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Fibre Company Yarn Tasting.

On Sunday, we hosted a yarn tasting featuring four yarns from the Fibre Company. It was the last day of the Fibre Company Trunk Show, and as the yarn tasting attendees filed in, the 8 shawls and scarves that make up the Allium Collection came down from their hangers to be petted, admired, and tried on. … [more]


Anniversary Sale!

As you may remember from years past, or may have seen in our most recent email newsletter, October 18th marks the seven-year anniversary of the Hillsborough Yarn Shop. We are so grateful to all of you for your support over the years, for shopping and learning and sharing with us. We’ll celebrate another year in … [more]


Triangle Yarn Crawl.

The Triangle Yarn Crawl is a self-guided tour of local yarn shops, where knitters and crocheters get together and hop from one shop to the next, shopping, entering raffles, and seeing the full breadth of available fibers. They happen twice a year, and the time has come again: the Autumn 2013 crawl is coming up soon … [more]


Fibre Company Trunk Show!

We are delighted to announce that we’re hosting a Fibre Company Trunk Show, now through October 20th! These 8 shawls and scarves make up designer Grace Anna Farrow’s Allium Collection. All are designed for and knit with Fibre Company’s newest yarn, Meadow, a lace weight blend of merino wool, llama, silk, and linen. This bewitching … [more]


Fibre Company Yarn Tasting.

We’re delighted to announce that we have an exciting event coming up: a yarn tasting featuring four yarns from the Fibre Company, a small yarn company out of Pennsylvania. The Fibre Company combines plant and animal fibers in interesting ways, seeking yarns that provide both softness and structure. Their patterns put their yarns to good use … [more]


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 … [more]


Six years and counting.

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


Annual Inventory Sale!

As many of you know, July is our annual inventory sale month. From the 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]


Headed home.

Sunday was another long day of walking up and down the aisles here at TNNA, talking to vendors, and placing orders. We’d spent Saturday night swatching new yarns to see how we liked them, and oh, how we loved them! Though we didn’t get much sleep, by Sunday morning, we were ready to pick out … [more]


Scenes from TNNA.

Here in Columbus, we started another day at TNNA with early morning classes. Anne took a business class with Andrea Marquis, our sales rep for Mountain Meadow Wool and Yarn Hollow. Rosi and I both took “Learning to Love Intarsia,” taught by designer Sally Melville. The technique was brand new to me, and Sally made … [more]