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« on: December 02, 2006 11:55:19 PM »

Could anyone tell me some yarn stores in Vancouver other than Lewiscraft?
Today I went to the Lewiscraft at Brentwood Mall and they have close to no yarn left...
Please tell me some stores that has good variety of yarn to choose from... Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2006 08:21:20 PM »

Although a tad more expensive than Lewiscraft, but with a much bigger selection and higher quality:
Urban Yarns (w10th ave, just a block or so east from the 99 b-line Sasamat stop)
There's another store on 4th ave, around Vine.
Burnaby Knitworks, across the street from Metrotown, on Kingsway/Willingdon

Though I still buy most of my yarn online. Wools tend to run minimum CDN$5.50 per ball..
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« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2006 01:00:21 PM »

You have to try Three Bags Full! It's on Main street.... forget the address but you can google it. A wall FULL of Cascade 220 in a raindbow of colours plus other great yarn. I deffinatly recomend it!
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« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2007 03:32:00 PM »

On Main Street
Three Bags Full - love that store (40+ AVE) noro & cascade galore!!
Birkeland - also awesome, pearl is sweet (more to the north around the 30aves) I get lots of sock yarns there...

On West 4th
Homecraft Importers - carries tons of stuff, rowan and bliss and yarns from Vogue knit projects

You can good urban yarns to see what they have and what they price out at, but I have never ventured that far west.
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« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2007 11:52:11 PM »

Daiso, the $2 japanese store.

And Zellers has a yarn section too.
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« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2007 01:20:57 PM »

no one's mentioned Birkeland Brothers at 3573 Main?!?
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« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2007 10:29:06 AM »

There's also Touch fo Wool at Dunbar and 29th ave.

(and apprently one is opening on commercial drive???)
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« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2007 03:40:29 PM »

Its about freakin time there was a yarn store on Commercial. WOW


Anyways, has anyone see the tilli tomas yarns for sale in Vancouver or the lower mainland region? I have a car and I will drive to spend the $$. I just don't want to order out of the US and end up paying conversion and duty plus WAIT!! Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2007 07:41:27 PM »

I usually buy from zellers but recently i have started to buy from Michaels.  They have some really good deals.  I bought a 5oz skein of bernat baby softee for 2$.  And bernat super saver(7oz skeins) are always 3.99(about).  I have not been to any of the other stores mentioned so thanks for the names of the stores i'll have to go ch
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« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2007 11:11:26 PM »

Im not sure if its still going on,  but last time I went to Dressew that had MAJOR yarn/wool sales, and there was alot of that fun fur and jazzy stuff,  for 2 bucks  each!   Other than that I go to Michaels in North Van.  It's pricey but they have a really great selection! 
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