Michigan Yarn Stores
Dutch Oven Yarn Shop
Dutch Oven is a yarn shop and gift shop located in Alanson. The yarn shop has a large inventory of great yarns, as well as bags, tools, notions, books and gifts.
Marr Haven Wool Farm
Located in Allegen, Marr Haven is a farm that sells yarn from its Merino Rambouillet sheep, as well as felting and spinning supplies, knitting supplies and patterns, jewelry, soaps and more.
Knit A Round
Knit A Round in Ann Arbor has "all the yarn you can fit in your trunk" as well as all the necessary notions to complete your project. The shop also offers a finishing service and free ball winding for any yarn purchased at the shop. Check online before you visit for a printable coupon.
Have You Any Wool?
Vying in my mind for cutest yarn shop name ever, Berkeley's Have You Any Wool? clearly has plenty of wool and other fibers from more than 20 manufacturers. The shop offers classes for kids, teens and grownups.
Located in Commerce Township, Knitters Kove has a huge selection of yarn and tons of patterns and books to get your imagination going. They also sell many brands of needles and knitting bags.
Neighborhood Knits in Dearborn has a darling website, a good selection of yarn -- particularly in the wool category -- and a wide variety of classes. The shop offers blocking and finishing services and free ball winding.
With locations in Detroit and Mt. Clemens, City Knits has a good selection of yummy yarns and offers weekly stitch'n circles and free demonstrations in addition to regular knitting classes.
ImagiKnit in Gaylord is a fun shop with a nice selection of yarn and patterns. You can "test drive" knitting needles before you buy. The shop also offers one hour, one-on-one classes for knitters.
Artisan Knitworks in Grosse Pointe Park features the best hand-spun and hand-dyed yarns out there and is dedicated to supporting fiber artists, from new knitters to professionals.
Lady Peddler in Hastings is the source for spinning and knitting supplies. They sell commercial and hand-dyed yarns, raw fiber for felters and spinners, spinning wheels and more.
Offering fleeces, roving, batting and needle-felting supplies as well as commercially produced yarn and knitting needles, Mar-Rita Farm in Hastings is a great place to go to literally meet the fiber producers.
Friends of Wool
Friends of Wool in Holland is a full-service yarn shop that has a wide variety of yarn, including breed-specific wool from England. Check out the store's wide variety of kits as well.
Located in Jenison, Country Needleworks is the place to go for beads, cross stitch supplies, rubber stamps, gifts and, of course, yarn. A good variety of knitting classes (not to mention beading and crochet classes) are offered.
Knits-N-Knacks in Jonesville is a knitting store and gift shop with a country flare. The shop has yarns, needles, notions and patterns, and you can get a look through the online tour.
Yarns and Threads
Located in the extreme Upper Peninsula town of Lake Linden, Yarns and Threads has a variety of yarn, books and accessories, including Michigan-produced Shepard's Wool, which comes in 30 colors.
Heritage Spinning in Lake Orion is dedicated to spreading the love of the fiber arts, including spinning, weaving and knitting. Learn more about the store and plan your visit by visiting their website.
Located in Lambertville, Vintage Yarns has yarn from more than a dozen companies, as well as a wide selection of beads, buttons, books and other necessities. Check the site for coupons before you visit.
ThreadBear Fiber Arts
Lansing's ThreadBear Fiber Arts Studio is a fun place for fiber enthusiasts, offering a great variety of yarn, with all the things you'd expect plus some great lesser-known yarn providers. In addition they sell tons of patterns, some of which you can look at online.
Nautical Yarn in Ludington is a bustling shop with lots of regularly scheduled events to bring knitters together. They sell yarn from about two dozen companies as well as the standard needles and accessories.
Townfolk Gallery in Marquette is a place for yarn, beads, clothing and folk art. Check out the blog for more information on happenings in the shop.
Uncommon Threads in Marquette says it has the "newest, most provocative yarns." It has five rooms of yarn, needles, notions and necessities. If you're close to this store, get a "Frequent Fiber" card to rack up discounts.
Located in Midland, Material Mart is a fabric and yarn shop. While the emphasis is on quilting, the shop offers a good basic selection of yarn and classes in knitting and crochet.
Yarn for Ewe
Yarn for Ewe in Okemos has a great selection of yarn and needles, as well as fun classes such as a color workshop and a sweater class in which the student gets to choose the pattern.
Located in Rockford, JT Stitchery has a selection of quality yarns and is also a frame shop, sells custom needlework and vintage buttons. Fun!
Skeins on Main
Skeins on Main is on Main Street in Rochester and carries yarn from nearly 20 different manufacturers, as well as the needles, notions, baskets and patterns you'd expect from a good yarn store.