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Hilton Head Yarn Shops
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Sep 24, 2012 08:12:26   #
Gigiky
 
I'll be going to Hilton Head soon. Does anyone know of some good local yarn shops there?
 
Sep 24, 2012 12:13:27   #
kaixixang (a regular here)
 
http://hiltonhead.citysearch.com/listings/hilton-head-island-sc-area/yarn_stores/81377_3920
Sep 24, 2012 12:13:38   #
kaixixang (a regular here)
 
http://hiltonhead.citysearch.com/listings/hilton-head-island-sc-area/yarn_stores/81377_3920
Sep 25, 2012 10:09:48   #
Butterbeans
 
The Courtyard at 32 Palmetto Bay Road is a yarn and used book store. Also Needle Point Junction at The Village of Wexford shopping center, William Hilton Parkway. If you get to Beaufort,SC try out Coastal Knitting, downtown Beaufort 900 Port Republic St. Happy Travels!
Sep 25, 2012 10:43:30   #
tinkerbell
 
Butterbeans wrote:
The Courtyard at 32 Palmetto Bay Road is a yarn and used book store. Also Needle Point Junction at The Village of Wexford shopping center, William Hilton Parkway. If you get to Beaufort,SC try out Coastal Knitting, downtown Beaufort 900 Port Republic St. Happy Travels!


I've been to The Courtyard. The owner let me in one time just as she was closing, so I would highly recommend this shop. The Needle Point Junction has more needlepoint than yarn, but still a lovely shop.
Sep 25, 2012 11:33:37   #
Butterbeans
 
Tinkerbell, I will be going to Augusta in a little over a month. What yarn shops can you recommend there?
Gini
 
Sep 25, 2012 13:31:37   #
Gigiky
 
Thank you all so much! The one with yarn AND used books sounds especially interesting because my husband loves books, new or used, so he'll be happy there, too. For some reason, it's easier to splurge on expensive yarn when on vacation. :o)
Sep 25, 2012 19:57:17   #
maryjaye
 
tinkerbell wrote:
Butterbeans wrote:
The Courtyard at 32 Palmetto Bay Road is a yarn and used book store. Also Needle Point Junction at The Village of Wexford shopping center, William Hilton Parkway. If you get to Beaufort,SC try out Coastal Knitting, downtown Beaufort 900 Port Republic St. Happy Travels!


I've been to The Courtyard. The owner let me in one time just as she was closing, so I would highly recommend this shop. The Needle Point Junction has more needlepoint than yarn, but still a lovely shop.
quote=Butterbeans The Courtyard at 32 Palmetto Ba... (show quote)


I shopped at the Courtyard a year ago. It combines two of my
favorite leisure time activities. Try it!
Sep 25, 2012 22:27:21   #
qod
 
I was just there in May and went to The Courtyard which had just as much space for books as it did for yarn and Needle Point Junction at The Village of Wexford shopping center which indeed had more needlepoint things but great specialty and novelty yarns. The owner at Courtyard was wonderful and I bought yarn for a project but mentioned that I didn't bring that particular size needle and she actually gave me the needles so I could start the project while on vacation. Lovely lady.
Sep 26, 2012 08:17:12   #
darknits
 
The Courtyard at 32 Palmetto Bay Road is such a nice shop..my husband like to read (it also sells books) while I shop for yarn. Owner is very nice.
 
          
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