Downtown Yarns        45 Avenue A, New York City New York 10009        (212) 995-5991

Downtown Yarns is a neighborhood yarn shop dedicated to keeping the craft of knitting alive and well among the members
of this community, young and old alike...

Open:
Monday - Saturday
12-7pm;
Sunday
12-6 pm

Directions to our East Village store on
45 Avenue A (between 3rd and 4th Streets):

BY SUBWAY
1. Take F,V to 2nd Avenue, exit 1st Avenue, walk to Ave A
2. Take 6 to Bleecker Street and walk east to Avenue A
OR
3. Take L train to 1st Avenue and walk southeast to Avenue A

BY BUS
1. Take M14A which travels along Avenue A (N/S) and get off near 3rd Street
2. Take the M21 which travels along Houston (E/W) and get off at Avenue A
OR
3. Take the M8 which travels E on St. Marks St & W on 9th St and get off at Avenue A
at Tompkins Square Park

We carry selected yarns from the following companies (partial listing):
Araucania
Berocco
Blue Heron Yarns
Blue Sky Alpacas
Brown Sheep
Buckwheat Bridge Angoras
Cascade
Classic Elite
Colinette
Dale of Norway
Debbie Bliss
Frogtree Alpaca
Galler
Gedifra
Great Adirondack
Jamie Harmon
Jefferson Yarns
Karabella
Koigu
Lang
Madeline Tosh
Mango Moon Tibetan Silk
Manos de Uruguay
Misti Alapaca
Mountain Colors
Muench
Noro
Ozark Handspun
Punta del Este
Regia
Rowan
Schaefer
Skacel
Tahki/Stacey Charles
Unique Colours

In addition, we carry a full line of needles and notions from Clover, Addi, and
Susan Bates.

For inspiration and reference, we sell magazines (Vogue Knitting, Rebecca, and Rowan -- just to name a few), sheet patterns, and the latest, as well as the classics in knitting books.

CREDITS
The young artists whose illustrations adorn this website are also knitters. Thank you: Maya and Thalia Vilaplana, Joy Sheehan, and Oona Montalvo.

Website design by woolypear and buddhafly.