Address Book

In addition to the information in my Where To Buy posts, all addresses of yarn stores and such are listed here for your convenience:


ONLINE YARN STORES Yarn Store Yarn Selection

Hedgehog Fibres, Online, but based in Cork City (Ireland).
Was given a hank of silk/merino in Opalite and one of pure silk in Swamp. Earthy colors, addictive textures, knowledgeable hand-dying. Have also bought numerous hanks for myself and gifts.

Kemps Wool ShopOnline.
Good deal for self-striping sock yarn and super soft bamboo.

Knit PicksOnline.
I got variety pack of their yarn in a trade with Sturdy Mama who was hankering for some Irish Aran wool.

Lion Brand on Amazon.comOnline.
I ordered three of their Homespun.


Cork Button Factory, Pope’s Quay, Cork City (Ireland).
Great place for basic acrylic, which I use paired with a self-striping yarn for baby blankets.

Cork Wools, Market Arcade off Patrick’s Street, Cork City (Ireland).
Louisa Harding Fauve and Sirdar Duet for theTrench Scarf. I also got some Click and other Louisa Harding there. It’s a tempting little shop and right beside The English Market, so I’ll go in for a loaf of bread and come out with a cake of yarn too.

Double Knit2 New Market Street, Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry (Ireland).
An assortment that I’ve barely used but enjoy looking at.

Hedgehog FibresOnline, but based in Cork City (Ireland).
Was given a hank of silk/merino in Opalite and one of pure silk in Swamp. Earthy colors, addictive textures, knowledgeable hand-dying.

Kerry Wool Market, Kenmare, Co. Kerry (Ireland).
Kerry Aran Weight Wool. So nice, they encouraged me to go to Spin A Yarn, but it closed before I got there.

Springwools, The Olde Sawmills, Ballymount Rd, Walkinstown, Dublin 12 (Ireland)
Great selection of yarn and books. My copy of Natural Nursery Knits by Erika Knight came from here.

This Is Knit, Powerscourt Shopping Centre, Dublin (Ireland).
Rowan Lima was my birthday gift on the most recent trip and last year I got Louisa Harding Merletto. Such friendly staff and so helpful in finding the right yarn for you and your project.

Vibes & Scribes, Lavitt’s Quay, Cork City (Ireland).
Bamboohanks of Kilcarra Aran, acrylic,sock yarnoatmeal-hued wool to dye, and Kilcarra. Luxurious yarns that tempt me each time I go. There’s only so much longer I can ignore the Manos de Uruguay.

Youghal Knitwear, Princes Street, Cork City (Ireland).
Tivoli Buzz for a pullover and buttons for my nephew’s sweater. The nicest little shop and any time I’ve ever gone I can spend change or bundles and I am treated just as wonderfully.



El Cortes Ingles, Barcelona (Spain).
A super soft acrylic was my birthday gift that day.

PhildarBrest (France).
I chose a few different yarns including a cotton blend one and a wool blend. So many yarns, so little luggage space.


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