these stores reachable by the ripta buses? i go to school in providence but don't have a car, and the only within-walking-distance LYS (a stitch above) closed, and i'm lost!
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« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2007 06:57:26 PM »

There's a yarn store on Hope Street across from Rochambeau Library.  Can't remember the name.  It's similar to Stitch Above, but brighter.
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« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2008 07:00:35 PM »

I believe there's one on Rte 2...if you're going South, it's right past the intersection where you'd take a left to CCRI. I've never actually been in it, though.
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« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2008 12:49:10 PM »

Fresh Purls is the shop near the Hope/Rochambeau intersection (definately bus accessible).  They are certainly much smaller than A Stitch Above, but they are now my most local LYS.  They are also quite friendly and seem to want to help their customers a lot.  For example, last time I was in, they were plying together 2 skeins of yarn for a women (for free, mind you) just so she wouldnt have to knit off two balls at once. 

They may be a bit pricey, but then I think most LYSs are pricey. 
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« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2008 11:24:21 AM »

Hey everyone~

I live in MA right now, but I go to school at Salve (in Newport) and I intern in Providence.  Can anyone recommend any good yarn stores around those areas?  I'm thinking Prov, Warwick, Newport, Middletown mostly.  I'm really pretty much willing to go anywhere, though, since the state is so small.

Thanks for any suggestions!!   Cheesy

Sakkonet Purls hands down.  I love that shop.
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