Orignally a rural Massachusetts woolen mill in 1810, Berroco got into the hand knitting business in 1968.A? Today they are one of the largest importers and wholesalers of handknitting yarns, patterns and supplies in the United States. In 1987, the Handeze Glove Division was created and became the master distributor of the Handeze glove in the craft industry.
"Straw into Gold was begun in 1971...Straw grew and added a wholesale branch (Crystal Palace Yarns) which supplies yarns, fibers, Ashford spinning and weaving products and spinning supplies to shops and coned yarns to designers"
"My yarns are classic, using beautiful fibers of the highest quality and luxury blends that combine softness and practicality. They are designed to satisfy the knitter's needs, with crisp cottons,sophisticated silks and silk mixes that drape and flow and an exceptional extra fine merino"
"Inspired by the play of light in nature, our veil dyeing process brings depth and life to color, giving garments a subtle, dramatic shimmer and shine. While veil dyed yarn has all the unique character of other hand-dyed yarns, it will not 'landscape' or 'pool'. The result? A magnificent, flattering garment every time!"
"The basic DROPS design philosophy has always been the creative zest, the diversity of colours and the simple, but eye-catching effects. We design our patterns in line with current fashion trends, and aim to make our patterns as easy to understand and follow as possible."
"As a result of our experience living and working at the grassroots level in Peru, Bolivia, Mexico and the USA for many years, we founded Frog Tree Yarns.
We believe that talented, hard-working artisans should receive a just wage in order to provide a dignified life for their families. We believe that our clients should receive the same treatment. We price fairly our high quality products. We emphasize prompt customer service. And we commit to creating a sense of community, mutual respect and enjoyment in our working relationships."
This is one of the United States' largest importers and distributors of quality yarns from around the world. Including (but not limited to) products by Debbie Bliss, Gedifra, Noro, and Sirdar, KFI supplies yarn shops, catalogs, and online stores across the nation with many of the yarns we enjoy knitting with. Check out their site for updates on KFI's current lines of yarn and the store nearest you.
"Lion Brand is a family-owned and operated business and a beloved American brand since 1878. As the fifth generation of Blumenthals joins the business, it is a true passion for yarn, shared by all our associates, that is the secret to Lion Branda's success."
"At the base of the Misti Volcano in Arequipa, Peru lies the beginning of Misti International's alpaca family legacy. Misti International was founded by the grandson of one of Peru's first exporters of alpaca fiber.
Four generations later, we proudly carry on the family tradition, designing the highest quality alpaca and alpaca blend yarns. Misti Alpaca yarns are known for luxury, quality, and color.
Our yarns evoke superlatives such as 'Softest yarn ever & Warmth without weight'. Misti Alpaca's studio creations set us apart, as we offer Four generations of alpaca expertise."
"Mountain Colors is a small wholesale yarn company located in Montana's beautiful Bitterroot Valley. We produce multi and solid color hand dyed yarns for knitters, weavers, crocheters and other fiber artists. Over the past 15 years, we have expanded our inventory to include 15 yarns and over 46 incredible colors inspired by the mountains, rivers and woodlands that surround us."
"Patons is committed to providing knitters and crocheters with high quality yarns and creative patterns. The Patons website is a great place to learn all about our yarns and to find your next knitting project or crochet project."
"High quality knitting and crocheting yarns, patterns and supplies. Find a huge array of the finest patterns, knitting needles and yarns available anwhere. Every item we sell carries a life-time money back guarantee!"
"Explore our basic yarns like Encore, Baby Alpaca Grande, Galway, Dreambaby and Fantasy Naturale. Whether you are knitting, crocheting or crafting, we have the perfect product for your project. You will find the latest color trends and patterns. At Plymouth Yarn, a family owned business for over 40 years, we take pride in our service and products. Plymouth Yarn is available exclusively at your local yarn shop."
"...it takes a family of 11 to bring Schaefer Yarn to you, and yet each and every skein of yarn is still individually hand painted, just as it was in the beginning. We coined the phrase handpainted because of the painterly way we approached dyeing. The result: 45 unique colorways available in all of our wool and wool blend yarns, plus 18 colors in the finest pima cotton in the world. Our silk, Andrea, is available in 63 colors. We are thrilled to introduce the latest fiber to our line, Audrey, a luscious fingering weight, single ply silk/merino wool yarn. Half of our yarns are made exclusively for us in the USA.
"The Skacel Collection has been supporting Local Yarn Shops as a wholesaler of high-end yarns and needles for over 20 years. Our fibers are manufactured using the highest quality materials, in our German, Italian and Peruvian mills. We have created this site, as a resource for knitters everywhere to learn more about our lines, and connect with Local Yarn Shops in their area who stock our products."
Get the most out of your love of knitting! Membership benefits include pre-registration for Yarnover, a subscription to our quarterly Cable Gram, organized public service projects and camaraderie with fellow knitters. Annual dues are $30.