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Best Yarn Store & Annual Inventory Sale!

We are honored and excited to be named Best Yarn Store in the Triangle! Thanks so much for all your support, it means even more than usual, coming in the midst of our temporary closure due to COVID-19. We truly miss the company of our community, but health and safety are our priorities as we … [more]


Order online from the Hillsborough Yarn Shop!

You may have noticed a new page on our website, or heard it from us in our most recent newsletter – you can now order online from the Hillsborough Yarn Shop! We’ve always been a brick and mortar yarn shop, believing in the importance of seeing and handling materials in person before purchasing. We’ve never … [more]


Temporary closure in light of COVID-19.

Below is a note that went out yesterday to our email newsletter subscribers. Not a subscriber? To stay in the loop, sign up in the sidebar on the right, here on our website!   We’re writing today to let everyone know that we’ve decided to temporarily close the shop to walk-in traffic. It’s been a … [more]


New year’s eve.

2019 was a big year for us here at the shop, full of exciting new yarns, books, bags, and classes. We celebrated our thirteenth year in business with an exclusive Malabrigo colorway, delighted in an informal knitalong, and worked every day toward our goal of bringing the best quality yarns and information to the wonderful … [more]


Thanksgiving break.

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and though we’ve mentioned it in our email newsletter, I wanted to post a reminder that we’ll soon be closing for a Thanksgiving break. In years past, we’ve been open for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, major shopping holidays that have always been good for business. For the last two … [more]


Anniversary party and sale!

As you may remember from years past, or may have seen in our most recent email newsletter, October marks the 13 year anniversary of the Hillsborough Yarn Shop! The shop has grown and changed since Anne first opened in 2006, but always with the goal of bringing the best natural fiber yarns, tools, publications, and … [more]


Twelve years and counting.

Once again, we’ve won “Best Yarn Shop” in the News of Orange County’s Reader’s Choice Awards. We’re proud to have a dozen “Best Yarn Shop” awards hanging in our window. Thanks so much to all who voted, and to everyone who supports the shop!


A reminder.

We’re quickly coming up on the end of the month, and with it, the end of our Annual Inventory Sale. With that in mind, let today’s blog post be a quick reminder to come into the shop before the sale ends! Everything in the shop is 15% off for just a few more days–every skein of yarn, every pair … [more]


Annual Inventory Sale!

As many of you know, July is our annual inventory sale month. From July 1st to the 31st, everything in the shop is discounted by 15%, with the exception of classes and yarns that have already been discounted. If you’ve had your eye on a special skein, or have been planning a big project or … [more]


Out With the Old – Discontinued Shibui Sale!

While we’re always disappointed when well-loved yarns are discontinued, the bright side is that it means exciting new yarns are coming. We recently learned that Shibui is discontinuing production of Birch and Maai, and though we’re sad to see them go, we’re pleased to announce a sale to see them off! We’re starting summer with … [more]