Welcome to A Good Yarn!
There’s something for everyone at A Good Yarn, Sarasota’s ultimate creative spot for all things yarn!
A Good Yarn in Sarasota, Florida is the best shop in the Gulf Coast! Our yarn shop carries your favorite casual staple yarns like Cascade Yarns and Berroco to luxurious yarns like Blue Sky Alpacas, Noro, Colinette and Pagewood Farms. Our yarn shop boasts one of Sarasota, Florida’s largest in-stock selections of knitting and crochet yarns—including exclusive colorways ONLY available in our shop such as:
- PurlDiver collection by Three Irish Girls inspired by the underwater photography of co-owner Murray Post.
- Lorna’s Laces Shepherd’s line, “A Good Beach”, inspired by Siesta Key Beach.
- Lorna’s Laces Shepherd’s line in a variety of Sports team colors including, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Rays, University of South Florida, University of Florida, Florida State University, University of Central Florida, and University of Miami.
- Madelinetosh : “Midnight Pass”, in a wide variety of bases including madelinetosh vintage and madelinetosh chunky, inspired by the Pass from the Intercoastal to the Gulf of Mexico.
No matter if your knitting pattern is for a toasty pair of hand-knit socks in Koigu or you’re crocheting a granny square afghan in Manos Del Uruguay, our top notch selection of yarn will suit all of your knitting and crochet needs. Of course, we’ve got knitting patterns of all kinds including unique knitting patterns from designers like Jared Flood and Coco Knits.
In addition to filling your yarn needs, A Good Yarn Sarasota also stocks a wide range of fiber spinning supplies and spinning wheels from Schacht Spindle Co. (we love the new Schacht Sidekick, Matchless and Ladybug spinning wheels!). Our spinning wheel classes will help you get started spinning fiber or start knitting or crocheting. You’ll also find spinning fibers from Abstract Fibers, Mountain Colors, Frabjous Fibers, Fleece Artist, Colinette and Louet.
A Good Yarn Sarasota now carries the Schacht Cricket Loom, a compact, capable, and cute loom that is available in a 15″ weaving width. Stop by the shop to try out our Cricket demo loom and see how easy weaving can be! We also have a wonderful “Weaving 101″ class with our own talented Katie Rempe; click here to check our current calendar for exact dates.
We’ve got a large selection of weaving yarns, books, and rigid heddles in a variety of sizes to help you weave to your fullest potential: luscious cottolin and Euroflax linen from Louet, silk blends from Manos Del Uruguay and unique natural yarns from Habu Textiles!
The Fiber Factor
Our very own Katie Rempe is a contestant on The Fiber Factor! Hosted by Skacel, The Fiber Factor is a knitting design competition being held to find the next great knitwear designing superstar! 12 contestants were selected, and each will compete in a series of 6 design challenges before the field is whittled down to the final 3 contestants. Videos and/or photos of the contestants, their finished pieces, and the judging of the competitions will be posted regularly on www.TheFiberFactor.com. All fiber and knitting enthusiasts can actively participate in the competition by voting for their favorite design submission to each challenge and by submitting their own designs to each challenge! GO KATIE!
We’re excited to be a member of the Craftsy Connect program. Visit Craftsy via www.craftsy.com/agoodyarn, and when you sign up for any class you’ll get a coupon good for use in our store!