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« on: December 11, 2008 03:26:41 PM »

I saw a few of the posts from you guys about the knitting place in Anchorage.  I'll have to check it out the next time I go down! 

However, I was wondering if any of you have reccommendations on more specialty craft stores in Alaska- particularly Fairbanks area?

The bead store is very nice, but I'm sort of taking a break from beading right now, due to a lack of good beading space at home.  The Snow Goose (or what ever it was called) yarn store near the Johanson that was in the same plaza as the bike store is now closed too. 

Also, does anyone know of a good Rug Hooking store anywhere on this side of the country?  I moved up here in 07 from NH where I was fortunate enough to live fairly near a great one.  Now I hardly find anyone who knows what rug hooking is.  Even a nice webpage for supplies would be great.  I keep turning up latch hooking or felting stuff, but no go on the regular burlap and wool strips.

I go to Anchorage from time to time since I have friends down there, so I'd love to hear about options in that area too!  I dearly miss the specialty cross stitch place in NH... Michaels and JoAnnes just don't cut it. 

Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2009 07:15:09 PM »

well, If you are ever in anchorage there is this store:

Arctic Needle Llc 4101 Arctic Blvd Ste 105, Anchorage, AK 99503 Ph. 907-562-6500

I have not been, but here is their site:

http://www.arcticneedle.com/
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« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2009 07:27:58 PM »

Thank you SO much!!!!

I'll have to try and detour to Anchorage over Memorial Day weekend (I'll be in Valdez).  I really appreciate it.  Cheesy
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