Knitting Products

We carry knitting and crocheting supplies from the companies listed below. We are happy to special order from any of our suppliers — just give us a call (217-352-1340) or send your email request to We'll even ship your order to you, if you can't make it into the shop yourself!

We're adding new yarns all the time, and the list of products that follows is an incomplete list. If there is a yarn that you need that you don't find listed here, please ask us about a special order.

Yarns and Spinning Fibers (HD = Hand Dyed)

  • Adriafil
  • Elizabeth Austen
  • Austerman
  • Berroco
  • Debbie Bliss
  • Brown Sheep
  • Cascade
  • Cherry Tree Hill (HD)
  • Classic Elite
  • Crystal Palace
  • Dale of Norway
  • Euro
  • Fiesta (HD)
  • Filaro
  • Filatura di Crosa
  • Great Adirondack (HD)
  • S. R. Kertzer
  • Knit One Crochet Too
  • Knitting Fever
  • Lane Borgesesia
  • Elsebeth Lavold
  • Lorna's Laces (HD)
  • Mango Moon
  • Manos del Uruguay
  • Mountain Colors (HD)
  • Muench
  • Noro
  • Plymouth
  • Schachenmayr Nomotta
  • Schaefer (HD)
  • Skacel
  • Tahki-Stacy Charles
  • Trendsetter (HD)

Handspun Yarn

We are also pleased to offer a limited selection of handspun yarns from local artists.

Sock Yarn

  • Cervinia
  • Cherry Tree Hill (HD)
  • Fortissima Wool
  • Fortissima Cotton
  • GGH Marathon
  • Lang Jawoll Wool
  • Lang Jawoll Cotton
  • Lorna's Laces (HD)
  • Opal
  • Regia
  • Sockotta


We stock a wide variety of knitting and crochet books; patterns from our yarn suppliers; and leaflets from the following independent designers:

  • Black Purl
  • Cabin Fever
  • Cottage Creations
  • Design by Louise
  • Designs from Dove Cottage
  • Fiber Trends
  • Hyphen Boy Designs
  • Just One More Row
  • Knitting Pure and Simple
  • Minnowknits
  • Oat Couture
  • St. Seraphina
  • Penny Straker
  • Michele Wyman

Needles, Hooks, & Notions

We carry needles, hooks, and notions from the following companies:

  • Susan Bates
  • Boye
  • Bryspun
  • Brittany
  • Chiao Goo
  • Clover
  • Denise Needles
  • Hiya Hiya
  • Plymouth
  • Skacel (Addi Turbo)

Related Products

We also stock a good selection of needle cases, knitting stands and project bags from Elizabeth Austen, Bagsmith, Circular Solutions, and others.

You'll also find current issues of Cast On, Handwoven, INKnitters, Interweave Knits, Knit & Style, Knitter's, and Spin Off magazines.

The right button can "make" the garment. We've selected some very interesting buttons for children's and adult's garments, including fused glass and novelty buttons. We also offer traditional choices, such as pewter clasps and buttons made of natural materials.