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« on: October 19, 2011 08:39:24 AM »

I moved to the Netherlands recently and I am having trouble finding craft supplies, specifically yarn/string. I was only able to find one place where they had some string but I only saw one sort of it. So where is the best place to get yarn/string and other craft supplies?  Huh
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2011 10:29:12 AM »


Welkom in Nederland ;-)

For craft supplies it depends on the town/city where you live. For yarn you can look for "wolwinkels". There's a list of yarn shops here: http://www.cvanlangeveld.nl/breien_winkels.html
For craft supplies you can search for a "kleinvakwinkel" or "kleinvakspeciaalzaak" in your town.

I live in Leiden and we have 2 wool shops and 2 supply shops. They are small but you can find quite some usefull things. If you live near Leiden and want to do some yarn/supply shopping together, just PM me!


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« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2011 11:42:24 AM »

There's a good link Idlers. I didn't even know that one.
Hello Kim and welcome to Holland. Hope you enjoy it here. In which area are you? Perhaps we can search for more specific info for you.

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« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2011 01:24:13 AM »

Welkom bij Holland!

For yarn, crochet, knit, sewing supplies, tutorials, patterns and more! you can visit www.redsewingbox.com It's based in Amsterdam but shipping to the world.

Veel succes!  Cheesy
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