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Feb 14, 2013 23:55:14   #
christine4321
 
Hi,

I am in Orlando and thought I would visit the yarn store that I heard about. I don't recall which town it is in though nor the name. Does anyone recall the post about it? It may be in Lakeland but I am not sure. It isn't Joanns not Michaels.
 
Feb 15, 2013 01:06:01   #
Jessica-Jean (a regular here)
 
http://www.knitmap.com/
Feb 15, 2013 05:52:26   #
lgrady1950
 
FourPurls is in Winter Haven not far from Lakeland, you will love it!
Feb 15, 2013 06:10:30   #
Neeterbug (a regular here)
 
I checked http://www.knitmap.com/ and the yarn shop in Carefree that I go to isn't listed on the map. I'm pretty sure that the shop hasn't closed.
Feb 15, 2013 06:48:40   #
Rita Ann (a regular here)
 
What about---The Black Sheep..1322 N.Mills Ave..Orlando,Fl..32803....I have another one but its in Kissimmee, not that far...its called Needle Craft World 4151 West Vine Street. Kissimmee,Fl... We are having a yarn crawl in March so I know that these shops are open...good luck and have fun...
Feb 15, 2013 06:58:47   #
pfoley (a regular here)
 
Jessica-Jean wrote:
http://www.knitmap.com/


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Thanks for that great link; very useful.
 
Feb 15, 2013 07:25:27   #
nibbles511
 
What's a yarn crawl? I am from the UK and have never heard of that. Sounds great fun.
Feb 15, 2013 07:37:10   #
lgrady1950
 
nibbles511 wrote:
What's a yarn crawl? I am from the UK and have never heard of that. Sounds great fun.


There are approximately 8 stores involve, three on the central east coast the rest in the general Orlando area . Takes place the first Fri,Sat, Sun of March. Plus the following weekend . You have a passport that is stamped in each store you visit, there will be special sales, free patterns plus raffles which you are entered into when you buy something at the individual stores . If you visit all of the stores you are entered into a larger raffle. It is a lot of fun with six days to complete it!
Feb 15, 2013 07:43:40   #
sarah66
 
lgrady1950 wrote:
nibbles511 wrote:
What's a yarn crawl? I am from the UK and have never heard of that. Sounds great fun.


There are approximately 8 stores involve, three on the central east coast the rest in the general Orlando area . Takes place the first Fri,Sat, Sun of March. Plus the following weekend . You have a passport that is stamped in each store you visit, there will be special sales, free patterns plus raffles which you are entered into when you buy something at the individual stores . If you visit all of the stores you are entered into a larger raffle. It is a lot of fun with six days to complete it!
quote=nibbles511 What's a yarn crawl? I am from t... (show quote)


Sounds awesome :)
Feb 15, 2013 07:46:12   #
Rita Ann (a regular here)
 
Nibbles511, this will be my first yarn crawl. Some of the yarn shops in Florida do this once a year..You try and get to as many yarn shops that are on your list and get your Yarn Crawl Passport signed by the shop owners...you don't have to buy yarn at each shop...We have 8 yarn shops to stop at...I can't wait to go...its in March....
Feb 15, 2013 07:51:12   #
dragonflylace (a regular here)
 
Jessica-Jean wrote:
http://www.knitmap.com/


Thanks so much Jessica-Jean....this is wonderful.

It also works for foreign cities/countries.

If you travel at all, this will be helpful.

:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
 
Feb 15, 2013 08:52:53   #
Sjk0508
 
The Knitting Patch is in Altamonte Springs
Sip n Knit or knit n Sip in Maitland
Knit! In Longwood
If you google them you can get phone number and directions.
Feb 15, 2013 12:51:39   #
martha9447
 
Thanks for the great resource Jessica-jean. martha
Feb 15, 2013 14:10:16   #
Bonna
 
The Yarn Lady on 441 just North of the Villages is a WONDERFUL Yarn Store. Diane the owner is very generous with her time and advice. It is well worth the drive and you can have lunch on the Villages Square.
Feb 15, 2013 21:13:46   #
christine4321
 
Thank you all!
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