A list of lovely yarn stores to visit in and around Melbourne or shop online from.
Premium yarns at discount prices. Their yarns are available in big 200g balls. They use the most luxurious natural fibres available and a method of hank dyeing which results in a softer, fuller end product. The wool produced is from Australian grown wool from the NSW Highlands region and they produce yarns with other fibres including Alpaca, Mohair, Angora, Silk and Cotton. Visit the Mill built in 1901 in Lanes Street Bendigo and shop online.
Stocking most speciality threads and materials for embroidery and cross stitch, as well as a huge range of knitting and crochet yarns and wools, childrens craft kits and bags for craft and knitting. Atherton Road, Oakley.
Dairing specialise in unusual and quality yarns from Japan, Italy and Asia. They also carry boutique yarn brands – Avril (Japan) and Habu Textile (America). Dairing is a contemporary design studio specialising in knitting.
Started in 1954, they are an organisation with courses, supplies, resources and events. The Gallery is the first thing you will see when you visit the Guild. It is a showcase of the craft and skill of the Guild’s members.
They boast the largest inventory of knitting, crochet and needlecraft supplies in Australasia. Shop also for their own brand of yarns. Visit the large beautiful store on Collins Street in Melbourne.
Sunspun has been selling beautiful yarns from this shop for more than thirty years, and is one of Melbourne’s oldest yarn shops. Exclusive stockists of Isager and Shilasdair yarns in Australia. Their store is located on Canterbury road in Canterbury.
For over 60 years Wondoflex Yarn Craft Centre has been providing the best in local and imported knitting wool and yarns. On Malvern Road in Malvern.
A wide range of high quality yarns from all around the world, the finest accessories and patterns. Workshops and events run instore on High Street in Northcote.
A bright and modern yarn shop with an extensive range of local and imported yarns, accessories, books and patterns. A place to knit, chat and be inspired, pop in to their store in Port Melbourne.
Manufacturer of fine Australian merino wool, the softest handling and luxurious wool in the world, complementing a large merino range they stock a selection of exotic yarn blends (cashmere/silk/baby alpaca/angora/kid mohair). Drop in at Reynard Street, West Coburg.
A range of unique yarns and accessories, sourced both locally and internationallyThey encourage customers to visit and relax with their craft whilst enjoying great company. To join in head for Smith Street in Fitzroy.
Maker Maker is a small yarn store in Brunswick East. From simple affordable yarn for the beginner Maker, to hanks of gorgeous locally hand dyed yarns, with a focus on Australian brands, and organic or ethically sourced fibres.
A store that also has an extensive range of out-of-print vintage knitting and crochet patterns which they are happy to photocopy for you for a small charge! Woolybutt also offers made to order knitting services and repair of hand knitted and crocheted garments. Located in Rosanna.
Fibresmith is a boutique space in Yarraville, dedicated to quality, natural cloth yarn and fibre craft supplies.
Here’s some of our locals, doing it online only;
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