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Triangle Yarn Crawl 2024!

For the first time in 5 years, the Triangle Yarn Crawl is back! The Triangle Yarn Crawl is a self-guided tour of 7 local yarn shops, where yarn-lovers get together and hop from one shop to the next, shopping, entering raffles, and seeing the full breadth of available fibers. The 2024 crawl is coming up this … [more]


LYS Day 2024!

We’re looking forward to Local Yarn Store Day, this Saturday, April 27th. Come to our shop on LYS Day for 25% off featured yarns! LYS Day is about celebrating brick-and-mortar yarn shops and appreciating all that they offer. Here at the Hillsborough Yarn Shop, we are proud of our selection of high quality yarns, books … [more]


Brooklyn Tweed Trunk Show!

Come by the shop for a Brooklyn Tweed Trunk Show from February 13 – 24! It’s been a mighty long time since we’ve hosted a Trunk Show, where a designer or yarn company lets us borrow their knit samples to display here at the shop. This collection features a mix of garments and accessories in … [more]


Isager Archives Knit-Along!

Join us for an Isager Archives Knit-Along! We are beyond excited for Isager’s latest collection, Isager Archives. Inspired by the designs of Åse Lund Jensen from the 1960’s and 1970’s, a group of Danish knitwear designers have created new patterns for Isager yarns: “Karla Cape,” by Anne Ventzel “Inge Sweater,” by Lene Holme Samsøe “Norma … [more]


Brooklyn Tweed Retirees Sale – now 30% off!

We are proud to carry every yarn from Portland, OR based Brooklyn Tweed, known for their commitment to breed specific American wool. We even have some of their retired and limited edition skeins in stock, and with new Brooklyn Tweed yarn just around the corner, it’s time to make some room. The following Brooklyn Tweed … [more]


17 years of HYS!

October 2023 marks the 17 year anniversary of the Hillsborough Yarn Shop, a milestone we’re proud to have reached! Anne’s goal has remained the same since she first opened the shop in 2006: to bring the best natural fiber yarns, tools, and publications to stitchers in the Triangle. By that measure, in my opinion, Anne has … [more]


Annual Inventory Sale!

July is here, and that means it’s time for our Annual Inventory Sale! From July 1 – 29, everything in the shop is discounted by 15%. If you’ve had your eye on a special skein, or have been planning a big project or two, now is the time to take the leap! Pick up a … [more]


LYS Day 2023!

We’re looking forward to Local Yarn Store Day, this Saturday, April 29th! Come to our shop on LYS Day for 25% off featured yarns, 50% off select books, and special Casapinka colorways from Dream in Color. Read on for more info… LYS Day is about celebrating brick-and-mortar yarn shops and appreciating all that they offer. … [more]


16 years of HYS!

October 2022 marks the 16 year anniversary of the Hillsborough Yarn Shop, a milestone we’re proud to have reached! Anne’s goal has remained the same since she first opened the shop in 2006: to bring the best natural fiber yarns, tools, and publications to stitchers in the Triangle. By that measure, in my opinion, Anne has … [more]


HYS Color Club: Autumn!

The HYS Color Club continues, and we’re opening it up for Autumn signups! HYS Color Club is a subscription of thoughtfully curated accessory projects for knitters who like surprises and love working with color! We’ll pair yarns and patterns to keep you entertained all year long, creating custom colorways for each project. Each season includes … [more]